Directions to HI Baltimore Hostel
From Penn Station take the #3 bus down Saint Paul Street. When exiting the train station turn towards your left and walk to the entrance of the drive. There is a bus stop on the corner of the drive and Saint Paul Street. The #3 bus will drop you off directly across from the hostel on the corner of Mulberry and Cathedral Streets. The bus is $1.60 one way or $3.50 for an all day pass. The Charm City Circulator is a Free Shuttle that runs throughout city. You can pick it up from Penn Station at the same place you would pick up Bus #3. You want to get off at the intersection of Mulberry Street and Saint Paul Street. Alternatively, Penn Station is 12 blocks, or one mile (1.6km), from the hostel. Walk south on Charles Street (against the flow of traffic). Once you past the Washington Monument you go two more blocks and turn right into Mulberry Street. The hostel is on your left. A taxi from Penn Station will cost $5.00 to $7.00 depending upon traffic.
We have limited parking available behind the hostel for $8 a night. You may be asked to leave your keys at the front desk in case we need to move vehicles around. Street parking is available at $1 an hour, though during rush hour times there is no parking on the streets. If parking your car on the street be aware of the signs. Towing is enforced in the downtown area and it brings a steep fine of $260. A number of garages are available in the area and they range from $8 to $20 a day (you pay that every time you come and go). You should reserve parking if you want to use parking behind the Hostel.
Downtown Greyhound Bus Station
From the Greyhound bus station take the #27 bus to the stop near Saratoga Street. Walk east on Saratoga Street (the numbers will be going down) for three blocks. Turn left onto Liberty Street and walk one block. Turn right onto Mulberry Street. We do not recommend walking from the downtown bus station. A taxi from Greyhound will cost $8.00 to $12.00 depending upon traffic.
Walk from the Whitemarsh Park & Ride to Town Center (from parking lot turn right onto Honeygo Blvd, left onto Campbell Blvd, right onto Town Center Dr) and take bus # 15 toward Walbrook Junction. Get off at Saratoga and Cathedral streets. Walk one block north on Cathedral street (against traffic) and turn right onto Mulberry Street. Hostel is second door on the right.
The Bolt Bus will drop you off at Penn Station. See the above directions from Penn Station.
The MVP bus will drop you off at North Avenue and Charles Street. You will want to walk south on Charles Street (against traffic) for two blocks to arrive at Penn Station. Walk in front of Penn Station to the corner of Saint Paul Street to catch buses going towards the hostel. Follow directions from Penn Station to get to the hostel.
Take the light rail from BWI to the Lexington Market Light Rail Stop. Walk in the direction the train was going and turn right onto Saratoga Street. Walk for two blocks and turn left onto Liberty Street. Walk a short block and turn right onto Mulberry Street. An average ride from BWI to the hostel will cost around $40.00.