Authorized Permit Holder of the National Parks Service

Potomac Riverboat Company is pleased to offer DIRECT service to the National Mall from the National Harbor, Maryland and Alexandria, Virginia. The newest vessel to our fleet, the MISS SOPHIE will dock at West Basin and Ohio Drives in SW Washington, a short walk to the Lincoln Memorial, the Franklin Roosevelt Memorial, the Martin Luther King Memorial and the Tidal Basin.

National Mall Water Taxi Service Schedules

Our National Mall Water Taxi Service will pick you up from National Harbor or Alexandria City Marina and take you directly to the National Mall! Return trips from National Mall to National Harbor or Alexandria are also available.

April 17th – May 28th | Friday through Sunday

May 29th – Sept. 4th | Thursday through Sunday

Departing National Harbor Departing Alexandria Departing National Mall
10:35 AM 11:10 AM 11:50 AM
1:00 PM 1:35 PM 2:20 PM
3:55 PM 4:30 PM 5:10 PM


The trip from Alexandria to the National Mall is approximately 30 minutes.
The trip from National Harbor to the National Mall is approximately 45 minutes.
Ticket price for all departure locations: $28 for Adults roundtrip & $16 for children roundtrip.

Adults – $28 Roundtrip and $16 one-way.

Children – $16 Roundtrip and $8 one-way

Reservations may be made online, or you may purchase tickets at the National Harbor Ticket booth, or the Alexandria Dock Ticket booth (based on availability). Seating is limited so we recommend online purchases. For more information, call our offices at 703-684-0580.

We reserve the right to change boats/schedules at any time.

National Harbor – 145 National Plaza, National Harbor, Maryland 20745

Alexandria City Marina – 105 North Union Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

National Mall – 4592 Ohio Drive SW, Washington, DC  20024
Located between the NPS Gift Shop and the MLK Memorial on the river side.