Visiting the National Transportation Library

Library Hours

8:00am through 4:00pm EDT
Monday through Friday (except Federal holidays)


The National Transportation Library is located in the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) headquarters building. The DOT headaquarters is located in the Southeast Federal Center within a mile of the U.S. Capitol Building.


National Transportation Library
Headquarters, W12-300
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE
Washington, DC 20590
Phone - Technical Library: 202-366-0745
Phone - Law Library: 202-366-0749

Procedures for Visitors

Members of the general public need a valid picture ID to enter the library and are encouraged to call ahead.

Directions to NTL