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Directions From Airports

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From Baltimore-Washington International (BWI) Airport

  • Upon exiting the airport, follow signs for I-195 West.
  • Follow I-195 West to I-95 South towards Washington, DC.
  • Take I-95 South towards I-495 and Washington, DC.
  • As you approach I-495, follow directions towards I-495 West and merge into farthest left lane.
  • Almost immediately after leaving I-95 for I-495, take left exit for Route 1 South (Exit 25).
  • Follow Route 1 South towards College Park/University of Maryland for two miles.
  • Turn right onto the University's Campus Drive - Main Campus Entrance.
  • Glenn L. Martin Hall of Engineering is first large building on right.

From Dulles International Airport (IAD)

  • Exit airport on Dulles Airport Access Road East.
  • Follow Dulles Airport Access Road East for about 13 miles.
  • Exit Dulles Airport Access Road onto I-495 North.
  • Follow I-495 (the Capital Beltway) for about 18 miles.
  • Get off at Exit 25B (U.S. Route 1 South toward College Park).
  • Go South on U.S. Route 1 for two miles.
  • Turn right onto University's Campus Drive.
  • Glenn L. Martin Hall of Engineering is first large building on right.

Directions From Reagan National Airport (DCA)

  • Exit airport to the north (towards Washington, D.C.).
  • Get onto George Washington Memorial Highway.
  • Within 1 mile, turn right onto U.S. Route 1 / I-395 North (to DC).
  • Stay in left lane while crossing bridge over Potomac River.
  • Pass Washington Monument on left, turn right onto Constitution Ave.
  • Go eight blocks and turn left (North) onto 6th Street, NW.
  • Go about 1.5 miles and bear right onto Rhode Island Ave.
  • Go 7.5 miles to College Park, turn left at Campus Drive.
  • Glenn L. Martin Hall of Engineering is first large building on right.

Super Shuttle

These door-to-door shuttles operate on a shared ride-on demand basis. For more information, please call 1-800-BLUEVAN (258-3826) or go to For Group Sales, Charters & Conventions, please contact 1-800-622-2089 or 1-703-416-7873 ext.707


The BWI taxi stand is located just outside of the baggage claim area of the Lower Level of the BWI Airport Terminal. For more information, call 410-859-1100.

Washington, DC, Virginia and Maryland taxicabs are available at the exits of each terminal. Although the exact fare may vary depending on distances and other factors, from DCA to University of Maryland is approximately $35 - from BWI it is about $75 and from Dulles it is about $90.

Visitor Parking

  • Turn right from Campus Drive onto Paint Branch Drive.
  • Take an immediate right into XX Lot, park in a numbered space.  Pay at the kiosk at the corner of the lot before you leave.  Cost is $3 per hour, up to $15 per day. You may pay with cash or credit card.  The machine does not dispense change. If this lot is full you may also park at the lot directly behind the Jeong Kim Engineering building, which is one block further on Paint Branch, on the left.

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