YOUR VISIT TO BALTIMORE
There are many ways to get to Baltimore, depending on where you are traveling from.
The nearest airport is BWI, which connects easily to Baltimore City using the Lightrail ($2 / ≃ 1hr / walk from terminal. Schedule), the Marc Train ($6 ≃ 35mn/ take the Airport shuttle towards MARC Train Station. Schedule) or Uber/Lyft (≃ $30, ≃ 20mn).
If you are traveling from Europe, we recommend checking Play Airlines which offers very affordable fares from many cities in Europe, with a layover in Iceland.
You may also want to check flights arriving at Newark Airport (EWR), which conveniently connects to Baltimore Penn Station by train ($34-62, visit Amtrak’s website for schedule and tickets).
Lastly, you can arrive at one of DC's airports (DCA or IAD) and get to Baltimore using Lyft/Uber (≃$100+, ≃1hr) or Public Transportation (≃$10, ≃2-3hrs).
From Baltimore Penn Station to Campus, you can hop on the JHU Free Shuttle which stops every 10mn (see map below for the precise location of the Shuttle Stop), you can also use the Charm City Circulator (Baltimore Free Bus, Purple line).
For more information about transportation, visit this page, and do not hesitate to contact us.
The closest hotel from Campus is The Inn at the Colonnade
There are a lot of Airbnb listings within walking distance of the campus, here is a selection.
For convenience and ease of access to the Campus, we recommend staying in one of the following neighborhoods: Charles Village, Remington, Hampden. If you don’t mind a walk or shuttle ride, you can also book a place in Station North or Mount Vernon.
If you are having trouble finding an accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.
VISA / FORMALITIES
Depending on your nationality and where you are traveling from, you may need an ESTA or a visa to enter the United States. Please do not hesitate to reach out if we can be of any assistance regarding those formalities
If you are traveling from outside of the United States, please make sure that you comply with the latest vaccination and testing requirements (which can be found on the CDC's website)
Like in any big city, we encourage you to be aware of your surroundings, plan your itineraries, and keep your valuables out of sight. At night, we encourage using Lyft/Uber or asking the organizers to schedule a JHU shuttle if needed.
First time in Baltimore? For places of interests, museums, cafes, bookstores, parks (and more), see the map below: