There are 9 ways to get from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Charlottesville by train, bus, subway, car 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

Train Amtrak  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Charlottesville Amtrak Crescent / ...

$85 - $225

Cheapest option

Bus, subway  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Bwi Airport Stop 2 - Concourse E to Greenbelt Metro Dr & Cherrywood La B30
  2. Take the subway from GREENBELT station to L'ENFANT PLAZA station
  3. Take the subway from L'ENFANT PLAZA station to Franconia Springfield Metro
  4. Take the bus from Springfield to Charlottesville, Va

$28 - $56

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Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak Northeast Regional

$75 - $205

Bus  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Charlottesville, Va 3925

$29 - $246

Drive  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Charlottesville 152.6 miles

$14 - $22

Fly Baltimore to Norfolk, bus  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Norfolk (ORF) BWI - ORF
  2. Take the bus from Norfolk, Va to Richmond, Va
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va

$187 - $354

Bus, train, subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Charlottesville  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal between doors 14 and 15 to BWI Amtrak/MARC Station
  2. Take the train from BWI Airport Amtrak to New Carrollton Amtrak
  3. Take the subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to ROSSLYN station
  4. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Charlottesville (CHO) IAD - CHO

$264 - $688

Train, subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Staunton, drive  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from BWI Airport Amtrak to New Carrollton Amtrak
  2. Take the subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to ROSSLYN station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Staunton (SHD) IAD - SHD
  4. Drive from Staunton to Charlottesville

$139 - $856

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Charlottesville  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Charlottesville (CHO) PHL - CHO

$297 - $702

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Charlottesville is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 3 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Charlottesville is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 3 h 1 min.

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The distance between Baltimore Airport (BWI) and Charlottesville is 127 miles. The road distance is 152.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Charlottesville without a car is to train which takes 4 h 21 min and costs $85 - $230.

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Charlottesville, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Charlottesville is to train which takes 4 h 21 min and costs $85 - $230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $29 - $250 and takes 5 h 47 min.

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The quickest flight from Baltimore Airport to Norfolk Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Charlottesville is 153 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to drive from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Charlottesville.

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  • Distance: 126.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

What companies run services between Baltimore Airport (BWI), USA and Charlottesville, VA, USA?

You can take a train from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Charlottesville via BWI Amtrak/MARC Station, BWI Airport Amtrak, and Washington Union Station in around 4 h 21 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Charlottesville every 3 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Staunton
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlottesville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $700
Train operators
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $200
Train from BWI Airport Amtrak to New Carrollton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from GREENBELT station to L'ENFANT PLAZA station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from L'ENFANT PLAZA station to Franconia Springfield Metro
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to ROSSLYN station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from BWI RAIL STATION MARC sb to NEW CARROLLTON MARC sb
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Bwi Airport Stop 2 - Concourse E to Greenbelt Metro Dr & Cherrywood La
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wmata.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 Springfield to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Washington, Dc to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Norfolk, Va to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
Bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
BWI Airport Shuttle
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from BWI AIRPORT TERMINAL LIGHT RAIL eb to BWI MARSHALL MARC STATION sb
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov

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