Potomac Ave

SE, Washington, DC

  • orange Line
  • silver Line
  • blue Line

Directions to/from the station


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


  • Bike Racks: 10
  • Lockers: 0
  • Bikesharing: Yes

Bus Maps:


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Platforms at this station

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

The blue, orange are center platforms.

Learn more about center-platforms for accessibility

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Destination Line(s) Weekday Fare
(open - 9:30 p.m.)
Weeknight (9:30 p.m. - close)
& Weekend Flat Fare

*Note: Reduced fares (Senior, Disabled, Metro Lift) offer 50% off the total fare.
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Station Notes

  • Beginning mid-May, a safety-critical waterline will be replaced. Part of the plaza and sidewalk north of the station escalator entrance will be closed during construction. Read more
  • Serving the Southeast DC neighborhood, this station is located near many Pennsylvania Avenue eateries.


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

Note: Using StationView on a mobile device may incur data usage charges.

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Station Times

Station will open 10 minutes before the first train arrives.

Rail Lines Mon-Fri    Sat   Sun
Silver Line Ashburn 5:19 AM 7:19 AM 7:19 AM
Silver Line Downtown Largo 5:46 AM 7:44 AM 7:44 AM
Blue Line Downtown Largo 5:50 AM 7:50 AM 7:50 AM
Blue Line Franconia-Springfield 5:11 AM 7:11 AM 7:11 AM
Orange Line New Carrollton 5:44 AM 7:44 AM 7:44 AM
Orange Line Vienna/Fairfax-GMU 5:17 AM 7:17 AM 7:17 AM
Rail Lines Mon-Thu   Fri    Sat   Sun
Silver Line Ashburn 11:49 PM
12:49 AM
12:49 AM
11:49 PM
Silver Line Downtown Largo 12:14 AM
1:14 AM
1:14 AM
12:14 AM
Blue Line Downtown Largo 12:18 AM
1:18 AM
1:18 AM
12:18 AM
Blue Line Franconia-Springfield 11:42 PM
12:42 AM
12:42 AM
11:42 PM
Orange Line New Carrollton 12:12 AM
1:12 AM
1:12 AM
12:12 AM
Orange Line Vienna/Fairfax-GMU 11:51 PM
12:51 AM
12:51 AM
11:51 PM