Baltimore/Washington Airport is an airport in Maryland between Baltimore and Washington D.C., mainly used by low-cost carriers. The majority of the flights from the airport depart to domestic destinations and are operated by Southwest Airlines and Spirit Airlines. In terms of passenger numbers, the airport (27 million passengers in 2019) is larger than Washington Dulles International Airport and Washington Reagan National Airport.
Washington D.C. does not have an international airport, however there are three airports in close proximity of the capital of the United States. You can choose between two airports in Virginia (Washington Dulles International Airport, Washington Reagan National Airport) and one airport in Maryland (Baltimore/Washington Airport).
Where is Baltimore/Washington Airport situated?
The airport is located in the state of Maryland, south of Baltimore and northeast Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States. By car, you can reach the airport via Interstate 195 (Metropolitan Boulevard).
How many terminals does Baltimore/Washington Airport have?
The airport has one terminal with five piers, namely Concourse A, B, C, D and E. Baltimore/Washington Airport has one easy to get around terminal, the Light RailLink station is accessible via Concourse E.
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|Washington Reagan National Airport||48km|
|Washington Dulles International Airport||72km|
The distance from Baltimore/Washington Airport to the centre of Washington D.C. is 55 kilometres. By car, it takes 45 minutes to get to the centre of Washington D.C..
From BWI Airport to Washington D.C. City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Baltimore/Washington Airport by public transport. Visit the Baltimore/Washington Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Baltimore/Washington Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Washington D.C. is about $ 90.-. Book your taxi at Baltimore/Washington Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From BWI Airport to Washington D.C. City centre by Taxi
At Baltimore/Washington Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Enterprise, Hertz, National (Enterprise Holdings), Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Baltimore/Washington Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Baltimore/Washington Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Southwest Airlines
- Spirit Airlines
- Allegiant Air
- United Airlines
- American Airlines
Hotels near the airport
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Things to do
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