By air:  There are three major airports which are commonly used by travelers interested in reaching the area of Harpers Ferry via airplane.  The most commonly used of these airports is the Baltimore / Washington International Airport ( http://www.bwiairport.com/) located in Baltimore , Maryland .  The other two are located in Virginia ; the Dulles International airport is in Dulles and the Reagan National airport is in Arlington .

Upon arrival:  Visitors generally rent a car to travel from any of these airports to Harpers Ferry .  Car rental is available from more than half a dozen car rental companies at the Baltimore airport.  See http://www.bwiairport.com/ground_tran... for more information.  Other ground transportation can also be explored on the website.

By car:   Travelers who are coming from the Baltimore airport will take Interstate 70 West to Route 340, following the signs for Harpers Ferry .   This highway runs run to the area.   A location map is available at http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&lr=... ; driving directions can be obtained from this same location.

By train:   There is an AMTRAK station located in the area.   Visitors can obtain specific route and schedule information from www.amtrak.com . Another train option is the area’s regional MARC train; more information is available at http://www.mtamaryland.com/services/m... .