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Directions to Maryland Blended Reality Center-UMCP
Directions to Maryland Blended Reality Center-UMB

Directions to Maryland Blended Reality Center-UMCP

Directions to the A.V. Williams Building
College Park, MD 20742

Travel by Automobile

All directions below take you to the main entrance on Campus Drive.

From Baltimore and Points North
I-95 South to Exit 25 and U.S. 1 South Go two miles south on U.S. Route 1

From Points South
I-95 North to Exit 25 and U.S. 1 South Go two miles south on U.S. Route 1

From Bowie/Annapolis
U.S. 50 to the Capital Beltway (I-95) North Exit Beltway at Exit 25 and U.S. 1 South; go two miles south on U.S. Route 1

From Points West

I-495 North to Exit 25 Go two miles south on U.S. Route 1

From Washington, D.C.

Take 16th St. North to Georgia Ave. North (U.S. 97) Go about 1/4 mile to Capital Beltway (I-495) East Get off at Exit 25 and U.S. 1 South; continue 2 miles on U.S. Route 1

After getting onto Campus Drive from Route 1, make your first right onto Paint Branch Drive. The A.V. Williams Building will be the second building on your right. The best place to park is the Xfinity Center Visitor Lot, on the right past Clark Hall and Biomolecular Sciences. The A.V. Williams building is a U-shaped, three- and four-story building. There is a one-story building (engineering annex building) in the middle of the U. See campus map for more information.

Transportation by Train

Amtrak trains service the Washington Metropolitan area. Call 1-800-872-7245 for automated information on schedules and rates. The closest station to the University is New Carrollton, where you will need to take a taxi to the campus (cost about $15.00). If you arrive at Union Station in Washington D.C. you may take the Metrorail to College Park. Take
the Red line (towards Wheaton) to Fort Totten; change to the Green line (towards Greenbelt) to the College Park, University of Maryland Station. The station is about a mile walk to the south side of campus; there is shuttle service to the campus from the station.

The MARC train offers public transportation weekdays between Union Station and Washington D.C. to Baltimore's Camden Station, next door to where the Orioles play baseball in the heart of the city. There is a stop at the College Park Metro station, which has shuttle service to the campus. For schedules and general service information call the automated line at 1-800-325-7245.

Air Transportation

The university is served by three major airports. Following are suggestions for travel to campus from these airport locations.

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) is located approximately 25 miles north of the University. Driving time is approximately 35 minutes. Ground transportation to College Park is available by van or taxi.

Super Shuttle provides van service (discounts for more than one person travelling together). See their Web site for more information.

Taxi service will cost approximately $35.00

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (National) is located in Arlington, Virginia and about 15 miles from College Park. Travel can be slow through downtown Washington, D.C. during rush hours; approximate driving time is 40 minutes.

You can take the Metrorail from the airport. Take the yellow line toward Mt. Vernon Square and get off at L'Enfant Plaza, then transfer to the green line (towards Greenbelt). Get off at College Park, University of Maryland Station. There is shuttle service to the university.

Taxi service directly from the airport is approximately $40

Dulles International Airport (IAD) is located near Herndon, Virginia and is about 35 miles from College Park. Driving time is approximately one hour.

Taxi service will cost approximately $55

Bus service is available to take you to the West Falls Church Metrorail where you will take Metro's Orange line toward New Carrollton. Transfer at L'Enfant Plaza to the Green line (towards Greenbelt). Get off at College Park, University of Maryland Station. There is shuttle service to the University.

Directions to Maryland Blended Reality Center-UMB

Directions to the University of Maryland Medical Center, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center
22 South Greene Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Travel by Automobile

From the North or South
Follow I-95 to the I-395 exit (exit 53 off of I-95) to Martin Luther King Blvd. Take a right on Pratt Street. Go three blocks on Pratt Street and turn left onto Paca Street. Go two blocks on Paca; turn left onto Redwood Street. Enter the underground University Plaza Garage on your right.

From the West
Take I-70 east to I-695 South (Glen Burnie). Follow I-695 to I-95 North. Follow I-95 to the I-395 exit (exit 53 off of I-95) to Martin Luther King Blvd. Take a right on Pratt Street. Go three blocks on Pratt Street and turn left onto Paca Street. Go two blocks on Paca; turn left onto Redwood Street. Enter the underground University Plaza Garage on your right.

From I-83
Follow I-83 South (Jones Falls Expressway) to the end. Go two traffic lights and turn right onto Lombard Street. Follow Lombard Street for 12 traffic lights and turn right onto Paca Street. Turn left at the next light onto Redwood Street. Enter the underground University Plaza Garage on your right.

From Washington D.C. or BWI Airport
Follow I-295 North to Baltimore. Take the I-95 North exit before Russell Street, and follow that to the I-395 exit to Martin Luther King Blvd. Take a right on Pratt Street. Go three blocks on Pratt Street and turn left onto Paca Street. Go two blocks on Paca; turn left onto Redwood Street. Enter the underground University Plaza Garage on your right.

From Eastern Shore/Bay Bridge
Take US-50 West to US-301 to I-97 North. Take the I-695 exit towards Baltimore. Take the I-295 exit and follow the directions from Washington D.C. or BWI Airport.

Air Transportation

The closest airport is the Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI). Other airports in the region (1–1.5 hours away) are Dulles International Airport (IAD) and the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (National).

Transportation by Train

Baltimore is served by Amtrak and MARC train service.