The Vern Express to Mount Vernon Campus

The Vern Express shuttle routes provide transportation between GW's Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses. For most up-to-date information regarding possible shuttle delays, please follow @TheVernExpress on Twitter. If you already have too many tweets and don't want to miss alerts re service impacts/delays which could make lengthen commute, Be sure to set your account to text notify you when @TheVernExpress tweets.

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

On the following dates the Vex will service the campus from Whitehaven: August 23 & 26 (7am-5pm), September 3 (11am-6pm), October 20 (11am-6pm), April 14 (am - 6pm)

Foggy Bottom Campus Stop Locations

  • Funger Hall main entrance on G Street midway between 22nd & 23rd Streets

  • 2025 E Street (Red Cross Building) -- available between 7am till 8pm 

Fall 2017 Schedule: Aug. 21 - Dec. 12

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 – 7:00AM     Departs every 30 minutes from both campuses**

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**

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** 

Fall Holiday Schedule^: September 4 (Labor Day) and October 9 & 10 (Fall Break) 

  • 7:00am - 11:00AM     Departs every 30 minutes from both campuses**  
  • 11:00AM - 7:00PM Departs every 15 minutes from both campuses*
  • 7:00PM - 7:00AM  Departs every 30 minutes from both campuses** 

^ There will be no shuttle servce during the Thanksgiving Holiday (Thursday, 11/23- Saturday 11/25) 

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 TrasnLoc app or access the TransLoc information through the GW App. 

Contact Us

Email us at tve@gwu.edu with questions, concerns or complaints or send a tweet to @TheVernExpress. 

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

The Vern Express is operated by International Limousine Service (ILS) 7am-3am, call ILS Dispatch at 202.388.6800 x236 for route information and/or ADA arrangements.

From 3am-7am the Vern Express is operated by Transportation Services, call (202) 994-RIDE (7433) for route and/or ADA arrangements.