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There are 4 ways to get from UNION STATION station to Ellicott City by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 77 bus  •  1h 30m

  1. Take the train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to WEST BALTIMORE MARC nb Marc
  2. Take the line 77 bus from West Baltimore Marc Station Bay 1 to ROLLING RD & RT 40 nb 77

$6 - $13

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1h 44m

  1. Take the bus from INDEPENDENCE AVE & 1ST ST SE eb to Long Gate P&R 345

$1 - $5

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from UNION STATION station to Ellicott City 31.5 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from UNION STATION station to Ellicott City 31.5 miles

$3 - $5

UNION STATION station to Ellicott City by train and bus

The journey time between UNION STATION station and Ellicott City is around 1h 33m and covers a distance of around 46 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 14m. Operated by Maryland Transit, the UNION STATION station to Ellicott City service departs from UNION STATION MARC Washington and arrives in ROLLING RD & RT 40 nb. Typically 97 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 33m
Fastest journey time:
1h 14m
Journey distance:
46 miles
Services per week:
97
Cheapest price:
$6
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:15
Last service departs at:
22:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

UNION STATION station to Ellicott City train and bus schedules

UNION STATION station → Ellicott City
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ellicott City is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ellicott City is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Ellicott City is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 20 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from UNION STATION station to Ellicott City is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from UNION STATION station to Ellicott City is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from INDEPENDENCE AVE & 1ST ST SE eb and arriving at Long Gate P&R. Services depart four times a day, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1h 24m.

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It is 28 miles from UNION STATION station to Ellicott City. It is approximately 31.5 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to Ellicott City without a car is to train and line 77 bus which takes 1h 30m and costs $6 - $13.

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It takes approximately 1h 30m to get from UNION STATION station to Ellicott City, including transfers.

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UNION STATION station to Ellicott City bus services, operated by Maryland Transit, depart from INDEPENDENCE AVE & 1ST ST SE eb station.

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UNION STATION station to Ellicott City bus services, operated by Maryland Transit, arrive at Long Gate P&R station.

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Yes, the driving distance between UNION STATION station to Ellicott City is 32 miles. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from UNION STATION station to Ellicott City.

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Map of how to get from UNION STATION station to Ellicott City.
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  • Distance: 27.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 30m

What companies run services between UNION STATION station, DC, USA and Ellicott City, MD, USA?

Maryland Transit operates a bus from INDEPENDENCE AVE & 1ST ST SE eb to Long Gate P&R 4 times a day. Tickets cost $1 - $5 and the journey takes 1h 24m.

Train operators
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to WEST BALTIMORE MARC nb
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
More information at
Maryland Transit
Bus operators
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from West Baltimore Marc Station Bay 1 to ROLLING RD & RT 40 nb
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
More information at
Maryland Transit
Bus from INDEPENDENCE AVE & 1ST ST SE eb to Long Gate P&R
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $5
More information at
Maryland Transit
Other operators
Taxi from UNION STATION station to Ellicott City
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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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