There are 7 ways to get from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Silver Spring by bus, train, subway, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Recommended option

Line 201 bus, bus  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 201 bus from BWI AIRPORT TERMINAL LIGHT RAIL eb to Burtonsville Park & Ride 201
  2. Take the bus from Burtonsville Park & Ride to COLESVILLE RD & FENTON ST sb 305 / ...

$3 - $10

6 alternative options

Train, subway  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the subway from UNION STATION station to SILVER SPRING station Red

$57 - $159

Bus, line 16 bus  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Bwi Airport Stop 2 - Concourse E to Greenbelt Metro Dr & Cherrywood La B30
  2. Take the bus from Greenbelt Metro Dr & Cherrywood La to Takoma Langley Crossroads Transit Center & Bus Bay A C2
  3. Take the line 16 bus from Takoma-Langley Transit Center & Bay A to Sligo Ave & Fenton St 16 / ...

$12 - $18

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Silver Spring 31.6 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Silver Spring 31.6 miles

$3 - $5

Shuttle  •  36 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Baltimore Airport to Silver Spring

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  36 min

  1. Take a town car from Baltimore Airport to Silver Spring 31.6 miles

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Silver Spring is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Silver Spring is to taxi which costs $140 - $170 and takes 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Silver Spring. However, there are services departing from BWI AIRPORT TERMINAL LIGHT RAIL eb and arriving at COLESVILLE RD & FENTON ST sb via Burtonsville Park & Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 12 min.

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The distance between Baltimore Airport (BWI) and Silver Spring is 23 miles. The road distance is 31.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Silver Spring without a car is to line 201 bus and bus which takes 1 h 12 min and costs $2 - $10.

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It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to get from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Silver Spring, including transfers.

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Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Silver Spring bus services, operated by Maryland Transit, depart from BWI AIRPORT TERMINAL LIGHT RAIL eb station.

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Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Silver Spring bus services, operated by Maryland Transit, arrive at COLESVILLE RD & FENTON ST sb station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Silver Spring is 32 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Silver Spring.

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There are 848+ hotels available in Silver Spring. Prices start at $87 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Silver Spring.
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  • Distance: 23.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 12 min

What companies run services between Baltimore Airport (BWI), USA and Silver Spring, MD, USA?

You can take a bus from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Silver Spring via Burtonsville Park & Ride in around 1 h 12 min.

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
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from UNION STATION station to SILVER SPRING station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from BWI AIRPORT TERMINAL LIGHT RAIL eb to Burtonsville Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from Burtonsville Park & Ride to COLESVILLE RD & FENTON ST sb
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Montgomery County MD Ride On
Website
montgomerycountymd.gov
Bus from Old Columbia Pike & Burtonsville Park & Ride to Colesville Rd & Spring St
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
montgomerycountymd.gov
Bus from Takoma-Langley Transit Center & Bay A to Sligo Ave & Fenton St
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
montgomerycountymd.gov
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Burtonsville Shopping Center & National Dr to Colesville Rd & Spring St
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
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
Bus from Greenbelt Metro Dr & Cherrywood La to Takoma Langley Crossroads Transit Center & Bus Bay A
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Other operators
Taxi from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Silver Spring
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
http://www.psc.state.md.us/
Website
psc.state.md.us
Raven Cab Co
Phone
+1 410-945-2212
Next Destination
Phone
+1 202-643-9257
Website
nextdestinationllc.com
Preston Transportation
Phone
+1 443-449-8680
Jayride
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Baltimore Airport to Silver Spring
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Baltimore Airport to Silver Spring
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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