Transportation in Maryland
Hundreds of domestic and international flights arrive daily at Maryland's major airport, the Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI). BWI is 10 miles south of Baltimore and 20 miles north of Annapolis. Its major airline is Southwest Airlines but also a hub for many other airlines. Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport are also close to many Maryland cities.
I-95 is the major road for Maryland's Eastern Shore passes through Baltimore and central Maryland and linking from Maine to Florida. I-83 connects Baltimore with Harrisburg and cities north and I-70 and I-68 connects western Maryland to the rest of the state and into Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio.
By train Amtrak has daily service to Baltimore at the BWI Airport Rail Station. Amtrak has limited service to and from Cumberland and Rockville Maryland. MARC commuter service runs from Washington D.C. and Baltimore during the week and also serves western Maryland in Brunswick and Frederick. The Light Rail runs from Baltimore County through downtown Baltimore and around many sight seeing places and services to BWI Marshall Airport and Amtrak's Baltimore Penn Station. There are 14 station Metro Subway systems that operate from the Owings Mills, shopping complex in Baltimore County, through downtown Baltimore's business, shopping and sightseeing districts, and to Johns Hopkins Hospital. By bus, Greyhound serves the major cities of Maryland. There are nearly 50 Local Bus lines throughout Central Maryland with many connecting with Light Rail, Metro Subway and MARC Train service.