There are 6 ways to get from Washington to Baltimore Airport (BWI) by train, bus, subway, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train, bus  •  29 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from BWI Amtrak/MARC Station to Terminal between doors 1 and 2 BWI Amtrak/MARC Shuttle / ...

$4 - $150

5 alternative options

Subway, bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the subway from ARCHIVES station to GREENBELT station Green / ...
  2. Take the bus from Greenbelt Metro Dr & Cherrywood La to Bwi Airport Stop 2 - Concourse E B30

$11 - $13

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Washington to Baltimore Airport (BWI) 32.1 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Baltimore Airport (BWI) 32.1 miles

$3 - $5

Shuttle  •  41 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Washington to Baltimore Airport

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  41 min

  1. Take a town car from Washington to Baltimore Airport 32.1 miles

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Baltimore Airport (BWI) is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Baltimore Airport (BWI) is to train and bus which costs $4 - $150 and takes 29 min.

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The distance between Washington and Baltimore Airport (BWI) is 28 miles. The road distance is 32.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Baltimore Airport (BWI) without a car is to train and bus which takes 29 min and costs $4 - $150.

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It takes approximately 29 min to get from Washington to Baltimore Airport (BWI), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Baltimore Airport (BWI) is 32 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Washington to Baltimore Airport (BWI).

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There are 187+ hotels available in Baltimore Airport (BWI). Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Baltimore Airport (BWI).
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  • Distance: 28 miles
  • Duration: 29 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Baltimore Airport (BWI), USA?

There is no direct connection from Washington to Baltimore Airport (BWI). However, you can take the train to BWI Airport Amtrak, take the walk to BWI Amtrak/MARC Station, then take the bus to Terminal between doors 1 and 2. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Washington to Baltimore Airport (BWI) via GREENBELT station and Greenbelt Metro Dr & Cherrywood La in around 1 h 45 min.

Train operators
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Metro Washington DC
Bus operators
BWI Airport Shuttle
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from BWI MARSHALL MARC STATION sb to BWI AIRPORT nb
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Regional Transportation Agency of Central Maryland
Website
transitrta.com
Bus from BWI Amtrak/MARC Station to BWI Airport @ Friendship Rd
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
transitrta.com
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Greenbelt Metro Dr & Cherrywood La to Bwi Airport Stop 2 - Concourse E
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wmata.com
Other operators
Taxi from Washington to Baltimore Airport (BWI)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Red Cab DC
Phone
+1 202-285-1632
Website
redcabdc.com
https://dfhv.dc.gov/
Website
dfhv.dc.gov
Mats DC
Phone
+1 202-480-6807
Website
dcmats.com
Yellow Cab DC
Phone
+1 202-544-1212
Website
dcyellowcab.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Washington to Baltimore Airport
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Washington to Baltimore Airport
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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