How to get from Bethesda to Ocean City

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Recommended option

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Acela Express / ...
  2. 8109

Cheapest option

Train, shuttle  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Acela Express / ...

$143 - $264

2 alternative options

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 49 min

  1. 201
  2. 8109

Drive  •  3 h 3 min

  1. 141.8 miles

$13 - $21

What companies run services between Bethesda, MD, USA and Ocean City, MD, USA?

You can take a bus from Bethesda to Ocean City via Shady Grove Station & Bay C - West, SHADY GROVE & station, BWI MARSHALL MARC STATION sb, and Baltimore in around 6 h 49 min.

Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
+1 1-800-872-7245
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 min
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bethesda and Ocean City is 189 km. The road distance is 227 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bethesda to Ocean City is to drive which costs $13 - $21 and takes 3 h 3 min.

The quickest way to get from Bethesda to Ocean City is to drive which takes 3 h 3 min and costs $13 - $21.

No, there is no direct bus from Bethesda to Ocean City. However, there are services departing from Medical Center Station & Bay E and arriving at Ocean City, MD via SHADY GROVE & station and Baltimore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 49 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from Bethesda to Ocean City, including transfers.