Travel Assistance

Transportation Options

Airline & Car Discounts
The Washington, DC area is served by three major airports: Ronald Regan National (DCA), Dulles International (IAD) and Baltimore-Washington International (BWI). CADCA is pleased to offer its Forum attendees and guests rental car discounts.

Attendees are encouraged to call or email our preferred travel agency, Direct Travel, Inc. for reservations. Direct Travel, Inc. can offer fares on various airlines as well as a number of car rental agencies. Included in their services are: one-stop shopping, access to a 24-hour emergency service center, timely travel updates with continued attention to all reservations, and friendly, efficient, experienced travel consultants.
Direct Travel, Inc.
Phone: 1-800-368-2383
**Mention that you're a CADCA Forum attendee.

Ground Transportation

To/From Airports

Ronald Reagan National (DCA)

Dulles International (IAD)

Baltimore-Washington International (BWI)

Estimated Time

15 minutes

55 minutes

45 minutes

^ Shuttle Pricing




* Taxi Pricing




* Shuttle service to/from DCA is provided by the Gaylord National Hotel (click here for more details on rates and reservations). Contact Super Shuttle for service to/from IAD and BWI by clicking here.
^ Estimated pricing is for one-way rate per passenger.

Parking at the Gaylord National Hotel

The current daily rate is $26 and subject to change. There are multiple garages in the National Harbor area with lower rates if you do plan to park for an extended period of time.

Gaylord National Airport Shuttle to Reagan National Airport (DCA)

Gaylord National offers an exclusive, express shuttle to and from Reagan National Airport.

From 6:00 am until 8:00 pm the shuttle departs every 20 minutes from Gaylord National's front door to Reagan National Airport, and every 20 minutes from the Reagan National Airport baggage claim.

Reservations are recommended; tickets are also available from the SuperShuttle desk on the lower level of the airport, near baggage claim.

NEW: Gaylord discount on ExecuCar private car service click on SuperShuttle (prepaid reservations only)

Daily Shuttle Schedule: 6:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Ticket Prices*:
$18 one way
$33 per person, round trip
$85 for exclusive van service, booked in advance
Local Reservations: (301) 965-2081
24-hr Reservations: 1-800-660-8000 

SuperShuttle, private sedan and taxi services are also available to other major airports and downtown locations. *Ticket prices subject to change. Please call ahead to verify current prices.

DC Attraction Shuttles Organized by the Gaylord National Hotel

It's easy to visit capital area attractions with daily shuttle services and tours from Gaylord National's front doors. This is NOT an airport shuttle.

Downtown DC Shuttle Services provide continuous service to:
Ronald Regan Building (14th Street, Between Constitution Ave. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Union Station (Bus Terminal/Parking Garage)

Departs 7 days a week from Gaylord National's main entrance, every 90 minutes from 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM.

Shuttle locations and times:

Gaylord National Resort (Main Lobby)
Departs: 9:00 AM., 10:30 AM., 12:00 noon, 1:30 PM, 3:00 PM, 4:30 PM., 6:00 PM., 7:30 PM.

Union Station Bus Terminal/Parking Garage
Departs: 9:30 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:30 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:30 PM, 5:00 PM, 6:30 PM, 8:00 PM.

Ronald Reagan Building (14th Street, Between Constitution Ave. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Departs: 10:00 AM, 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:30 PM, 4:00 PM, 5:30 PM, 7:00 PM, 8:30 PM.

(Adults) One Way, $13/ Round Trip, $20/ Three-Day Pass, $49
(Children) Ages 3-12: One-Way, $7/Round-Trip, $10/ 3-day Pass, $23. Ages 3 and under: no charge

*Shuttle management will make every effort to maintain the schedule but may experience traffic delays beyond our control, especially during peak business hours. Subject to availability. Dates, times and prices subject to change. Additional restrictions may apply.

Please click here for the latest information on rates and departure schedules. Parking at the hotel is available at $26/daily fee.

Metro Access Organized by CADCA
Metro: Eisenhower Avenue Station Shuttle (Yellow Line)
CADCA will provide continuous shuttle service between Gaylord National and this Metro station. The shuttles will pick up and drop off at Gaylord National’s Maryland Ballroom Entrance. Community Prevention Day and Forum attendees must show their badges to the drivers when boarding the shuttles. This service is complimentary for CADCA delegates.

Hours of operation:  

1 pm  9 pm
Monday - Thursday
7 am - 7 pm

Average temperatures for the Greater Metropolitan Region in February range from 30°F to 47°F. It can be challenging to control the temperatures of large ballrooms and meeting rooms. Please come prepared dressed in layers.