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Amtrak and Bayrunner Shuttle Partner to Provide Thruway Service from BWI to Eastern Shore


Service Includes 14 Daily Departures

WASHINGTON - Amtrak recently extended its Thruway bus service to Maryland’s Eastern Shore through a partnership with BayRunner Shuttle of Salisbury, Md. The service is available from Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport Rail Station (BWI) to the communities of Easton, Cambridge, Salisbury, Ocean Pines and Ocean City, Md.

Amtrak’s Thruway service is a convenient way for Amtrak passengers to reach communities not served by rail. This new Thruway service offers Amtrak passengers a choice of 14 daily departures — 7 in each direction to and from Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Shuttles depart BWI every two hours from 8:35am to 8:35pm to Easton, Cambridge and Salisbury. Shuttles depart Salisbury for BWI every two hours from 5:20am to 5:20pm making stops at Cambridge and Easton. Ten of the daily departures — 5 in each direction — also serve Ocean Pines and Ocean City. BayRunner Shuttle provides all-reserved van shuttle service. Fares begin at $40 each way.

BayRunner Shuttle Thruway Service Fares

Travel between:

BWI and Easton: $40.00
BWI and Cambridge: $57.00
BWI and Salisbury: $60.00
BWI and Ocean Pines: $95.00
BWI and Ocean City: $95.00

Reservations for the Thruway service must be made at the same time Amtrak rail reservations are made. Advance reservations are required at least 48 hours prior to travel, including passengers in need of a lift-equipped vehicle. Passengers desiring to make reservations after the 48-hour cut off time should contact Bayrunner Shuttle directly to arrange travel.

BayRunner Shuttle Thruway Service Locations

Salisbury, MD
547 E. Riverside Drive
Salisbury, MD 21801

Cambridge, MD
Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort & Spa
100 Heron Blvd
Cambridge, MD 21613

Easton, MD
Main Terminal Building — Easton Airport
29137 Newnam Road
Easton, MD 21601

Ocean Pines, MD
Rite Aid Pharmacy (at the South Gate of Ocean Pines)
11011 Manklin Creek Road
Berlin, MD 21811

Ocean City, MD
West Ocean City Park & Ride
12848 Ocean Gateway
Ocean City, MD 21842

The BWI Airport Rail Station is served by Amtrak’s Acela Express service as well as its Northeast Regional service, the railroad’s busiest, serving more than 6.8 million passengers last fiscal year. More than 587,000 passengers boarded or alighted from an Amtrak train at BWI last fiscal year, ranking it 15th among all Amtrak stations nationwide.


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