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There are 9 ways to get from Allentown to Union Station by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Allentown to 30th St. Station Kutztown / ...
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station Acela Express / ...

$108 - $285

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Bus Megabus  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Allentown to 30th St. Station Kutztown / ...
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Washington DC

$32 - $60

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Bus, train via Doylestown  •  4h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Allentown to Doylestown
  2. Take the train from Doylestown to Temple University
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station

$114 - $287

Bus Greyhound USA  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Allentown to Philadelphia 10/12
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Washington, Dc 3005 / ...

$37 - $76

Drive  •  3h 21m

  1. Drive from Allentown to Union Station 178.6 miles

$17 - $26

Bus to Philadelphia, fly to Reagan Washington  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Allentown to 30th St. Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Reagan Washington (DCA) PHL - DCA

$189 - $479

Bus to Newark, fly to Reagan Washington  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Allentown, PA to Newark Airport
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA

$135 - $537

Bus to Philadelphia, fly to Baltimore, train  •  6h

  1. Take the bus from Allentown to 30th St. Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Baltimore (BWI) PHL - BWI
  3. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station

$290 - $747

Fly Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Philadelphia, train  •  5h 24m

  1. Fly from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton (ABE) to Philadelphia (PHL) ABE - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station

$239 - $1,117

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The cheapest way to get from Allentown to Union Station is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Allentown to Union Station is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Allentown to Union Station. However, there are services departing from Allentown and arriving at Washington, Dc via Philadelphia, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 18m.

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The distance between Allentown and Union Station is 144 miles. The road distance is 178.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Allentown to Union Station without a car is to bus and train which takes 4h 23m and costs $100 - $290.

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It takes approximately 4h 23m to get from Allentown to Union Station, including transfers.

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Allentown to Union Station bus services, operated by Fullington Trailways, depart from Allentown station.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 2m.

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Allentown to Union Station bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Washington, Dc station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Allentown to Union Station is 179 miles. It takes approximately 3h 21m to drive from Allentown to Union Station.

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  • Distance: 143.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 23m

What companies run services between Allentown, PA, USA and Union Station, DC, USA?

You can take a bus from Allentown to Union Station via Philadelphia and Philadelphia, Pa in around 6h 18m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Bus operators
Amtrak Thruway

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Allentown, PA to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
amtrak.com
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Allentown, PA to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Allentown to Doylestown
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Bus from Allentown to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 848+ hotels available in Union Station. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Allentown to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton Airport is to bus which takes 35m and costs $2 - $11.

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