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Airports in Maryland

Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI)

Overview

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) is located 30 miles (50km) from Washington DC, and just 10 miles (16km) from Baltimore. The airport is lauded as a stress-free alternative to the far busier Dulles International and Washington National Airports also located in the region. As a major hub for Southwest Airlines, Baltimore/Washington International Airport offers a wide range of options for connecting flights to destinations right across the United States. The airport has been used as a set for several Hollywood films - take a walk around and see if you can recognise any bits of it from movies such as Goldfinger and The Silence of the Lambs.

Location

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

Getting to the city

The MARC train station has service 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, Timonium, and Hunt Valley; the BWI Marshall Light Rail Station is located immediately outside the lower level of the terminal building, adjacent to Concourse E.

Howard Transit provides fixed route bus service in Columbia, Ellicott City and Clarksville. The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority has service to the Greenbelt Metro Station, which connects to metro Stations throughout Washington, DC, Virginia, Montgomery and Prince Georges Counties. There are two WMATA Bus Stops. One is located on the lower level of the International Concourse and the other stop is located on the lower level of Concourse A/B.

Time

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

Contacts

Tel: +1 410 859 7111.

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Baltimore-Washington Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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