Transportation is an area where Downtown Baltimore really shines. With a high density of businesses and attractions and thorough sidewalk infrastructure, the downtown area stands out as an extremely pedestrian-friendly area.
Biking happens to be a popular option among plenty of downtown professionals and residents, and downtown Baltimore offers generous bike amenities. For $8 a month, you can gain access to the secure Lexington
A free alternative to buses, the Charm City Circulator serves Downtown Baltimore. Running year-round, except on select holidays, this shuttle bus provides service to major attractions and transportation hubs. While partially intended for tourists, the Circulator invites locals to enjoy the convenience of four comprehensive routes. Shuttles reliably arrive every 10 to 15 minutes at official stops.
Hailing a cab in this area tends to be quick and easy. Catch a traditional taxi, from companies such as Yellow Cab of Baltimore or Diamond Cab of Baltimore, on the go. Alternatively, use your phone or app to order a cab. Uber and Lyft, major ride-sharing services, help you get around Downtown Baltimore.
In addition, the Maryland Transit Authority offers you an array of options. The light rail system, the Metro Subway and the MTA bus system all provide access to the greater Baltimore area, as well as connecting you to many spots in Downtown Baltimore. The MARC train, which has a station located on St. Paul Street, takes you to surrounding cities in Maryland and West Virginia.
Travel by water when you use the Harbor Connector and the Baltimore Water Taxi, two services that provide access via the harbor. An all-day pass for the Water Taxi costs only $12, making it an affordable option. Also, from downtown Baltimore, you have access to five interstates, including I-95, I-295, I-395, I-695 and I-83.