Take the Water Taxi from Alexandria to National Harbor and Gaylord for shopping, dining, MGM National Harbor, concerts, Capital Wheel, the convention center & more! Service provided daily between Alexandria in Virginia, the Gaylord National Hotel, and the National Harbor in Maryland.



National Harbor


Approximate Total Time
25 minutes

Map of the Wharf Water Taxi Route for Georgetown, Alexandria and National Harbor

Departure Locations

Alexandria City Marina   View on map
0 Cameron St, Alexandria, VA
Located behind the Torpedo Factory Art Center

National Harbor   View on map
145 National Plaza, National Harbor, MD 20745



One-way: Adults from $10, Kids from $7

Roundtrip: Adults from $18; Kids from $12.60

Ulimited:  Season pass available from $195


Departing AlexandriaArriving National Harbor
1:10 PM1:30 PM
3:10 PM3:30 PM
5:10 PM 5:30 PM
7:10 PM7:30 PM
9:10 PM Fri-Sat Only9:30 PM
Departing National HarborArriving Alexandria
7:35 AM Mon-Fri Only*Skips Alexandria: straight to Wharf Harbor
11:35 AM Sat-Sun Only11:55 AM
1:35 PM2:00 PM
3:35 PM 4:00 PM
5:35 PM 6:00 PM
7:35 PM8:00 PM
9:35 PM Fri-Sat Only10:00 PM

Current schedule displayed is valid March 1st – March 31st.

More Frequent schedule starts April 1st. 


Take the Water Taxi to concerts at MGM National Harbor! Once you arrive at Gaylord or National Harbor via our water taxi service, the Circulator will take you directly to MGM Grand and Entertainment Mecca. To see the full concert schedule, please visit www.mgmnationalharbor.com.
*Reservations may be made online or at the ticket booth based on availability. Advance purchases are recommended. If you need to change your water taxi return time, you may do so at the ticket booth or over the phone for no charge as long as space is available. For more info, please call 877-511-2628. We reserve the right to change boats/schedules at any time.

Circulator Service to MGM

Take the Circulator Service to MGM National Harbor. Once you arrive at National Harbor via our water taxi service, the National Harbor shuttle, known as the Circulator, will take you up to the MGM Casino and Entertainment Mecca. *Circulator passes are sold separately from water taxi tickets.
Pick Up & Drop Off Locations
Waterfront St. & St. George Blvd
Waterfront St. & Potomac Passage
Schedule (view PDF)
Sun-Thurs: 11:00am – 7:00pm
Fri-Sat: 11:00am – 1:00am
All day pass: $5 per person*
Purchase Circulator Ticket