Washington National Airport (DCA) is located approximately 8 miles or 20 minutes from the Gaylord National. The airport is served by:  Air Canada, Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, jetBlue, Southwest, suncountry airlines, United, and Virgin America. You may also fly into Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI) (37 miles; 45 minutes) or Dulles International Airport (IAD).(35 miles; 40 minutes.)


Amtrak's Alexandria, Virginia, station is conveniently located just 6 miles from our host hotel and is served by the Cardinal, Carolinian/Piedmont, Northeast Regional, Crescent, and Silver Service/Palmetto routes. Alternatively, the Gaylord National is located approximately 10 miles or 20 minutes from Washington's Union Station. Service to Union Station is provided on Amtrak's Acela Express, Capitol Limited, Cardinal, Carolinian/Piedmont, Crescent, Northeast Regional, Silver Service/Palmetto, and Vermonter routes. 


The Gaylord National provides convenient on-site self parking and valet parking for overnight guests and non-guests.
  • Overnight Guest - $26 per day for self-parking, $39 for valet 
  • Hourly - $8/hour


The Gaylord National is located at 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD 20745. Directions are available from this map.


Taxi cab service is available from National Airport for approximately $25 one way.


Washington area weather in early April is slightly chilly with an average high of 68 degrees, and an average low of 45 degrees.