There are 4 ways to get from Washington to Towson by train, tram, 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

Train, tram  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the tram from MT ROYAL & LT RAIL STAT nb to LUTHERVILLE & LT RAIL STAT nb Light Raillink

$61 - $160

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Baltimore Downtown, Md 3038 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Um Medical Center On-Street Stop to YORK RD & PENNSYLVANIA AVE nb CityLink RED

$13 - $32

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Washington to Towson 47.8 miles

$210 - $250

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Towson 47.8 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Towson is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 1 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Towson is to taxi which costs $210 - $250 and takes 1 h 2 min.

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The distance between Washington and Towson is 42 miles. The road distance is 47.8 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to get from Washington to Towson, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Towson. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at YORK RD & PENNSYLVANIA AVE nb via HAINES ST & WARNER ST eb and Um Medical Center On-Street Stop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 27 min.

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

You can take a bus from Washington to Towson via Baltimore Downtown, Md, HAINES ST & WARNER ST eb, PACA ST & SARATOGA ST fs nb, and Um Medical Center On-Street Stop in around 2 h 27 min.

Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Tram from MT ROYAL & LT RAIL STAT nb to LUTHERVILLE & LT RAIL STAT nb
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$17 - $22
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from Um Medical Center On-Street Stop to YORK RD & PENNSYLVANIA AVE nb
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Other operators
Taxi from Washington to Towson
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Estimated price
$210 - $250
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

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