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The University of Maryland area is served by three major airports–Reagan Washington National (DCA), Baltimore-Washington International (BWI), and Washington Dulles (IAD). Following are suggestions for travel to the campus area from these airport locations.

Reagan Washington National (DCA)

  • Located in Arlington, Virginia, this airport is located about 15 miles south of College Park. Travel can be slow through downtown Washington, D.C. during rush hours; approximate driving time is 40 minutes.
  • You can take the Metrorail from the airport. Take the Yellow Line (toward Mt. Vernon Square), transferring to the Green Line (toward Greenbelt), and get off at College Park/U of MD station. Follow remaining directions above under Travel by Foot.
  • Super Shuttle is also a convenient option.
  • Taxi service from the airport to the campus area will cost approximately $40.00.

Baltimore-Washington International (BWI)

  • Located just outside Baltimore, this airport is approximately 25 miles north of College Park. Driving time is approximately 35 minutes.
  • MARC Train service is available from the BWI Rail Station to the College Park area.
  • Super Shuttle is also a convenient option.
  • Taxi service from the airport to the campus area will cost approximately $35.00.

Washington Dulles International (IAD)

  • Located near Herndon, Virginia, this airport is about 35 miles southwest of College Park. Driving time is approximately one hour.
  • Bus service is available to take you to the West Falls Church Metrorail station where you will take the Orange Line (toward New Carrollton), transferring to the Green Line (toward Greenbelt), and get off at College Park/U of MD station. Follow remaining directions above under Travel by Foot.
  • Super Shuttle is also a convenient option.
  • Taxi service from the airport to the campus area will cost approximately $55.00.

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