Takoma Park travel guide

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You're Going to Love Takoma Park

With a population of 16,715, Takoma Park is a must-see destination in Maryland, United States.

When to visit Takoma Park

Takoma Park in October
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Takoma Park in October
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Takoma Park


When flying to Takoma Park, you’ll arrive at Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), which is located 14 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Takoma Park from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 18h 55m.


Amtrak is the most popular train carrier serving Takoma Park, followed by Acela.


Another option to get to Takoma Park is to pick up a car hire from Washington, D.C., which is about 8 km from Takoma Park. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Hertz, among others, in Washington, D.C..


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Takoma Park, including Peter Pan Bus Lines, Greyhound and FlixBus. From Baltimore, the bus ride to Takoma Park takes 56 km and will cost you around $27. From Baltimore, the ticket costs about $27 for a journey of 56 km.

Airports near Takoma Park

Airlines serving Takoma Park

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British Airways
Good (3,395 reviews)
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Air France
Good (820 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,221 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,181 reviews)
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Air Canada
Good (3,964 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (723 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (751 reviews)
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Cathay Pacific
Good (316 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (4,219 reviews)
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ITA Airways
Good (600 reviews)
Malaysia Airlines
Good (140 reviews)
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Korean Air
Excellent (587 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (807 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Takoma Park

Most booked hotels in Takoma Park

Washington Plaza Hotel
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
Hamilton Hotel - Washington DC
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
Yotel Washington DC Formerly Liaison
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
Holiday Inn Washington Capitol - Natl Mall, An IHG Hotel
Good (7.8, Good reviews)

Hiring a car in Takoma Park

Expect to pay $1.85 per litre in Takoma Park (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $22.09 and $29.46. The most frequently booked car type in Takoma Park is Premium (Nissan Maxima or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Standard car hire (Hyundai Sonata or similar) is, on average, 62% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.