Maryland Department of Transportation’s MTA Passengers Can Score a Home Run by Taking Transit to Orioles' Opening Day

Avoid Driving & Parking Hassles by Taking Light Rail, Metro Subway & Local Bus to the Game

BALTIMORE, MD (MARCH 31, 2017) – With the 2017 Major League Baseball season home opener fast approaching, the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) invites Orioles fans to leave driving and parking hassles behind by taking Light Rail, Metro Subway or Local Bus to Oriole Park at Camden Yards to see the Birds take on the Toronto Blue Jays at 3:05 p.m. Monday, April 3.

Light Rail and Metro Subway will provide peak-level rail service all day to ease Monday rush-hour congestion.  Additional MTA staff will be available at selected platforms and bus stops to assist spectators with determining the best transit options.

LIGHT RAIL – O’s fans can take Light Rail from 32 different stations to the Camden Yards stop next to Oriole Park.  Light Rail operates every 10-30 minutes, depending on the time of day and your final destination.

METRO SUBWAY – Ride the Metro Subway to Lexington Market or Charles Center Station-West and walk to Oriole Park.  Metro Subway operates every 8-15 minutes.

LOCAL BUS – Fans can ride any of the following 20 bus lines, which stop near Oriole Park at Camden Yards: Bus numbers 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 19, 20, 23, 27, 31, 35, 36, 61, 64, 91 and QuickBus 40, 46 and 48.

The fare for all local MTA services is $1.70 one-way, $3.40 round trip, and $4 for a Day Pass, which includes unlimited travel on MTA Local Buses, Light Rail and Metro Subway for that day.  Return service on Light Rail and Metro Subway for games ending after the last scheduled departure will be extended for one hour past the regularly scheduled final train. 

Please make your way promptly to the platform after the game and be patient as MTA crews work to clear the Light Rail platforms as quickly and safely as possible. 

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) is one of the largest multi-modal transit systems in the United States. MTA operates Local and Commuter buses, Light Rail, Metro Subway, Maryland Area Regional Commuter (MARC) Train service, and a comprehensive Paratransit (Mobility) system. MTA also manages the Taxi Access system, and directs funding and statewide assistance to Locally Operated Transit Systems (LOTS) in each of Maryland’s 23 counties, Annapolis, Baltimore City and Ocean City. MDOT is a customer-driven leader that delivers safe, sustainable, intelligent and exceptional transportation solutions in order to connect our customers to life’s opportunities.  MTA’s goal is to provide safe, efficient and reliable transit across Maryland with world-class customer service.  To learn more, visit  or, check us out on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter @mtamaryland.

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