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Train  •  2h 56m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Baltimore Penn Station Acela / ...

$36 - $117

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Bus via White Marsh Park & Ride  •  4h 52m

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

$17 - $41

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Bus  •  4h 37m

  1. Take the bus from 36th St & 11th Ave NY to Baltimore NYC - Greenbelt

$19 - $32

Drive  •  3h 16m

  1. Drive from New York to Towson 186.9 miles

$18 - $27

Train to New York JFK, fly to Baltimore, bus  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Baltimore (BWI) JFK - BWI
  3. Take the bus from Um Medical Center On-Street Stop to YORK RD & PENNSYLVANIA AVE nb

$114 - $438

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Baltimore, bus  •  4h 42m

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St-Wash Sq to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Baltimore (BWI) LGA - BWI
  3. Take the bus from Um Medical Center On-Street Stop to YORK RD & PENNSYLVANIA AVE nb

$88 - $307

Train to Newark, fly to Reagan Washington, train, bus  •  4h 55m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station
  4. Take the bus from CHARLES ST & PENN STATION nb to Towson Town Center Bay 2

$144 - $597

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington, train, bus  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St-Wash Sq 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 Towson Town Center Bay 2

$98 - $346

Train to Newark, fly to Washington Dulles, train, bus  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Washington Dulles (IAD) EWR - IAD
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station
  4. Take the bus from CHARLES ST & PENN STATION nb to Towson Town Center Bay 2

$151 - $453

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Baltimore, bus  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Baltimore (BWI) PHL - BWI
  3. Take the bus from Um Medical Center On-Street Stop to YORK RD & PENNSYLVANIA AVE nb

$108 - $415

New York to Towson by train, walk and tram

The journey time between New York and Towson is around 3h 9m and covers a distance of around 196 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 40m. Operated by Amtrak, Amtrak Northeast Regional and Maryland Transit, the New York to Towson service departs from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arrives in LUTHERVILLE LIGHT RAIL STATION nb. Typically 149 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 9m
Fastest journey time:
2h 40m
Services per week:
149
Cheapest price:
$36
Carbon emissions:
16 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
02:53
Last service departs at:
22:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York to Towson train, walk and tram schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Towson is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Towson is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Towson is 2 metres.

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The most affordable 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 $35 - $120 and takes 2h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Towson. However, there are services departing from 36th St & 11th Ave NY and arriving at Towson Town Center Bay 2 via CHARLES ST & PENN STATION nb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from New York to Towson station. However, there are services departing from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arriving at LUTHERVILLE LIGHT RAIL STATION nb via NORTH AVE LIGHT RAIL STATION nb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 56m.

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The distance between New York and Towson is 166 miles. The road distance is 186.9 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Towson without a car is to train which takes 2h 56m and costs $35 - $120.

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It takes approximately 2h 56m to get from New York to Towson, including transfers.

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New York to Towson bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from 36th St & 11th Ave NY station.

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New York to Towson train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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The best way to get from New York to Towson is to train which takes 2h 56m and costs $35 - $120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $19 - $35 and takes 4h 37m.

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  • Distance: 166.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 56m

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

Amtrak operates a train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Baltimore Penn Station hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 2h 16m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from 36th St & 11th Ave NY to Baltimore twice daily. Tickets cost $18 - $27 and the journey takes 3h 54m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Richmond
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $270
Flights from New York La Guardia to Baltimore via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Philadelphia to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $330
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Train 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Business Seat
$55 - $85
Train from Washington Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$55 - $120
Business Class Seat
$90 - $160
Train from Washington Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Train from New York Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from W 4 St-Wash Sq to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from 36th St & 11th Ave NY to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
boltbus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New York to Baltimore, MD
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Book at
megabus.com
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from Um Medical Center On-Street Stop to YORK RD & PENNSYLVANIA AVE nb
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
More information at
Maryland Transit
Bus from CHARLES ST & PENN STATION nb to Towson Town Center Bay 2
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
More information at
Maryland Transit

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Baltimore Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 14m.

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New York to Towson bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Baltimore station.

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New York to Towson train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Baltimore Penn Station.

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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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