Traveling from Washington D.C. to Annapolis


Explore the many options for traveling to Annapolis from Washington D.C., planes, trains, and automobiles- we have it all!


By Car 


Uber or Lyft averages $60 – $135 depending on peak/non-peak travel times.

Taxis will run approximately $100-130 and takes about 44 minutes during non-rush hour times.

From Washington Union Station via car is 31.1 miles and takes approximately 44 minutes, depending on traffic. Follow US-50 E and take Exit 24 A to downtown Annapolis.


By Bus 


The easiest and quickest way is the Flixbus. The Flixbus does not run every day, it only runs once daily, but it is nonstop and is approximately $12 one way. It leaves the Union Station Bus Terminal, Slips 5-8 at 8:15 am, and arrives in Annapolis at 9:05 am. On the return, the bus leaves from the corner of West St. and Calvert St. at the bus shelter at 4:25 pm and arrives in Washington, D.C. at 5:10 pm.

Bus 220 runs Monday – Friday (no weekends), starting at N. Capitol St. & H St. NB, and the fare is $6 - $7. It takes about 1 hour and 8 minutes.


By Rail 


Take the Orange Line (New Carrollton) from Union Station. The New Carrollton metro station is 25 miles from Annapolis. It will take approximately 25 minutes by taxi and cost $70 – $90.


From Reagan National Airport (DCA) 


Go to the Concourse level, Terminal 2, for the Blue line of the Metro. Take the Blue line to L’Enfant Plaza and transfer to the Orange line to the New Carrollton metro station. From there, take a Taxi, Uber, or Lyft to Annapolis. 


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