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    Fells Point
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    1999 harbor view
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    Harbor Connector

    by grandmaR Updated Aug 26, 2014

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    The Baltimore Water Taxi, in conjunction with the City of Baltimore, currently offers three water routes that are also free, called the Harbor Connector commuter service. These routes run Monday – Friday from 7am to 7pm. No round trips and children must be accompanied by an adult

    Harbor Connector 1
    Route: Landing #8 Maritime Park to Landing #10 Locust Point
    Frequency: Every 15 minutes
    Landing #8: Departs on the :00, :15, :30, and :45 hours
    Landing #10: Departs on the :07, :22, :37, and :52 hours
    First Boat: Leaves Landing #8 at 7:00 AM
    Last Boat: Leaves Landing #10 at 7:00 PM

    Harbor Connector 2
    Route: Landing #16 Canton Waterfront Park to Landing #10 Locust Point
    Frequency: Every 30 minutes
    Landing #16: Departs on the :00 and :30 hours
    Landing #10: Departs on the :15 and :45 hours
    First Boat: Leaves Landing #16 at 7:00 AM
    Last Boat: Leaves Landing #10 at 6:45 PM

    Harbor Connector 3
    Route: Landing #9 Harborview to Landing #7 Harbor East
    Frequency: Every 15 minutes
    Landing #9: Departs on the :00, :15, :30, and :45 hours
    Landing #10: Departs on the :07, :22, :37, and :52 hours
    First Boat: Leaves Landing #9 at 7:00 AM
    Last Boat: Leaves Landing #7 at 7:00 PM

    From the Inner Harbor stop 1999 harbor view Another harbor view Another water taxi in front of a harbor marina Industrial area of the harbor
    Related to:
    • Museum Visits
    • Family Travel
    • Historical Travel

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    Taxi around in style via the water taxi

    by staindesign Written Aug 11, 2013

    If it isn't obvious, I loved the water taxi. It was a very cool way to get around and see parts of the city you wouldn't normally see without it. It is convenient & affordable. And the taxi drivers were very helpful, to get to some locations you must make connections at different landings and take a second water taxi. For example, when visiting Ft. McHenry, that requires a connection.

    The Deal:
    $7 one way
    $12 all day hop on & off
    The all day is clearly the better deal. These are adult prices. Children's tickets exist up to age 12.
    Supposedly, the taxi's come every 20 mins. That isn't quite accurate, probably 2 times per hour is a better bet.
    10am-11pm Summer Hours
    11am-6pm Winter Hours

    *Please check the web site for all 17 taxi stops.
    **Don't miss Fells Point, it is one of the cutest stops with shops, bars, and restaurants.
    ***Capt. James Landing has a great all you can eat crabs $29.99 per person. (See my Capt James tip for more details)

    Fells Point

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    Baltimore Water Taxi's

    by Yaqui Updated Jul 11, 2009

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    This is a wonderful way to travel if you want to see all of the Baltimore Inner Harbors attractions. It takes you or picks you up at various landings all over the harbor.

    Inside Route: Inner Basin Landings 1- Aquarium, 2 - Harbor Place, 3- Science Center, 4 - Rusty Scupper, 7 - Harbor East. Transfer at Harbor East for Inside & Express Routes.

    Express Route: Back and forth between Landing 7 - Harbor East and Landing 11 - Fells Point. It also stops at Landing 8 - Maritime Park (during museum hours only) and Landing 10 - Tide Point (please call for pick up) Transfer at Fells Point for Express and Far East/Fort McHenry Routes.

    Far East and Fort McHenry Route:
    Landings 16 - Canton, 14 - Captain James and 17 - Fort McHenry
    (Fort McHenry in season only)

    New in 2009 “Seafarer’s Walk" between Harbor East and Fells Point

    All Day Unlimited Ticket Price:
    (Cash or check onboard or charge at the Visitor Center)
    $9.00 for Adults • $4.00 for kids 10 and under

    Service to Fort McHenry runs April through September 2009.

    Very fun and relaxing tp just cruise the harbor and take in the wonderful weather. Great picture taking opportunities too!

    All aboard!
    Related to:
    • Family Travel
    • Historical Travel

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    Save The Feet

    by jag17 Written Jun 3, 2008

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    I didn't have the opportunity to try out the water taxi, but they are available. At this time, an all day, unlimited ride, adult ticket is $9.00. 4 basic routes can get you at or close to several tourist spots in, and around the Inner Harbor.

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    Water Taxis at the Inner Harbor

    by jelw Updated Jan 22, 2007

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    This form of transportation is vast improvement over driving. I strongly urge you to purchase a pass when you first arrive in Baltimore. You can then use the taxis from almost every wharf as often as you like for the whole day.

    Inner Harbor Water Taxi
    Related to:
    • Family Travel
    • Aquarium
    • Sailing and Boating

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    by LoriPori Written Sep 25, 2006

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    Their water transportation system of 16 blue and white boats, ED KANE'S WATER TAXI is the oldest of its kind in the country. They offer one price for all-day, unlimited on/off service to more than 30 attractions and naighbourhoods, with group discounts and tours available.
    Stops include National Aquarium, Maryland Science Center, Civil War Museum, Fort McHenry, Fell's Point, Federal Hill, Port Discovery Children's Museum, Harborplace, Oriole Park, Little Italy, Canton, and More. An average ride from the Inner Harbour to Fell's Point takes about 15 minutes.
    Get on board and buy your Water Taxi ticket for all day transportation.
    Adults: $8.00
    Children 10 and under: $4.00

    Water Taxi Prices Ed Kane's Water Taxis Price Board
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    Water Taxi

    by Dabs Updated Sep 19, 2006

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    The water taxis are a fun way to get from the Inner Harbor area to various points on the water such as Fell's Point, Canton, Little Italy and Fort McHenry. An all day pass cost $8 (didn't appear to be any way just to get a one way fare) and the water taxis are fairly frequent, one pulls out and another pulls in. Buy your tickets on board

    But I learned the hard way that they weren't the fastest method of transportation, I just missed one and then we waited for about 15 minutes to gather people, another 15 minutes to get to Tide Point (2nd stop) and another 15 minutes to walk to LP Steamers which appeared to be 2 blocks on the Water Taxi map but about 12 blocks in reality. Fortunately, they saved me some crabs :-)

    On a sunny leisurely day, this would be a fun way to see the city and get some pictures of the Inner Harbor. I imagine some people just do a round trip on it for the boat ride.

    Water Taxi

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    Water Taxi around the Harbor

    by HotSpotJ Written Aug 5, 2005

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    You'll see this Water Taxi dock at the Harbor just West of the World Trade Center of Baltimore... I'm not sure of the price but stop on its list were many... next time I'm in i'll be sure to take this Taxi, it was very popular and looked like alot of fun!

    Water Taxi in the Harbor
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    • Cruise
    • Budget Travel

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    Easy transport around harbour

    by Bavavia Written Apr 26, 2008

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    Water Taxi is $ 9.95 per adult and the pass is good all day. They stamp your wrist which allows you access throughout the day.

    Taxi boarding areas are located throught harbour

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    Water Taxi

    by frankcanfly Written Nov 19, 2002

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    If you're planning a day at the inner harbor, make sure you buy a day-pass on a water taxi. There are two competative companies, but they both make the same basic stops.

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