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There are 11 ways to get from BWI Rail Station to Cambridge by plane, train, bus, subway, night bus or car

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Fly Baltimore to Boston

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Boston (BOS)

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Night bus

  1. Take the night bus from Baltimore to Boston

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Train to Reagan Washington, fly to Boston

  1. Take the train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Boston (BOS)

Fly Baltimore to Providence, train

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Providence (PVD)
  2. Take the train from Providence to Back Bay

Fly Baltimore to Manchester, bus

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Manchester (MHT)
  2. Take the bus from Manchester, NH to Boston, MA

Train, subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Boston

  1. Take the train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to New Carrollton Amtrak Station
  2. Take the subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to ROSSLYN station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Boston (BOS)

Train to Reagan Washington, fly to Providence, train

  1. Take the train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Providence (PVD)
  3. Take the train from Providence to Back Bay

Train

  1. Take the train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Boston

Train via New York

  1. Take the train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Boston

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to South Station, Boston, MA

Drive

  1. Drive from BWI Rail Station to Cambridge
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The cheapest way to get from BWI Rail Station to Cambridge is to night bus which costs $23 - $40 and takes 11h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from BWI Rail Station to Cambridge is to fly which costs $40 - $210 and takes 3h.

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No, there is no direct bus from BWI Rail Station to Cambridge station. However, there are services departing from 840 ELKRIDGE LANDING RD nb and arriving at South Station, Boston, MA via Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD and Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from BWI Rail Station station to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station and arriving at Central via South Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 54m.

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The distance between BWI Rail Station and Cambridge is 368 miles. The road distance is 406.2 miles.

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The best way to get from BWI Rail Station to Cambridge without a car is to train which takes 6h 54m and costs $29 - $430.

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It takes approximately 3h to get from BWI Rail Station to Cambridge, including transfers.

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BWI Rail Station to Cambridge bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD station.

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BWI Rail Station to Cambridge train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station.

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The best way to get from BWI Rail Station to Cambridge is to fly which takes 3h and costs $40 - $210. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $29 - $430 and takes 6h 54m, you could also bus, which costs $50 - $110 and takes 10h 8m.

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  • Distance: 367.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h

What companies run services between BWI Rail Station, MD, USA and Cambridge, MA, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from BWI Rail Station to Cambridge every 4 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Boston 3 times a day. Tickets cost $60 - $420 and the journey takes 6h 39m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 4 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Baltimore to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Boston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Flights from Baltimore to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flights from Baltimore to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Baltimore to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Boston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Baltimore to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $170
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Baltimore to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$12 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$24 - $70
Business Class Seat
$35 - $95
Train from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$25 - $75
Business Class Seat
$40 - $100
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to New Carrollton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$12 - $35
Reserved Coach Seat
$24 - $70
Business Class Seat
$35 - $95
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$28 - $90
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $180
Business Class Seat
$95 - $240
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$19 - $60
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $120
Business Class Seat
$60 - $160
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$20 - $65
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $130
Business Class Seat
$65 - $170
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from BWI RAIL STATION MARC sb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
More information at
Maryland Transit
Senior / Disability
$2 - $4
Train from BWI RAIL STATION MARC sb to NEW CARROLLTON MARC sb
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
More information at
Maryland Transit
Senior / Disability
$2 - $4
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$15 - $40
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$26 - $75
Business Seat - Adult
$29 - $80
First Class - Child 2-12
$50 - $85
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$95 - $150
First Class - Adult
$100 - $160
Train from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$16 - $45
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$28 - $85
Business Seat - Adult
$30 - $90
First Class - Child 2-12
$55 - $90
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$100 - $160
First Class - Adult
$110 - $180
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$60 - $210
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$100 - $380
Business Seat - Adult
$120 - $420
First Class - Child 2-12
$150 - $310
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$280 - $550
First Class - Adult
$310 - $650
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$30 - $120
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$60 - $200
Business Seat - Adult
$65 - $230
First Class - Child 2-12
$95 - $180
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$170 - $320
First Class - Adult
$190 - $350
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$35 - $130
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$65 - $230
Business Seat - Adult
$75 - $250
First Class - Child 2-12
$100 - $200
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$190 - $350
First Class - Adult
$210 - $390
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to New Carrollton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$170 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Business Seat
$26 - $40
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $85
MBTA
Phone
+1-617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Providence to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $13
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$10 - $13
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to ROSSLYN station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$1 - $3
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Manchester, NH to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to South Station, Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Baltimore Downtown to New York
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Bus from New York to Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $70
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from Baltimore to Boston
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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The quickest flight from Baltimore Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 21m.

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BWI Rail Station to Cambridge bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at South Station, Boston, MA.

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BWI Rail Station to Cambridge train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between BWI Rail Station to Cambridge is 406 miles. It takes approximately 7h 15m to drive from BWI Rail Station to Cambridge.

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JetBlue Airways, Delta, Spirit Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Baltimore Airport to Boston Airport.

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