Baltimore's transportation system keeps expanding every year! See below for links to the bus, train, airport, Light Rail, Metro and more. Here you will also find resources for the Carpool Matching Program, parking at the hospital, and the free University of Maryland Shuttle.
MTA: Maryland Transit Administration
MTA rides are only $1.70 single trip ($4.00 day trip); Links county to city
Train station within three blocks of Medical Center
16 bus routes, Metro Subway, Light rail, and MARC
Medical Center offers discounted monthly pass for $48 (25% discount)
UMMC employees can visit the UMMC Insider page for more information.
Charm City Circulator
FREE hybrid buses; Run throughout Baltimore City
The Charm City Circulator provides service on 4 routes with buses arriving approximately every 15 minutes.
Orange route, Purple route, Green route, Banner route
Please remember that each route runs in one direction and loops around.
Stops 216 and 217 of the Orange route are located next to the hospital
Phone app to track buses
Amtrak trains have regional and Acela routes serving the Northeast corridor from DC to Boston.
Average regional rail time from:
- Baltimore to DC: 0:50
- Baltimore to Philadelphia: 1:05
- Baltimore to New York: 2:30
- Baltimore to Boston: 6:30
Bolt Bus and Megabus
The Bolt Bus and the Megabus offer bus rides with wi-fi; fares start at $1 for trips to DC, Philadelphia, NY, Boston and other locations.
BWI (Baltimore/Washington International) Thurgood Marshall Airport
BWI Airport is accessible from the Medical Center by bus, Amtrak, Marc, and Light Rail. It's only a 15 minute drive from the Medical Center.
University of Maryland Shuttle Bus
FREE with ID
University of Maryland Baltimore's shuttle bus has service lines that run to Mt. Vernon, Federal Hill, and Washington Village.
Connects to the Charm City Circulator
NextBus app available for arrival times and tracking
Zipcar is a simple and easy car-sharing program; hundreds available in Baltimore.
Cars can be rented by the hour or for the day
Two driving plans to choose from:
(1) Occasional driving plan (no monthly commitment, pay as you go, $60 annual fee)
(2) Extra value plan (monthly commitment, discounted rates, no annual fee)
Prices for car rentals begin at $7.50 an hour and $69/day
Gas, insurance and 180 free miles included with each zip
Note: Cars must be picked up and dropped off at the same designated location
Don't own a car? Do you prefer to get some exercise on your way to work? Baltimore is home to many cyclists both new and seasoned. Bike Maryland is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote bicycling, increase safety, improve conditions, and provide a voice for bicyclists in Maryland. This group has been successful in passing state legislature to keep you safe on your commute. Visit their website for more information on biking laws for Maryland, educational workshops and biking events. If you are looking to have some fun on your bike, please visit the Recreational Activities tab to learn about Baltimore Bike Party's monthly rides.
* Note: the UMMC campus offers multiple bicycle securing options including bike racks at hospital entrances as well as bike cages in parking garages. Visit the parking office for details.