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Directions to Campus from Airports

The University of Maryland is served by three major airports-- DCA - Ronald Reagan Washington NationalBWI - Baltimore Washington International, and IAD - Washington Dulles International Airport. CSCAMM recommends using SuperShuttle as a convenient and cost efficient method of transportation to campus from each of these airport locations. Information on other transportation alternatives to campus from the airports is also listed.

Reagan Washington National (DCA) (DCA website)

  • 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. The University's Shuttle-UM bus (#104) picks up university-bound passengers on the EAST side of the station. Click here for the College Park Metro Shuttle schedule [PDF].
  • Super Shuttle is a convenient method of transportation to campus from the airport. A shared ride one-way costs approximately $28.
  • Taxi service from the airport to campus will cost approximately $90.00 one-way.

Driving Directions from Reagan Washington National:

  • From Reagan National Airport take the George Washington Memorial Parkway Northbound for 1 mile.
  • Take the exit marked 1-395 North / US -1 North / 14th Street Bridge.
  • In 1000 feet, after crossing the Potomac River, follow I-395 as it veers to the right.
  • Follow I-395 for 3.0 miles. Pay close attention to signs for I-395. Be very careful not to turn onto the Southeast Freeway at 1.0 miles.
  • I-395 will go into a long tunnel and then emerge and dead end on New York Avenue.
  • Turn right onto New York Avenue and follow it for 4 miles where it will split.
  • Follow the left fork to I-295 North (the Baltimore Washington Parkway).
  • Follow I-295 North for 4 miles to the intersection with the Capital Beltway, (I-495)
  • Take the exit for I-495 West and stay on I-495 until exit 25.
  • At exit 25, take US 1 south towards College Park for 2 miles.
  • Turn Right onto Campus Drive and enter the University through the Main gate. Click here for directions to CSCAMM from Campus Drive.

Baltimore-Washington International (BWI) (BWI website)

  • Located just outside Baltimore, this airport is approximately 25 miles north of College Park. Driving time is approximately 35 minutes.
  • Metro offers an express bus from BWI to the Greenbelt metro station (1 stop from College park). Take the B30 metro bus to the Greenbelt metro. Then take the metro train to College Park. The University's Shuttle-UM bus (#104) picks up university-bound passengers on the EAST side of the station. Click here for the College Park Metro Shuttle schedule [PDF]. Total cost is approximately $4.00 one-way.
  • MARC Train service is available from the BWI Rail Station to College Park.
  • Super Shuttle is a convenient method of transportation to campus from the airport. A shared ride one-way costs approximately $32.
  • Taxi service from the airport to campus will cost approximately $90.00 one-way.

Driving Directions from Baltimore Washington International:

  • From Baltimore Washington International Airport, follow I-195 West 6 miles to the I-95 interchange.
  • Follow I-95 south towards Washington DC.
  • In 16 miles, I-95 will split. Follow the left fork towards I-95 South, US 1, and College Park.
  • At exit 25, take US 1 South towards College Park for 2 miles.
  • Turn Right onto Campus Drive and enter the University through the Main gate. Click here for directions to CSCAMM from Campus Drive.

Washington Dulles International (IAD) (IAD website)

  • Located near Herndon, Virginia, this airport is about 35 miles southwest of College Park. Driving time is approximately one hour.
  • 5A Express bus service is available to take you to the L'Enfant Plaza Metro Station where you will take the Green Line (toward Greenbelt), and get off at College Park/U of MD station. The University's Shuttle-UM bus (#104) picks up university-bound passengers on the EAST side of the station. Click here for the UMD College Park Metro Shuttle schedule [PDF]. Total cost is approximately $5.00 one-way.
  • Super Shuttle is a convenient method of transportation to campus from the airport. A shared ride one-way costs approximately $39.
  • Taxi service from the airport to campus will cost approximately $90.00.

Driving Directions from Washington Dulles International :

  • From Dulles International Airport, follow the Dulles Toll Road, VA 267, east for 12 miles, to the intersection with the Capital Beltway, I-495.
  • Take the exit for I-495 North Baltimore and follow I-495 for 20 miles to exit 25. Be careful to stay right at the I- 495/I-270 split at 5 miles.
  • At exit 25, take US 1 south towards College Park for 2 miles.
  • Turn Right onto Campus Drive and enter the University through the Main gate. Click here for directions to CSCAMM from Campus Drive.
   

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