The Vern Express to Mount Vernon Campus

For service updates visit the GW Rider website

The Vern Express shuttle routes provide transportation between GW's Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses. For most up-to-date information, download the GW Rider app.

Mount Vernon Campus Stop Locations

  • Pick-up & Drop-off: The Quad by Somers Hall/Ames Hall

  • Drop-off only: Rear of Academic Building/Soccer field & Eckles Library

Foggy Bottom Campus Stop Locations

  • Funger Hall (2201 G Street, N.W.) main entrance on G Street midway between 22nd & 23rd Streets

  • 2025 E Street  -- available between 7am till 8pm 

THANKSGIVING 2019 

Wednesday, Nov. 27-Saturday, Nov. 30 

  • 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Departs every 30 minutes from both campuses 

Normal Fall 2019 Service resumes Sunday, December 1st at 7:00 a.m. 

Safeway Shuttle

The Safeway Shuttle will not operate Wednesday, Nov. 27 or Saturday, Nov. 30. Service will resume Sunday, December 1st from 1:00-6:00 p.m. 

FALL  2019 (Monday, August 19, 2019 - Friday, December 20, 2019)

Monday - Friday

  • 7:00AM – 8:00PM Departs every 5 minutes from both campuses
  • 8:00PM - 1:00AM  Departs every 15 minutes from both campuses
  • 1:00AM - 7:00 AM   Departs every 30 minutes from both campuses**
  • **RMA will go offline at 3am and GW Safe Ride will start at this time**

Saturday 

  • 7:00AM – 9:00AM Departs every 30 minutes from both campuses
  • 9:00AM –2:00AM Departs every 15 minutes from both campuses
  • 2:00AM – 7:00AM Departs every 30 minutes from both campuses
  • **RMA will go offline at 3am and GW Safe Ride will start at this time**

Sunday

  • 7:00AM – 9:00AM Departs every 30 minutes from both campuses 
  • 9:00AM –8:00PM Departs every 15 minutes from both campuses
  • 8:00PM – 7:00AM Departs every 30 minutes from both campuses
  • **RMA will go offline at 3am and GW Safe Ride will start at this time**

Timing for One-Way Trip 

  • The one-way trip between the campuses on the Vern Express typically takes 10-13 minutes.
  • (*)When operating on a 15 minute schedule, there will be one Vern Express shuttle departing from both Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon Campus at: 00, :15 , :30, and :45 past the hour.
  • (**) When operating on a 30 minute schedule, there will be one Vern Express shuttle departing from both Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon Campus at: 00 and :30 past the hour.
  • During heavy traffic conditions, especially on weekdays from 7am to 10am and 3pm to 7pm during rush hour, the one-way trip may take longer. Passengers are encouraged to plan accordingly.  For most up-to-date information regarding the Vern Express please use the GW Rider app or access the GW Rider information through the GW App. 

Contact Us

Email us at [email protected] with questions, concerns or complaints or visit us through the GW Rider app (Apple/Android) or GW Mobile app (Apple/Android

Lost and Found:  Contact GWPD's Lost and Found at 202-994-6948 or visit Rome Hall, Suite 101.