Participants are responsible for arranging and paying all their travel costs, including lodging.  Following are some hotels that are closest to NIH campus. The Double Tree is within walking distance of NIH. The Hyatt is on the metro line (Red Station).

Hyatt Regency Bethesda
1 Bethesda Metro Center
Bethesda, Maryland 20814

DoubleTree Hotel
8120 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814

Residence Inn
7335 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814

Marriott Hotel
5151 Pooks Hill Road, Bethesda, MD 20814

Because it is a busy season, attendees are encouraged to make their lodging reservations early. ​

ADA Compliance

The listed hotels are in compliance with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you have any special needs, please indicate them on the registration page. We will make every effort to accommodate your request.

Ground Transportation –Airport

NIH Campus and the nearby hotels are located approximately 30 minutes from Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and approximately 50 minutes from both Dulles International (IAD) and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall (BWI) Airports.

By Taxi:  Taxi fare from Reagan Washington National Airport is approximately $35.00, and from Dulles International and BWI Marshall is $50.00 and $55.00, respectively.

By Shuttle:  SuperShuttle™ provides ground transportation service from all three airports.  For more information or reservations, call 1-800-258-3826.  The approximate cost for one-way shuttle service from each airport is as follows:

Reagan Washington National $17.00
Dulles International $20.00
BWI Marshall $24.00

Please note shuttle prices are approximate and subject to change without notice.

By Metro: The Hyatt Regency Bethesda is located on the red line (Bethesda station) of metro.  The other hotels are nearby but not necessarily within walking distance. Participants arriving from Reagan National airport or by bus through Union station may want to consider this ground travel option if they use the Hyatt Regency Bethesda.

Ground Transportation –To meeting site

Participants are responsible for all ground travel. The meeting location is at NIH campus (Lister Hill Building). It is located on the redline at the Medical Center Metro Station.


​NIH is a secure facility so all visiting participants will need to go through the NIH Gateway to go through screening. Please have an official picture ID (e.g., drivers license or passport).