There are 6 ways to get from BWI Rail Station to Springfield by train, bus, subway, taxi or car

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Train  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Union Station to Backlick Road Manassas Line

$62 - $154

Cheapest option

Subway, line 402 bus  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to DUNN LORING MERRIFIELD station Orange
  2. Take the line 402 bus from Dunn Loring Metro to Amherst Ave @ Floyd Ave 402

$11 - $189

4 alternative options

Train, line 1648 bus, line 401 bus  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from BWI RAIL STATION MARC sb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
  2. Take the line 1648 bus from Washington, Dc to Springfield
  3. Take the line 401 bus from Franconia-Springfield Metro Bay E to Backlick Rd @ Highland St 322 / ...

$14 - $28

Line 8819 bus, line 1648 bus  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 8819 bus from New Carrollton, Md to Washington, Dc 8819 / ...
  2. Take the line 1648 bus from Washington, Dc to Springfield 1648 / ...

$21 - $214

Taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take a taxi from BWI Rail Station to Springfield 45.6 miles

$200 - $240

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from BWI Rail Station to Springfield 45.6 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from BWI Rail Station to Springfield is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from BWI Rail Station to Springfield is to taxi which costs $200 - $240 and takes 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from BWI Rail Station to Springfield. However, there are services departing from BWI Airport Amtrak and arriving at Backlick Road via Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 1 min.

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The distance between BWI Rail Station and Springfield is 39 miles. The road distance is 45.6 miles.

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The best way to get from BWI Rail Station to Springfield without a car is to train which takes 2 h 1 min and costs $60 - $160.

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It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to get from BWI Rail Station to Springfield, including transfers.

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BWI Rail Station to Springfield train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from BWI Airport Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from BWI Rail Station to Springfield is to train which takes 2 h 1 min and costs $60 - $160. Alternatively, you can line 8819 bus and line 1648 bus, which costs $21 - $220 and takes 2 h 23 min.

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BWI Rail Station to Springfield train services, operated by Virginia Railway Express, arrive at Backlick Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between BWI Rail Station to Springfield is 46 miles. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from BWI Rail Station to Springfield.

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There are 818+ hotels available in Springfield. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from BWI Rail Station to Springfield.
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  • Distance: 38.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 1 min

What companies run services between BWI Rail Station, MD, USA and Springfield, VA, USA?

You can take a train from BWI Rail Station to Springfield via Washington Union Station and Union Station in around 2 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from BWI Rail Station to Springfield via New Carrollton Amtrak, New Carrollton, Md, Washington, Dc, Springfield, and Franconia-Springfield Metro Bay E in around 2 h 23 min.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from BWI RAIL STATION MARC sb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to DUNN LORING MERRIFIELD station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
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 Washington, Dc to Springfield
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $12
Flexible
$14 - $18
Bus from New Carrollton, Md to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $11
Flexible
$13 - $16
Fairfax Connector
Phone
703-339-7200
Email
fairfaxconnector@fairfaxcounty.gov
Website
fairfaxconnector.com
Bus from Franconia-Springfield Metro Bay E to Backlick Rd @ Highland St
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
fairfaxcounty.gov
Bus from Dunn Loring Metro to Amherst Ave @ Floyd Ave
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
fairfaxcounty.gov
Other operators
Taxi from BWI Rail Station to Springfield
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$200 - $240
http://www.psc.state.md.us/
Website
psc.state.md.us
Raven Cab Co
Phone
+1 410-945-2212
Next Destination
Phone
+1 202-643-9257
Website
nextdestinationllc.com
Preston Transportation
Phone
+1 443-449-8680

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