How to Get from BWI to Washington, DC
Shuttle from BWI to the MARC Train: If you want to get from BWI to Washington, DC and find a hotel in a location that accommodates getting to and from the airport it is best to utilize the MARC train system. In order, to get to the MARC BWI train station, first you’ll need to use a shuttle service that connects to the terminal at BWI. The shuttle ride over to the MARC BWI station is only 10 minutes or less. The shuttle is also free.
Stay Near MARC Stations in Washington, DC: Once you are at the station you can take the train to New Carrollton (connects with the DC Metro), or Union Station in downtown Washington, DC (also connects with the Metro). At New Carrollton there is one hotel within walking distance to the Metro / MARC station. That is hotel is the Courtyard by Marriott. At New Carrollton you can then use the DC Metro system to connect deeper into Washington, DC. Often you’ll find New Carrollton has a lower hotel rates on the weekdays vs. downtown Washington, DC. Weekend visitors should compare staying at New Carrollton vs. downtown DC to see if the rates are comparable. Typically hotel rates drop between $50 to $75 on the weekend throughout Washington, DC. It will take between 30 to 45 minutes to ride the train from BWI to Washington, DC.