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Maps and Directions

Where does the University of Maryland fit geographically?

Descriptive map of Maryland

Directions to the Visitor Center

By Car

Recommended routes are likely to have the most favorable traffic at most times. Consider alternate routes if traffic appears heavier on the recommended route.

  • From Baltimore and points north, via I-95 South
  • From Baltimore and points north, or Washington, D.C. and points south, Via 295 (the Baltimore/Washington Parkway)
  • From Virginia and points south, via Maryland side of Capital Beltway (I-495)
  • From Virginia and points south, via Virginia side of Capital Beltway (I-495)
  • From Bowie, Annapolis, and points east, via U.S. 50 West
  • From Washington, DC (Northwest/Southwest) Via 16th Street North
  • From Washington, DC (Northeast/Southeast), Via U.S. 1 North

By Rail

  • Metrorail from Washington, DC
  • MARC from Baltimore (Inner Harbor)
  • MARC from Baltimore (Penn Station/West Baltimore/BWI Airport)
  • Amtrak to Washington, DC (Union Station)
  • Amtrak to New Carrollton, MD
Map of Airports in the vicinity

By Air

It is possible to get to College Park via public transportation from the airports although it does involve several changes along the way.

  • From BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport
  • From Reagan National
  • From Dulles International Airport

2011-12 Visitor Guide