For inexpensive and convenient bus service through downtown Washington, DC with stops adjacent to the National Postal Museum and Union Station, try the DC Circulator Bus. For a detailed route map and current schedule information, visit: www.dccirculator.com
The DC Circulator Bus National Mall Route conveniently connects the National Postal Museum and Union Station to the Smithsonian museums on the National Mall, the Washington Monument, and the Lincoln Memorial. It costs just $1 to board the Circulator. Riders who pay using a SmarTrip® card will be able to re-board the Circulator for free within two hours from the time they first board the bus. The National Mall route does not operate on July 4. The National Mall Route Union Station stop (Stop #1) is located at the intersection of E Street and Massachusetts Avenue, NE. www.dccirculator.com/explore/where-we-go/national-mall/
Taxis and Ride-booking Services
Museum visitors can usually find taxis or booked rides either in front of the museum or across the street, in front of Union Station.
All-day paid parking is available at Union Station, located across the street from the Museum. Access is available from Massachusetts Avenue NE (from a ramp on the east side of Union Station) as well as behind Union Station through the north entrance on H Street NE.