DC Metro trains run on weekdays, weekends and most federal holidays. The stations usually open very early in the morning and close at late night. Please note that DC Metro hours may slightly differ during some federal holidays and special events. You will find more details below.
What Time Does DC Metro Close & Open on Weekdays?
DC Metro will open at 5 a.m. and close at 11:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday. While Friday hours are from 5 a.m. to 1 a.m. The trains will run between these hours on weekdays. Keep in mind that peak hours on weekdays are usually from 5 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Please note that there are some federal holidays that may lead to the adjustment of the aforementioned hours.
Is DC Metro Open on Saturday and Sunday?
Dc Metro trains operate on Saturday from 7 a.m. to 1 a.m. and on Sunday from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Be aware that weekend hours may also be affected during some national holidays. Additionally, there are usually no rush hours on weekends.
DC Metro Hours
|Days||Normal Hours||Peak Hours|
|Monday||5 AM – 11:30 PM||5 – 9:30 AM & 3 – 7 PM|
|Tuesday||5 AM – 11:30 PM||5 – 9:30 AM & 3 – 7 PM|
|Wednesday||5 AM – 11:30 PM||5 – 9:30 AM & 3 – 7 PM|
|Thursday||5 AM – 11:30 PM||5 – 9:30 AM & 3 – 7 PM|
|Friday||5 AM – 1 AM||5 – 9:30 AM & 3 – 7 PM|
|Saturday||7 AM – 1 AM||No peak|
|Sunday||8 AM – 11 PM||No peak|
DC Metro Holiday Hours
DC Metro lines will operate on the holidays stated in the table below. You will be allowed to have a free ride on December 24th from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Dec. 25th. Keep in mind that during some of these holidays, DC Metro hours are likely to be slightly adjusted.
|New Year’s Day||Wednesday||Jan 1||Regular Hours|
|Martin Luther King Day||Monday||Jan 18||Regular Hours|
|Presidents’ Day||Monday||Feb 15||Regular Hours|
|Good Friday||Friday||April 2||Regular Hours|
|Easter||Sunday||April 4||Regular Hours|
|Memorial Day||Monday||May 31||Regular Hours|
|Independence Day||Sunday||Jul 4||Regular Hours|
|Labor Day||Saturday||May 1||Regular Hours|
|Columbus Day||Monday||Oct 11||Regular Hours|
|Veterans Day||Thursday||Nov 11||Regular Hours|
|Day Before Thanksgiving||Wednesday||Nov 24||Regular Hours|
|Thanksgiving||Thursday||Nov 25||Regular Hours|
|Black Friday||Friday||Nov 26||Regular Hours|
|Christmas Eve||Friday||Dec 24||Regular Hours|
|Christmas Day||Saturday||Dec 25||Regular Hours|
|Day After Christmas||Sunday||Dec 26||Regular Hours|
|New Year’s Eve||Friday||Dec 31||Regular Hours|