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March 27, 2019

    You Ride, We Guide to the Stadium

    • The Nationals open the season Thursday afternoon against the New York Mets.
    • In Baltimore, the Orioles’ home opener is next Thursday afternoon, April 4 against the New York Yankees.

    You Ride, We Guide to the Stadium

    • Thursday’s first pitch is scheduled for 1:05 p.m., so there will be no issues for fans using Metro.
      The rail system closes at 11:30 p.m. weeknights, 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 11 p.m. Sundays.
      • The last trains north to Greenbelt (and for transfers to other lines) leave Navy Yard-Ballpark at 11:22 p.m. weeknights, 12:52 a.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10:52 p.m. Sunday.
      • The last trains south to Branch Avenue leave at 11:48 p.m. weeknights, 1:18 a.m. Friday and Saturday, and 11:18 p.m. Sunday.

      Other options include the following:

      • Metrobus Route 74 between Nationals Park and the Convention Center;
      • Metrobus Route P6 between Anacostia and Rhode Island Avenue;
      • Metrobus Route V4 between Navy Yard and Capitol Heights;
      • Free D.C. Circulator between L’Enfant Plaza and Eastern Market that runs down M Street SE near the stadium;
      • Capital Bikeshare.


    • The Circulator runs until midnight for most Nationals night games and until 9 p.m. on Sundays.
    • On opening day, Capital Bikeshare staff will ensure there are docks available and keep extra bikes on hand at 1st Street and N Street SE between noon and the end of the game.
    • Nationals Park also offers free bike storage during the game for personal bikes fans ride to the stadium.

    Play ball!