DC Metro Blue Line

The metro blue line starts Franconia-Springfield in Virginia, snakes through downtown Washington DC, and ends at Downtown-Largo station in Maryland. The Blue Line shares tracks with the Yellow Line between King St-Old Town and Pentagon stations, and with the Silver Line between Rosslyn and Downtown Largo stations. It intersects with other metro lines at:

  • Metro Center (Red Line)
  • L’Enfant Plaza (Yellow, Green Line)

The Reagan station on Blue Line provides easy access to Ronald Reagan Washington International Airport. Along the Blue Line popular destinations are Arlington Cemetery, Ronald Reagan Washington International Airport, FedEx Field, African Art Museum, Capitol Building, and Masonic Temple. The complete detailed Map of the DC Metro Orange Line with all its stations is given below.

DC Metro Blue Line Map/Click to Enlarge

DC Metro Blue Line Map, with all stations and transfer stations marked along the route.

DC Metro Orange Line Stations/Stops

The Blue Line of the DC metro consists of 28 stations spanning from Virginia, through downtown Washington, and ending in Maryland. Along the Blue Line, there are six transfer stations: King St-Old Town, Pentagon, Rosslyn, Metro Center, L’Enfant Plaza, and Stadium-Armory. The following table shows the complete details of all the Blue Line stations:

No.Blue Line StationAddressParkingCode
1Franconia–Springfield6880 Frontier Drive Springfield, VA 22150YESJO3
2Van Dorn Street5690 Eisenhower Avenue Alexandria, VA 22310YESJ02
3King Street–Old Town1900 King Street Alexandria, VA 22301NOC13
4Braddock Road700 N. West St. Alexandria, VA 22301UnavailableC12
5Potomac Yard2900 Potomac Greens Drive Alexandria, VA 22314NOC11
6National Airport2400 S. Smith Blvd. Arlington, VA 22202NOC10
7Crystal City1750 S. Bell St. Arlington, VA 22202NOC09
8Pentagon City1250 South Hayes St. Arlington, VA 22202NOC08
9Pentagon2 South Rotary Road Arlington, VA 22202NOC07
10Arlington Cemetery1000 North Memorial Drive Arlington, VA 22211NOC06
11Rosslyn1850 N. Moore Street Arlington, VA 22209NOC05
12Foggy Bottom–GWU2301 I St. NW Washington, DC 20037NOC04
13Farragut West900 18th St. NW Washington, DC 20006NOC03
14McPherson Square1400 I St. NW Washington, DC 20005NOC02
15Metro Center607 13th St. NW Washington, DC 20005NOC01
16Federal Triangle302 12th St. NW Washington, DC 20004NOD01
17Smithsonian1200 Independence Avenue SW Washington, DC 20004NOD02
18L’Enfant Plaza600 Maryland Avenue SW Washington, DC 20024NOD03
19Federal Center SW401 3rd Street SW Washington, DC 20024NOD04
20Capitol South355 First Street SE Washington, DC 20003NOD05
21Eastern Market701 Pennsylvania Avenue SE Washington, DC 20003NOD06
22Potomac Avenue700 14th Street SE Washington, DC 20003NOD07
23Stadium-Armory192 19th St. SE Washington, DC 20003NOD08
24Benning Road4500 Benning Road Washington, DC 20019UnavailableG01
25Capitol Heights133 Central Avenue Capitol Heights, MD 20743YESG02
26Addison Road100 Addison Road S. Capitol Heights, MD 20743YESG03
27Morgan Boulevard300 Garrett Morgan Blvd. Landover, MD 20785YESG04
28Downtown LargoLargo Town Center 9000 Lottsford Road Largo, MD 20774YESG05
DC Metro Blue Line Stops

DC Metro Orange Line Schedule/Timetable

The Blue Line Metrorail provides uninterrupted service to both locals and visitors throughout the entire week. The following table shows the complete weekly hours and frequency of the Metrorail arrivals:

DayOperating HourFrequency(min)
Sunday7 am-12 am12-15
Monday5 am-12 am10-12
Tuesday5 am-12 am10-12
Wednesday5 am-12 am10-12
Thursday5 am-12 am10-12
Friday5 am-1 am10-12
Saturday7 am-1 am12-15
DC metro blue line hours

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The DC metro Blue Line stops running at 12 AM from Monday to Thursday, and on Friday and Saturday, it stops its services at 1 AM.

The DC metro Blue Line starts running at 5 AM from Monday to Friday and at 7 AM on Sunday and Saturday.

The Blue Line consists of a total of 28 stations.

The Metrorail Blue Line ends at Franconia–Springfield station to the west and at Downtown Largo station to the east.

The Blue Line was opened for the first time on July 1, 1977.

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