Arlington National Cemetery opens to the public daily at 8 a.m. 365 days a year. From April 1 to Sept. 30 the cemetery closes at 7 p.m., the other six months it closes at 5 p.m.
Ample paid parking is available to visitors, accessible from Memorial Drive. The parking garage closes 1 hour after the cemetery.
$1.75/hour for the first three hours, and $2.50/hour thereafter.
$7.00/hour for the first three hours and $14.00/hour thereafter.
During all hours the cemetery is open, the Arlington Cemetery Metro stop is regularly served by high-speed subway trains. The cemetery is also a stop on most tour guides' itineraries.
Vehicular access is controlled at Arlington National Cemetery. Tour bus and visiting bus access to the Memorial Amphitheater and Tomb of the Unknowns in conjunction with an event is authorized by exception only and not authorized prior to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday due to funeral services.