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Rentals, Taxis, Shuttles & Buses

Situated in the heart of the Mid-Atlantic, Baltimore is easily accessible by plane, train or highway. Its location and proximity to New York, Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia makes it a prime meeting destination.

By Air 

Airports

Three major airports serve Baltimore: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in Maryland, as well as Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Just 15 minutes from downtown, BWI Thurgood Marshall offers more than 650 flights daily to more than 70 domestic destinations, including London, Frankfurt and the Caribbean. The airport features easy access to the Light Rail as well as the BWI Amtrak Station.

By Land

Charm City Circulator

A free, hybrid bus service, the Charm City Circulator features four routes that intersect in downtown Baltimore and connect to other transit such as the Light Rail, MARC, Metro Subway and the Baltimore Water Taxi. Call 410-350-0456 or go to www.charmcitycirculator.com.

Bus Companies

Your group can travel in comfort aboard the coaches of Baltimore’s bus companies

Limousine and Shuttles

Experienced and professionals drivers take the wheel so you don’t have to! Ride in style with Baltimore’s limo and shuttle services.

Motorcoach Information

Baltimore has opened a new motorcoach facility, adjacent to the B&O Railroad Museum, minutes from the Convention Center, the Inner Harbor and Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine. The new, secure facility features a drivers’ lounge, with restrooms, WiFi, television and vending. The facility also may be used for shuttle bus parking as well as trailer trucks servicing convention exhibitors. For information about reservations and rates, please see the group tour section of www.baltimore.org or call Visit Baltimore at 877-BALTIMORE.

Inner Harbor Loading and Unloading Zones Area One (West) – Baltimore Visitor Center/Light Street: Loading and unloading are permitted on the northbound lane of Light Street by the Baltimore Visitor Center. No staging is allowed.

Area Two (North/East) – National Aquarium/Pratt Street: Loading and unloading are allowed on the north side of the Inner Harbor at the National Aquarium. Staging is not permitted.

Parking

Parking Authority of Baltimore City
443-573-2800
http://1.usa.gov/Q96pmk

Parking Garages

Edison Properties
410-659-7621
www.edprop.com

Public Transport

The Maryland Transit Authority (MTA) operates bus, Metro Subway, Light Rail and MARC train services. For fares and schedules, please call 888-218-2267 or 410-539-5000 or visit www.mtamaryland.com. The Charm City Circulator is a free transportation service with four routes that intersect downtown Baltimore, including a route to Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine. The routes also connect to other forms of transit such as the Light Rail, MARC, the Metro Subway and the Baltimore Water Taxi.  

Taxi Services

Browse taxi services here.

Trains

Baltimore’s Penn Station is one of Amtrak’s busiest stations, serving more than 932,800 guests each year. Penn Station is easily accessible by I-95, I-83 and I-70. Amtrak offers special group fares. For information, contact Visit Baltimore’s Convention Services Department.

Amtrak
800-USA-RAIL
www.amtrak.com 

MARC (MTA) Train Service
866-743-3682
www.mtamaryland.com

By Water

Charter Boats/Cruises/Tours

A number of companies specialize in harbor cruises and entertainment - find a comprehensive list of boats and cruise providers here.

Cruise Maryland

Departures from the Port of Baltimore go to various ports-of-call in Canada, New England, Bermuda and the Caribbean. Royal Caribbean, Carnival, and American Cruise Lines offer cruises from the convenient Cruise Maryland terminal just minutes from downtown. Visit the Cruise Maryland website for a complete list of the port’s year-round cruise offerings. 

Baltimore Water Taxi

With a fleet of 14 boats, water taxis operate continuous service to more than 35 attractions. Buy tickets on board any blue-and-white water taxi and take advantage of dozens of discounts. Contact Baltimore Water Taxi here.

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