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New Carrollton Metro Station

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Lanham
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  • Steph S.
    "Stand right walk left on the escalator"(3 Tips)
    Natasha R.
    "Amtrak and marc train are easy accessible"(2 Tips)
    Derek W.
    "nearby Amtrak station pops fresh popcorn in the afternoons."(2 Tips)
    Rachel L.
    "Also an Amtrak and MARC station."(2 Tips)
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  • arTIAstry
    arTIAstrySeptember 24, 2012
    You can park in the reserved spaces beginning at 10 am if / when the other parking spaces are filled. I called to verify this last week before doing so.
  • Vallyri
    VallyriApril 17, 2015
    Outdoors, Escalators are towards the front of the station. Bus, metro, marc and Amtrak are all here and there is big garage to park in.
  • Tinu A.
    Tinu Abayomi-PaulOctober 7, 2009
    When you're coming back from the city, the blue and orange lines are services by one train until the transfer point- so don't fall asleep! It's very easy to misse the transfer.
  • Tinu A.
    Tinu Abayomi-PaulSeptember 24, 2009
    This is one of the MD metrorail stations where you can catch or connect with Amtrak - short cheap and comfy trip to the BWI airport, Baltimore.
  • Tinu A.
    Tinu Abayomi-PaulDecember 21, 2009
    The metro station and the Amtrak station are on the same site though their services are in separate areas, and the addresses are techically different.
  • Jessica P.
    Jessica ParijAugust 10, 2012
    If you're dropping someone off, please pull into one of the parking spaces meant for that. When you stop in the middle of the road to let someone and their six bags unload, you create a huge jam.
  • Marcus L.
    Marcus LongJanuary 16, 2012
    Believe it or not, trains stop in the SAME spot @ EVERY station. So line up with a door from the previous train on the platform and get first dibs on the next!
  • arTIAstry
    arTIAstryMay 24, 2010
    If you arrive between 8-9am park on the Rt. 50 side by Corporate Drive. On the 450 side the further back you park, it's likely your car may be broken into.
  • El-Hadji H.
    El-Hadji HassanFebruary 27, 2012
    In the morning if you're moving like you have no place to be, stay to the right on the stairs and escalators!!!! Please :-)
  • ⇦Infamous ProLover ®
    Try the chicken patties from the vendor in the amtrak side really good
  • arTIAstry
    arTIAstryMay 23, 2012
    Prices for snacks in the vending machines have increased tremendously. Animal crackers jumped from $1 to $1.60!
  • Adedapo A.
    Adedapo AdewaleFebruary 29, 2012
    Amtrax stations only allow people bording their train to sit in the wating area even in the winter
  • Tinu A.
    Tinu Abayomi-PaulSeptember 25, 2009
    If you're just going to Baltimore, think about taking the MARC. Less comfy at peak time, but cheaper.
  • Derek W.
    Derek WallbankMay 17, 2011
    A vendor in the nearby Amtrak station pops fresh popcorn in the afternoons. Good end to a busy day.
  • Rachel L.
    Rachel LNovember 3, 2014
    Also an Amtrak and MARC station. Services the Orange line of the metro
  • Brandon H.
    Brandon HoweOctober 5, 2009
    if you transfer here always plan for a late metro just in case. MARC trains will not wait. seems obvious but you would be suprised how many people miss trains because of the metro
  • MYKAL™
    MYKAL™February 23, 2011
    Let the Elderly and Women...kids, SIT! You'll still make it to your destination!! , )
  • DB
    DBNovember 3, 2011
    Check out the second bench from the right. Best spot in town for a nap.
  • YTS 9.
    YTS 921 BusMarch 25, 2012
    Ride the 921 Bus from Annapolis to New Carrollton Station. http://www.facebook.com/youngtransportationservices
  • Tinu A.
    Tinu Abayomi-PaulDecember 31, 2009
    Trygoing to the very first or very last car to get seats even during peak times.
  • Kristen 💜 M.
    Kristen 💜 MahoneyDecember 13, 2011
    Don't be a D bag! Take the outside seat, u know the train fills up so don't get mad when people ask u to move.
  • Tinu A.
    Tinu Abayomi-PaulNovember 30, 2009
    This station services Metrobuses, Metrorail, Amtrak and Matc trains. However if you anticipate a long layover, or don't need to stop in MD, consider using Union Station instead.
  • Adedapo A.
    Adedapo AdewaleFebruary 29, 2012
    Ders a little cafe to buy stuff in the amtrax wating area
  • Theodore B.
    Theodore BulynkoMarch 14, 2012
    If your a slow mover stay to the right and make way for the cheetahs!
  • Ryan S.
    Ryan ShainFebruary 18, 2011
    You can now pay for parking here with a credit card.
  • Rah S.
    Rah SungeeAugust 16, 2010
    The popcorn stand is intoxicating! Stock up before a long trip!
  • Jose M.
    Jose MuñozJuly 27, 2011
    Stand on the right, walk on the left of escalators.
  • Ethan M.
    Ethan MennenJanuary 3, 2011
    the military discount on a ticket to nyc is a whopping 14 bucks. thanks, amtrak. haha...
  • Theodore B.
    Theodore BulynkoMarch 8, 2012
    If you run out of money on your card a lot of station attendants will let you out of the station free.
  • Violeta
    VioletaNovember 12, 2012
    read the fine print. add $1 to total cost when using a paper fare card!
  • Matthew G.
    Matthew GOctober 30, 2010
    The line is LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOONNGGGER than Longcat. Be prepared.
  • Omar
    OmarAugust 30, 2011
    Let the pregnant lady sit ....that would be such a good deed
  • Angel M.
    Angel MitchellMarch 8, 2012
    A glass of wine everyday is good for the blood stream....
  • Terri W.
    Terri WolfromMarch 31, 2012
    Check weekend maintenance schedules before you ride!
  • MYKAL™
    MYKAL™February 19, 2011
    Expect Delays!!! ...like today, track maintenance... , )
  • Natasha R.
    Natasha RobinsonSeptember 5, 2011
    Amtrak and marc train are easy accessible
  • Jessie H.
    Jessie HwangAugust 20, 2012
    Fastest way to get to irs
  • Theodore B.
    Theodore BulynkoMarch 8, 2012
    Sit facing the direction the train goes.
  • Steve G.
    Steve GrimaldiApril 26, 2012
    One place, two stations!
  • MYKAL™
    MYKAL™July 21, 2011
    Don't fret, you'll get a seat! 
  • e
    eJune 25, 2011
    What to say?! It's a metro station!!! I think it says at all!!!
  • Steph S.
    Steph StockmanJuly 28, 2011
    Stand right walk left on the escalator
  • Jose M.
    Jose MuñozJuly 21, 2011
    There are restrooms in the Amtrak terminal.
  • Jocelyn P.
    Jocelyn PollardFebruary 11, 2012
    Not a very entertaining train station bring a book.
  • Laura B.
    Laura BaileeMarch 22, 2013
    Hope there is no delays!!!
  • MP G.
    MP GayMay 26, 2011
    It looks hot out. Stay inside the train.
  • Jack W.
    Jack WangNovember 22, 2010
    Don't get stabbed waiting for the MARC.
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