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Directions and Parking

The U.S. Government Printing Office Bookstore is a few blocks north of the U.S. Capitol building on North Capitol St. between G and H Streets. The street address is 710 North Capitol Street, NW, Washington, DC 20403.

Street parking is available near the GPO bookstore.

Arriving by train:
The U.S. Government Printing Office Bookstore is located three blocks from Union Station. Union station is a focal point of transportation in Washington DC with a metro stop on the red line and an Amtrak station, which is the last stop for Maryland's MARC commuter trains and Virginia's VRE trains. Exit Union Station via the First Street exit and walk a block down G Street to North Capitol. Turn right on North Capitol at the big red brick building and walk to the entrance on North Capitol closest to G Street.

For more information on Metrorail, see the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.

Arriving by bus:
There are a variety of bus stops near Union Station. Also, there are several bus stops located directly in front of GPO. You can find schedules at

Arriving by car:
From Virginia
Take I-395 North. Exit at Massachusetts Avenue.
Make a right onto Massachusetts Avenue (east).
Follow Massachusetts Avenue approximately four blocks to North Capitol Street, NW, and make a left.
GPO will be on the second block on your left.

From Maryland (East of DC)
Follow New York Avenue (west).
Make a left onto North Capitol Street, NW, and go about six blocks.
GPO is on the right after H Street.

From Maryland (West of DC)
Take Capital Beltway.
Exit New Hampshire Avenue (south).
New Hampshire Avenue will turn into North Capitol Street at the District of Columbia line.
Follow North Capitol Street until you get to H Street.
GPO is on the right after H Street.

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U.S. Government Printing Office Bookstore
710 North Capitol Street, NW
Washington, DC 20401

Bookstore hours:
Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(closed on Federal holidays)

Donna Harding
GPO Bookstore Manager