Maryland — Transportation
Maryland Taxis and Car Rental
Taxis are a safe and easy transportation option in the cities of Maryland. In the countryside, cabs are limited with most services available as radio taxis. To explore the more remote regions, self-driving is probably the best option. In Baltimore, the main taxi company is Yellow Transportation (+1-410-685-1212), in Annapolis YES Taxi (+1-800-829-4222), and in Ocean City A Beach Taxi (+1-443-373-9026).
Maryland is well-connected to the inter-state highway system. Car rental is an affordable and convenient, but will need to be booked in advance, especially over weekends and the holidays. The cities have plenty of international rental options.
Maryland Water Taxis
Both Baltimore and Annapolis have water taxis that visitors can use. In Baltimore, the water taxis run from Fort McHenry to the Inner Harbor and are a great way to see the sites and get to restaurants and bars. In Annapolis, water taxis offer services from Annapolis Harbor, Spa Creek and Back Creek.
Maryland Trains and Buses
Maryland is served by Amtrak for long-distance connections to many other US cities. The main rail stations are in Baltimore, Cumberland, Rockville, Aberdeen, and Salisbury. The MARC train offers services primarily for commuters operating Monday through Friday with trips through Baltimore, Washington DC and West Virginia.
Public transportation in Maryland is regulated by the Maryland Transit Administration, which includes buses, light rail, MARC, and subways. Baltimore offers the most options with visitors able to use the light rail lines, metro, buses, and water taxis.