Tours and Groups


Arlington National Cemetery welcomes visitors to explore the rich history found within the cemetery grounds. Arlington National Cemetery Tours, Inc., provides an interpretive tour bus service of Arlington National Cemetery with weekday stops near the Ord & Weitzel walking gate to see the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, President John F. Kennedy gravesite, U.S. Coast Guard Memorial, U.S. Army Gen. John J. Pershing's gravesite, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and the Arlington House (The Robert E. Lee Memorial).  Weekend service also includes stops near Sections 55 and 60 and the Sept. 11 Memorial.

Tickets can be purchased at Arlington National Cemetery in the Welcome Center ticket booth and at shuttle stops. Tickets can also be purchased online at

Vehicle and bus access is generally not authorized. Driving into the cemetery is allowed for those attending a funeral service. Those with a valid disability placard can ride the interpretive bus service at no cost (with one companion). 

Arlington National Cemetery now offers free shuttle service for individuals to visit a gravesites.

Bus access to the Memorial Amphitheater and Tomb of the Unknown Soldier for honor flights are accepted six months to a year in advance of the group's visit, but must be submitted at least two weeks in advance. Parking is available for buses in the parking facility.