King Street Station
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1900 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22301
Metro Lines: Blue and Yellow Lines.
Metro Schedule: Opens at 4:53 A.M. (M-F).
Metro Parking: Available (See below).
Bike Racks: There are 34 bike racks and 20 lockers at this station.
Metro Entrance: The station has two entrances at:
King Street and Commonwealth Avenue
King Street and Cameron Street
First and Last Trains
First Trains: Trains leave exactly 2 hours later on Saturdays and Sundays.
Last Trains: Trains leave exactly 3 hours later on Friday and Saturday nights.
The King Street Metro Station has 1 island platform and 2 tracks. Each Blue and Yellow Line trains go in two directions named for the last stop on the line.
The Blue Line goes in two directions: Franconia-Springfield and Largo Town Center.
The Yellow Line goes in two directions: Huntington and Fort Totten. However, the last station is Mount Vernon Square / 7th Street - Convention Center during peak hours. On weekdays, peak hours are from 5:30-9:30 a.m. and 3-7 p.m. On weekends, peak hours are from 2 a.m. to closing.
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The King Street Station connects passengers to other bus systems in the Washington Metropolitan region. From this station, passengers can transfer to WMATA Metrobus, DASH System, and the King Street Trolley. The map below shows you where to board your bus from the station. Consult the map and bus stop information below for routing and schedule information about each route serving the King Street Station.
King Street Station has 34 bike racks and 20 lockers. Bicycle racks are freely available on a first-come, first-use basis. Bicycle lockers are available for rent. So you can ride your bicycle to the metro station, leave it there, and take Metro or Metrobus.
Bicycle lockers provide secure parking by improving protection from theft, vandalism, and weather. Each locker is designed to hold one bicycle and bicycle gear. When you rent a locker, you are given a key to open your assigned locker. The space inside is about 1.2m (4 feet) high x 1.9m (6 feet, 5 inches) deep x 0.9m (3 feet) wide at the door and narrows toward the back of the locker. Most standard bicycles will fit inside. However, longer bicycles such as tandem bikes or some recumbent bikes will not fit into the lockers.
Bike racks inside the King Street Station.
Bike racks near the Parking Lot in front of the King Street Station.
The King Street Metro Station has a Kiss & Ride Lot with 30 short-term metered parking spots. Parking is available from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 2 a.m. Meters at short-term parking spaces accept only quarters and $1 coins.
For long term parking, Colonial Parking has a private parking garage in front of the metro station. Overnight parking is available. However, you must pay the required parking fee when exiting the parking garage. The garage has two entrances on Diagonal Road right in front of the metro station.
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