Rapid Transit

The Crystal City Shops is at the center of it all with almost instant access from all points in and around Washington!

Driving Directions

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From Washington, DC
Via I-395 South:
Take the Left Exit to Route 1 South/Alexandria.
Turn Left onto 23rd Street.
Turn Left onto Crystal Drive.

From Virginia
Via I-395 North:
Take Exit 8C (Route 1 South/Alexandria).
Continue on Hayes/18th Street to Crystal Drive.

Via Route 66/East:
Take Exit 75 (Route 1 South/Alexandria).
Merge onto Route 110/Route 1 South/Alexandria.
Turn Left onto 23rd Street.
Turn Left onto Crystal Drive.

From Maryland
Via I-495 (Rockville):
Take exit 43 for the George Washington Parkway.
Continue South and exit at Ronald Reagan Nation Airport.
Stay in right lane and turn Right onto Abington Drive.
Follow signs for US-1/Crystal City.
Take the Right exit ramp onto Crystal Drive.

Via I-495 (Woodrow Wilson Bridge):
Exit 170B (Route 1North/Old Town).
Continue on Route 1 North through Alexandria.
After crossing into Arlington County take Right Exit for Crystal Drive.

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Take the Metro Yellow or Blue Line to the Crystal City Station. Exit on the Mid-Level. Turn Left for the Shops at 2100. Turn Right for the Shops at 1750.

For disabled entrance to The Shops take the Metro platform elevator to street level. Enter the building (251 18th Street) directly in front of you, adjacent to Wells Fargo Bank. Take the elevators to the Shopping/Dining level.

Refer to DIRECTORY for specific store locations.

Link to METRO MAP.


Get to the Crystal City Shops by Public Transit.

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