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There are 5 ways to get from Baltimore to Bethesda by bus, train, subway, taxi or car

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

Bus  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Baltimore, MD - Greyhound Bus Terminal Downtown to Silver Spring
  2. Take the bus from Silver Spring Station & Bus Bay 102 to East-West Hwy & Pearl St J2

$14 - $21

Cheapest option

Train Maryland Transit, subway  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from PENN STATION MARC sb to UNION STATION MARC Washington Marc
  2. Take the subway from UNION STATION station to BETHESDA station Red

$8 - $12

3 alternative options

Train Amtrak Acela Express, subway  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the subway from UNION STATION station to BETHESDA station Red

$62 - $159

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Baltimore to Bethesda 38.3 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Baltimore to Bethesda 38.3 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Baltimore to Bethesda is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Baltimore to Bethesda is to taxi which costs $160 - $200 and takes 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Baltimore to Bethesda. However, there are services departing from Baltimore, MD - Greyhound Bus Terminal Downtown and arriving at East-West Hwy & Pearl St via Silver Spring Station & Bus Bay 102. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 1 min.

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The distance between Baltimore and Bethesda is 34 miles. The road distance is 38.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Bethesda without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 1 min and costs $14 - $22.

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It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to get from Baltimore to Bethesda, including transfers.

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Baltimore to Bethesda bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Baltimore, MD - Greyhound Bus Terminal Downtown station.

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Baltimore to Bethesda bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, arrive at East-West Hwy & Pearl St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Baltimore to Bethesda is 38 miles. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from Baltimore to Bethesda.

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There are 824+ hotels available in Bethesda. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Baltimore to Bethesda.
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  • Distance: 34 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 1 min

What companies run services between Baltimore, MD, USA and Bethesda, MD, USA?

You can take a bus from Baltimore to Bethesda via Silver Spring and Silver Spring Station & Bus Bay 102 in around 1 h 1 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from UNION STATION station to BETHESDA station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from PENN STATION MARC sb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Baltimore, MD - Greyhound Bus Terminal Downtown to Silver Spring
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
peterpanbus.com
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Silver Spring Station & Bus Bay 102 to East-West Hwy & Pearl St
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Other operators
Taxi from Baltimore to Bethesda
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
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

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