Directions / Parking
Bishop O'Connell High School
6600 Little Falls Road
Arlington, VA 22213
From Downtown Washington, D.C.
Take Rt. 66 West* to Exit 69 (Sycamore Street/Falls Church). Bear right off the exit onto Sycamore Street. Go through two stop lights and take the next left onto 26th Street. Take an immediate right onto Trinidad Street. Bishop O'Connell High School is located on the left.
From Northwest Washington, D.C.
Take Arizona Avenue to Canal Road and take a right onto Canal Road. Go across Chain Bridge into Virginia and follow Glebe Road to Lee Highway. Turn right onto Lee Highway and follow to the fifth traffic light at Sycamore Street. Turn right onto Sycamore Street and go one block. Turn left onto 26th Street and then an immediate right onto Trinidad Street. Bishop O'Connell High School is located on the left.
From I-495 in Virginia
Take Rt. 66 East* to Exit 69 (Lee Highway/Washington Blvd.). Go to traffic light at end of ramp and turn left onto Lee Highway. Go two blocks and turn left onto Underwood Street. Continue on Underwood for about three blocks. Bishop O'Connell High School is located on the right.
*Please be aware that weekdays between the hours of 5:30 and 9:30 a.m., all vehicles on eastbound I-66 inside the Capital Beltway must have an EZPass transponder. Solo drivers are charged a variable toll that is posted. HOV-2+ vehicles with an EZPass Flex (set to the HOV position) travel without a toll. Westbound traffic has the same toll/HOV rules between 3:00 and 7 p.m. The lanes are free to all (and no transponder is needed) during off-peak periods, including weekends.
Bishop O'Connell High School is a 10-15 minute walk from the East Falls Church Metro Station (Orange and Silver Line):
Take the Orange or Silver Line to the East Falls Church Metro Stop.
Go NORTH on Sycamore Street about 0.6 miles.
Turn LEFT onto 26th Street N. about 0.04 miles
Turn RIGHT onto North Trinidad Street about 0.20 miles.
Bishop O'Connell High School is on the left as you approach Little Falls Road.
Bishop O'Connell also offers a courtesy shuttle bus every morning from the East Falls Church Metro station. The bus parks on the Kiss and Ride side of the station and leaves promptly at 7:20 a.m.
Arlington Transit operates bus route #52 which stops on Trinidad Street right in front of the school. This bus travels between the Ballston Metro and the East Falls Church Metro in regular intervals. Find the route map and timetable HERE.
Many of our families carpool from outlying areas. Interest and location information is shared among families to encourage carpooling on a regular basis. Please contact the Admissions Office for more information.