There are 8 ways to get from BWI Rail Station to Outer Banks by train, bus, car, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option
Cheapest option

Fly Baltimore to Norfolk, drive  •  5 h 1 min

  1. BWI - ORF

$143 - $292

6 alternative options

Drive  •  6 h 55 min

  1. 359.6 miles

$35 - $55

Train to Reagan Washington, fly to Norfolk, drive  •  6 h 3 min

  1. DCA - ORF

$183 - $422

Fly Washington Dulles to Norfolk, drive  •  7 h 6 min

  1. IAD - ORF

$201 - $490

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Norfolk, drive  •  7 h 9 min

  1. PHL - ORF

$264 - $715

What companies run services between BWI Rail Station, MD, USA and Outer Banks, NC, USA?

There is no direct connection from BWI Rail Station to Buxton. However, you can take the train to Wilson Amtrak, take the walk to Wilson, NC, take the Amtrak Thruway to Morehead City, NC, take the drive to Cedar Island, NC, take the ferry to Ocracoke, NC, take the drive to Ocracoke, NC, take the car ferry to Hatteras Island, NC, then take the drive to Buxton. Alternatively, you can take the train to Washington Union Station Amtrak, take the train to Wilson Amtrak, take the walk to Wilson, NC, take the Amtrak Thruway to Morehead City, NC, take the drive to Cedar Island, NC, take the ferry to Ocracoke, NC, take the drive to Ocracoke, NC, take the car ferry to Hatteras Island, NC, then take the drive to Buxton.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Baltimore to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Philadelphia to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Philadelphia to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Baltimore to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Wilson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Wilson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to Wilson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Bus operators
Ferry operators
North Carolina Department of Transportation - NCDOT
Website
ncdot.gov
Car ferry from Cedar Island, NC to Ocracoke, NC
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ncdot.gov
Car ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Hatteras Island, NC
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ncdot.gov

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Questions & Answers

The distance between BWI Rail Station and Outer Banks is 417 km. The road distance is 575 km.

The cheapest way to get from BWI Rail Station to Outer Banks is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from BWI Rail Station to Outer Banks is to fly and drive which takes 5 h 1 min and costs $140 - $300.

It takes approximately 15 h 56 min to get from BWI Rail Station to Outer Banks, including transfers.