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4700 Garden City Drive, New Carrollton, MD 20784
Metro Line: Orange Line.
Metro Schedule: Opens at 4:50 a.m.
Elevator (handicapped access): There are 2 elevators near the entrance.
Metro Entrance: The station has two exits:
Ellin Road & Harkins Road, and Garden City Drive & John Hanson Hwy.
The New Carrollton Station has 2 side platforms and 2 tracks. Each train goes in two directions named for the last stop on the line.
Orange Line: Vienna/Fairfax-GMU --- New Carrollton
The Orange Line goes in two directions: Vienna/Fairfax-GMU and New Carrollton.
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First and Last Trains
First Trains: Trains leave exactly 2 hours later on Saturdays and Sundays.
Orange line train from Vienna/Fairfax-GMU - 5:00 AM
Last Trains: Trains leave exactly 3 hours later on Friday and Saturday nights.
Orange line train from Vienna/Fairfax-GMU - 11:36 PM
There are 18 bike racks and 16 lockers located near both entrances of the station. Bicycle racks are available for free 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. Most standard bicycles will fit inside. However, longer bicycles such as tandem bikes or some recumbent bikes will not fit into the lockers.
To rent a locker, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org providing your name, address, contact phone number, email address, and station of interest. All locker rentals are subject to availability.
New Carrollton has two sides: Westside and Eastside. The Eastside has 3 surface parking lots, and a Metro parking garage accessed from Garden City Drive, with connections from US-50, Capital Beltway (I-495/I-95), and Pennsy Drive. The Westside has 2 surface parking lots accessed from Ellin Road, which connects with Harkins Road and Annapolis Road.
All Day Parking:
There are 3,519 parking spots in a garage and five surface lots. Cost/day is between $4.50 / *$8.25. Parking fees are collected upon exit from 10:30 a.m. to Metro closing hours. Parking fees can be paid using SmarTripｮ and credit cards.
*Note: The lower cost/day requires a valid metro trip using a SmarTrip card originating from a metro station other than the one where you parked. To receive this lower rate, you must pay for your parking with the same SmarTrip card used to enter/exit Metro, and must exit the parking lot within two hours of exiting Metro.
Short-term Metered Parking:
There are 97 parking spots. Parking is available from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 2 a.m. The rate is $1.00 per 60 mins. Meters at short-term parking spaces accept only quarters and $1 coins.
Additional spaces and costs:
The Eastside lot has 129 short-term metered spaces. The Westside lot has 20 short-term metered spaces. There are 20 spaces metered for a maximum of 12-hours @ $1.00 per 60 mins.
Prince George's County also operates a second garage with 400 spaces allocated for monthly passes, but the entire garage is available for Metro, MARC, and Amtrak patrons paying a daily rate.
There is reserved parking at West of Garden City Drive, north of John Hanson Highway, east of Harkins Road, south of Ellin Road. The reserved rate is $65.
Parking is free at Metro-operated lots and garages on weekends and federal holidays. Most weekends, it is easy to find a space at Metro parking lots.
The New Carrollton station plays an important role in the suburban Maryland transportation network by facilitating many transfers. Twenty-four bus routes serve the station. There are four bus bays on the west side of the station and six bus bays on the east side. From this station, passengers can transfer to WMATA Metrobus and MTA Bus. The map below shows you where to board your bus from the station.
Metro Pocket Guide