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    • Meg Brooker commented on this trip

      Erin-- I usually take the MARC train from BWI to Union Station. There is a free shuttle from the airport to the train and the ticket is $6. I've never had any problems with the commuter rail and definitely prefer it to the bus.

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    • National Aquarium in Baltimore501 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD, United States
      Kae Lani Kennedy recommended National Aquarium in Baltimore
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      It’s a huge facility with a variety of fish like no other aquarium. It’s also located at the harbor which allows for great views of the water and the surrounding area.
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    • MapQuest Inc1555 Blake Street, Denver, CO, United States
      Maria Rojas recommended MapQuest Inc
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      Sharon "Bubz" Z commented on this trip

      I always took the BWI Express/B30 service ($6 one way) to Greenbelt Station which connects to Union Station. :)

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    • Union StationWashington Union Station, Washington, DC 20002, USA
      Pro 2014
      Arlo Hemphill recommended Union Station
      4
      If you're taking public transportation in and out of or around DC, you'll soon become familiar with Union Station. It is home to both the Amtrak station and one of the major metro hubs. The interior ... read more
      is gorgeous with vaulted ceilings and ornate stonework. Aside from the transportation perks, there are a number of good restaurants and shops in the old train station as well.
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      Arlo Hemphill

      Union Station is the main hub for Amtrak trains in DC and also houses a major Metro hub. Once here, you can get easily to almost anywhere in the city.

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      Arlo Hemphill recommended Baltimore/Washington International (BWI) Thurgood Marshall Airport
      4
      After decades of preferring Reagan or Dulles, this airport is now really growing on me. Easy to navigate and some truly fantastic dining options. Still more convenient to Baltimore than to DC, but a ... read more
      nice airport.
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      Arlo Hemphill

      Hi Erin,

      I've done this a few times, but in reverse. Although the Metro gets close, Amtrak is really the way to go as it will get you pretty much to the airport. The problem is that Amtrak trains are less frequent than the Metro, which runs every couple minutes. So, you'll want to check schedules in advance.

    • Laura Chmar commented on this trip

      Amtrak is the easiest if the times work for you, otherwise there is a bus you can take to the metro and then metro into DC

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