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There are 6 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Baltimore by subway, train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Subway, train  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station Yellow
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station Acela / ...

$27 - $71

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Subway, bus  •  1h 48m

  1. Take the subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station
  2. Take the bus from H St Nw & 7Th St Nw to H St & Union Station Garage X2 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Baltimore Downtown, Md

$15 - $25

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Baltimore 42.8 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Baltimore 42.8 miles

$4 - $6

Shuttle  •  54 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Reagan Washington Airport to Baltimore

$75 - $85

Towncar  •  54 min

  1. Take a town car from Reagan Washington Airport to Baltimore 42.8 miles

$75 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Baltimore is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Baltimore is to taxi which costs $140 - $170 and takes 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) station to Baltimore station. However, there are services departing from NATIONAL AIRPORT station and arriving at Baltimore Penn Station via GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station and Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 15m.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Baltimore is 38 miles. The road distance is 42.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Baltimore without a car is to subway and train which takes 1h 15m and costs $27 - $75.

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It takes approximately 1h 15m to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Baltimore, including transfers.

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Baltimore train services, operated by Metro Washington DC, depart from NATIONAL AIRPORT station.

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Baltimore train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Baltimore Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Baltimore is 43 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Baltimore.

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There are 239+ hotels available in Baltimore. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Baltimore.
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  • Distance: 38.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 15m

What companies run services between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA and Baltimore, MD, USA?

There is no direct connection from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Baltimore. However, you can take the subway to GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station, take the subway to UNION STATION station, take the walk to Washington Union Station, then take the train to Baltimore Penn Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Baltimore via GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station, H St Nw & 7Th St Nw, H St & Union Station Garage, and Washington, Dc in around 1h 48m.

Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
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 Washington Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
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 Washington Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from H St Nw & 7Th St Nw to H St & Union Station Garage
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.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 Washington, Dc to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$27 - $40
Shuttles by Jayride

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Shuttle from Reagan Washington Airport to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $85
Shuttle
$75 - $85
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Towncar from Reagan Washington Airport to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Taxi from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Yellow Cab DC
Phone
+1 202-544-1212
Website
dcyellowcab.com
Red Cab DC
Phone
+1 202-285-1632
Website
redcabdc.com
Mats DC
Phone
+1 202-480-6807
Website
dcmats.com
https://dfhv.dc.gov/
Website
dfhv.dc.gov

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