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Image Credit: Paul Thompson
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1 Getting to Maryland by Air - Commercial Airports

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

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2 Getting to Maryland by Air - 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
https://oceancitymd.gov/oc/departments/public-works/airport/
 

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
https://flysbyairport.com/

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3 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

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4 Getting to Maryland by Bus

MegaBus 
One of the most economical transportation options, MegaBus travels numerous times between DC & NYC.  All ticketing is done online and they drop you off on 34th Street, 3 blocks from Penn Station in NYC.  DC stop is near Union Station and the Baltimore stop is at the White Marsh Park & Ride.  They do offer a stop at the University of Delaware in Newark, but not as frequent.  You need to book early to get the best rates.  www.us.megabus.com
 

BoltBus
Another economical option traveling between intercity locations in the Northeast.  Ticketing is booked online.  They have three stops in NYC, depending on your arrival location.  In DC, they have stops at Union Station and the Greenbelt Metro; Baltimore the stop is near Penn Station and the stop in Philadelphia at Penn Station and Cherry Hill Mall.  www.boltbus.com 
 

Superior Tours 
A local Maryland company with a daily line-run to NYC.  They stop at Pikesville, Towson & Mountain Road (I-95, Exit 74) and make two drop-offs in NYC at Rockefeller Plaza and Times Square. www.superiortours.com
 

Peter Pan Bus Lines (Greyhound)
Another affordable option, you can depart from Baltimore bus terminal (behind Horseshoe Casino) or Wilmington (near train station) to NYC.  www.peterpanbus.com 
 

The Big Apple Express (Gunther/Hunt Valley) 
A local Maryland company with line rune service to NYC on Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday.  They have pick-ups in Security, Pikesville, Carney & Mountain Road.  www.gunthercharters.com
 

BestBus (Academy)
Academy’s economical option for transportation between DC & NYC.  Their DC stops are DuPont Circle and Silver Spring; their NYC drop off location is Times Square.  www.bestbus.com 
 

WashingtonDeluxe 
Express service between DC & NYC.  DC pick-up locations at DuPont Circle and Columbus Circle; NYC stops at Times Square, Chinatown & Brooklyn. www.washny.com
 

TripperBus
Express service between Arlington (Rosslyn), Bethesda and NYC.  www.tripperbus.com 
 

Vamoose (DC Trails)
Express bus service between Lorton, Arlington (Rosslyn), Bethesda and NYC.  www.vamoosebus.com

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5 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)
MTA Maryland website

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. Day Passes are available for unlimited daily trips on Maryland Transit Administration Metro Subway.
1-866-RIDE-MTA (1-866-743-3682), https://mta.maryland.gov/
Washington, D.C. features Metrorail service.
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)
https://mta.maryland.gov/

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6 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.

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