Baltimore to Akron Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $60
Fastest Way Flight — 4h 31min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 45 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, flight, train and by car
Distance 287 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak, jetBlue, United
Bus
$61 · 8h 14min · 46 lb of CO2
Baltimore to Akron
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Flight
$141 · 4h 31min · 649 lb of CO2
BWI to CAK
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Baltimore to Akron Flights

There are 2 airports — BWI, DCA — that make sense to fly out of from Baltimore and 2 airports — CAK, CLE — to access Akron. The best deals are usually found by flying out of BWI.

United, jetBlue operate flights which can help you travel from Baltimore to Akron.

The cheapest way by air is via jetBlue and flies from Ronald Reagan Washington Natl (DCA) to Cleveland Hopkins Intl (CLE). jetBlue flies from Ronald Reagan Washington Natl (DCA) to Cleveland Hopkins Intl (CLE) and is the quickest flight to get you from Baltimore to Akron.Out of the 4 total modes of travel to Akron from Baltimore, a flight is the quickest method.
Train
$70 · 6h 32min · 74 lb of CO2
BAL to ALC
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Drive
$39 · 5h 6min · 58 lb of CO2
Baltimore to Akron

Drive from Baltimore to Akron

It's 287 miles between Baltimore to Akron. On a typical day, it might take between 5h 6min and 5h 22min from Baltimore to Akron under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 5h 37min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Akron by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $38.

What is the best way to travel from Baltimore to Akron?

The are 11 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Baltimore to Akron. The fastest way out of Laurel towards Akron is by bus, as it is the quickest to the Akron area. This doesn't necessarily take into consideration traffic or weather - so these may impact some of your decision making. It's common to find tickets for as low as $60. jetBlue operates from Baltimore to Akron, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Baltimore to Akron?

On your trip from Baltimore to Akron, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Is the train or the bus better from Baltimore to Akron OH?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Baltimore to Akron. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Akron is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Baltimore/Akron buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Baltimore is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Baltimore MD and Akron during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Baltimore to Akron? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Akron traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Akron is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Baltimore to Akron?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Baltimore to Akron is by bus. The bus costs $60 roughly and will take 8 hours 6 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from Baltimore to Akron?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between Baltimore area and Akron, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 6 hours 44 minutes. We recommend catching the train at BWI BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak, which is about 9 miles from Baltimore. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at WAS Washington.

How long does it take from Baltimore to Akron by car?

The total distance between Baltimore and Akron is 287 miles and will take you about 5 hours 6 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $39.

Travel companies on this route

Train
Amtrak Amtrak from Baltimore to Akron
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Customer Service and Reservations1-800-872-7245
International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
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Flight
jetBlue jetBlue from Baltimore to Akron
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Flight
United United from Baltimore to Akron
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Reservations1-800-864-8331
Damaged, Delayed, or Lost Luggage & Lost Items1-800-335-2247
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