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Get to GDS by school bus, walk or bike, car pool, or public transit

Georgetown Day School offers a variety of transportation options for Pre-K–12 students to help our busy families around the Washington, DC metropolitan area navigate between two distinct campuses.

The 2019-20 school year will bring some exciting changes to the Hopper Transportation Program as we prepare for school and campus unification in 2020-21. 

As part of our LMS building development agreement with the Board of Zoning Adjustment, the ANC, and the Tenleytown neighborhood, GDS has committed to decreasing our overall car trips to campus. GDS has a robust plan for meeting those commitments, which includes: shuttle buses to campus, carpooling, incentivizing and encouraging walking and biking to campus, and public transportation.

These changes are good for the quality of life on the unified GDS campus, good for you (and your car)—and good for the planet, minimizing our carbon footprint. Check out an overview of the 2019-20 transportation offerings.

Free Shuttles

Shuttles will be available to and from our campuses to points around the DMV.

Morning Shuttles to Lower/Middle School

  • Hopper Express – Picks up at High School, goes to Lower/Middle School
  • Takoma–DC Route – Picks up at Takoma Metro, Carter Barron, and Guy Mason
  • Bethesda Route – Picks up at Glen Echo, Bethesda Pool, and Walhonding at Sangamore
  • Virginia Route – Picks up at Linway Terrace Park and Madison Community Center
  • Southeast Route – Picks up at Branch Ave & Pennsylvania Ave. intersections and Eastern Market
  • Central Prince George's Route – Picks up at Largo Town Center Metro, Landover Rd. (202) and Route 50 intersection, and Florida Ave. and Rhode Island Ave. intersection

Morning Shuttle to High School

  • High School Express – Picks up at Linway Terrace Park, Madison Community Center and Lower/Middle School

Afternoon Shuttle from Lower/Middle School

  • Hop2It – Leaves Lower/Middle School to Bethesda Pool


  • Personalized Carpool Matching
  • Carpool Meet & Greets

Public Transit

  • Maryland & Virginia Student Subsidy - $75-$100/month
  • DC Students – Kids Ride Free Cards
  • Safety Training


  • Bike Racks at both Lower/Middle School and High School
  • Bicycle Safety Training
  • New Bike Repair – Fix-It Station at High School


  • Walking Group Meet & Greets
  • Safety Training

Ask Us

Do you have additional questions? Please email ImproveMyCommute@GDS.org.