Visiting IBBR

The Institute for Bioscience & Biotechnology Research (IBBR)
9600 Gudelsky Drive
Rockville, Maryland 20850

Driving Directions

Detailed driving directions to our Shady Grove facility in Rockville, Maryland are available by clicking here.


Pay for use parking is available for visitors in the Shady Grove Garage located directly across from IBBR (see map below).  The rate is $3.00 per hour or a maximum of $15.00 per day.

Facility Access

IBBR is a secure facility, so daily visitors must go the main entrance under the trellis and check in at the front desk. For visitors attending an event at IBBR, please follow the signage to the appropriate facility entrance to sign in. 

Public Transportation

IBBR is located approximately 5 miles from both the Rockville and Shady Grove MetroRail Stations. Montgomery County's Ride On bus system services the area. For specific route information please visit the Ride On website or call 240-777-0311.

Transportation and Hotel Information

Air Travel

Three major airports service the Washington Metropolitan area. Metro rail, bus and MARC Train services are available from each of the major airports.

Reagan National Airport - DCA
Approximately 26 miles from Rockville, Maryland

Dulles International Airport - IAD
Approximately 28 miles from Rockville, Maryland

Baltimore/Washington International Airport - BWI
Approximately 42 miles from Rockville, Maryland


Courtyard Marriott
2500 Research Blvd, Rockville, MD
Phone: 301-670-6700

Hilton Garden Inn Rockville
14975 Shady Grove Rd, Rockville, MD
Phone: 240-507-1800

Homewood Suites by Hilton
14975 Shady Grove Rd, Rockville, MD
Phone: 240-507-1900

Sheraton Rockville Hotel
920 King Farm Blvd, Rockville, MD
Phone: 240-912-8200