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from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC

You can get from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC on Aug 1 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:34AMPennsylvania Station0h40 10:14AMUnion Station
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$171One-way
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08:57PMPennsylvania Station0h43 09:40PMUnion Station
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$151One-way
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08:51AMPennsylvania Station0h42 09:33AMUnion Station
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$171One-way
07:54PMPennsylvania Station0h50 08:44PMUnion Station
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$171One-way
06:47PMPennsylvania Station0h51 07:38PMUnion Station
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$171One-way

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Sat
Jul 31
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$8Flixbus
Sun
Aug 1
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$8Flixbus
Mon
Aug 2
$11Amtrak
$6Flixbus
Tue
Aug 3
$8Amtrak
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Thu
Aug 5
$8Amtrak
$6Flixbus

Travel Information between Baltimore, MD and Washington, DC

distanceDistance35 miles (57 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$8 - $15
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $8 (€7) • 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $8 (€7) • 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesPeter Pan Bus or Amtrak

Take a bus or train to travel 35 miles (57 km) from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $8 (€7). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Peter Pan Bus or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC.

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FAQs
How do I reach Washington, DC from Baltimore, MD?

There are 2 ways to travel from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC including taking a bus or train.

How far is it from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC?

The Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC distance is around 35 miles (57 km).

Where do I depart from Baltimore, MD? Where do I arrive in Washington, DC?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC:

    Which travel companies can take me from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC?

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Travel with Peter Pan Bus for buses to Washington, DC. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Peter Pan Bus Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC tickets on Omio for $15 (€12).
    • Travel with Amtrak to go to Washington, DC by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Amtrak Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC tickets on Omio for $8 (€7).
    Can I find a direct route to Washington, DC from Baltimore, MD?

    Yes, there are direct services available from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC with the following travel companies:

    • You can book a direct bus with Flixbus or Peter Pan Bus.
    • You can travel directly by train with Amtrak or Amtrak.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Washington, DC as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC.

    What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC?
    Looking to extend your trip from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC? Many Omio customers who go from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like New York City, Paris or London. If you're looking to explore New York City, Paris or London from Washington, DC, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
    How early should I purchase tickets from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC online for the best deals?

    Before traveling from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A bus ticket costs $15 (€12) one way on average for this route.
    • A train ticket costs $8 (€7) one way on average for this trip.

    But we recommend booking Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

    How do I get from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC the cheapest way?

    The cheapest way to get from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $8 (€7) compared to other travel options to Washington, DC:

    Taking a train is usually $7 (€6) less than taking a bus to Washington, DC, which costs on average $15 (€12) for the same trip.

    What is the fastest way to get from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC?

    The fastest way to get to Washington, DC from Baltimore, MD is by train with an average travel time of 40 min.

    Other travel options to Washington, DC can usually take longer:

    In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 50 min.

    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Baltimore, MD
    Washington, DC
    Pennsylvania Station (Baltimore)
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