Anacostia Metro Station

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1101 Howard Road SE, Washington, DC 20020.

Metro Line: Green Line.

Metro Schedule: Opens at 5:54 AM (M-F).

Metro Parking: Available. See below.

Bike Parking: There are 13 bike racks and 8 lockers at this station.

Metro Entrance: Howard Road.

First and Last Trains

First Trains: Trains leave exactly 2 hours later on Saturdays and Sundays.

Washington DC Metro Green line train from Greenbelt - 5:13 AM
Washington DC Metro Green line train from Branch Ave - 5:34 AM

Last Trains: Trains leave exactly 3 hours later on Friday and Saturday nights.

Washington DC Metro Green line train from Greenbelt - 11:37 PM
Washington DC Metro Green line train from Branch Ave - 12:19 AM

Metro Platform

The Anacostia Station has 1 island platform and two tracks. The Green Line trains go in two directions named for the last stop on the line.

Washington DC Metro Green Line: Greenbelt --- Branch Ave
The Green Line goes in two directions: Greenbelt and Branch Ave.

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Metro Parking

All Day Parking:

There are 808 parking spots. Cost/day is $4.60. Parking fees are collected upon exit from 10:30 a.m. to Metro closing hours. Parking fees can be paid using SmarTrip and credit cards.

Short-term Metered Parking:

There are 15 parking spots. Parking is available from 5:00 AM to 2:00 AM with a time limit of 12 hours. Meters at short-term parking spaces accept only quarters and $1 coins.

Reserved Parking:

There is reserved parking at Shannon Place between ML King Ave. & Firth Sterling Ave. SE. The reserved rate is $45. Monthly permit holders are required to pay the daily fee each time they park. The daily fee is in addition to the monthly permit fee.

Bus Connections

The Anacostia Metro Station is served by WMATA Metrobus. The map below shows you where to board your bus from the Howard Rd Exit of the station. Consult the bus stop information for routing and schedule information about each route. For more details, check out

Station Map
Route Table

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