The driving distance from Washington, District of Columbia to Baltimore, Maryland is:

39 miles / 63 km

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Driving distance from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD

The total driving distance from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD is 39 miles or 63 kilometers.

Your trip begins in Washington, District of Columbia. It ends in Baltimore, Maryland.

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If you're meeting a friend, you might be interested in finding the city that is halfway between Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD.

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While in Washington DC why not take a side trip to Baltimore? Depending on traffic it, takes around 1 hour to get to Baltimore from Washington DC. Many residents in Baltimore commute to work every day to and from Washington DC. If you don’t like driving, there are always the train and bus options.

Did you know that The American National Anthem was inspired by the events at the Battle of Baltimore? According to when Francis Scott Key saw the American flag flying above Fort McHenry, he was inspired to write the historic poem “Defence of Fort McHenry” which later became the lyrics of The Star-Spangled Banner.

Take a historic tour of Baltimore by visiting Fort Henry National Monument, the birthplace of the American national anthem. Also include Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum, Mother Seton House and Historic Seminary Chapel and the B and O Railroad Museum.

The B and O Museum has the oldest and most comprehensive American railroad collections in the world including lanterns, dining car china, fine art, communication devices, signals and pocket watches.

Washington, District of Columbia

City: Washington
State: District of Columbia
Country: United States
Category: cities

Baltimore, Maryland

City: Baltimore
State: Maryland
Country: United States
Category: cities

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