Ocean City, Maryland 21842

Getting to Ocean City

  • If You're Coming From Philadelphia, Trenton, New York City or Points North
    • Follow I-95 south into northern Delaware.
    • Take Exit 4A, marked "Christiana Mall," onto Delaware Route 1, south toward Dover.
    • South of Dover, U.S. 113 will split from Delaware 1. Follow U.S. 113 south.
    • Take U.S. 113 south into Maryland, then turn east on either Maryland Route 90 or U.S. 50 to Ocean City.

    Approximate times and distances: From New York City: 250 miles/5 hours | From Trenton: 200 miles/4 hours | From Philadelphia: 150 miles/3 hours

  • If You're Coming from Richmond or Washington, DC and Points South
    • Get on the Capital Beltway (from Virginia, I-95/495 north)
    • From the Capital Beltway, take Exit 19A, U.S. 50 east toward Annapolis
    • Follow U.S. 50 east across the Bay Bridge and straight into Ocean City

    Approximate times and distances: From Washington: 150 miles/3 hours | From Richmond: 250 miles/5 hours

    If you'd like to avoid crossing the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, consider this alternative route:

    • Follow I-64 toward Norfolk.
    • Take Exit 282 for US-13 N/Northampton Blvd, then turn right onto US-13N/Northampton Blvd.
    • Turn right onto US-113 N and continue on U.S. 113 north across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge/Tunnel.
    • Take the ramp onto Maryland Route 90 to Ocean City

    Approximate time and distance: 230 miles/4 hours

  • If You're Coming from Baltimore
    • Take the Baltimore Beltway (I-695) to Exit 4, I-97 toward Annapolis
    • Follow I-97 south to Exit 1, and turn east on U.S. 50/301
    • Stay with U.S. 50 east across the Bay Bridge and straight into Ocean City

    Approximate time and distance: 150 miles/3 hours

    If you'd like to avoid crossing the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, consider this alternative route:

    • Follow I-95 north into northern Delaware.
    • Take Exit 4A, marked "Christiana Mall," onto Delaware Route 1, south toward Dover.
    • South of Dover, U.S. 113 will split from Delaware 1.
    • Follow U.S. 113 south.
    • Take U.S. 113 south into Maryland, then turn east on either Maryland Route 90 or U.S. 50 to Ocean City.

    Approximate time and distance: 175 miles/3.5 hours

  • If You're Coming from Hagerstown and Western Maryland
    • Take I-70 east toward Baltimore
    • From I-70, take Exit 91 south onto the Baltimore Beltway (I-695) toward Annapolis/Glen Burnie
    • From I-695, take Exit 4 to I-97 south toward Annapolis.
    • Follow I-97 south to Exit 1, and turn east on U.S. 50/301
    • Stay with U.S. 50 east across the Bay Bridge and straight into Ocean City

    Approximate time and distance: 206 miles/4 hours

    If you'd like to avoid crossing the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, consider this alternative route:

    • Take I-70 east toward Baltimore
    • Take Exit 91A for I-695 south
    • Take Exit 11B for I-95 N.
    • Follow I-95 north into northern Delaware.
    • Take Exit 4A, marked "Christiana Mall," onto Delaware Route 1, south toward Dover.
    • South of Dover, U.S. 113 will split from Delaware 1.
    • Follow U.S. 113 south.
    • Take U.S. 113 south into Maryland, then turn east on either Maryland Route 90 or U.S. 50 to Ocean City.

    Approximate time and distance: 249 miles/4 hours and 40 minutes

  • If You're Coming from Central Pennsylvania
    • Follow I-83 south toward Baltimore
    • At the Baltimore Beltway (I-695), bear right (west), and merge onto I-695
    • (marked toward Washington and I-95 south)
    • From I-695, take Exit 4 to I-97 south toward Annapolis.
    • Follow I-97 south to Exit 1, and turn east on U.S. 50/301
    • Stay with U.S. 50 east across the Bay Bridge and straight into Ocean City

    Approximate time and distances: From York: 184 miles/4 hours | From Harrisburg: 206 miles/4 ½ hours

    If you'd like to avoid crossing the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, consider this alternative route:

    • Take US-30 east.
    • Turn right onto Pa-41 south/Gap.
    • Merge onto Limestone Road in New Garden Township to enter Delaware.
    • Continue on Limestone Road and Take DE-1 south/US-13 south.
    • Continue to DE-1 south
    • Take U.S. 113 south into Maryland, then turn east on either Maryland Route 90 or U.S. 50 to Ocean City.

    Approximate time and distance: From York: 185 miles/4 hours and 15 minutes | From Harrisburg: 198 miles/4 hours and 25 minutes

  • If You're Coming from Pittsburgh
    • Follow I-376 east to Exit 15
    • At Exit 15, turn east on I-76 (Pennsylvania Turnpike)
    • Follow the Turnpike to Exit 12 at Breezewood
    • Exit the Turnpike at Breezewood, and follow the signs to I-70 east (marked toward Baltimore)
    • From I-70, take Exit 91 south onto the Baltimore Beltway (I-695) toward Annapolis/Glen Burnie
    • From I-695, take Exit 4 to I-97 south toward Annapolis.
    • Follow I-97 south to Exit 1, and turn east on U.S. 50/301
    • Stay with U.S. 50 east across the Bay Bridge and straight into Ocean City

    Approximate time and distance: 350 miles/7 hours

    If you'd like to avoid crossing the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, consider this alternative route:

    • Follow I-376 east.
    • At Exit 85, turn east on I-76 (Pennsylvania Turnpike)
    • Take Exit 161 for I-70 E toward US-30.
    • Merge onto US-30 W Use the left lanes to turn left onto I-70 east (marked toward Baltimore)
    • Take exit 91A-91B for I-695 south toward I-95 north Take exit 11B for Interstate 95 north
    • Follow I-95 north into northern Delaware.
    • Take Exit 4A, marked "Christiana Mall," onto Delaware Route 1, south toward Dover.
    • South of Dover, U.S. 113 will split from Delaware 1. Follow U.S. 113 south.
    • Take U.S. 113 south into Maryland, then turn east on either Maryland Route 90 or U.S. 50 to Ocean City.

    Approximate time and distance: 425 miles/7 hours

  • If You're Coming from Norfolk/Virginia Beach
    • Take U.S. 113 north across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge/Tunnel
    • Near Pocomoke City, MD, U.S. 113 splits from U.S. 13. Bear right on U.S. 113.
    • At the interchange with U.S. 50, turn east, and follow U.S. 50 straight into Ocean City.

    Approximate time and distance: 140 miles/3 hours


  • If You're Coming from Central Ohio
    • Choose your best route to connect with I-70 east
    • Follow I-70 east as it joins the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
    • Exit the Turnpike at Breezewood, and follow the signs to I-70 east (marked toward Baltimore)
    • From I-70, take Exit 91 south onto the Baltimore Beltway (I-695) toward Annapolis/Glen Burnie
    • From I-695, take Exit 4 to I-97 south toward Annapolis.
    • Follow I-97 south to Exit 1, and turn east on U.S. 50/301
    • Stay with U.S. 50 east across the Bay Bridge and straight into Ocean City

    Approximate time and distance: 538 miles/9 hours

    If you'd like to avoid crossing the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, consider this alternative route:

    • Choose your best route to connect with I-70 east
    • Follow I-70 east as it joins the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
    • Exit the Turnpike at Breezewood, and follow the signs to I-70 east (marked toward Baltimore)
    • From I-70, take Exit 91A south onto the Baltimore Beltway (I-695) toward Annapolis/Glen Burnie
    • Take Exit 11B for I-95 N.
    • Follow I-95 north into northern Delaware. Take Exit 4A, marked "Christiana Mall," onto Delaware Route 1, south toward Dover.
    • South of Dover, U.S. 113 will split from Delaware 1. Follow U.S. 113 south. Take U.S. 113 south into Maryland, then turn east on either Maryland Route 90 or U.S. 50 to Ocean City

    Approximate time and distance: 578 miles/9.5 hours

  • Yes You Can Fly!

    Commercial flights:

    Baltimore/Washington International and Philadelphia International airports are within a 3-hour drive by rental car. Salisbury/Ocean City Regional Airport is served by US Airways/the new American. It is 30 minutes from Ocean City via US Route 50 and Rt. 90.