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Employee Shuttles

In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the off-campus shuttles (Rockledge, Executive Plaza, Montrose, and Perimeter) will be suspended indefinitely effective Monday, April 6, 2020. The Campus shuttles will remain in full service and the Campus Limited hours will be extended from 6:30 am to 7:25 pm. 

The GPS-based, real-time "NextBus" tracker can be accessed through your cell phone. Additionally, the live bus tracker and arrival time estimator can be found at    

All patient airport, hotel, and Children's Inn shuttles will remain unchanged. 

Shuttle services are provided throughout the day on the NIH Campus for employees, patients, and visitors. Additional shuttle services are provided to the following locations: Montrose, Executive Plaza, Rockledge, Fisher's Lane and Medical Center. Shuttle services is available Monday - Friday, except Federal Holidays. Click on any tile above to view the Shuttle Schedule and Shuttle Route Map. Click on the sign for real-time arrival information.

Employee Shuttles

GPS-based arrival time Information:



Other Shuttle Information

Patient Shuttles

 NIH offers Shuttles exclusively for patients and their visitors.  For more information please click on the image for routes and schedules.

 Patient Shuttle

NCI Operated Shuttles

 NCI Shady Grove Shuttle Services

Click on the links below for shuttle schedules: 

These Shuttles are managed by NCI.  Riders must display an NIH ID card to ride this shuttle. For more information, contact Gehmelle Johnson at 240-276-5542 or  Email:

 NCI-Frederick Shuttle

This shuttle service is available to transport employees to/from the Frederick and Bethesda campuses four (4) times daily, with the first run starting from the Frederick.  Click the link below for schedule:

For information about this service call 301-846-1091. 

General Information

 Safety Reminder

For your safety, drivers will only permit patrons to board or exit a shuttle bus at a designated shuttle stop. If a driver does not follow this contract requirement, disciplinary actions will be taken.

Picture of bicycle being loaded onto a shuttle.

 Bike 'N Ride - NIH Shuttles

NIH Bicyclists can transport bicycles on all of the NIH shuttles. The Shuttles are equipped with the same bike racks as the Metro buses. For instructions on how to use the bike racks visit WMATA.

Contact Information

Louise Davis
Program Manager
Telephone: (301) 496-9621

Sean Cullinane
Quality Assurance Specialist
Telephone: (301) 496-4998

NIH Shuttles Lost and Found

Employee Shuttles:  (301) 435-4010
Patient Shuttles:      (301) 496-1161
NIH Police:               (301)496-5685