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There are 4 ways to get from Towson to Bethesda by tram, train, subway, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Tram, train, subway  •  2h 9m

  1. Take the tram from LUTHERVILLE & LT RAIL STAT sb to MT ROYAL AVE & LT RAIL STAT sb
  2. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the subway from UNION STATION station to BETHESDA station Red

$27 - $119

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 29m

  1. Take the bus from YORK RD & PENNSYLVANIA AVE sb to Um Medical Center On-Street Stop CityLink RED
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD to Silver Spring Transit Center, Silver Spring, MD Peter Pan

$17 - $32

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1h

  1. Take a taxi from Towson to Bethesda 48.6 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  1h

  1. Drive from Towson to Bethesda 48.6 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Towson to Bethesda is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 1h.

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The quickest way to get from Towson to Bethesda is to taxi which costs $210 - $260 and takes 1h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Towson to Bethesda station. However, there are services departing from YORK RD & PENNSYLVANIA AVE sb and arriving at Bethesda Station & Bay B via GREENE ST & PRATT ST sb, Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD and Silver Spring Station & Bus Bay 102. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 29m.

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The distance between Towson and Bethesda is 40 miles. The road distance is 48.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Towson to Bethesda without a car is to tram and train and subway which takes 2h 9m and costs $26 - $120.

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It takes approximately 2h 9m to get from Towson to Bethesda, including transfers.

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Towson to Bethesda bus services, operated by Maryland Transit, depart from YORK RD & PENNSYLVANIA AVE sb station.

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Towson to Bethesda bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Silver Spring Transit Center, Silver Spring, MD station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Towson to Bethesda is 49 miles. It takes approximately 1h to drive from Towson to Bethesda.

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There are 945+ hotels available in Bethesda. Prices start at $103 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Towson to Bethesda.
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  • Distance: 39.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 9m

What companies run services between Towson, MD, USA and Bethesda, MD, USA?

You can take a bus from Towson to Bethesda via Um Medical Center On-Street Stop, GREENE ST & PRATT ST sb, HAINES ST & WARNER ST wb, Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD, and Silver Spring Station & Bus Bay 102 in around 3h 29m.

Train operators
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Tram from LUTHERVILLE & LT RAIL STAT sb to MT ROYAL AVE & LT RAIL STAT sb
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
More information at
Maryland Transit
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $110
First Class
$80 - $200
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 Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Metro Washington DC
Bus operators
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from YORK RD & PENNSYLVANIA AVE sb to Um Medical Center On-Street Stop
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
More information at
Maryland Transit
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD to Silver Spring Transit Center, Silver Spring, MD
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
peterpanbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Towson to Bethesda
Ave. Duration
1h
Estimated price
$210 - $260
Raven Cab Co
Phone
+1 410-945-2212
Preston Transportation
Phone
+1 443-449-8680
Next Destination
Phone
+1 202-643-9257
Website
nextdestinationllc.com
http://www.psc.state.md.us/
Website
psc.state.md.us

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