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

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Recommended option

Subway, train  •  1h 29m

  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 / ...

$28 - $76

Cheapest option

Subway, bus  •  3h 8m

  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 & station B30

$14 - $16

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Bus  •  2h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Union Station, Washington, DC to Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD Peter Pan / ...

$16 - $31

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Downtown Baltimore 42.1 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Downtown Baltimore 42.1 miles

$4 - $6

Towncar  •  53 min

  1. Take a town car from Reagan Washington Airport to Downtown Baltimore 42.1 miles

$140 - $200

Shuttle  •  53 min

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

$75 - $85

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) → Downtown Baltimore
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The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Downtown Baltimore is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 53 min.

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The fastest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Downtown Baltimore is to taxi which takes 53 min and costs $130 - $170.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Downtown Baltimore is 38 miles. The road distance is 42.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Downtown Baltimore without a car is to subway and train which takes 1h 29m and costs $28 - $80.

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It takes approximately 1h 29m to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Downtown Baltimore, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Downtown Baltimore is 42 miles. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Downtown Baltimore.

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Downtown Baltimore.
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  • Distance: 38.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 29m

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

Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Union Station, Washington, DC to Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD every 4 hours. Tickets cost $14 - $20 and the journey takes 50 min. Greyhound USA also services this route every 3 hours.

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
Subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to GREENBELT station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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
Schedules at
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
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Washington, DC to Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
peterpanbus.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 to Baltimore Downtown
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$27 - $40
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Greenbelt Station & Bus Bay D to BWI AIRPORT & station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wmata.com
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 Downtown Baltimore
Ave. Duration
53 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 Downtown Baltimore
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Private
$140 - $200
Taxi from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Downtown Baltimore
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$130 - $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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