Group Access

Vehicular access is controlled at Arlington National Cemetery. Vehicle and bus access is generally not authorized.

Arlington National Cemetery Tours, Inc., a subsidiary of Old Town Trolley Tours, of Washington, Inc. is Arlington National Cemetery's only authorized interpretive tour bus service within the cemetery.

The interpretive tour bus service through Arlington National Cemetery departs continuously from the cemetery's Welcome Center between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., April through September and between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., October through March. 

For group sales, please contact the Group Sales Department at Arlington National Cemetery Tours, Inc., at (703)-979-0804 or e-mail:


Honor Flights

Requests for honor flight are accepted six months to a year in advance of the group's visit, but must be submitted at least two weeks in advance. Please note that while dozens of such ceremonies are arranged each week, it is possible that an official event could arise that would take precedence. Requests can be submitted online at this link.

Many groups that visit Arlington National Cemetery frequently conduct public wreath ceremonies. If your group is planning a wreath ceremony, learn how to Request a Public Wreath Laying Ceremony.