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Land and Poverty Conference 2013: Directions

The conference will be held in the Main Complex building (1818 H Street NW) of the World Bank Group. The opening and closing sessions will be held in the Preston Auditorium. The thematic sessions will be held concurrently in several rooms: Preston Auditorium (1st floor), 2-800 (2nd floor), 4-800 (4th floor), 5-100 (5th floor), 6-100 (6th floor), 13-121 (13th floor), C2-125 (basement 2nd level), C2-131 (basement 2nd level), C2-137 (basement 2nd level).

Metro Directions

The nearest station on the Orange Line is Farragut West (about 2 blocks from the main World Bank building). The nearest station on the Red Line is Farragut North (about 3 - 4 blocks from the main building). For more information about the Washington, DC metro, see Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

Please note that most Amtrak trains traveling to Washington, DC arrive at Union Station. To get to the World Bank from Union Station, either take a taxi or take the Red Line Metro from Union Station to Farragut North. From there, it is about 3 - 4 blocks to the main World Bank building. For more train information, see Amtrak.

Airport Driving Directions

(Directions provided by MapQuest)

Ground Transportation Information from the Airports

Washington Flyer Super Shuttle

SuperShuttle's door-to-door shared ride van service is available to and from both airports. Shuttles operate on an on-demand basis. No reservations are needed for outbound service from the airports. For information on rates or reservations, call 1-800-BLUEVAN or go to

Taxi service

Taxicab stands are conveniently located near the Arrivals (baggage claim) exits of each terminal. Dispatchers at each stand will help you select a taxicab based on your destination in Washington DC, Virginia, or Maryland. No advance reservations are required—service is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Washington Flyer Taxi

Washington Flyer Taxicabs serve Dulles International Airport exclusively with 24-hour service to and from the airport. Taxicabs accept American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard, Discover Card, and Visa, and provide transportation at metered rates to any destination within Metropolitan Washington area. No reservations are needed for outbound service from the airports. Please call 703-572-TAXI (8294) to place a reservation.

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