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Baltimore Penn Station

Train Station
Charles North, Baltimore
  • Freda F.
    "I love Baltimore's Penn Station!"(10 Tips)
    Keyone' S.
    "Hit da Java Moon Cafe...u will get lifw at da bar!"(3 Tips)
    Markus T.
    "Pretty simple, central station in Baltimore."(2 Tips)
    Jon L.
    "Dunkin donuts bagels and muffins are half price after 6pm."(15 Tips)
135 Tips and reviews
  • penn station
  • java moon cafe
  • free Wifi
  • quiet
  • donuts
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  • Freda F.
    Freda FergusonFebruary 16, 2015
    I love Baltimore's Penn Station! You can access the Thurgood Marshal Airport from Balt's Penn Station on the Light Rail which means you can go anywhere in the world from our Baltimore Penn Station
  • Markus T.
    Pretty simple, central station in Baltimore. Decent connection to downtown, UB and Johns Hopkins University. LRT, MARC, Amtrak, bus connections can be found here.
  • Robbie R.
    Robbie RoemerNovember 15, 2012
    Everything about this station is awesome. Except the restroom. Only speaking for the men's though. Dollar long island iced teas at the bar is over as well...Bring it back!!
  • Brad O.
    Brad OgleMarch 27, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    The Daily News is posted on a corkboard here at Penn Station. Its like time traveling to 1985... MTA is starting the new fad of daily news displaying...we call it the 'F eco-friendly' fad!
  • Chris
    ChrisJuly 24
    Been here 5+ times
    I love that this station clearly and properly calls out the platform and platform sections for business class and quiet car.
  • Carl F.
    Carl Figueiredo2 weeks ago
    Nice historic building and extremely easy to get in and out of. Excellent option for visiting the Charm City
  • Mya M.
    Mya MMarch 16, 2012
    Small, but overall I like it. They have Friendly people, upbeat jazz playing through speakers, automated announcements and free wi-fi! Just don't come too early, there isn't much to do here.
  • Novoa C.
    Novoa ChampionApril 9, 2013
    XS is a great Italian and sushi restaurant and full bar within walking distance if you do not like the cafe in the station
  • Karen M.
    Karen MonkenJanuary 24, 2015
    Been here 50+ times
    Java Moon has great breakfast sandwiches, or if you have time go outside to Cafe Sage (on the street behind the station parking lot). I think it's open 9 to 2.
  • Cassandra S.
    Cassandra SealeDecember 28, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    if your mom brings you to the station 40 mins early, Club Charles is a cute bar a short walk out the side door!
  • Sam K.
    Sam KahlMay 5, 2013
    Trust me, you do not want to go near the restrooms. If you'll be stopping at Union Station in DC, you'll thank yourself for holding it.
  • Jenna O.
    Jenna O'ConnorMarch 27, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The parking lot is always full by morning rush hour, but not to worry, there is a surface lot just behind the station that is actually cheaper!
  • Emmanuel A.
    Emmanuel A.May 23, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Great place to just sit and read...get on a laptop w/free wifi- and like other tipsters mentioned it before mens bathroom is absolutely disgusting-
  • etta y.
    etta ySeptember 2, 2011
    Not a lot of dining choices, so don't come an hour early thinking you'll just hang out and have a nice dinner before your trip. (Unless you want Dunkin Donuts for dinner.)
  • Bew R.
    Bew RadleyApril 4, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    If you're looking for an ATM please know the machine surcharge is 3.00. It's also hidden behind main customer service area.
  • Leandro L.
    Like the vintage feel of the place. Pretty classy little station
  • Kevin M.
    Kevin McClaveFebruary 5, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    As others have mentioned, the men's room is disgusting. You should only enter and plan to stay as long as you can hold your breath. On the upside, Dunkin Donuts and free WiFi.
  • Ashley D.
    Ashley D.February 13, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    The woman who announces the rush hour weekday schedules sounds exactly like Lynn from Bob's Burgers.
  • Brenda B.
    Brenda Brown-PaulSeptember 22, 2014
    Old without being charming. Like the free wifi and the folks who work here. Dunkin Donuts is dirty and at the end of the day, the donuts are stale. The newsstand is pleasant, though expensive.
  • Timothy S.
    Timothy Sheppard,E.S.G.July 3, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    It has taken years of complaints and madness but folks they are finally remodeling the bathrooms at Baltimore's Penn Station...Shit Fire!! I Happy Day!
  • Michelle F.
    Michelle FerngMarch 5, 2014
    Hard boiled eggs + mustard at Java moon cafe make for a cheap and filling snack on the go.
  • Ted V.
    Ted Van HoutenJanuary 30, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Spend enough time here, and the voice of the woman who does the morning train announcements will be seared into your memory for eternity.
  • Stephanie S.
    Stephanie SawchenkoApril 11, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    So easy to get in and out of this station. Ridiculously easy parking. Easiest to use train station in the mid Atlantic. Bathrooms need improvement though.
  • Candace E.
    Candace ElisabethJuly 30, 2013
    Temporary Restrooms are outside. Not too bad. Glorified outhouses but not smelly. Just very small and difficult to enter, exit, and maneuver wl luggage. Accessible portopotty without stairs available.
  • Gloria A.
    Gloria AJuly 27, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Baltimore Penn station has become more beautiful over the years. It's very safe !
  • The Baltimore Sun
    The Baltimore SunJuly 20, 2011
    What Ed Schrader loves about Baltimore: "It's beautiful. Sometimes I'll get a cup of coffee and do my work there. ... It has this zen quality to it." Read more
  • john m.
    john matarazaSeptember 21, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    $1 long island iced tea at the bar in the station thurs & friday. That is all.
  • Diana B.
    Diana BlessMarch 26, 2011
    Outlets are in the alcove with the broken water fountains. In case u need to charge your phone(like me) =)
  • Rob P.
    Rob PegoraroDecember 17, 2013
    You can find a couple of power outlets in the Amtrak customer-service room.
  • Jason L.
    Jason LewisJanuary 19
    Been here 5+ times
    The new announcement system sounds eerily like GLaDOS... I'm not sure if I was sent to a boarding platform or test chamber.
  • Julie S.
    Julie SpokusAugust 27, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    People, drop off is the right lane. Get into it to drop off. The left lane is how you get to the garage. When you drop off from the left lane, you make the rest of us miss our train! That's rude!
  • David B.
    David BouchardJanuary 2, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    The light rail stops here. This particular line goes between Penn Station and Camden Yards.
  • Aaron W.
    Aaron WatfordDecember 17, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Go around the corner from dunkin donuts to Java Moon have the grilled chicken sandwich and a blue moon.
  • Chef P.
    Chef PantsOctober 1, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Finally finished new renovations on the bathrooms! Now we can have a decent potty....
  • James M.
    James MacArthurOctober 2, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    With a sizeable train police contingency always present here, you're sure to be in good hands.
  • Густавв К.
    Awesome station, very clean...
  • Bekah M.
    Bekah M.October 23, 2011
    Free wifi, but no outlets. And don't try to use the bathroom after 9 pm or so; apparently the bathrooms get locked up.
  • Denny M.
    Denny McFaddenSeptember 6, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Welcome to Baltimore! If you're ready for a beer walk over to "The Brewers Art" on Charles St. Best local brews in the city. Enjoy!
  • Loren B.
    Loren BakerAugust 9, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Get your shoes shined! Only $6 and the guy is amazing!
  • Vince L.
    Vince LamartinaFebruary 29, 2012
    Try the Naked Juice - No time for lunch, a naked "Power C Machine" juice and a cheese stick will have to do #starving #NeedRealFood
  • Healthy Teen Network
    Healthy Teen NetworkAugust 30, 2011
    Say Hello! If you ever find yourself here just cross the street to Railway Lofts and visit us!
  • National Museum of American History S.
    Visiting this train station with kids? Make the most of your trip with a guide to exploring train stations (on page 6): Read more
  • betsy m.
    betsy mApril 25, 2015
    Free bus outside goes by harbor motel, west fayette st. Didn't have to soend money on the subway
  • Terry
    TerryAugust 26, 2012
    Just passing buy. But when I have been inside the station, it has always been a pleasant time.
  • Danielle R.
    Danielle RicksMarch 21, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    New spring schedule is in effect. More AM and evening trains to Union Station. Very happy about this!
  • Aaron P.
    Aaron ParkerMarch 22, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Coffee at Java Moon was fine. Good place to wait your train.
  • Mario A.
    Mario ArmstrongDecember 23, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    They have NEW bathrooms now! Much, much cleaner!
  • Jimmy H.
    Jimmy HeyworthApril 8, 2013
    Stay away from Dunkin Donuts! Newsstand isn't any better. Just get your ticket, enjoy the scenery, and get the hell outta there!
  • Gareth E.
    Gareth EvansNovember 7, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Watch out for surprise time changes. The 745 is the 740 at the moment. Subject to unannounced changes.
  • Hayley P.
    Hayley PlackAugust 19, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Don't forgot to look up when you walk in the lobby to see the pretty stained glass ceiling
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