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There are 7 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Baltimore Airport (BWI) by subway, train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Subway, train  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station Yellow
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station Northeast Regional / ...

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Subway, bus  •  2h 25m

  1. Take the subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to GREENBELT station Yellow
  2. Take the bus from Greenbelt Station & Bus Bay D to Bwi Airport & Concourse A + B B30

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Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Baltimore Airport (BWI) 35.4 miles

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Baltimore Airport (BWI) 35.4 miles

Towncar  •  47 min

  1. Take a town car from Reagan Washington Airport to Baltimore Airport (BWI) 35.4 miles

Towncar #2  •  47 min

  1. Take a town car from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Baltimore Airport 35.4 miles

Shuttle  •  47 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Baltimore Airport
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The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Baltimore Airport (BWI) is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Baltimore Airport (BWI) is to taxi which costs $110 - $140 and takes 47 min.

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It is 30 miles from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Baltimore Airport (BWI). It is approximately 35.4 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Baltimore Airport (BWI) without a car is to subway and train which takes 1h 20m and costs $14 - $120.

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It takes approximately 1h 20m to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Baltimore Airport (BWI), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Baltimore Airport (BWI) is 35 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Baltimore Airport (BWI).

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Baltimore Airport (BWI).
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  • Distance: 30.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 20m

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

There is no direct connection from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Baltimore Airport (BWI). 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, take the train to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station, take the walk to BWI Amtrak/MARC Station, then take the bus to Upper Level Terminal - Concourse A. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Baltimore Airport (BWI) via GREENBELT station and Greenbelt Station & Bus Bay D in around 2h 25m.

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
$1 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$1 - $2
Subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to GREENBELT station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$2 - $3
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$12 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$24 - $70
Business Class Seat
$35 - $95
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$70 - $100
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$70 - $100
Business Seat - Child
$65 - $95
First Class - Adult
$110 - $170
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$110 - $170
First Class - Child
$110 - $160
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Greenbelt Station & Bus Bay D to Bwi Airport & Concourse A + B
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Airport Express Senior / Disabled
$4
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 (DCA) to Baltimore Airport
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Shuttle
$65 - $80
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 Airport (BWI)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Private
$130 - $190
Towncar from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Baltimore Airport
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Private
$130 - $190
Taxi from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Baltimore Airport (BWI)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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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