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Marine Corps Base, Quantico is located off of Interstate 95 in Virginia, 36 miles south of Washington D.C. and 20 miles north of Fredericksburg.
From I-95: Take exit 150, Quantico/Triangle. Take route 619 east to the entrance of the base. Marine sentries assist visitors arriving at the base; visitors are issued vehicle passes and given directions to their destination. Proper identification, such as a state driver’s license, is required to get onto base.
The two airports closest to MCB Quantico are Dulles International (IAD), located in Centreville, Va., and Ronald Reagan Washington National (DCA), in Arlington, VA. Shuttle services are available from both. A Greyhound bus terminal is located in nearby Triangle, Va. and The Town of Quantico is a stop for both Amtrak and Virginia Railway Express train services. The Comfort Inn near Quantico Main Gate North also provides paid shuttle service and FREE shuttle service for groups of 10+ rooms.