Baltimore to Bowie Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $6
Fastest Way Train — 26min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 6 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — train, bus and by car
Distance 25 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound, Amtrak
$24 · 26min · 8 lb of CO2
+1 more option
$6 · 55min · 8 lb of CO2
Baltimore to Hyattsville
+3 more options
$3 · 37min · 8 lb of CO2
Baltimore to Bowie

Drive from Baltimore to Bowie

It's 25 miles between Baltimore to Bowie. On a typical day, it might take between 37min and 39min from Baltimore to Bowie under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 40min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Bowie 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 $3.

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

The are 6 different ways across 3 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Baltimore to Bowie. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of Baltimore towards Annapolis, as it is the cheapest to Bowie. It's common to find tickets for as low as $6. Greyhound operates from Baltimore to Bowie, 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 Bowie?

Greyhound offers limited service between Bowie and Baltimore.We recommend booking the trip to Bowie 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 Bowie. There is usually no need to book these sort of trips from Baltimore to Bowie in advance. Rideshares should be available on demand all hours of the day.

Is the train or the bus better from Baltimore to Bowie MD?

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

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Baltimore to Bowie is by bus. The bus costs $6 roughly and will take 5 hours 49 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from Baltimore to Bowie?

Amtrak costs about $25 between Baltimore and Bowie. In total, the train will take roughly 39 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 NCR New Carrollton Amtrak or you will still have 8 miles to Bowie.

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

The total distance between Baltimore and Bowie is 25 miles and will take you about 37 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $3.

Travel companies on this route

Greyhound Greyhound from Baltimore to Bowie
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