Getting to Washington DC and the Venue
35th International Papillomavirus Conference & Basic Science, Clinical and Public Health Workshops (IPVC 2023) will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington DC, USA.
Address: 801 Mt. Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC 20001, United States
Getting to the Venue
Located downtown in the heart of our nation’s capital, it’s easy to find your way to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center from any corner of the city, by whichever means of transportation suits you best.
By Metro: The Convention Center sits atop the Mt. Vernon Square/7th Street-Convention Center station served by Metro’s Green and Yellow lines. Alternatively, take the Red Line to the Gallery Place-Chinatown Metro station which is a 5 minute walk from the Convention Center.
Visit WMATA.com or call (202) 637-7000 for maps, schedules and more information on traveling by metro or bus.
By Train: Amtrak serves DC’s Union Station and is connected to the DC Metro on the Red Line.
By Plane: DC is served by three major airports (DCA, IAD and BWI), easily accessible to the city.
By Car & Parking: Whether you’re driving yourself or using a rideshare service, Google Maps can help get you here. Multiple parking garages are located around the Convention Center with hourly and daily rates.
By Foot: You’ll quickly find that DC is one of the most walkable and bikeable cities in the nation. If you’re staying nearby, strolling or pedaling will get you here soon enough!
Getting to Washington DC
With three nearby airports, trains pulling into Union Station and an interstate system known as the Capital Beltway, reaching Washington, DC is easy. Once you’re in the District, getting around is easy, too, thanks to public transportation, access to taxis, Uber and Lyft and walkable, pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods.
Three major airports typically handle more than 1,100 international and domestic departures daily:
• Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), closest to DC, served by Metro.
• Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), about 26 miles west of DC in Dulles, Virginia
• Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), south of Baltimore, 32 miles from DC
Union Station is the country’s second busiest Amtrak station. The station also services Metro, the Virginia Railway Express (VRE), which offers service between Northern Virginia and DC, and the Maryland Area Regional Commuter (MARC), which provides commuter rail service for neighboring Maryland.
The Capital Beltway (I-495) and I-95 encircle the city, while I-66 and I-395 lead into DC. It is recommended to park at a hotel or public garage and then use public transportation or chartered transportation provided for groups. Renting a car is unnecessary unless you plan to leave the metro area.
Companies including Greyhound, Peter Pan, BoltBus, Megabus, BestBus and Martz Trailways all o er service from Union Station. Or, let Destination DC recommend a transportation company.