Urgent Service Updates
  • See Something, Say Something
    If you See Something, Say Something. Report left-behind packages & suspicious activity to the bus driver. Call 911 in an emergency. See www.securetransit.org for more info.
  • ART 45, 55, 61: Temporary bus stop changes at Rosslyn Metro starting Dec. 6
    Beginning Wednesday, December 6, ART 45, 55 & 61 will switch bus stops at Rosslyn Metro for approximately 3 weeks due to construction. ART 55 will move to Stop A, and ART 45 & 61 will move to Stop F. For more details and a bus stop diagram, please visit https://www.wmata.com/service/status/details/bus-bay-reassignments-rosslyn-metro.cfm

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ART 51 Ballston - Virginia Hospital Center

ART 51 serves customers who travel between Ballston-MU Metro station and Virginia Hospital Center. Also see ART 52 for additional trips between Ballston and Virginia Hospital Center along a different route. ART 51 and 52 are operated by Arlington County with support from Virginia Hospital Center-Arlington.

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Metro Station Vicinity Map

PDF map from WMATA, showing bus bays and stops near Ballston-MU station, and the bus routes assigned to them.

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Not all bus stops are shown on the map. Icons on the map represent schedule "timepoints" – the stops that are listed in the printed and online schedules for the route. Clicking the icons will show upcoming scheduled arrival times for that timepoint.

ART RealTime arrival estimates are also available for ART buses that are less than 45 minutes away. There are additional bus stops between the timepoints, usually about two blocks apart. Look for Metrobus and ART bus stop signs along the route. The bus stop signs will have route numbers indicating which routes serve each stop.

For a larger map with more viewing options, see the System Map.

ART 51 Schedules


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Effective 8/15/2011

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Holiday Schedules

ART 51 operates a Sunday schedule on the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day.

ART 51 operates a Saturday schedule on the following holidays: Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Day after Thanksgiving.

Severe Weather Service

When weather impacts service, ART has three levels of service: Limited, Severe and No Service. ART 51 will operate with detours during both Limited and Severe Service. Learn more about ART 51 Severe Weather Service (PDF).

ART bus flags with a blue snowflake in the upper corner will be in service during severe weather conditions. Learn more.