There are 4 ways to get from Baltimore to Sterling by train, subway, bus 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  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station Silver

$95 - $204

Cheapest option

Train, bus, subway  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from PENN STATION MARC sb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
  2. Take the bus from E Street and Columbus Circle NE to Jefferson Drive and 12th Street SW Nm
  3. Take the subway from SMITHSONIAN station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station

$29 - $40

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Washington, Dc 8819 / ...
  2. Take the bus from N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C to Herndon-Monroe Pk & Rd & Bus Bay T 5A

$37 - $59

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Baltimore to Sterling 62.4 miles

$6 - $9

Questions & Answers

The distance between Baltimore and Sterling is 48 miles. The road distance is 62.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Sterling without a car is to train and subway which takes 3 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Baltimore to Sterling, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Baltimore to Sterling is 62 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to drive from Baltimore to Sterling.

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There are 177+ hotels available in Sterling. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Baltimore to Sterling.
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  • Distance: 48.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 33 min

What companies run services between Baltimore, MD, USA and Sterling, VA, USA?

You can take a bus from Baltimore to Sterling via Washington, Dc, E St Ne & Columbus Circle, K St Nw & Connecticut Ave Nw, FARRAGUT WEST station, ROSSLYN station, N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C, and Herndon-Monroe Pk & Rd & Bus Bay T in around 2 h 45 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 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 FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from SMITHSONIAN station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
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 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Bus operators
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 Baltimore Downtown, Md to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C to Herndon-Monroe Pk & Rd & Bus Bay T
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
DC Circulator
Website
dccirculator.com
Bus from E Street and Columbus Circle NE to Jefferson Drive and 12th Street SW
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
dccirculator.com

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