For immediate release: December 20, 2022

Skip the sleigh, Metro trains and buses will run Sunday schedule for the holidays Dec. 25-26

On Christmas Day and the observed holiday, Sunday, Dec. 25 and Monday, Dec. 26, Metrorail and Metrobus will operate on a Sunday schedule. MetroAccess customers will be able to travel on the holiday; however, subscription trips will be canceled.

#YourMetro also provides convenient access to domestic and international travel options for customers going out of town or welcoming friends or family during the holidays. Connect to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport Blue Line, Washington Dulles International Airport Silver Line, and Amtrak at Union Station and Rockville Red Line, King St-Old Town Blue Lineor New Carrollton Orange Line.

Plan your trip with Metro’s Trip Planner tool or use our real-time arrival information to find your next bus or train.



Hours: 7 a.m. – midnight
Service: Red Line trains every 10 minutes, Blue Line Orange Line Silver Line trains every 15 minutes, Green Line trains every 8 minutes.
Fares: Sunday, regular $2 weekend fare; Monday, off-peak fares in effect all day.
Parking: Free at all Metro owned parking garages and lots.

*Please note: Monday, Dec. 26, Yellow Line shuttle buses will not operate. Customers should use Blue Line and Blue Plus train service for travel between Virginia and DC.  


Hours: Schedules vary by route.
Service: All buses scheduled to operate on Sundays will operate; all other routes will not operate on the holiday. Check timetables for route specific information.
Fares: All regular route Metrobus service is $2; and free when transferring to/from Metrorail.


Metro access service will operate normal service on the holiday; however, all scheduled recurring “subscription trips” are automatically canceled. Customers may make a separate reservation to travel on the holiday online or by calling 301-562-5360 (TTY 301-588-7535).

Customer Service

Metro's customer information call center will be closed for the holiday, reopening on Tuesday, Dec. 27. Automatic information is available seven days a week, 24-hours a day by calling (202) 637-7000 or online at

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