There are 3 ways to get from Fairfax to Ocean City by subway, bus or car

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Recommended option

Subway, Amtrak Thruway  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the subway from VIENNA station to NEW CARROLLTON station Orange
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Baltimore to Ocean City, MD 8109

Cheapest option

Subway, bus  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the subway from VIENNA station to NEW CARROLLTON station
  2. Take the bus from New Carrollton, Md to Salisbury, Md 951
  3. Take the bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Ocean City Transfer Point

$24 - $49

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Fairfax to Ocean City 154.4 miles

$15 - $22

Questions & Answers

The distance between Fairfax and Ocean City is 126 miles. The road distance is 154.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Fairfax to Ocean City without a car is to subway and Amtrak Thruway which takes 5 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to get from Fairfax to Ocean City, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fairfax to Ocean City is 154 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to drive from Fairfax to Ocean City.

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There are 1026+ hotels available in Ocean City. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 125.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 51 min

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

There is no direct connection from Fairfax to Ocean City. However, you can take the subway to NEW CARROLLTON station, take the walk to New Carrollton Amtrak, take the train to BWI Airport Amtrak, take the walk to Baltimore, then take the Amtrak Thruway to Ocean City, MD. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Fairfax to Ocean City via NEW CARROLLTON station, New Carrollton, Md, Salisbury, Md, and Shore Transit Bus Terminal in around 6 h 13 min.

Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from VIENNA station to NEW CARROLLTON station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Amtrak

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Baltimore to Ocean City, MD
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New Carrollton, Md to Salisbury, Md
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Shore Transit
Phone
443-260-2300
Website
shoretransit.org
Bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Ocean City Transfer Point
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
shoretransit.org

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