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Airports in Maryland

Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)


Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is located 30 miles (50km) from Washington DC, and just 10 miles (16km) from Baltimore. The airport is a stress-free alternative to the region's far busier Dulles International and Washington Airport.

As a major hub for Southwest Airlines, BWI 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, such as Goldfinger and The Silence of the Lambs.


The airport is situated 10 miles (16km) south of Baltimore and 30 miles (48km) north of Washington.

Getting to the city

The MARC train station services both central Baltimore and Washington, D.C., connected to the terminal via 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.

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has a bus service to the Greenbelt Metro Station, which connects to metro stations throughout Washington, D.C., 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.


GMT -5 (GMT -4, from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).


Tel: (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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