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There are 6 ways to get from College Park to Shady Grove by subway, bus, taxi or car

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Subway  •  1h 18m

  1. Take the subway from PRINCE GEORGES PLAZA station to GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station Green / ...
  2. Take the subway from GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station to SHADY GROVE station Red

$5 - $11

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Campus Dr & Regents Dr to Wheaton Station & Bus Bay B C2
  2. Take the bus from Wheaton Station & Bus Bay C to Shady Grove Metro Station & Bus Bay C Q6 / ...

$4 - $9

4 alternative options

Line 83 bus, subway  •  1h 48m

  1. Take the line 83 bus from Baltimore Ave & Hartwick Rd to Rhode Island Ave Sta & Bus Bay E 83 / ...
  2. Take the subway from RHODE ISLAND station to SHADY GROVE station Red

$7 - $15

Bus, line 101 bus  •  2h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Campus Dr & Paint Branch Trail to Marinelli Rd & Rockville Pike C8
  2. Take the line 101 bus from Rockville Pike & Marinelli Rd to S Frederick Ave & S Westland Dr 101

$4 - $9

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from College Park to Shady Grove 21.2 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from College Park to Shady Grove 21.2 miles

$2 - $3

College Park to Shady Grove by bus and subway

The journey time between College Park and Shady Grove is around 2h and covers a distance of around 30 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 28m. Operated by Metro Washington DC and Montgomery County MD Ride On, the College Park to Shady Grove service departs from Baltimore Ave & Hartwick Rd and arrives in Shady Grove Rd & Gaither Rd. Typically 179 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h
Fastest journey time:
1h 28m
Journey distance:
30 miles
Services per week:
179
Cheapest price:
$7
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
01:31
Last service departs at:
22:06

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

College Park to Shady Grove bus and subway schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated

Departing Monday

Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
College Park → Shady Grove
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  • Face masks are recommended
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Shady Grove is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Shady Grove is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Shady Grove is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from College Park to Shady Grove is to drive which costs $2 - $3 and takes 28 min.

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The fastest way to get from College Park to Shady Grove is to taxi. Taking this option will cost $70 - $85 and takes 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from College Park to Shady Grove. However, there are services departing from Campus Dr & Regents Dr and arriving at Shady Grove Rd & Gaither Rd via Wheaton Station & Bus Bay C and Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 8m.

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The distance between College Park and Shady Grove is 16 miles. The road distance is 21.2 miles.

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The best way to get from College Park to Shady Grove without a car is to subway which takes 1h 18m and costs $5 - $12.

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It takes approximately 1h 18m to get from College Park to Shady Grove, including transfers.

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College Park to Shady Grove bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, depart from Campus Dr & Regents Dr station.

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College Park to Shady Grove bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, arrive at Shady Grove Metro Station & Bus Bay C.

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Yes, the driving distance between College Park to Shady Grove is 21 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from College Park to Shady Grove.

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  • Distance: 16.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 18m

What companies run services between College Park, MD, USA and Shady Grove, MD, USA?

You can take a vehicle from College Park to Shady Grove via Pg Plaza Station & Bus Bay B, PRINCE GEORGES PLAZA station, and GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station in around 1h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from College Park to Shady Grove via Wheaton Station & Bus Bay C, Shady Grove Metro Station & Bus Bay C, and Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East in around 2h 8m.

Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from PRINCE GEORGES PLAZA station to GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station to SHADY GROVE station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from RHODE ISLAND station to SHADY GROVE station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Baltimore Ave & Hartwick Rd to Rhode Island Ave Sta & Bus Bay E
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus from Campus Dr & Regents Dr to Wheaton Station & Bus Bay B
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus from Wheaton Station & Bus Bay C to Shady Grove Metro Station & Bus Bay C
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus from Campus Dr & Paint Branch Trail to Marinelli Rd & Rockville Pike
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Montgomery County MD Ride On
Website
montgomerycountymd.gov
Bus from Rockville Pike & Marinelli Rd to S Frederick Ave & S Westland Dr
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
montgomerycountymd.gov
Other operators
Taxi from College Park to Shady Grove
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Yellow Cab DC
Phone
+1 202-544-1212
Website
dcyellowcab.com
Red Cab DC
Phone
+1 202-285-1632
Website
redcabdc.com
Mats DC
Phone
+1 202-480-6807
Website
dcmats.com
https://dfhv.dc.gov/
Website
dfhv.dc.gov

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