Timetables

Bus Schedules

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Rail Schedules

Metro trains run at fixed intervals, based on the line, time, and day, as shown below. Scheduled departures vary per station, so to make specific plans, please use the Trip Planner. Please be sure to check the opening and closing times for your stations.

Rail Hours

Day Time
Monday - Thursday 5 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 5 am - 1 am
Saturday 7 am - 1 am
Sunday 8 am - 11 pm

MONDAY - FRIDAY
Rail Lines AM Rush 5am - 9:30am Midday 9:30am - 3pm PM Rush 3pm - 7pm Evening 7pm - 9:30pm Late Night 9:30pm - close
Red Line 4 - 8 mins* 12 mins 4 - 8 mins* 8 - 12 mins 15 - 18 mins
Orange Line Silver Line Blue Line Yellow Line Green Line 8 mins 12 mins 8 mins 12 mins 20 mins

*Additional trains operate between Grosvenor and Silver Spring during the AM and PM Rush. Service at these stations is every 4 minutes.

SATURDAY
Rail Lines Daytime7am - 9:30pm Late Night9:30pm - close
Red Line 12 mins 15 mins
Orange LineSilver LineYellow LineGreen LineBlue Line 12 mins 20 mins
SUNDAY
Rail Lines Daytime 8am - 9:30pm Late Night 9:30pm - close
Red Line 15 mins 15 mins
Orange Line Silver Line Yellow Line Green Line Blue Line 15 mins 20 mins

Holiday & Event Schedules

On certain holidays and events, Metro operates on a different service schedule, sometimes with altered hours. Upcoming holidays are listed below.

Date Holiday Metrorail
Schedule
Metrobus
Schedule
Hours
Monday, 12/25/17 Christmas Day Sunday Sunday 8 am - 11 pm
Monday, 1/1/18 New Years Day Sunday Sunday 8 am - 11 pm
Monday, 1/15/18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Saturday Saturday + Supplemental 8 am - 11:30 pm
Monday, 2/19/18 Presidents Day Saturday Saturday + Supplemental 8 am - 11:30 pm
Monday, 5/28/18 Memorial Day Sunday Sunday 8 am - 11 pm
Wednesday, 7/04/18 Independence Day Special Saturday 8 am - 11:30 pm
Monday, 9/3/18 Labor Day Sunday Sunday 8 am - 11 pm
Monday, 10/8/18 Columbus Day Saturday Saturday + Supplemental 8 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday, 11/23/17 Thanksgiving Day Sunday Sunday 8 am - 11 pm
Monday, 11/12/18 Veterans Day (Observed) Saturday Saturday + Supplemental 8 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday, 11/22/18 Thanksgiving Day Sunday Sunday 8 am - 11 pm
Tuesday, 12/25/18 Christmas Day Sunday Sunday 8 am - 11 pm