There are 3 ways to get from Washington to Ocean City by train, bus, car or shuttle

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Recommended option

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Baltimore to Ocean City, MD 8109

Cheapest option

Train, shuttle  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to BWI RAIL STATION MARC nb Marc
  2. Take a shuttle bus from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Ocean City, MD

$89 - $117

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Ocean City 136.3 miles

$13 - $20

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Ocean City, MD, USA?

There is no direct connection from Washington to Ocean City. However, you can take the train to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak, take the walk to Baltimore, then take the Amtrak Thruway to Ocean City, MD. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Ocean City.

Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Maryland Transit
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to BWI RAIL STATION MARC nb
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Washington to Ocean City?

The distance between Washington and Ocean City is 181 km. The road distance is 218 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Washington to Ocean City?

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Ocean City is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 54 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Washington to Ocean City?

The quickest way to get from Washington to Ocean City is to drive which takes 2 h 54 min and costs $13 - $20.

How long does it take to get from Washington to Ocean City?

It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Washington to Ocean City, including transfers.