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

Train, subway  •  1 h 9 min

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

$62 - $159

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Silver Spring, Md 8817 / ...
  2. Take the bus from East-West Hwy & Colesville Rd to East-West Hwy & Pearl St J2 / ...

$12 - $26

3 alternative options

Bus, subway  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Baltimore, MD - Greyhound Bus Terminal Downtown to Washington, DC - Union Station
  2. Take the subway from UNION STATION station to BETHESDA station Red

$15 - $21

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

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

You can take a bus from Baltimore to Bethesda via Silver Spring, Md and East-West Hwy & Colesville Rd in around 1 h 25 min.

Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Silver Spring, Md
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $21
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from East-West Hwy & Colesville Rd to East-West Hwy & Pearl St
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Baltimore, MD - Greyhound Bus Terminal Downtown to Washington, DC - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
peterpanbus.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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Baltimore and Bethesda is 54 km. The road distance is 61 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct bus from Baltimore to Bethesda. However, there are services departing from Baltimore Downtown, Md and arriving at East-West Hwy & Pearl St via East-West Hwy & Colesville Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to get from Baltimore to Bethesda, including transfers.