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

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.  

Ride Sharing

To quickly and easily get from one neighborhood to another, call a ride. Here in Baltimore, there are various different ride-sharing options to choose from. Download the Lyft or ZTrip app for affordable rides on demand, or call for a Yellow/Checker Cab taxi at (410) 685-1212.


Yellow/Checker Cab


Browse taxi services here.

Electric Scooter

Designed to get you through the final leg of your journey, dockless electric scooters are perfect for distances that are too far to walk but too short to drive. Download the Bird or Lime app and for $1 to start and 15 cents per mintue you will be on your way.




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. Visit Amtrak's website for more information and special discounts.


MARC (MTA) Train Service

Motorcoach Information

Baltimore has three convenient areas for motorcoach parking, all within walking distance of driver amenities. 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.


Find convenient parking throughout Baltimore with the help of the Parking Authority of Baltimore City. Visit

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 searching for parking.

Parking Panda Garages by Neighborhood:

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

Parking Panda Garages by Point of Interest:

Royal Farms 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

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

The fleet of black and gold water taxi boats offer continuous service to more than 35 attractions. Buy tickets on board for single rides or day passes. Find out more information about dock locations, schedules and pricing here.