Transportation

Shuttle buses replace trains between Greenbelt and West Hyattsville

  • Free shuttle buses will replace Green Line trains between Greenbelt and West Hyattsville.
  • Local buses will operate between Greenbelt and West Hyattsville, stopping at College Park and Prince George's Plaza; add up to 35 minutes additional travel time.

DOTS

On the day of commencement as well as the following day of individual ceremonies, the university’s Department of Transportation Services will be running special shuttles for guests and students. Please visit www.transportation.umd.edu for more information.

Taxi

During commencement there will be several taxis on campus that can be waved down on-site, however there are many services that can be called.

  • Silver Cab: 301-807-7452 or 301-577-2000
  • Greenbelt Taxi Service: 301-441-8400

At the College Park Metro Station, minutes from campus, there is a taxi stand. Please note that traffic will be heavier than usual. Also, most cabs do not take credit card. 

Airport Shuttle

The most commonly used airport shuttle at the University of Maryland is the Super Shuttle. Reservations can be made online and rates vary. Please make reservations in advance.

Super Shuttle: 1-800-BlueVan; www.supershuttle.com  

WMATA

You may want to catch the metro to College Park for commencement or during your stay with us to explore Washington, DC or many other attractions. The metro is the most convenient method of travel if visiting attractions in the metro area.

Please use the Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority (WMATA) website for your planning needs. The University of Maryland College Park is located on the green line.

Website: Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority