Coming to the Cathedral  
         
   

Driving Directions

From downtown Washington
Take Massachusetts Avenue north to Wisconsin Avenue. Turn right onto Wisconsin Avenue. The Cathedral is on your immediate right.

From Maryland and the north
Take I-95 to I-495 west, the Capital Beltway. Exit south on Wisconsin Avenue. The Cathedral is approximately 6 1/2 miles on your left.

From Virginia and the south
Take I-495 over the American Legion Bridge into Maryland and take the Wisconsin Avenue/Bethesda exit. The Cathedral is approximately 6 1/2 miles on your left.

From Virginia and the south (alternative)
Take the Memorial Bridge to the Lincoln Memorial, bearing right onto Rock Creek Parkway. (Note: Rock Creek Parkway is one way south bound during morning rush hour; buses cannot exit on Massachusetts Avenue.) Follow Rock Creek Parkway to Massachusetts Avenue, turning left onto Massachusetts Avenue. Then follow directions “From downtown” as above.

Metro Directions

From Tenleytown
Take the Metro Red Line to the Tenleytown/AU station. Exit on the west side of Wisconsin Avenue. Take any 30 series bus (31, 32, 36, or 37) going south on Wisconsin Avenue. Ride approximately 1 1/2 miles until you reach Woodley Avenue; the Cathedral is on your left. (This is a downhill walk, if you prefer to walk.)

From Dupont Circle
Take the N2, N3, N4, or N6 bus until you reach the corner of Massachusetts and Wisconsin Avenues. Walk north on Wisconsin 1/2 block to the Cathedral.

From Woodley Park
Take a 96, 97, or X3 bus toward McLean Gardens. Get off the bus at the corner of Woodley and Wisconsin Avenues. The Cathedral is on the east side of Wisconsin Avenue.

For more information on Metro, visit the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority website at www.wmata.com.

 

Parking

Underground Parking Garage

Entrance: Enter via Wisconsin Avenue, at the traffic signal just south of Woodley Road.

Garage Hours: 6 am to 11 pm.

Maximum height: 7’ 6” including rooftop accessories. No trailers or RVs are permitted in the garage or on the grounds.

Handicap parking spaces: located on each level of the garage near the elevators.

Security office: located on level B1 of the garage next to the Wisconsin Avenue entrance.

Pay station machines: located by the elevator lobbies on the B1 and B2 levels and also at the Wisconsin Avenue exit. Pay machines accept cash or credit cards. Credit cards or small denomination bills preferred. Change is issued in coins.

HOWEVER, PARKING IS FREE FOR MOST CATHEDRAL CHORAL SOCIETY CONCERTS.

 

For Visitors with Limited Mobility

Wheelchair access to the Cathedral is available via a ramp entrance at the northwest corner of the Cathedral, near the elevators from the garage (look for signs when exiting the garage). Please download our Information Sheet for more information about accessibility for visitors with limited mobility, including additional wheelchair access and restroom locations.

Cathedral's Website - CLICK HERE

 

Local Restaurants

Cafe Deluxe
3228 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC
(202) 686-2233

Sushi Sushi
3714 Macomb St NW, Washington, DC
(202) 686-2015

Two Amys
3715 Macomb St NW, Washington, DC
(202) 885-5700

Cactus Cantina
3300 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC
(202) 686-7222

Westchester Restaurant
4000 Cathedral Ave NW, Washington, DC
(202) 333-1882

Savoy Suites Hotel
2505 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC
(202) 337-9700

DaVinci Restaurant
2505 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC
(202) 337-7737

Old Europe
2434 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC
(202) 333-7600

Rocklands Barbeque and Grilling Company
2418 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC
(202) 333-2558

Grog & Tankard Inc
2408 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC
(202) 333-3114