Washington Writers Conference: Maps and Transportation

It’s with sadness that we announce the 2020 Washington Writers Conference is canceled. Please read the full announcement here. Contact us at [email protected] with questions.

Three airports are within a comfortable distance to the hotel. There is a close metro station within walking distance. Below you will also find rental car information, car services, and parking information.

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Road
Rockville, MD 20852

Airport Information

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) 

Airport Phone: +1 703-417-8000

Hotel direction: 23 miles NW

This hotel does not provide shuttle service. 

Driving directions 

Take George Washington Parkway to I-495N. Merge onto I-270 and take Democracy Blvd East Exit. Turn Left on MD-187/Old Georgetown Rd. Turn Right on Executive Blvd. Turn Left on Marinelli Rd. 

Visit DCA airport website (https://www.flyreagan.com/dca/reagan-national-airport)

Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) 

Airport Phone: +1 703-572-2700

Hotel direction: 25 miles NE

This hotel does not provide shuttle service. 

Visit IAD airport website (https://flydulles.com/iad/dulles-international-airport)

Driving directions 

Stay straight on Dulles Airport Access Rd. Merge onto VA-267 E toward I-495/exit 18-19, merge onto I-495 N via exit 18 toward Baltimore/Bethesda. Merge onto I-270 spur N via exit 38 toward Rockville/Frederick. Take Democracy Blvd. East exit. Turn left on Old Georgetown Rd. Turn right on Executive Blvd. Turn left onto Marinelli Road 

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) 

Airport Phone: +1 410-859-7111

Hotel direction: 37.6 miles SW

This hotel does not provide shuttle service. 

Visit BWI airport website (https://www.bwiairport.com)

Driving directions 

Take Interstate 195 West to Interstate 95 South. Merge onto Interstate 495 and continue to exit 27 toward Silver Spring. At exit 34 merge onto Rockville Pike. Proceed to Marinelli Road and turn left. 


On-site Conference Center day guest parking is free with a voucher included in your registration.

Driving directions

From Marinelli Road turn right onto Executive Blvd. There to the right there will be a sign for the conference center parking at the garage.


Other Transportation 

Car Rentals


1319 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852
Phone: +1 240-314-0640

Bus Station

White Flint Metro Station

0.1 miles SE from hotel

Subway Station

White Flint Metro Station - Red Line

0.2 miles SE from hotel

Train Station

Metro/MARC/Amtrak - Rockville Station

3.7 miles NW from hotel

Online Printable Metro Map (https://www.wmata.com/schedules/maps/upload/2019-System-Map.pdf)

Martin’s Sedan and Limo Service (https://www.marriott.com/hotelwebsites/us/w/wasbn/wasbn_pdf/BethesdaNorthMarriottHotelSedanandLimoService.pdf)