Transportation Services begins bus service to nation's capitol

August 21, 2009

University Park, Pa. -- As the very popular Big Apple Express enters its third year of operation, Transportation Services and Fullington Trailways are adding a new bus line to the Baltimore and Washington, D.C., areas.

The BWI/D.C. Express will run every weekend that classes are in session and will offer three stops in the Baltimore/D.C. area. The Express begins service on Friday, Aug. 28 and departs State College at 3 p.m. Ride with ease to the Baltimore Airport (BWI), Timonium Light Rail Stop or New Carrollton Station for $38 one-way and $76 roundtrip.

Tickets can be ordered online at (online convenience charges apply). Tickets can also be purchased at the Bus Depot at 152 North Atherton Street or by calling (814) 238-1100 or (814) 238-7971. For more information, visit online.

Those living in the Washington, D.C. or Maryland areas can enjoy a visit to Happy Valley with the BWI/DC Express. Buses return to State College each Friday and return to the three stops on Sunday.

Departure and arrival times may vary due to weather and traffic conditions. People with disabilities are asked to call (800) 942-8287 to coordinate accessibility needs up to 48 hours in advance.

Last Updated September 16, 2009