Columbia has access to a wide variety of public transportation means, including a local intracounty bus system, commuter busses to DC and Baltimore and MARC commuter trains linking Baltimore and Washington.
Local bus service is provided by Howard Transit Service. Bus routes connect most of Columbia's village centers to the Columbia Mall, Howard County General Hospital, Howard Community College, the libraries and Ellicott City. For complete bus schedule information call, toll free, 800-270-9553.
Commuter bus service to Baltimore and Washington is available through Eyre Bus Service. For commuter bus information and information on MARC trains, call the Maryland Transit Administration at 410-539-5000.
Senior Events Shuttle
The Senior Advisory Committee sponsors a free curb-to-curb evening and weekend transportation shuttle to cultural events throughout Howard County for groups of 4 or more seniors ages 60 and over. Click here to learn more.
Local cab and taxi
Flyer Taxi 410-750-0089
Columbia Taxi 443-355-4607
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Other useful transportation
phone numbers and websites:
Mass Transportation Authority (MTA) 410-539-5000
MTA Commuter Assistance
Center-Statewide Ridesharing Information 800-492-3757
MARC Commuter 866-743-3682
BWI Station (MARC-Penn
Line and Amtrak) 410-672-6169
Washington International Thurgood Marshall
General Airport Information 410-859-7111
Washington Dulles International (IAD)
General Airport Information 703-572-2700
Ronald Reagan Washington National (DCA)
General Airport Information 703-417-8000
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