Baltimore to Washington, D.C.

Cheapest

Bus

Cheapest $1

Quickest

Train

Quickest 36min

Most Convenient

Bus

Most Convenient

There are 3 bus companies, 1 train company operating 7 routes - Shuttle, Silver Star, Acela Express, Vermonter, Piedmont, Crescent, Cardinal from Baltimore to Washington, D.C.. The cheapest bus costs $1 and is 1h 19min. The cheapest train costs $25 and is 36min.

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What is the best way to travel from Baltimore to Washington, D.C.?

There are 4 ways to travel from Baltimore to Washington, D.C.. 4 buses, 3 trains, 1 flight and 1 by car are possible between the two areas. The bus operated by Megabus running from Baltimore to Washington is the cheapest. The train operated by Amtrak running from BWI to WAS is the fastest. The bus operated by Megabus running from Baltimore to Washington is the most convenient.

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Do you recommend the bus or the train between Baltimore and Washington, D.C.?

There are several bus companies - Megabus, Greyhound, Peter Pan / Greyhound - scheduled to run from Baltimore to Washington, D.C.. Since there are multiple companies, this should increase your chances of finding a cheaper or discount bus ticket. One train provider, Amtrak, runs trains from Baltimore to Washington, D.C.. Because the bus is cheapest, we recommend taking the bus.

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Bus from Baltimore to Washington from $1 with Megabus

Bus
Baltimore to Washington
$1
1h 19min
Baltimore
1h 19min · Bus
Washington

Train from BAL Baltimore to WAS Washington from $27 with Amtrak

Train
BAL to WAS
$27
48min
  • Amtrak $25
    Train · 1 stop 36min
    BWI
    36min · Train Shuttle
    WAS
  • Amtrak $27
    Train · 1 stop 48min
    BAL
    48min · Train Silver Star
    WAS

Flight from BWI Baltimore to DCA Washington from $213

Flight
BWI to DCA
$213
4h 44min
BWI
4h 44min · Flight
DCA

Bus from Baltimore to Silver Spring from $6 with Greyhound, Peter Pan / Greyhound

Bus
Baltimore to Silver Spring
$6
50min
  • Greyhound $6
    Bus 1h 4min
    Baltimore
    1h 4min · Bus
    Silver Spring
  • Peter Pan / Greyhound $6
    Bus 50min
    Baltimore
    50min · Bus
    Silver Spring

Train from BAL Baltimore to ALX Alexandria from $28 with Amtrak

Train
BAL to ALX
$28
58min
BAL
58min · Train Piedmont
ALX

Bus from Baltimore to College Park from $6 with Greyhound

Bus
Baltimore to College Park
$6
55min
Baltimore
55min · Bus
College Park

Bus from Baltimore to New Carrollton from $24

Bus
Baltimore to New Carrollton
$24
1h 50min
Baltimore
1h 50min · Bus
New Carrollton
Train
BAL to NCR
$25
39min
BAL
39min · Train Shuttle
NCR
Drive
Baltimore to Washington, D.C.
$4
53min
Baltimore
53min · Drive
Washington, D.C.