Baltimore-Washington Airport (BWI)
Location: The airport is situated 10 miles (16km) south of
Baltimore and 30 miles (50km) north of Washington.
Time: GMT -5 (GMT -4 from March to
Walkways connect the four terminals.
The airport train station has trains going to both central
Baltimore and Washington DC; the station is connected to the
terminal by shuttle buses. A light rail service is also available
to downtown Baltimore and Hunt Valley. There are also various bus
services to both cities, some dropping off at the central hotels.
Taxis are available and cost around $32 to Baltimore and $79 to
Washington DC. Shuttle vans and Private cars are available and run
by three major companies, namely
Car rental companies include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz
Taxis are available outside the arrivals hall at the airport and
cost around $32 to Baltimore and $79 to Washington DC. The journey
to Baltimore takes approximately 20 to 25 minutes while the journey
to Washington DC will take around 45 minutes.
There are restaurants, bars, shops, duty-free and ATMs
throughout the airport. Other facilities include currency exchange
desks, postal services and information help desks. There is a
business centre in the International Terminal and fax and Internet
facilities at the top of Piers C and D. Facilities for the disabled
Short- and long-term parking is available at the airport. The
Hourly Garage charges $2 for the first 30 minutes, $2 for the next
30 minutes, and then $4 for 2-6 hours, with a daily maximum of $22.
The Daily Garage charges $12 per day; the Express Parking area
charges $10 per day; and the Long-Term Parking area charges $8 per
Departure Tax: None.