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There are 6 ways to get from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Capitol Hill by bus, train, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Off-Site Parking Pick-Up to BWI Amtrak/MARC Station
  2. Take the train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Washington Union Station

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Bwi Airport Stop 2 - Concourse E to Greenbelt Station & Bus Bay D
  2. Take the bus from Greenbelt, MD to Eastern Market Station

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Capitol Hill

Drive

  1. Drive from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Capitol Hill

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Baltimore Airport to Capitol Hill

Shuttle

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Baltimore Airport to Capitol Hill

Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Capitol Hill by bus and train

The journey time between Baltimore Airport (BWI) and Capitol Hill is around 48 min and covers a distance of around 32 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 8 min. The fastest journey normally takes 33 min. Operated by BWI Airport Shuttle, Maryland Transit, Regional Transportation Agency of Central Maryland and others, the Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Capitol Hill service departs from Off-Site Parking Pick-Up and arrives in Washington Union Station. Typically 302 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
39 min
Layover time:
8 min
Total time:
48 min

Route information

Fastest journey time:
33 min
Journey distance:
32 miles
Services per week:
302
Cheapest price:
$2
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:50
Last service departs at:
23:54

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Capitol Hill bus and train schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated

Departing Sunday

Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Capitol Hill is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Capitol Hill is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Capitol Hill station. However, there are services departing from Bwi Airport Stop 2 - Concourse E and arriving at Eastern Market Station via Greenbelt, MD. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 49m.

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The distance between Baltimore Airport (BWI) and Capitol Hill is 27 miles. The road distance is 31.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Capitol Hill without a car is to bus and train which takes 50 min and costs $2 - $150.

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It takes approximately 50 min to get from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Capitol Hill, including transfers.

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Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Capitol Hill bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, depart from Bwi Airport Stop 2 - Concourse E station.

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Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Capitol Hill bus services, operated by Go Buses, arrive at Eastern Market Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Capitol Hill is 32 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Capitol Hill.

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  • Distance: 27 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

What companies run services between Baltimore Airport (BWI), USA and Capitol Hill, DC, USA?

You can take a bus from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Capitol Hill via Greenbelt Station & Bus Bay D and Greenbelt, MD in around 1h 49m.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
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
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
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
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
25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$70 - $100
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$70 - $100
Business Seat - Child
$65 - $95
First Class - Adult
$110 - $170
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$110 - $170
First Class - Child
$110 - $160
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
Bus operators
BWI Airport Shuttle
Website
bwiairport.com
Bus from Off-Site Parking Pick-Up to BWI Amtrak/MARC Station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
bwiairport.com
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from BWI INTERNATIONAL TERMINAL eb to BWI MARSHALL MARC STATION sb
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
More information at
Maryland Transit
Senior / Disabled
$1 - $2
Regional Transportation Agency of Central Maryland
Website
transitrta.com
Bus from BWI Airport to BWI Amtrak/MARC Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
transitrta.com
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Bwi Airport Stop 2 - Concourse E to Greenbelt Station & Bus Bay D
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Airport Express Senior / Disabled
$4
Go Buses
Phone
1 855-888-7160
Email
reservations@gobuses.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Greenbelt, MD to Eastern Market Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $12
Website
gobuses.com
Shuttles by Jayride

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Shuttle from Baltimore Airport to Capitol Hill
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Shuttle
$35 - $60
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Towncar from Baltimore Airport to Capitol Hill
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Private
$95 - $140
Taxi from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Capitol Hill
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Diamond Cab Taxi
Phone
+1 410-947-3333
Baltimore Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 410-685-1212

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