There are 5 ways to get from Ellicott City to Annapolis by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from FREDERICK RD & FIVE OAKS POOL eb to Um Medical Center Bay 1 CityLink PURPLE
  2. Take the bus from GREENE ST & LOMBARD ST sb fs to West St & Church Cir 215 / ...

$3 - $10

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Bus via PATAPSCO & LIGHT RAIL STAT sb  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from ROLLING RD & ROLLINGWOOD RD sb to Baltimore Arena Bay 1 CityLink PURPLE
  2. Take the bus from Patapsco Light Rail Station Bay 3 to CALVERT ST & BLADEN ST fs wb 70

$4 - $14

Line 501 bus, line 70 bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the line 501 bus from Columbia Mall to Arundel Mills Mall 501
  2. Take the line 70 bus from Cromwell Light Rail Station Bay 2 to CALVERT ST & BLADEN ST fs wb 70

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ellicott City to Annapolis 34.1 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Ellicott City to Annapolis 34.1 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Ellicott City to Annapolis is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ellicott City to Annapolis is to taxi which costs $150 - $180 and takes 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ellicott City to Annapolis. However, there are services departing from FREDERICK RD & FIVE OAKS POOL eb and arriving at West St & Church Cir via GREENE ST & LOMBARD ST sb fs. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

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The distance between Ellicott City and Annapolis is 26 miles. The road distance is 34.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Ellicott City to Annapolis without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 38 min and costs $2 - $10.

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It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to get from Ellicott City to Annapolis, including transfers.

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Ellicott City to Annapolis bus services, operated by Maryland Transit, depart from FREDERICK RD & FIVE OAKS POOL eb station.

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Ellicott City to Annapolis bus services, operated by Maryland Transit, arrive at West St & Church Cir station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ellicott City to Annapolis is 34 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Ellicott City to Annapolis.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Annapolis. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 26 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 38 min

What companies run services between Ellicott City, MD, USA and Annapolis, MD, USA?

You can take a bus from Ellicott City to Annapolis via Um Medical Center Bay 1 and GREENE ST & LOMBARD ST sb fs in around 2 h 38 min.

Bus operators
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from FREDERICK RD & FIVE OAKS POOL eb to Um Medical Center Bay 1
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from GREENE ST & LOMBARD ST sb fs to West St & Church Cir
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from ROLLING RD & ROLLINGWOOD RD sb to Baltimore Arena Bay 1
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from Patapsco Light Rail Station Bay 3 to CALVERT ST & BLADEN ST fs wb
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from Cromwell Light Rail Station Bay 2 to CALVERT ST & BLADEN ST fs wb
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Regional Transportation Agency of Central Maryland
Website
transitrta.com
Bus from Columbia Mall to Arundel Mills Mall
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
transitrta.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ellicott City to Annapolis
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
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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