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



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


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


Access by public transport

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; is available to downtown Baltimore and Hunt Valley (journey time: under 30 minutes). Amtrak trains (tel: 800 872 7245; run to all destinations on the east coast of the United States. MARC trains (tel: 1 800 325 7245; serve Baltimore, Washington DC, Prince Georges County, Anne Arundel County and Harford County.

MTA bus No. 17 (tel: (410) 539 5000; links the airport with Patapsco light rail station to the south of central Baltimore. SuperShuttle (tel: 1 800 258 3826; 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; runs a door-to-door service covering Howard County, Maryland. A Washington DC Metro bus service, the BWI Express B30 (tel: (202) 637 7000;, runs from the airport to Washington's Greenbelt metro station.

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; The fare to downtown Baltimore is around US$35, and to Washington $90.


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


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