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There are 6 ways to get from UNION STATION station to Baltimore Airport (BWI) by train, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Train

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station

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Train via Upper Level Terminal - Concourses D & E

  1. Take the train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to BWI RAIL STATION MARC nb

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from UNION STATION station to Baltimore Airport (BWI)

Drive

  1. Drive from UNION STATION station to Baltimore Airport (BWI)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from UNION STATION station to Baltimore Airport

Shuttle

  1. Take a shuttle bus from UNION STATION station to Baltimore Airport

UNION STATION station to Baltimore Airport (BWI) by walk, train and bus

The journey time between UNION STATION station and Baltimore Airport (BWI) is around 35 min and covers a distance of around 32 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 8 min. The fastest journey normally takes 28 min. Operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, Amtrak Acela Express, Amtrak and others, the UNION STATION station to Baltimore Airport (BWI) service departs from UNION STATION station and arrives in Upper Level Terminal - Concourse A. Typically 154 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
27 min
Layover time:
8 min
Total time:
35 min

Route information

Fastest journey time:
28 min
Journey distance:
32 miles
Services per week:
154
Cheapest price:
$13
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:45
Last service departs at:
22:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

UNION STATION station to Baltimore Airport (BWI) walk, train and bus schedules

Walk services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated

Departing Saturday

Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
UNION STATION station → Baltimore Airport (BWI)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Baltimore Airport (BWI) is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from UNION STATION station to Baltimore Airport (BWI) is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 39 min.

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The fastest way to get from UNION STATION station to Baltimore Airport (BWI) is to train. Taking this option will cost $12 - $110 and takes 36 min.

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The distance between UNION STATION station and Baltimore Airport (BWI) is 27 miles. The road distance is 30.7 miles.

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to Baltimore Airport (BWI) without a car is to train which takes 36 min and costs $12 - $110.

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It takes approximately 36 min to get from UNION STATION station to Baltimore Airport (BWI), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between UNION STATION station to Baltimore Airport (BWI) is 31 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from UNION STATION station to Baltimore Airport (BWI).

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  • Distance: 26.6 miles
  • Duration: 36 min

What companies run services between UNION STATION station, DC, USA and Baltimore Airport (BWI), USA?

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $70 and the journey takes 26 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
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
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to BWI RAIL STATION MARC nb
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
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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 UNION STATION station to Baltimore Airport
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Shuttle
$35 - $60
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 UNION STATION station to Baltimore Airport
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Private
$90 - $130
Taxi from UNION STATION station to Baltimore Airport (BWI)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
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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