Parking in Old Town

Page updated on Sep 17, 2019 at 4:12 PM

Where to Park in Old Town Alexandria

Visitors to the historic district are encouraged bike, walk or take the Metrorail Yellow or Blue lines to the King Street Station and take the free King Street Trolley, or DASH or Metro buses. For DASH schedule information visit, For Metrobus schedule information, visit

Bicyclists may visit for the City’s Bikeways Map, which features the City's best on-street and off-road bikeways, as well as locations of grouped bicycle parking.   

Below is an overview of parking choices in Old Town Alexandria. Many parking garages and lots are located conveniently in the Historic District. On-street parking is available at meters up to two or three hours (depending on location).   To ensure legal parking, read all posted signs before parking. Parking limits are strictly enforced. 

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