The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) operates more than 50 local bus lines throughout Central Maryland. Many bus lines connect with Light Rail, Metrorail, and MARC Train service. When riding MTA Bus service, pay the fare as you board. Exact fare is required.

For more information about Maryland Commuter Bus routes into and/or connecting to Bethesda, visit MTA's Commuter Bus Page.

 Bus Route Stops In Montgomery County
Route 201
From Gaithersburg
To BWI-Marshall Airport
Gaithersburg Park & Ride Lot (at MD-124 & I-270) near NIST
Shady Grove Metro Station (Red Line)
Georgia Ave Park & Ride Lot (at MD-97 & MD-200, the ICC)
Burtonsville Park & Ride Lot (at the Burtonsville Crossing Shopping Center at US-29, North of MD-198)
Route 202 - ICC (MD-200) Express
From Metropolitan Grove
To Fort Meade
Metropolitan Grove MARC Station (3 Metropolitan Ct, Metropolitan Grove, MD)
Gaithersburg Park & Ride Lot (at MD-124 & I-270)
Shady Grove Metro Station East Lot (Red Line)
Georgia Ave Park & Ride Lot (at MD-97 & MD-200, the ICC)
Route 203
From Columbia
To NIH/Medical Center Metro Station
Burtonsville Park & Ride Lot (at the Burtonsville Crossing Shopping Center at US-29, North of MD-198)
Georgia Ave Park & Ride Lot (at MD-97 & MD-200, the ICC)
USUHS (Jones Bridge & University Rds)
Medical Center Metro Station (Red Line)
Route 204 - ICC (MD-200) Express
From Frederick
To College Park
Gaithersburg Park & Ride Lot (at MD-124 & I-270)
Georgia Ave Park & Ride Lot (at MD-97 & MD-200, the ICC)   White Oak (FDA Building 1)
Route 305 - US-29 Express
From Columbia Mall
To Washington, DC
Burtonsville Park & Ride Lot (at the Burtonsville Crossing Shopping Center at US-29, North of MD-198)
Colesville Rd & Fenton St, Silver Spring, MD
Silver Spring Metrorail Station (Red Line)
Route 315 - US-29 Express
From Ellicott City
To Washington, DC
Burtonsville Park & Ride Lot (at the Burtonsville Crossing Shopping Center at US-29, North of MD-198)
Colesville Rd & Fenton St, Silver Spring, MD
Silver Spring Metrorail Station (Red Line)
Route 325 - US-29 Express
From Columbia Mall
To Washington, DC                                          with fewer stops than Route 305
Colesville Rd & Fenton St, Silver Spring, MD
Silver Spring Metrorail Station (Red Line)
Route 505 - I-70 & I-270 Express
From Hagerstown
To Rock Spring Business Park                               in North Bethesda, MD
Shady Grove Metro Station East Lot (Red Line)
Rock Spring Business Park, North Bethesda, MD
Route 515 - I-70 & I-270 Express
From Downtown Frederick
To Rock Spring Business Park                                in North Bethesda, MD
Shady Grove Metro Station East Lot (Red Line)
Rock Spring Business Park, North Bethesda, MD

Click here for a more complete listing of MTA Commuter Bus Routes, including those from Southern Maryland to Washington, DC.