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

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Subway, train

  1. Take the subway from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Yellow/Blue Line Track 1 Platform to Metro Center, Blue/Orange/Silver Line Center Platform
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station

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Subway, train via Greenbelt, Green/Yellow Line Center Platform

  1. Take the subway from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Yellow/Blue Line Track 1 Platform to Greenbelt, Green/Yellow Line Center Platform
  2. Take the train from GREENBELT MARC nb to Camden Station Marc

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Taxi

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

Drive

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

Towncar

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

Shuttle

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Reagan Washington Airport to Baltimore
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The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Baltimore is to subway and train via Greenbelt, Green/Yellow Line Center Platform which costs $4 - $13 and takes 2h 34m.

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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) to Baltimore station. However, there are services departing from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Yellow/Blue Line Track 1 Platform and arriving at Baltimore Penn Station via Metro Center, Red Line Track 1 Platform and Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 16m.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Baltimore is 38 miles. The road distance is 42.7 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 16m and costs $15 - $100.

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It takes approximately 1h 16m 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 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, depart from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Yellow/Blue Line Track 1 Platform 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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  • Distance: 38.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 16m

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 Metro Center, Red Line Track 1 Platform, take the subway to Union Station, Red Line Center Platform, 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 Greenbelt, Green/Yellow Line Center Platform and GREENBELT MARC nb in around 2h 34m.

Train operators
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Yellow/Blue Line Track 1 Platform to Metro Center, Blue/Orange/Silver Line Center Platform
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Senior / Disabled
$1 - $2
Standard Fare
$2 - $4
Subway from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Yellow/Blue Line Track 1 Platform to Greenbelt, Green/Yellow Line Center Platform
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Senior / Disabled
$2 - $3
Standard Fare
$3 - $5
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$29 - $45
Amtrak Acela

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
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $90
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$16 - $45
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$28 - $80
Business Seat - Adult
$30 - $90
First Class - Child 2-12
$55 - $90
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$100 - $160
First Class - Adult
$110 - $170
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
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$25 - $75
Business Class Seat
$40 - $100
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from GREENBELT MARC nb to Camden Station Marc
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $8
More information at
Maryland Transit
Senior / Disability
$2 - $4
Bus operators
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.

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Towncar from Reagan Washington Airport to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Private
$140 - $210
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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