We look forward to seeing you during your students time at JHU!
Family members often visit during Orientation and Move-In, Family Weekend, and Commencement, but we encourage you to come see us more often! Explore our campus, catch up with your student, and discover Baltimore and our surrounding communities.
Directions and Maps
Travel and Local Information
The Office of Admissions has compiled a list of accommodations near the Homewood Campus and in surrounding areas. The closest hotel is The Inn at the Colonnade located at 4 West University Parkway. Several hotels have special rates for JHU visitors, so be sure to use the designated links and mention JHU when making your reservations.
Several airports are located in the Baltimore/Washington region and accessible from the Homewood Campus.
- Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) – Approx. 25-30 minutes
- Dulles International Airport – Approx. 1 hour and 15 minutes
- Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) – Approx. 1 hour
Train and Bus Services
- MARC Train (services Maryland, Washington, D.C., and parts of West Virginia)
- MTA Buses (local bus travel in Baltimore)
- Airport Shuttles (e.g. SuperShuttle, The Airport Shuttle)
- Ridesharing (e.g. Uber, Lyft)
- Taxis (e.g. Airport Taxi, Yellow Cab)
In addition to being your student’s home-away-from-home, Baltimore is home to renowned museums and attractions, award-winning restaurants, historic neighborhoods, and a lively sports scene. When you visit us, we encourage you to explore our exciting city and let your student show you some of their favorite spots around their new town.