Getting Here

St. Mary’s County is centrally located within the Mid-Atlantic Corridor and easy to get to. Less than an hour south of Washington, D.C., there are easy connections from Interstate 95. Once here, touring about the entire peninsula is just a matter of following the loop made up of Route 5 and Route 235.

Driving Directions

From Annapolis: Follow Maryland Route 4 to Maryland Route 2/4 through Calvert County to Solomons. Cross the Governor Thomas Johnson Bridge into St. Mary’s County.

From Baltimore: Follow I-97 South to Route 3 through Bowie to Route 301 South. Turn left onto Mattawoman Beantown Road. Follow Mattawoman Beantown Road to the intersection of Route 5. Turn left onto Route 5 South. Follow Route 5 into St. Mary’s County.

From Richmond: Follow Route 95 North to Route 207. Take Route 207 East to Route 301. Follow Route 301 across Potomac on the Harry Nice Bridge. Four miles into Maryland, turn right (south) onto Route 234. Take Route 234 to St. Mary’s County.

From Washington, D.C.: Follow I-495/I-95 North, cross the Woodrow Wilson Bridge into Maryland. Take 1st exit, Indian Head Highway/Route. 210 South. Make a left on Route 228 toward Waldorf. Route 228 becomes Route 5 after crossing Route 301 in Waldorf. Follow Route 5 to St. Mary’s County.

Driving Distances

City Miles  
Washington D.C. 55  
Annapolis, MD 65  
Baltimore, MD 85  
Richmond, VA 101  
Williamsburg, VA 140  
Harrisburg, PA 150  
Philadelphia, PA 180  
Norfolk, VA 180  
Pittsburgh, PA 275  
New York, NY 280  

Travel Information

International/National Airports

Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)
410-859-7111
Located in Baltimore
Travel Time: one hour, twenty minutes

Reagan National Airport (DCA)
703-417-8000
Located in Washington, DC
Travel Time: one hour

Dulles Washington (IAD)
703-572-2700
Located in Northern Virginia
Travel Time: one hour, 35 minutes

Local/Regional Airport

Captain Walter F. Duke Regional Airport (St. Mary’s County Airport)
301-373-2101
Services provided include aircraft hangar leasing, grass and paved tie-downs, charter service, low lead and Jet A fueling and main¬tenance/repair services.

Trains

Amtrak
1-800-872-7245
Stations in Washington, DC, New Carrollton, and Baltimore

Local Public Transportation

St. Mary’s Transit Buses (STS)
301-863-8400 x1120 or x1121

Private Shuttle Services

Southern Maryland Express
1-888-313-9773

Martin’s Airport Shuttle
301-373-4407

Rental Cars

Alamo Rent-A-Car
301-866-9500

Avis
301-863-7373

Budget Rent-A-Car
301-863-4560

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
301-866-9500

Hertz
301-862-5308

National Car Rental
301-866-9500

Next Car Rentals
301-862-4170

St. Mary's Rent-A-Car
301-862-6878

Taxis

Chesapeake Cab
301-863-1151

Important Telephone Numbers

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office
301-475-8008

Maryland State Police Barrack “T”
301-475-8955

MedStar St. Mary's Hospital
301-475-8981

St. Mary’s County Government
301-475-4200

St. Mary’s County Library
301-475-2846

Route Map

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