Airport Navigation Guide: Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI)

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) is a great alternative to anyone who needs to fly into the Washington, D.C. area. While it is a bit farther than Reagan National (DCA) and Dulles International (IAD) are from the nation’s capital, it provides lower fares, easy parking, and several ground transportation options for arrivals and departures.

Easy to Get There

BWI offers a variety of parking options from short-term to long-term off-site parking. The BWI website offers parking maps, parking availability, and helpful hints, as well as estimated drive times to the airport from Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Annapolis. In addition, BWI offers suggestions for various other transportation options, including multiple rail and bus choices, and ideas for private ground transportation options such as ride-shares, taxis, and chauffeured service. Dav El|BostonCoach, is an excellent chauffeured ground transportation option for business travelers and families alike, looking for discreet, professional, reliable, and safe service.

Easy to Navigate

BWI provides an extremely user-friendly wayfinding map for anyone who needs extra assistance getting around the various terminals. It includes both levels of the airport, all facilities, restaurants, shops, and many more amenities. With the click of a button, you can locate more than 50 dining and shopping options – and everything in between!

Easy to Enjoy

BWI has truly upped the game in terms of airport fitness. It has a ROAM Fitness gym (with showers, the first of its kind), a Cardio Trail to leisurely stroll throughout the terminals, and a a 12.5 mile Hiker/Biker trail around the airport that you can enjoy on a Zagster bike. From strength training, cardio, and even family fun on an indoor playground, BWI has your health at heart.

Easy to Get Going

BWI welcomes close to 30 million passengers annually, and, has made it its mission to provide the easiest possible airport experience. Its website provides a great deal of information about each airline it serves, flights, security, resources, travel to and from, accessibility, and much more.