What You Need To Know About MARC’s Weekend Service

Dec 6, 2013

MARC train at Odenton.
Credit Ryan Stavely (Flickr: Thanksgiving_Eve_Getaway_13) / via Wikimedia Commons

MARC, Maryland’s rail commuter service, begins first-ever weekend service between Baltimore and Washington on the Penn Line starting Saturday.

The trains will run between Union Station in Washington and Penn Station in Baltimore.

There will be nine round trips on Saturdays, departing from Penn Station between 7:35 a.m. and 9:15 p.m. Departures from Union Station run from 9:02 a.m. to 10:35 p.m.

The six Sunday trips leave Penn Station between 9:15 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Trips leave Union Station between 10:40 a.m. and 7 p.m.

A one-way fare, Baltimore to Washington, is $7; the one-way ticket price from from BWI to Washington is $6. Monthly and weekly passes are good on the weekends.

Trains will stop at Martin State Airport, Penn Station, West Baltimore, Halethorpe, BWI, Odenton, Bowie, New Carrollton and Union Station.

For more information, go to the MTA's MARC website or this information sheet from the Maryland Department of Transportation.