For up-to-date information on public transportation (metrorail, shuttle services, and bus routes view the Visitor Information page at NCI

Driving Directions

There are ample parking spaces in the NCI Shady Grove parking garage, and parking is free.

From the south using Interstate 270

  • Take Exit 8 toward Shady Grove Road
  • Keep left on the exit ramp
  • At the end of the ramp, turn left at the light onto Shady Grove Road heading west
  • Turn right onto Key West Avenue (MD 28 W)
  • Turn left at the next light onto Medical Center Drive
  • Turn right onto Blackwell Road
  • Turn right into the NCI Shady Grove parking garage

From the north using Interstate 270

  • Take Exit 8 and keep right to take the Omega Drive ramp
  • The ramp will bring you to a stop sign
  • Turn left, and continue on Omega Drive, which turns into Medical Center Drive after it crosses Key West Avenue
  • From Medical Center Drive, turn right onto Blackwell Road
  • Turn right into the NCI Shady Grove parking garage