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National Cancer Institute Shady Grove Campus
Credit: The JBG Companies / Jim Tetro

NCI Shady Grove Campus
9609 Medical Center Drive
Rockville, MD 20850
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9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20892
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Boyles Street
Frederick, MD 21702
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Directions to NCI Shady Grove Campus

You can drive or use public transportation to get to Shady Grove.

To protect everyone's health, NCI is completely tobacco-free (including e-cigarettes and any other electronic nicotine delivery systems or smoking devices). This policy includes visitors. Thank you for your cooperation.

Metro and Shuttle Service

Metrorail service is available from Washington's Reagan National Airport and from Union Station (railway). There are two metro routes to get to NCI Shady Grove:

  1. Take the Red Line to the Shady Grove stop (terminal station). Exit on the "Kiss & Ride" side and look for signs for the NCI Shady Grove Shuttle.
  2. Take the Red Line to the Medical Center station at the NIH main campus, then take the NCI Express Shuttle from Building 31 to Shady Grove.

Shuttle Service

NCI Shady Grove offers free shuttle loops to the NIH Main Campus and Shady Grove Metro Station. All shuttles are equipped with bike racks.

The NCI Shady Grove Metro Shuttle begins at 6:00 a.m. on the west side of the Shady Grove metro station. View the metro shuttle schedule.

The NCI Shady Grove Express begins at 7:15 a.m., going from NCI to Building 31. View the NCI Express shuttle schedule.

To ride the shuttles, employees are required to show proper NIH badging. Visitors need to secure a shuttle pass from their sponsor. The Shuttle Pass Request Form is available online or at the security desk in the lobby of NCI Shady Grove campus.

View the live map to track the NCI Shady Grove Shuttles.

All items found on shuttles are returned to Shady Grove, suite TE200.

Bus

Various Montgomery County Ride-On bus routes service NCI Shady Grove, and all these buses have bike racks.

Select a route number below for a complete timetable and a map of each Ride-On bus route:

  • Route 43: From Traville Transit Center and Shady Grove Metro. Drops off/picks up in front of NCI Shady Grove on Medical Center Dr.
  • Route 56: From Rockville Metro and Lakeville Center. Drops off/picks up at the intersection of Medical Way and Shady Grove Rd., approximately 200 yards away from NCI Shady Grove.
  • Route 66: From Traville Transit Center and Shady Grove Metro. Drops off/picks up in front of NCI Shady Grove on Medical Center Dr.
  • Route 74: From Germantown Transit Center and Shady Grove Metro. Drops off/picks up on Key West Ave., approximately 100 yards from NCI Shady Grove.

Additionally, the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) offers commuter bus routes to the Shady Grove Metro (routes 201 and 202).

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

Amenities Nearby

Use this page to view many of the amenities and services located near NCI Shady Grove. Maps and location information are provided by Google Maps.

For printable listings, use the links near the bottom of this page.

Select a map:   Searchable Map | Restaurants | Hotels | Banks | Child Care | Gas Stations | Post Offices

Searchable Map

Larger Maps / Accessible Text Listings

Larger versions of these maps at maps.google.com, along with text listings of the amenity locations:
Searchable Map | Restaurants | Hotels | Banks | Child Care | Gas Stations | Post Offices

  • Updated: February 24, 2017