Directions and Parking

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We are pleased to now offer our families and visitors complimentary valet parking. Please take advantage of this free amenity and refrain from parking in the surrounding neighborhood streets.


Directions to Collins Funeral Home

Francis J. Collins Funeral Home
500 University Boulevard West
Silver Spring, MD 20901

CLICK on the map below for detailed driving directions from your location

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From Northern Virginia/American Legion Bridge/Potomac/Bethesda/Rockville

  • Take the Beltway (495) East toward Silver Spring/Baltimore.
  • Take Exit 30-A, (Route 29) North toward Colesville Road/Columbia.
  • Make a right at the first traffic light onto University Blvd. (Route 193) East & West and immediately get over into the left lane. Then make the first left onto University Blvd. (Route 193) West. Continue on University Blvd. to the second traffic light (Dennis Ave.) and turn left.
  • Our parking lot is the first driveway on the right.

From Prince George’s County/Andrews Air Force Base/Woodrow Wilson Bridge

  • Take the Beltway (495) North toward Silver Spring/Baltimore.
  • Take Exit 29-A onto (Route 193) West/University Blvd. toward Wheaton.
  • Continue on University Blvd. to the fourth traffic light (Dennis Ave.) and turn left.
  • Our parking lot is the first driveway on the right.

From 16th Street/Washington, D.C./Silver Spring

  • Travel North on 16th Street toward Silver Spring.
  • Turn right onto Colesville Road (Rt. 29 North).
  • Continue North on Colesville Rd, through downtown Silver Spring.
  • Cross over the Beltway (495).
  • Make a right at the first traffic light onto University Blvd. (Route 193) East & West and immediately get over into the left lane. Then make the first left turn onto University Blvd. (Route 193) West. Continue on University Blvd. to the second traffic light (Dennis Ave.) and turn left.
  • Our parking lot is the first driveway on the right.

From Connecticut Avenue/Washington, D.C/Kensington

  • Travel North on Connecticut Avenue (Route 185) across the Beltway (495) and continue through Kensington. Stay to the right when the road splits onto University Blvd (Route 193).
  • Continue East on University Blvd. through Wheaton.
  • Cross over Georgia Avenue (Route 97) and continue to the sixth traffic light (Dennis Avenue). The driveway into our parking lot is on the right just before the light.

From Veirs Mill Road/Rockville/Potomac

  • Travel East on Veirs Mill Road (Route 586) toward Wheaton.
  • Turn left on University Blvd. (Route 193).
  • Continue East on University Blvd. through Wheaton.
  • Cross over Georgia Avenue (Route 97) and continue to the sixth traffic light (Dennis Avenue). The driveway into our parking lot is on the right just before the light.

From Georgia Avenue/Leisure World/Olney/Gaithersburg

  • Travel South on Georgia Avenue (Route 97) toward Wheaton, turn left onto University Blvd (Route 193).
  • Go East on University Blvd. to the sixth traffic light (Dennis Avenue).
  • The driveway into our parking lot is on the right just before the light.

Francis J. Collins Funeral Home, Inc.
500 University Blvd. West
Silver Spring, MD 20901

Phone: 301.593.9500