Directions to Campus

TU aerial view

Towson University is located eight miles north of downtown Baltimore, about an hour north of Washington, D.C., and three hours south of New York City. Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) is located about 45 minutes south of Towson. Train service is available out of Baltimore’s Penn Station, 20 minutes south of campus.

If you're planning to attend a campus tour, please note information about directions and parking.

By Automobile

From I-95 (northbound and southbound): Take the Baltimore Beltway I-695 west (toward Towson). Take exit 25 (Charles Street) south. Proceed 1.7 miles. Turn left on Towsontown Boulevard and proceed to the second traffic light on Osler Drive. Follow the campus signs or refer to the campus map for information about your specific destination.

From I-83 (northbound and southbound): Take the Baltimore Beltway I-695 east (toward Towson). Take exit 25 (Charles Street) south. Proceed 1.7 miles. Turn left on Towsontown Boulevard and proceed to the second traffic light on Osler Drive. Follow the campus signs or refer to the campus map for information about your specific destination.

From I-70 (eastbound): Take the Baltimore Beltway I-695 north (toward Towson). Take exit 25 (Charles Street) south. Proceed 1.7 miles. Turn left on Towsontown Boulevard and proceed to the second traffic light on Osler Drive. Follow the campus signs or refer to the campus map for information about your specific destination.

From Baltimore (Penn Station): Proceed north on Charles Street for five miles. Turn right on Towsontown Boulevard and proceed to the second traffic light on Osler Drive. Follow the campus signs or refer to the campus map for information about your specific destination.

By Train

Amtrak serves Pennsylvania Station in Baltimore City. Visitors can use the MDOT MTA Red or Green CityLink bus lines to complete their trip from Penn Station to Towson University. The CityLink Red line (to Lutherville Light Rail) runs between Penn Station and York Rd., while the CityLink Green line (to Towson Town Center) runs between Penn Station and Joppa Rd. Both bus lines run seven days a week.

By Airplane

The closest airport to Towson University is Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI). Approximate travel time (non-rush hour) between BWI and the university is 45 minutes. An airport shuttle runs between the Towson Sheraton and BWI.