Directions

How to Get Here

By Air
St. Mary's is within 2 hours by car from three major airports. From Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI), follow airport signs to I-97 South and the driving directions from the north (Baltimore) below. From Reagan National (DCA) and Dulles International (IAD) airports, follow the driving directions from Washington, D.C.

By Car
From the North (Baltimore)
Take I-97 South to MD Route 3 South in Bowie, Maryland. Follow Rte. 3 South to MD Route 4 South in Upper Marlboro. Take Rte. 4 South through Prince Frederick and cross the Thomas Johnson Bridge at Solomons. (Follow detailed directions below in italics).

From Annapolis
Follow MD Rte. 2 South from Annapolis until it dead-ends with MD Rte. 4 South. Take Rte. 4 South and cross the Thomas Johnson Bridge at Solomons. (Follow detailed directions below in Italics)

About 3 miles from the bridge turn left at the first traffic light onto MD Route 235 South. Travel 4.5 miles through Lexington Park, turning right onto Shangri La Drive at stop light (just past the Days Inn hotel). Proceed through the next traffic light. Bear left at the fork in the road on Willows Road and drive 3 miles to the stop sign at MD Route 5 South. Turn left and continue 4 miles to the College.

From Washington, D.C.
Take the Capital Beltway (I-495/95) to Exit 11A for MD Route 4 South. Follow Rte. 4 through Prince Frederick and cross the Thomas Johnson Bridge at Solomons. Follow detailed directions "from the north" in italics above.

From the South (Richmond)
Take US Route 301 North over the Potomac River Bridge. Turn right at the second set of blinking lights onto MD Route 234. Follow Rte. 234 approximately 23 miles to where it ends at MD Route 5. Turn right (south) on Rte. 5, traveling through Leonardtown, and continue 15 miles to St. Mary's College The campus is located on Route 5. Once you see the beautiful St. Mary's River on your right, you will know you have arrived!