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There are 10 ways to get from New York to Towson by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  2h 51m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Baltimore Penn Station Acela Express / ...

$113 - $299

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Bus OurBus  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Towson, MD Columbia-Towson-NYC route

$18 - $30

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Bus Megabus  •  4h 55m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Baltimore, MD New York

$21 - $39

Drive  •  3h 16m

  1. Drive from New York to Towson 187.1 miles

$18 - $27

Train to New York JFK, fly to Baltimore  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Baltimore (BWI) JFK - BWI

$141 - $513

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington, train, bus  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) LGA - DCA
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station
  4. Take the bus from CHARLES ST & PENN STATION nb to JOPPA RD & VIRGINIA AVE wb

$75 - $612

Train to New York JFK, fly to Reagan Washington, train, bus  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Reagan Washington (DCA) JFK - DCA
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station
  4. Take the bus from CHARLES ST & PENN STATION nb to JOPPA RD & VIRGINIA AVE wb

$89 - $493

Fly Newark to Reagan Washington, train, bus  •  4h 51m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station
  3. Take the bus from CHARLES ST & PENN STATION nb to JOPPA RD & VIRGINIA AVE wb

$127 - $669

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Baltimore  •  5h 3m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Baltimore (BWI) PHL - BWI

$297 - $762

Train to Islip, fly to Baltimore  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma
  2. Fly from Islip (ISP) to Baltimore (BWI) ISP - BWI

$166 - $450

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Towson is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Towson is to train which costs $110 - $300 and takes 2h 51m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, NY and arriving at Towson, MD. Services depart twice a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 40m.

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The distance between New York and Towson is 166 miles. The road distance is 187.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Towson without a car is to train which takes 2h 51m and costs $110 - $300.

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It takes approximately 2h 51m to get from New York to Towson, including transfers.

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New York to Towson bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from New York, NY station.

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The best way to get from New York to Towson is to train which takes 2h 51m and costs $110 - $300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $18 - $30 and takes 3h 40m.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Baltimore Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 19m.

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New York to Towson bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Towson, MD station.

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Map of how to get from New York to Towson.
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  • Distance: 166.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 51m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Towson, MD, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from New York to Towson hourly. Tickets cost $110 - $300 and the journey takes 2h 16m. Alternatively, OurBus operates a bus from New York to Towson twice a week. Tickets cost $18 - $30 and the journey takes 3h 40m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Islip to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $230
First Class Seat
$190 - $300
Train from Washington Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
LIRR
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to PENN STATION MARC nb
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Towson, MD
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Book at
ourbus.com
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from CHARLES ST & PENN STATION nb to JOPPA RD & VIRGINIA AVE wb
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Towson is 187 miles. It takes approximately 3h 16m to drive from New York to Towson.

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Baltimore Airport.

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There are 182+ hotels available in Towson. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New York to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs $17.

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