Getting to Maryland


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Getting to Maryland by Air

Commercial Airlines

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)
In Baltimore: 410-859-7111
Outside Baltimore: 1-800-I-FLY-BWI (1-800-435-9294)
Located 10 miles south of Baltimore and 30 miles north of Washington , D.C. , with easy automobile access via Interstate 195, which feeds into a major highway system. An airport rail station is served by Amtrak and Maryland Area Rail Commuter (MARC) trains. Light Rail service is available for direct connections to downtown Baltimore. In addition, BWI offers bus, taxi, limousine, shuttle and rental car services.

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

Washington Dulles International Airport

Regional and Commuter Airports

Cambridge-Dorchester Airport

Carroll County Regional Airport

Easton Municipal Airport

Frederick Municipal Airport

Greater Cumberland Regional Airport
304-738-0002 (W.Va.)

Hagerstown Regional Airport

Ocean City Municipal Airport

Capt. Walter F. Duke Regional Airport at St. Mary's (Hollywood)

Salisbury/Ocean City/Wicomico Regional Airport

Getting to Maryland by Car

We want to help you unwind and enjoy every minute of a hassle-free vacation. One suggestion: Make the most of your getaway to Maryland by getting a head start on other traffic. Leave a little earlier to avoid peak travel times, especially if Maryland's Eastern Shore beaches are on your agenda. Then, when you get where you need to go, consider sticking around just a little longer. This will allow for additional relaxation and an opportunity to savor more of our fair state.

Driving Distances to Central Maryland

  • Toronto, ONT - 715 miles
  • Montreal, QUE - 564 miles
  • Boston, MA - 392 miles
  • Columbus, OH - 392 miles
  • Cleveland, OH - 343 miles
  • Albany, NY - 333 miles
  • Pittsburgh, PA - 218 miles
  • New York, NY - 196 miles
  • Philadelphia, PA - 96 miles
  • Gettysburg, PA - 75 miles
  • Washington, DC  - 37 miles
  • Harpers Ferry, WV - 80 miles
  • Richmond, VA - 143 miles
  • Williamsburg, VA - 205 miles
  • Norfolk, VA - 243 miles
  • Raleigh, NC - 273 miles
  • Charlotte, NC - 444 miles

Getting to and around Maryland by Train

Passenger rail services from more than 500 destinations on a 22,000-mile route system connecting the northeast corridor with the rest of America.
Penn Station, Baltimore
1525 N. Charles St
1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245)

MARC trains
Commuter service between Baltimore and Washington, D.C., operating 77 daily trips in the Baltimore-Washington corridor, eight Maryland counties and northeastern West Virginia on the Penn, Camden and Brunswick lines.
1-800-325-RAIL (1-800-325-7245)
MTA Maryland website


Baltimore's Metro Subway operates from Owings Mills, through Downtown Baltimore, to the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Service is provided from 14 stations and operates every eight minutes during rush hour, every 10 minutes during the day, and every 10 to 20 minutes on evenings and weekends. Basic fares are $1.60 one way, or a $3.50 Day Pass for unlimited daily trips on Maryland Transit Administration Metro Subway.
1-866-RIDE-MTA (1-866-743-3682),

Washington, D.C.'s Metrorail features service for $3.90 maximum.

Light Rail

Above-ground railway operates every day in nine- to 17-minute intervals, with 32 stops from Hunt Valley, through Downtown Baltimore, and south to Glen Burnie. Special stops at BWI Airport , Amtrak's Penn Station-Baltimore, and the Camden Yards sports complex. Basic fares are $1.60 one way, or a $3.50 Day Pass for unlimited daily trips on Maryland Transit Administration Light Rail.
1-866-RIDE-MTA (1-866-743-3682)

Getting Around by Water

Cruise Maryland
Vacationers no longer need to add airfare to the cost of their cruise because the Port of Baltimore Cruise Terminal is just a short drive away. Baltimore is the perfect spot to cruise from!

Water Taxi Service
Private water taxis and shuttles operate in the harbor areas of Baltimore and Annapolis.

Private Vessels
More than 700 commercial marinas along the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries offer transient slips and easy access to area attractions.

Travelers with Special Needs
Before planning a trip, we strongly recommend that you contact venues to find out if accommodations and attractions meet your specific needs. Maryland Relay Service, 1-800-735-2258, provides toll-free access for text or voice telephone and computer/modem applications. Get more information at