Car Hire at Baltimore Airport
This information is correct as of July 2015
Whether you want to discover diversity in friendly Philly, marvel at the magnificent White House in Washington or climb a monument to see breath-taking views, you can find the best car hire at Baltimore Airport with Skyscanner.
Where to hire a car at Baltimore Airport
There are eleven car hire companies with desks at Baltimore Airport: Enterprise, Avis, Hertz, Alamo, Budget, Dollar, Flight Car, National, Next Car, Payless and Thrifty. All of the desks are inside the terminal, so you don’t need to go far to pick up your car.
Petrol stations near Baltimore Airport
Depending on your car rental agreement, you may need to hand your car back with a full tank.
Luckily there is a Shell garage just a ten minute drive from Baltimore Airport. Take Friendship Road from the airport and get on to the I-195 for Maryland. Take exit 2A and merge on to the MD-295. Take the exit for the I-695 then exit 8 for Maryland 168. Merge with Fairview Avenue and the petrol station will be on the left hand side.
Driving around Baltimore Airport
Baltimore Airport is well connected to the region’s main roads. The airport is located at the southeast end of Interstate 195 which provides connections to the Baltimore to Washington Parkway and Interstate 95.
Getting to your destination
We’ve put together a quick guide on getting to the most popular destinations from Baltimore Airport.
New York’s little sister ‘Philly’ is a taste of East Coast city life. Here historic parks and buildings are interspersed with steakhouses and fantastic pubs brewing their own beers and ales. There is a museum of art, an impressive City Hall, magic gardens, hip world cafes, fabulous restaurants, an Italian market and huge green spaces. This is one liveable, loveable and friendly city.
Philadelphia is just under three hours drive from Baltimore Airport. Get on the I-195 towards Maryland until you merge with the I-95 toll road. Take exit 22 for US-30 and follow signs to the city centre of Philadelphia.
The capital politically and geographically teems with iconic monuments; a homage to the corridors of power that reside there. As well as the White House, Washington boasts art galleries and museums celebrating everything from aerospace and natural history to Asian art. The Lincoln Memorial and Vietnam Veterans Memorial pay respects to a nation’s past while the Kennedy Centre is a testament to modernity and innovation. Hit the streets and discover jazz bars and healthy cafes, massive strips with malls stretching their length and chilli bowl diners and beer halls. From the upper echelons of government to the gritty side of street life, Washington is a compelling and utterly addictive city.
It takes just one hour to reach Washington by car from Baltimore Airport. Get on the I-195 towards Maryland and take exit 2B towards Washington. Merge on to the MD-295 S then the US-50 and follow signs to the city centre of Washington.
Baltimore has blossomed from a gritty industrial town to a cultural haven of world-class museums, ethnic shop and local breweries, boutique hotels, chic boutiques, cosy bookshops and exciting sports venues. By night the jazz bars, cool clubs and vibrant restaurants fill with friendly locals out for a good time. Blow the cobwebs away by day with a boat trip around the harbour or an invigorating climb up the 228 steps of the Washington Monument for the best views in town.
It takes just 30 minutes to reach the centre of Baltimore by car from the airport. Get on the I-195 and take exit 2A for Baltimore. Merge with the MD-295 N and follow signs for the city centre.
Car parking is expensive in the inner city, roughly $5* per hour particularly in the harbour area. Pay parking garages and parking lots are easy to find near all major sights in the city centre, and charge around the same price. Cheaper on-street parking is available beyond Downtown and the Inner Harbour which are out of the city centre. Some hotels in Baltimore also offer free parking.
Prices subject to change