Baltimore's major airport is Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI),
just south of town. BWI is easily reached by car, taxi, or light-rail; for most
agencies, rental cars are returned to lots off the airport premises.
Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI, 10 mi south of Baltimore off
Rte. 295/Baltimore-Washington Pkwy., Baltimore, MD, USA. PHONE: 410/859-7111
for information and paging, www.bwiairport.com).
By Taxi: Airport Taxis stand by to meet arriving flights. The ride into town on I-295 takes 20
minutes; a trip between the airport and downtown costs about $25. Airport Taxi service is available
only from BWI; for transportation to the airport, consult a local cab company such as Jimmy's Cab
Co. or Arrow Taxicab.
By Bus: BWI Super Shuttle provides van service between the airport and downtown hotels, every
half hour, 4 AM-midnight. Travel time is about 30 minutes; the fare is $20 for the first person, $5
per additional passenger. Hotel vans, which operate independently of the hotels, take 30 minutes on
average. Some hotels may provide complimentary limousine service.
By Train: Amtrak service between the BWI Airport rail station and Baltimore's Penn Station is
available daily at irregular intervals, so call ahead. The ride takes 15 minutes and costs $13.
Maryland Area Rail Commuter (MARC) trains travel between the BWI Airport and Penn Station in
about 20 minutes, weekdays 7 AM-10 PM, at a fare of $4 one-way; trains leave once an hour.
Light-rail train service also connects the airport with downtown Baltimore, Penn Station, and other
destinations. The fare is $1.60 one-way, $3.20 round-trip, and $3.50 for a one-day pass; trains run
about every 20 minutes. For information and schedules, contact the Maryland Transit Administration.
Airport Taxis (PHONE: 410/859-1100 , www.bwiairporttaxi.com).
Arrow Taxicab (PHONE: 410/358-9696 ). Amtrak (PHONE: 800/872-7245 ).
BWI Airport rail station (PHONE: 410/672-6167 ).
BWI Super Shuttle (PHONE: 800/258-3826 ).
Carey Limousines (PHONE: 410/880-0999 or 888/880-0999 ).
Jimmy's Cab Co. (PHONE: 410/296-7200 ).
Maryland Area Rail Commuter (MARC, PHONE: 800/325-7245 or 410/539-5000 ).
Maryland Transit Administration (MTA, PHONE: 800/325-7245 or 410/539-5000 ,
Penn Station (Charles St. and Mt. Royal Ave., Mount Vernon, Baltimore, MD, USA. PHONE:
Private Car/RMA Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation (PHONE: 410/519-0000 or 800/878-7743 ,
From the northeast and south, I-95 cuts
across the city's east side and the harbor;
Route 295, the Baltimore-Washington
Parkway, follows a similar route farther to the
east and is the best route downtown from
the airport. From the north, I-83, also called
the Jones Falls Expressway, winds through
Baltimore and ends at the Inner Harbor. I-395
serves as the primary access to downtown
from I-95. From the west, I-70 merges with
the Baltimore Beltway, I-695. Drivers headed
downtown should use I-395.
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Pier 5 parking garage
711 Eastern Ave
Baltimore, MD 21202
Parking is about $15 per night
See Parking Map around the Inner
All Amtrak trains on the northeast corridor
between Boston and Washington stop at
Baltimore's Penn Station. Maryland Area Rail
Commuter (MARC) trains travel between
Baltimore's Penn Station and Washington,
D.C., Camden Station and Washington, and
BWI Airport and Penn Station. The trip to
Washington, D.C. takes about 1 hour and
costs $7; the trip to BWI Airport from Penn
Station takes about 20 minutes and costs $4.
Trains run weekdays 4:45 AM-9:30 PM (note
that MARC trains do not run on weekends).
Light-rail is an easy, comfortable way to reach
downtown from the northern and southern suburbs.
Stops near downtown include Oriole Park at Camden
Yards, Howard Street, and Centre Street near Mount
Vernon. The city's cultural center can be reached by the
Cathedral Street stop. Light-rail extends to Hunt Valley,
BWI Airport, and Glen Burnie. The fare is $1.60 (exact
change is required); day passes are $3.50.
Amtrak Penn Station (Charles St. and Mt. Royal Ave.,
Mount Vernon, Baltimore, MD, USA. PHONE:
Amtrak (800/872-7245 ). Maryland Area Rail Commuter
(MARC, PHONE: 800/325-7245 or 410/539-5000 ).
Maryland Transit Administration (MTA, PHONE:
800/325-7245 or 410/539-5000 ,
|The event will take place at
Pier 5 Hotel - Inner Harbor
711 Eastern Ave
Baltimore, MD 21202
Hotel located on the waterfront
overlooking the harbor, close to the
Convention Center and 11 miles
from the BWI airport.
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|Tribute to the 150 years of Spiritism
|Saturday - April 14, 2007 - 12pm - 5pm at Pier 5 Hotel (Inner Harbor) - Baltimore, MD 21202