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Baltimore Travel Guide

Baltimore Airports

Baltimore-Washington Airport (BWI)


The airport is situated 10 miles (16km) south of Baltimore and 30 miles (50km) north of Washington.


GMT -5 (GMT -4 from March to November).


Transfer Terminals: 

Walkways connect the four terminals.

Transfer City: 

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 , and .

Car Rental: 

Car rental companies include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz and National.

Airport Taxis: 

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.

Airport Facilities: 

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 are good.

Car Parking: 

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 day.

Departure Tax: 

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