The Smithsonian station (Courtesy WMATA/Larry Levine)
D.C.’s Metrorail and Metrobus transit services. Use the smartphone app or the website’s “Trip Planner” for train/bus times and prices. Metrorail fares range from $2 to $6 depending on distance and time. Rechargeable SmarTrip card costs $2. Trains run M-Th 5 am-11:30 pm, F till 1 am, Sa 7 am-1 am, Su 8 am-11 pm.