Is DC Metro a subway? The Washington Metro, the District’s regional subway system, provides a clean, safe, and reliable way to get around almost all of the major attractions in Washington, D.C. The Metro also extends to the suburbs of Maryland and Virginia.
Which Metro line goes to DC? Which Metro lines stop near Washington, D.C.? These Metro lines stop near Washington, D.C.: METRORAIL BLUE LINE, METRORAIL GREEN LINE, METRORAIL RED LINE, METRORAIL SILVER LINE.
How far underground is the DC Metro? At 196 feet (60 m) below the surface, the Forest Glen station on the Red Line is the deepest in the system. There are no escalators; high-speed elevators take 20 seconds to travel from the street to the station platform.
How do you pay for DC Metro? Metro Fare Basics
SmarTrip® cards are used to pay fares on both Metrorail and Metrobus. Metrorail fares are variable depending on time-of-day and distance traveled. Regular (non-express) bus fares are the same throughout the system. Metrobus also accepts bills and coins.