Getting to Baltimore

Situated in the heart of the Mid-Atlantic, Baltimore is easily accessible by plane, train or highway.

By Air 


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

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 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 Authority of Baltimore City

Parking Garages

Parking Panda

Save money and time by reserving a parking space at a Baltimore area parking garage. By booking with Parking Panda, you can avoid the hassle of parking in downtown Baltimore.

Select the space that works for you and view more details and photos. Pay for your space on the website or directly from your mobile phone. Done! Go ahead and park in your space on the day of your reservation.

Parking Panda Garages by Neighborhood

Downtown Baltimore
Baltimore's Inner Harbor
Federal Hill
Fell's Point
Harbor East
Little Italy
Mount Vernon

Parking Panda Garages by Point of Interest

1st Mariner Arena 
Baltimore Convention Center 
Baltimore's Penn Station 
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Historic Ships in Baltimore 
Lyric Opera House 
M&T Bank Stadium
Maryland Science Center 
Maryland Zoo 
National Aquarium 
Oriole Park at Camden Yards 
Power Plant Live!
Urban Pirates 

Edison Properties

Public Transport

The Maryland Transit Administration (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 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.


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. Take a trip with a friend on the Northeast Regional and save 30% on a companion fare when you book starting on December 17, 2013 and going through December 16, 2014 for travel January 06 – December 19, 2014. Click here for information.


MARC (MTA) Train Service

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.