Baltimore to Amherst Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $30
Fastest Way Flight — 4h 22min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 44 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — flight, train, bus and by car
Distance 279 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak, jetBlue, Megabus
$120 · 4h 22min · 464 lb of CO2
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Baltimore to Amherst Flights

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

jetBlue offers flights from BWI, DCA to BUF, IAG.

The cheapest way by air is via jetBlue and flies from Baltimore Washington Intl (BWI) to Buffalo Niagara Intl (BUF). jetBlue flies from Baltimore Washington Intl (BWI) to Buffalo Niagara Intl (BUF) and is the quickest flight to get you from Baltimore to Amherst.Out of the 4 total modes of travel to Amherst from Baltimore, a flight is the quickest method.
$100 · 10h 30min · 115 lb of CO2
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$30 · 10h 9min · 57 lb of CO2
Baltimore to Buffalo
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$38 · 4h 58min · 57 lb of CO2
Baltimore to Amherst

Drive from Baltimore to Amherst

It's 279 miles between Baltimore to Amherst. On a typical day, it might take between 4h 58min and 5h 13min from Baltimore to Amherst under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 5h 28min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Amherst 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 $37.

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

The are 11 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Baltimore to Amherst. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of Baltimore towards Buffalo, as it is the cheapest to Amherst. It's common to find tickets for as low as $30. Megabus operates from Baltimore to Amherst, 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 Amherst?

On your trip from Baltimore to Amherst, 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 Amherst NY?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Baltimore to Amherst. 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 Amherst is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Baltimore/Amherst 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 Amherst 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 Amherst? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Amherst 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 Amherst 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 Amherst?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Baltimore to Amherst is by bus. The bus costs $30 roughly and will take 10 hours 9 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from Baltimore to Amherst?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between Baltimore area and Amherst, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 10 hours 30 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 NYP New York City.

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

The total distance between Baltimore and Amherst is 279 miles and will take you about 4 hours 58 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $38.

Travel companies on this route

Amtrak Amtrak from Baltimore to Amherst
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jetBlue jetBlue from Baltimore to Amherst
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Megabus Megabus from Baltimore to Amherst
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