Penn Station, adjacent to the UB campus, is America's eighth busiest train station. more
MARC is a commuter train serving suburbs north and south of the city. more
Amtrak trains with departures and arrivals from Penn Station serve cities along the Atlantic seaboard. more
MTA buses connect most of the Baltimore region. more
The Light Rail connects UB to downtown, to suburbs both north and south and to BWI Airport. more
Bicycling is a healthy and inexpensive way to get around the city. more
MTA Metro Subway runs southbound to Lexington Market, downtown and Johns Hopkins Hospital. Northwest-bound trains stop at Mondawmin Mall and neighborhoods and suburbs toward Owings Mills. more
Bolt Buses depart from 1578 Maryland Ave. (one block from UB) multiple times daily for Midtown Manhattan and Newark International Airport. more
All times are approximate.
Hunt Valley: 39 minutes
Timonium: 24 minutes
Lutherville: 20 minutes
Mt. Washington: 10 minutes
North Avenue: 2 minutes
Downtown: 15 minutes
Patapsco: 21 minutes
Linthicum: 30 minutes
BWI: 38 minutes
Glen Burnie: 38 minutes
West Baltimore: 13 minutes
Halethorpe: 20 minutes
BWI: 24 minutes
Odenton: 31 minutes
Bowie: 37 minutes
Seabrook: 42 minutes
New Carrollton: 46 minutes
Washington, D.C.: 57 minutes
Martin's Airport: 12 minutes
Edgewood: 25 minutes
Aberdeen: 35 minutes
Perryville: 50 minutes
The Light Rail runs north-south between Hunt Valley and Glen Burnie. The University of Baltimore/Mount Royal station is just west of the Fitzgerald Garage and the main campus buildings.
Light Rail tickets cost a flat $1.60 each way.
The free, eco-friendly Charm City Circulator consists of a fleet of 21 hybrid electric vehicles following four routes:
The Metro Subway runs from Owings Mills to Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Maryland State Office Building Metro Subway Station is located four blocks from the UB campus.
You can use the monthly MTA All Access College Transit Pass (must be repurchased every calendar month) for unlimited travel on MTA local Bus, Light Rail, and Metro Subway for just $39 for students. The MTA All Access College Transit Pass cannot be used on Amtrak or MARC train service (see Student Advantage program information for MARC discounts).
Students can purchase the MTA All Access College Pass at the UB Office of the Bursar, 410.837.4848.
You can purchase a Student Advantage membership card for a low, flat fee to get a discount on MARC and Amtrak train tickets. Just present your Student Advantage card and your college photo ID at any staffed MARC station or Amtrak ticket counter.
UB has partnered with the Maryland Transit Authority to offer the Commuter Choice pre-tax discount program to regular UB faculty and staff.
Pay for your bus, Metro Subway, light rail and MARC monthly passes through pre-tax salary deductions, saving significant money—and reducing your carbon footprint.
Guaranteed Ride Home provides commuters who regularly (twice a week) carpool, vanpool, bike, walk or take transit to work with a free and reliable ride home when one of life's unexpected emergencies arise. Commuters may take advantage of this service up to four times a year to get home for unexpected emergencies such as a personal illness or a sick child.
Guaranteed Ride Home can also be used for unscheduled overtime when your employer mandates that you must stay late. The service is designed to rescue commuters who are worried about how they'll get home when an emergency arises. Knowing there's a guaranteed ride home allows one to use commuting options like transit and carpools with peace of mind and confidence.