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L'Taken Logistics - Transportation

All congregations are responsible for providing their own transportation to and from the Washington, D.C., area. Groups are also responsible for arriving to the program Hotel on their own. The costs associated with this travel are not included in the published program fees

​Arrival Information

  • L'Taken weekends begin at 6:00PM on Friday.
  • Please schedule your group’s travel in accordance with the guidelines listed in the table below. 
  • You should plan to arrive in DC with plenty of time to check in to your hotel rooms and prepare for Kabbalat Shabbat.
    • Please note that hotels rooms are generally not available for check-in until 3:30PM
Suggested Arrival Times by Location
Arrival Location Flight/Train Arrival Time
Reagan National (DCA) No later than 4:30 PM
Dulles International (IAD) No later than 3:00 PM
Baltimore Washington International (BWI) No later than 3:00 PM
Union Station No later than 4:30 PM
Coach Bus/Car Around 5:00 PM
  • Our hotels provide a free shuttle from DCA.  
  • For groups arriving into BWI or IAD, we recommend using SuperShuttle. SuperShuttle's exclusive vans can accommodate up to 10 passengers each and will transport your group to the hotel for a competitive rate. SuperShuttle can be contacted for booking at 1-800-258-3826.
  • For groups arriving into Union Station, there are two shuttle services with different sized vehicles which we recommend:

Transportation During L'Taken 

  • Throughout L'Taken, we will travel to various sites around D.C. 
  • If you are not traveling with your own bus to L’Taken, your congregation will travel on buses provided by the RAC for an additional charge of $65/person.
    • This fee includes transportation on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, and transportation from Capitol Hill back to your departing location.

Departure Information

  • Please schedule your group’s travel in accordance with the guidelines listed in the table below. 
  • If you schedule your return train or flight earlier than the suggested times, you will have to schedule transportation on your own at additional cost and may forfeit lobbying visits on Capitol Hill. 
Suggested Departure Times by Location
Departure Location Flight/Train Departure Time
Reagan National (DCA) No earlier than 5:00 PM
Dulles International (IAD) No earlier than 6:00 PM
Baltimore Washington International (BWI) No earlier than 6:00 PM
Union Station No earlier than 4:00 PM
Coach Bus/Car Around 2:45 PM

 

If you have any questions about transportation during L'Taken, please reach out to Ariella or Sara.