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Traveling to Baltimore by air is fairly simple. The main 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.
BWI SuperShuttle provides van service between the airport and downtown hotels every half-hour 4 am-midnight. Travel time is about 30 minutes; the fare is $23 for the first person, $12 per additional passenger. Hotel vans, which operate independently of the hotels, take 30 minutes on average.
Carey Limousines provides sedan service, which costs $80; make reservations 24 hours in advance. Private Car/RMA Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation has sedans, limos, and vans; the cost to the Inner Harbor is about $40 for a sedan.
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.
Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. 10 mi south of Baltimore off Rte. 295/Baltimore-Washington Pkwy., Hanover, MD, Baltimore, MD, 21076. 410/859-7111 for information and paging. www.bwiairport.com.
Airport Taxis (410/859-1100. www.bwiairporttaxi.com.)
Arrow Taxicab (443/575-4111. www.arrowcabmd.com.)
BWI Airport rail station (410/672-6167. www.bwiairport.com.)
BWI SuperShuttle (800/258-3826. www.supershuttle.com.)
Carey Limousines (410/880-0999 or 800/336-4646. www.carey.com.)
Maryland Area Rail Commuter (800/325-7245 or 410/539-5000. www.mtamaryland.gov.)
Penn Station (1515 N. Charles St., Mount Vernon, Baltimore, MD, 21201. 800/523-8720.)
Private Car/RMA Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation (410/519-0000 or 800/878-7743. www.rmalimo.com.)
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