Getting to Baltimore
With its central location on the U.S. East Coast, and within four hours or less of such other major cities as New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., Baltimore is easy to reach by your choice of transportation – air, rail, highway and even water!
You’ll find all the transportation information you need to plan your trip to Baltimore on this page as well as on the following pages:
Three major airports service Baltimore:
Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI) in Maryland
1-800-435-9294 or 410-859-7111
TTY/TDD: 410-859-7227 (Baltimore area only)
BWI is located 10 miles south of Baltimore and is the primary airport for travelers to the city. Twenty-five carriers, including Southwest, AirTran, American, Continental, Delta, Northwest, US Airways and United, offer more than 700 domestic and international flights in and out of the airport daily, serving more than 75 cities nonstop. Daily nonstop international service is available to and from international destinations including London, Toronto, Frankfurt, Montego Bay, Mexico and the Caribbean. Airport transfers to Baltimore or Washington, D.C. are available via shuttle bus, taxi, Light Rail, Amtrak train or limousine service.
Discounted Air Travel is available via Delta Airlines for 12th World Congress attendees. Click here for more information.
See Discounted Ground Transportation for information on transportation between BWI Airport/Amtrak Station, or Baltimore’s Penn Station and the Hilton Baltimore Hotel.
Other area airports include Washington Dulles International Airport (LAD) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), both located in Northern Virginia. Each of these airports is a minimum of one hour from Baltimore.
Eighty trains arrive and depart per day from Penn Station, located at 1500 N. Charles Street in Baltimore. Penn Station offers enclosed waiting areas, paid short-term and long-term parking, a restaurant, snack bar, taxi, and transit service.
Amtrak trains run 24 hours a day, seven days a week, connecting Baltimore to cities along the Northeast Corridor. Amtrak also runs to BWI Airport. ICISF is offering discounted rail travel on Amtrak for 12th World Congress attendees. For details, click here.