Transportation To and From Frederick County

Frederick County is at the crossroads of the Capital Region. Less than an hour’s drive from Baltimore and Washington, you’ll find that Frederick is easily accessible. 

Getting Here 


Frederick County sits at the confluence of major interstate and state highways criss-crossing the Capital Region from north, south, east, and west. Interstate 270 (I-270), Interstate 70 (I-70), US Route 15, US Route 40, US Route 340, and various Maryland Scenic Byways all converge in Frederick County. 

Take the Train 

Frederick County is served by MARC train service. This commuter rail system connects the communities of Point of Rocks, Brunswick, and Frederick with Amtrak at Washington, DC’s historic Union Station (week-day service only). 


Frederick is within an easy drive to three major airports. You’ll find Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) close by. 

Once You’re Here - Getting Around 

Make a stop by the Frederick Visitor Center in Downtown Frederick for guidance around Frederick County or visit the Maryland Welcome Centers on I-70 and US 15. 

Parking in Downtown Frederick? Use our guide to park with ease.

Utilize Frederick TransIT to get around the City of Frederick and Frederick County. Many busses depart from the Frederick Transit Center, directly across East Street from the Visitor Center. TransIT is free to use. 

Need a ride? Uber and Lyft provide ride sharing capabilities throughout Frederick County.