Commuting to Tysons is Easy with PRTC

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz
Photo Courtesy of Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission

Photo of OmniRide courtesy of Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission

Written by Christine Rodrigo of PRTC 

Commuting to Tysons from the Manassas and Gainesville areas can be exhausting with the stress of fighting traffic. Leave those worries behind when you ride PRTC’s convenient Tysons Corner bus services instead. You’ll save time and money, and arrive at your destination with a fresh perspective.

Residents in western Prince William County and the Manassas area have a convenient alternative to driving alone to Tysons. The Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC) offers two separate commuter bus lines with direct service to the Tysons Corner Metrorail Station where passengers can shop or hop onto Metro.

The Manassas Metro Direct offers all-day round-trip service on weekdays between the Manassas area and Tysons. Meanwhile, the Linton Hall Metro Direct offers weekday rush-hour service connecting Gainesville and the Linton Hall corridor with Tysons. The comfortable and stress-free ride to Tysons on one of the Metro Direct buses costs just $2.90 one-way with a SmarTrip card or $3.60 cash.

For residents in eastern Prince William County, PRTC operates the Tysons Corner OmniRide commuter bus service offering direct service using the Express Lanes to more than a dozen destinations in Tysons.

Tysons Corner OmniRide buses pick up passengers at the Woodbridge VRE Station and at the I-95 /Route 123 Commuter Lot, where there is plenty of free parking. Destinations in Tysons include Tysons Corner Center, the West Park Transit Center and numerous stops along Greensboro Drive and Jones Branch Drive.

Comfortable buses offer four trips to Tysons on weekday mornings, and four return trips to Prince William in the afternoons/evenings. The one-way fare is $5.75 with a SmarTrip card or $7.70 cash. Bus timetables and maps are available anytime at

For information about transportation options to Tysons or any of PRTC’s services, call PRTC’s Customer Service office at (703) 730-6664 or visit

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