RTA Routes

PrintRegional Transportation Agency Routes in Howard County

updated July 2018

Route 401

The Mall in Columbia · Harper’s Choice · Howard County General Hospital · Howard Community College · Hickory Ridge Place · Clary’s Forest


Route 404

The Mall in Columbia · Howard County General Hospital · Howard Community College · Hickory Ridge Village Center · Atholton Shopping Center · Salvation Army · Kings Contrivance Village Center


Route 405

The Mall in Columbia · Dorsey’s Search Village Center · Long Gate · Roger Carter Community Center · Ellicott City · Normandy Shopping Center · Walmart · Miller Library/EC Senior Center



Route 405 to the Howard County Circuit Court

The stop will be a by-request-only stop on the Route 405. Riders who would like to be picked up or dropped off at the Courthouse should call the RTA Customer Service Line at 1-800-270-9553 to schedule a ride. Loop A will stop at the Courthouse until 8:37 p.m.; Loop B until 4:13 p.m. The bus will stop at the edge of the parking lot behind the Courthouse, where the sidewalk to the building begins.


Route 406

The Mall in Columbia · Long Reach Village Center · Parkview Apts./Longwood Apts. · Columbia Crossing · Dobbin Center · Snowden Square · Howard County Complex



Route 407

The Mall in Columbia · Oakland Mills Village Center · Owen Brown Village Center · Snowden Square · Guilford Rd & Gerwig Ln · Clocktower Ln & Murray Hill Rd · Kings Contrivance Village Center


Route 408

The Mall in Columbia · Columbia Medical Plan · Oakland Mills Village Center · Long Reach Village Center · Snowden River Park & Ride · Sherwood Crossing (Gateway) · MD Food Center


Route 409

Towne Centre Laurel · US Route 1 · MD Food Center · Perkins Hospital · Elkridge Corners Shopping Center


Route 409B

North Laurel Community Center · Salvation Army · MD Food Center



Route 501

The Mall in Columbia · Snowden Square · MD Food Center · Dorsey MARC Station · Arundel Mills



A FREE Shuttle called the County Connector will provide continued service from Arundel Mills Mall to BWI Airport.  For timetable information call BWI Partnership: 410-859-1000 or visit www.bwipartner.org/countyconnector.

Route 503

Howard County Non-Profit Center · Towne Centre Laurel · North Laurel Community Center · Savage Mill · Broken Land Park & Ride · Owen Brown Village Center · The Mall in Columbia



Route 504

Savage MARC Station · Sentinel Drive · Reece Rd (Gate Ft. Meade) · Odenton MARC Station · Piney Orchard


RTA Routes Outside of Howard County

Route 201

Arundel Mills Mall · Staples Distribution Center · Cromwell Light Rail Station · Sun Valley Shopping Center · Freetown Village



Route 202

RTA Route 202 will be operated by Anne Arundel County and called the AA-202.  For timetable information call Anne Arundel County at 410-222-7440 or 410-222-0225, visit www.aacounty.org/Transportation.

Route 301

Towne Centre Laurel · Laurel Regional Hospital · Route 197 · South Laurel Dr



Route 302

Towne Centre Laurel · Centre at Laurel · FDA Muirkirk Campus · College Park Metro Station · Greenbelt Metro Station



Route 502

Towne Center Laurel · City Plaza · National Business Park · Walmart · Arundel Mills Mall