The Crystal Gateway Marriott is located 1.3 miles from Reagan Internation Airport ("DCA") and offers complimentary airport shuttle service via the North Loop Shuttle between 6am and 11pm. Attendees arriving at Reagan International Airport will be greeted by convention staff in the main terminal baggage claim and guided toward the North Loop Shuttle to the hotel which has pickup locations at the A Gates and Doors 5 and 9, in the B and C Concourse Lower Level.
If you are from the Southeast region and are interested in sharing a bus to YJA, please fill out this form
If you are driving to the Crystal Gateway Marriott, please be advised that YJA does not pay for parking. However, we have secured a discount for the parking garage listed below:
Crystal City Shops @ 1750
241 18th St S., Arlington, VA 22202, USA
There are multiple parking garage areas at Crystal City shops, so be sure to park in the structure @ 1750. This is connected to the Crystal Gateway Marriott.
On Thursday, July 3, parking will be $21.
However, from Friday-Sunday (July 4-6), parking will be free.
Please use the following airline and train discount codes when booking your travel to D.C.
|Carrier||Discount Rate||Discount Code||Travel Dates||Destination|
|American||5%||8464DQ||6/26 - 7/13||DCA, BWI, IAD|
|Delta||2% - 10%||NMHHS||6/30 - 7/10||DCA, BWI, IAD|
|Southwest||5% - 10%||99075325||6/29 - 7/10 (Book between 2/1 - 6/15)||DCA, BWI, IAD|
|United||2% - 13%||ZRNN186082||6/30 - 7/9||DCA, BWI, IAD|
|Amtrak (Call (800) 872-7245)||10%||X89R-987||6/30 - 7/9||Union Station|
After shuttle service hours, attendees will have the options of taking a cab to the hotel (estimated to be $10.00) or taking the Blue or Yellow Metro Lines from DCA to Crystal City Metro Station (1-stop) which takes approximately 15 minutes.
For those taking a train or bus to Washington D.C., you will be arriving at Union Station located at 50 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002. YJA will not be providing representatives at Union Station, but directions from Union Station to Crystal Gateway Marriott are available below.
The most convenient way to Crystal Gateway Marriott from Union Station is a 20 minute cab ride (approximately $30.00). The best means of public transportation from Union Station to the Crystal Gateway Marriott is taking the Red Metro Line to Blue Metro Line or the Red Metro Line to Yellow Metro Line, which arrives at the Crystal City Metro Station (approximately 40-minutes).
WMATA offers a shuttle to the DC Metro from Dulles Airport. Go to Curb 2E (Ground Transportation Level), and you will be able to catch the 5A bus which runs from Dulles Airport to Rosslyn Metro Station. The fare will be $6, PLEASE BRING CASH! On reaching Rosslyn Metro Station, load a paper fare card with $3.15, which is enough for a one way trip to Crystal City Metro station. Once you have your paper pass, take the Blue line train going towards “Franconia-Springfield.” Crystal City Station will be the fourth stop once you are on the train, it should take less than 10 minutes.
The hotel will be accessible via a metro walkway with glass doors on your right hand side once you exit with your pass. You will pass through some shops, be sure to follow the signs to the hotel. Keep in mind you are going to the “Crystal Gateway Marriott” as there is an alternate entrance to another Marriott though glass doors on the opposite side.
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