Capitol South

UPDATED: The station will be closed all day Saturday, August 13 - Sunday, August 14, 2022 and will NOT reopen at 7 p.m. as originally scheduled to accomodate additional station work.

For more information, read details here.

SE, Washington, DC

  • orange Line
  • silver Line
  • blue Line

Directions to/from the station


  • Daily:
    • None
  • Metered Spaces:
    • None
  • Reserved Parking:
    • None


  • None
  • Bikesharing: Yes

Bus Maps:


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Platforms at this station

There are 2 platforms at this station:
O Line B Line

The orange, blue are center platforms.

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Station Vicinity Maps

Station Notes

On the eastern end of the National Mall in the rear portion of U.S. Capitol grounds, this station is a 15-minute walk from Nationals Park and The Yards neighborhood (useful to avoid changing trains at L'Enfant). Less than 5 minutes from Pennsylvania Ave, SW and the U.S. Supreme Court.


Use the 360° interactive virtual tour to navigate the interior of the station. image for help


  •   wheelchair image showing this entrance is accessible

Train Levels

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StationView Information

StationView is a virtual tour captured after hours and does not reflect the real-time environment as escalators or elevators may be temporarily out of service. For current closures and outages, see Station Status.

Click on the white arrows to navigate the tour or skip to a level.

  • ST - Street level
  • MZ - Mezzanine
  • UL - Upper Level
  • LL - Lower Level

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Station Times

Station will open 10 minutes before the first train arrives.

Rail Lines Mon-Fri    Sat   Sun
Silver Line Downtown Largo 5:50 AM 7:50 AM 7:50 AM
Blue Line Downtown Largo 5:46 AM 7:46 AM 7:46 AM
Orange Line New Carrollton 5:40 AM 7:40 AM 7:40 AM
Blue Line New Carrollton 6:38 AM 8:38 AM 8:38 AM
Blue Line Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport 5:16 AM 7:16 AM 7:16 AM
Orange Line Vienna/Fairfax-GMU 5:22 AM 7:22 AM 7:22 AM
Silver Line Wiehle-Reston East 5:24 AM 7:24 AM 7:24 AM
Rail Lines Mon-Thu   Fri    Sat   Sun
Silver Line Downtown Largo 11:54 PM
12:54 AM
12:54 AM
11:54 PM
Blue Line Downtown Largo 12:14 AM
1:14 AM
1:14 AM
12:14 AM
Orange Line New Carrollton 11:59 PM
12:59 AM
12:59 AM
11:59 PM
Blue Line New Carrollton 12:08 AM
1:08 AM
1:08 AM
12:08 AM
Blue Line Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport 11:50 PM
12:50 AM
12:50 AM
11:50 PM
Orange Line Vienna/Fairfax-GMU 11:56 PM
12:56 AM
12:56 AM
11:56 PM
Silver Line Wiehle-Reston East 11:48 PM
12:48 AM
12:48 AM
11:48 PM