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Address

Baltimore-Washington International Airport
Maryland Aviation Administration, Third Floor, Terminal Building,
PO Box 8766, BWI Airport, Maryland 21240-0766, USA
Telefon: (410) 859 7111.
Website: www.bwiairport.com

 
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Location

The airport is located 16km (10 miles) south of Baltimore and 52km
(31 miles) north of Washington DC.

 
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How to get there

The I-195 serves the terminal directly, with a designated airport exit. From Washington DC, take the Baltimore-Washington Parkway, heading north, until signs for I-195/BW appear. Bear right and follow I-195 to the airport. From Baltimore, take Russell Street south to the Baltimore-Washington Parkway, then follow the parkway south to the junction with I-195, and merge left off the parkway onto I-195 for the airport.

Information about parking possibilities at the Baltimore-Washington International Airport

 
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Access by public transport

Rail:
The airport has its own station (tel: (410) 672 6169), connected to the terminal by free shuttle buses which run from the lower level roadway. A light rail service (tel: (410) 539 5000; www.mtamaryland.com) is available to downtown Baltimore and Hunt Valley (journey time: under 30 minutes). Amtrak trains (tel: 800 872 7245; www.amtrak.com) run to all destinations on the east coast of the United States. MARC trains (tel: 1 800 325 7245; www.mtamaryland.com) serve Baltimore, Washington DC, Prince Georges County, Anne Arundel County and Harford County.

Bus:
MTA bus No. 17 (tel: (410) 539 5000; www.mtamaryland.com) links the airport with Patapsco light rail station to the south of central Baltimore. SuperShuttle (tel: 1 800 258 3826; www.supershuttle.com) offers scheduled shared ride van services to/from Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and surrounding areas in Maryland, Washington DC and Virginia. The Airport Shuttle (tel: (410) 381 2772 or 1 800 776 0323; www.theairportshuttle.com) runs a door-to-door service covering Howard County, Maryland. A Washington DC Metro bus service, the BWI Express B30 (tel: (202) 637 7000; www.wmata.com), runs from the airport to Washington's Greenbelt metro station.

Taxi:
Taxis are readily available outside the airport. The taxi rank is situated outside the baggage claim area on the terminal's lower level. Taxi information is available (tel: (410) 859 1100; www.bwiairporttaxi.com). The fare to downtown Baltimore is around US$35, and to Washington $90.

 
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Information desk

The Customer Service Centre (tel: (410) 859 7992) is situated on the upper level of the terminal between concourses B and C. It is open 0900-1700 Mon-Fri. There are information points at a number of locations throughout the terminal complex.

Airport News:
BWI recently expanded and improved many of its facilities and infrastructure, including general terminal and access improvements.

 

Further travel information

route map

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