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)
www.bwiairport.com
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
703-417-8000
http://www.flyreagan.com/dca/reagan-national-airport

Washington Dulles International Airport
703-572-2700
http://www.flydulles.com/iad/dulles-international-airport

Regional and Commuter Airports

Cambridge-Dorchester Airport
410-228-4571

Carroll County Regional Airport
410-876-7200
www.carrollcountyairport.com

Easton Municipal Airport
410-770-8055
www.eastonairport.com

Frederick Municipal Airport
301-662-8156
www.frederickaviation.com

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

Hagerstown Regional Airport
240-313-2777
www.flyhagerstown.com

Ocean City Municipal Airport
410-213-2471
http://www.oceancityairport.com/

Capt. Walter F. Duke Regional Airport at St. Mary's (Hollywood)
301-373-2101
http://www.stmarysmd.com/dpw/airportinfo.asp

Salisbury/Ocean City/Wicomico Regional Airport
410-548-4827
www.flysby.com

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
 

Amtrak
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)
www.amtrak.com

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)
www.mtamaryland.com

Subway

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), www.mtamaryland.com

Washington, D.C.'s Metrorail features service for $3.90 maximum.
202-637-7000,

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),
www.mtamaryland.com

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 www.mdrelay.org.