DC Circulator buses run every 10 minutes during the following hours of operation for each route. The DC Circulator is operating on a regular schedule.

Dupont Circle-Georgetown-Rosslyn

Mon – Thurs: 6am – Midnight
Friday: 6am – 3am
Saturday: 7am – 3am
Sunday: 7am – Midnight

Georgetown-Union Station

Mon – Thurs: 6am – Midnight
Friday: 6am – 3am
Saturday: 7am – 3am
Sunday: 7am – Midnight

Eastern Market – L’Enfant Plaza

Monday – Friday: 6 am – 9 pm
Saturday – Sunday: 7 am – 9 pm

Woodley Park-Adams Morgan-McPherson Square Metro

Mon – Thurs: 6am – Midnight
Friday: 6am – 3:30am
Saturday: 7am – 3:30am
Sunday: 7am – Midnight

Congress Heights – Union Station

Weekdays: 6am – 9pm
Weekends: 7am – 9pm

National Mall

Mon-Fri: 7 am – 8 pm
Sat-Sun: 9 am – 8 pm

Riding DC Circulator During the Pandemic

DC Circulator’s mission is to deliver affordable, comfortable, and efficient bus service that connects people to business, culture, and entertainment throughout the District. Learn about what DC Circulator is doing to help keep riders safe during the coronavirus (COVID-19) and promote proper transit safety so you can ride with confidence.

Seasonal Schedules

Hours on the National Mall Route are extended during summer (April – September) and reduced during the winter season (October – March). See seasonal hours of operation below:

National Mall Route
Winter Hours (October -March ): Weekdays 7 am – 7 pm; Weekends 9 am – 7 pm
Summer Hours (April-September): Weekdays 7 am – 8 pm; Weekends 9 am – 8pm

Game Day Service

Eastern Market – L’Enfant Plaza Sports Game Service

Nationals Stadium:
For every Washington Nationals home game beginning at 6 pm or later, Mon-Sat, service on this route will extend until midnight. For Sunday home games, the route will operate from 10 am to 10 pm.

Audi Field:
The Eastern Market – L’Enfant Plaza route provides access to Audi Field via M St. and Delaware Ave SW. Service hours on this route extend until 11 pm for all games at Audi Field that start at 7 pm or later. The bus stop provides for just a short walk down 1st St. SW. to enter the arena.

View our service status schedule for major holidays and events.