Baltimore to Arlington Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $1
Fastest Way Train — 36min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 5 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — bus, train and by car
Distance 39 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound, Amtrak, Peter Pan / Greyhound, Megabus
$1 · 50min · 8 lb of CO2
Baltimore to Washington
+4 more options
$10 · 36min · 9 lb of CO2
+2 more options
$5 · 57min · 11 lb of CO2
Baltimore to Arlington

Drive from Baltimore to Arlington

It's 39 miles between Baltimore to Arlington. On a typical day, it might take between 57min and 1h 0min from Baltimore to Arlington under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 1h 3min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Arlington 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 $5.

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

The are 8 different ways across 3 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Baltimore to Arlington. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of Baltimore towards Washington, as it is the cheapest to Arlington. It's common to find tickets for as low as $1. Megabus operates from Baltimore to Arlington, 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 Arlington?

The trip to Arlington is an excellent trip for the day or a nice trip for the weekend from Baltimore. The cheapest way to get from Baltimore to Arlington is $1 and the quickest way takes just 1 hour 19 minutes with the bus. Megabus offers limited service between Arlington and Baltimore.We recommend booking the trip to Arlington about one week in advance. Though you might be able to find and book a ticket from Baltimore the day of, it is best to do this earlier as to be sure you have a seat to Arlington.

Is the train or the bus better from Baltimore to Arlington VA?

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

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Baltimore to Arlington is by bus. The bus costs $1 roughly and will take 1 hour 19 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from Baltimore to Arlington?

Amtrak costs about $27 between Baltimore and Arlington. In total, the train will take roughly 48 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at BWI BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak, which is 9 miles from Baltimore. Further, once you arrive at WAS Washington Union Station or you will still have 6 miles to Arlington.

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

The total distance between Baltimore and Arlington is 39 miles and will take you about 57 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $5.

Travel companies on this route

Greyhound Greyhound from Baltimore to Arlington
Useful Links Greyhound Contact Page Greyhound Bustracker Website
Customer Service1-214-849-8966
Customer Service Español1-800-531-5332
Amtrak Amtrak from Baltimore to Arlington
Useful Links Map Coverage Schedule Pet Policy Website
Customer Service and Reservations1-800-872-7245
International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
Peter Pan / Greyhound Peter Pan / Greyhound from Baltimore to Arlington
Useful Links Coverage Website
Information and Customer Care1-800-343-9999
Megabus Megabus from Baltimore to Arlington
Useful Links Reservations Map Baggage Coverage Website
Customer Service877-462-6342