Driving and Parking

Single Game Parking Passes

Simplify your trip to Nationals Park by getting a parking pass in advance. Several options for covered and uncovered parking are available.

Parking Information

The Nationals have a variety of parking options available to make it easy for fans to get to Nationals Park. All lots, including the GEICO Garage and Garage C will open 2.5 hours prior to the start of each game. All Nationals parking garages and lots close 1 hour after the conclusion of each game. All Nationals parking garages and lots are managed by parking professionals. Tailgating is not permitted in Nationals parking garages and lots.

Upon entry to a Nationals affiliated parking garage/lot, please have your ticket available for scanning by a parking attendant. Please click below for assistance on how to digitally access your tickets via the MLB Ballpark app.

All Washington Nationals parking lots are now cashless, and will only accept credit card payment at this time. If interested in paying for parking upon arrival to the ballpark, please be aware that drive up parking is available on a game by game basis and is not available for all games. It is highly suggested that parking is purchased ahead of time prior to arrival at Nationals Park.

All Washington Nationals parking lots are now cashless, and will only accept credit card payment at this time. If interested in paying for parking upon arrival to the ballpark, please be aware that drive up parking is available on a game by game basis and is not available for all games. It is highly suggested that parking is purchased ahead of time prior to arrival at Nationals Park.

Parking Map

Public Parking Map

Vehicle entrances for the Nationals parking garages and lots are as follows:

  • GEICO Garage: N Street SE
  • Garage C: First Street SE
  • Lot L: L Street SE
  • Lot M: Cushing Place SE
  • Lot T: 3rd Street SE
  • Lot U: 3rd Street SE
  • Lot W: 7th Street SE

Driving Directions

Arriving from the Southwest of Nationals Park (via South Fairfax County):

  • Take I-395 N to South Capitol Street in Washington
  • Take the exit toward South Capitol Street/Nationals Park from I-695
  • When exiting the off-ramp to merge onto South Capitol Street SW, stay right to ensure you do not head under the M Street overpass
  • Turn left onto M Street SE
  • The ballpark is located between First Street SE and South Capitol Street SE, between N Street SE and Potomac Ave SE

Arriving from the West of Nationals Park (via North Fairfax County):

  • Follow I-66 E to Rock Creek and Potomac Pkwy NW in Washington
  • Take the exit toward Independence Ave from I-66 E
  • Get on I-395 N from Independence Ave SW and Maine Ave SW
  • Take I-695 to South Capitol Street SW
  • Take the exit toward South Capitol Street/Nationals Park from I-695
  • When exiting the off-ramp to merge onto South Capitol Street SW, stay right to ensure you do not head under the M Street overpass
  • Turn left onto M Street SE
  • The ballpark is located between First Street SE and South Capitol Street SE, between N Street SE and Potomac Ave SE

Arriving from the Northwest of Nationals Park (via Montgomery County):

  • Take I-270 S and merge onto I-495 S
  • Take George Washington Memorial Pkwy S to South Capitol Street SW in Washington
  • Take the exit toward South Capitol Street/Nationals Park from I-695
  • When exiting the off-ramp to merge onto South Capitol Street SW, stay right to ensure you do not head under the M Street overpass
  • Turn left onto M Street SE
  • The ballpark is located between First Street SE and South Capitol Street SE, between N Street SE and Potomac Ave SE

Arriving from the North of Nationals Park (via Downtown D.C.):

  • Head east on Pennsylvania Ave NW toward 12th Street NW
  • Turn right onto 9th Street NW
  • Take the ramp on the left onto I-395 N
  • Keep left at the fork to continue on I-695
  • Take the exit toward South Capitol Street/Nationals Park
  • When exiting the off-ramp to merge onto South Capitol Street SW, stay right to ensure you do not head under the M Street overpass
  • Turn left onto M Street SE
  • The ballpark is located between First Street SE and South Capitol Street SE, between N Street SE and Potomac Ave SE

Arriving from the Northeast of Nationals Park (via North Prince George's County):

  • Head southwest on Baltimore-Washington Pkwy
  • Continue onto I-295/Anacostia Fwy S
  • Take exit 4B for Howard Rd toward Nationals Park/Downtown
  • Continue over the bridge onto South Capitol Street SE
  • Turn right onto M Street SE
  • The ballpark is located between First Street SE and South Capitol Street SE, between N Street SE and Potomac Ave SE

Arriving from the Southeast of Nationals Park (via South Prince George's and Charles County):

  • Head west on I-495 S/I-95 S
  • Take exit 2B for Interstate 295 N toward Washington
  • Take exit 3B toward South Capitol Street/Nationals Park/Downtown
  • Merge onto Suitland Pkwy
  • Merge onto South Capitol Street SE
  • Turn right onto M Street SE
  • The ballpark is located between First Street SE and South Capitol Street SE, between N Street SE and Potomac Ave SE
  • All vehicles parking in the GEICO Garage and Garage C may be subject to additional security screening. Security screening may include, but is not limited to, screening by third party security vendors, canine, Washington Nationals Security, and the Metropolitan Police Department. Thank you for your cooperation.

The Nationals reserve the right to change any and all 2022 access, benefits, promotions, seating locations and events (including, without limitation, location, dates and times) without notice based upon: 1) federal, city, state and/or local government orders, mandates or restrictions; 2) the guidance or recommendations of a recognized health agency (i.e. Centers for Disease Control or the World Health Organization); 3) the ongoing developments of the COVID-19 pandemic; and 4) any other reason as determined by the Nationals and/or Major League Baseball in their sole discretions.