Transportation Information

By Air | Ground Transportation

The Hilton Garden Inn
815 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
Reservation Telephone: 800-HILTONS (US and Canada)
Direct Telephone: 202-783-7800
Reservation Fax: 202-783-7801
The Hilton Garden Inn Website

By Air

SIAM has selected Travel Leaders to assist attendees in making travel arrangements. To book your reservations through Travel Leaders, contact Amy Hueber at 215-643-6585. Be sure to mention you are attending the SIAM Symposium on Computational Models and Simulation for Intra-Cellular Processes. Travel Leaders will issue your ticket and mail it to you. Travel Leaders’ office hours are Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM Eastern Time. Because of the service charge ($20.00), you may wish to purchase your tickets directly.

No matter how you choose to book your flight reservations, please be advised SIAM has enrolled in the US Airways Corporate Dividends Program. The SIAM US Airways membership number is CDN125335. This program will ensure that you receive the best airfare possible at the time of booking.

Ground Transportation

Public Transportation from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

The Hilton Garden Inn does not provide complimentary shuttle service to or from the airport. However, there are pay shuttles operating on a shared ride on - demand basis. The Metro is also located adjacent to terminals B and C. If you wish to take the Metro, take the Blue Line towards Addison Road to the McPherson Square Station. This is located across the street from the Hilton Garden Inn. For fare information and schedules, go to

Public Transportation from Washington Dulles International Airport

The Hilton Garden Inn does not provide complimentary shuttle service to or from the airport. However, there are taxis available, as well as pay shuttles which operate on a shared ride on - demand basis. Dulles airport has Washington Flyer Taxis available 24 hours a day. The taxis are located on the east and west ramps of the lower level of the Main Terminal. The cabs accept credit cards including VISA, Discover, American Express, MasterCard and Diners Club.
Buses are also available for transfer to the Metro station. Go to for more information on schedules and fares.

By Train

Amtrak has a rail station in Washington, DC at Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Avenue NE. To make train reservations through Amtrak, call 1-800-USA-RAIL, go to, or contact Travel Leaders. Taxis are available at the train station for transportation to the hotel. If you prefer to travel by Metro, a Metro station is also located in Union Station. Visit for more Metro information.

Rental Cars

Many major car rental companies have offices inside the airport terminal. You can make your arrangements when you arrive at the airport or you can make them through Travel Leaders or your own travel agent. Travel Leaders can make your car rental reservations at the same time you make your flight reservations. See information above regarding how to reach Travel Leaders.

Driving Directions

If renting a car, please obtain a map and directions from your rental car company. However, here are some suggested routes to reach the Hilton Garden Inn.

From Reagan International:

Take Abingdon Drive /SR-233, left on SR-233. Turn right onto Smith Blvd. and take George Washington Memorial Parkway North to I-395 North/US1 North. Merge onto I-395 North, take US-1 North exit on left. Then go straight to 14th St. N.W.

From Dulles International:

Take Airport Access Rd. left onto Arrival Lane, then left onto Dulles Access Rd (SR-267E). Make a right onto I-66 E. and take E Street exit. Keep right onto E Street Expressway, and left onto 17th St. N.W. Make right onto H Street N.W. then left onto 15th St. N.W. Make right on 14th Street N.W.

From I-95:

Route 95 to Route 395 north (Beltway). Take US 1 North (exit on left). Stay straight to go onto 14th Street N.W.