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There are 5 ways to get from Doylestown to Downingtown by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train via Philadelphia

  1. Take the train from Doylestown to Jefferson Station
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to Downingtown Amtrak

Cheapest

Line 55 bus, line 26 bus, line 65 bus, line 104 bus, line 135 bus

  1. Take the line 55 bus from Main St & State St to Olney Transportation Center - onsit
  2. Take the line 26 bus from Olney Av & Broad St - west to Chelten Av & Germantown Av
  3. Take the line 65 bus from Chelten Av & Germantown Av - FS to 69th St Transportation Center North Terminal
  4. Take the line 104 bus from 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal to West Chester Transportation Center
  5. Take the line 135 bus from West Chester Transportation Center to Lancaster Av & Green St - FS

Train

  1. Take the train from Doylestown to Suburban Station
  2. Take the train from Suburban Station to Downingtown

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Doylestown to Downingtown

Drive

  1. Drive from Doylestown to Downingtown

Doylestown to Downingtown by train and subway

The journey time between Doylestown and Downingtown is around 2h 57m and covers a distance of around 68 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 42 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 5m. Operated by SEPTA and Amtrak, the Doylestown to Downingtown service departs from Doylestown and arrives in Downingtown Amtrak. Typically 90 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 15m
Layover time:
42 min
Total time:
2h 57m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 5m
Journey distance:
68 miles
Services per week:
90
Cheapest price:
$3
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:28
Last service departs at:
21:28

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Doylestown to Downingtown train and subway schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Doylestown to Downingtown is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Doylestown to Downingtown is to taxi which costs $160 - $200 and takes 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Doylestown to Downingtown. However, there are services departing from Main St & State St and arriving at Lancaster Av & Green St - FS via Olney Av & Broad St - west, Chelten Av & Germantown Av - FS, 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal and West Chester Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Doylestown to Downingtown. However, there are services departing from Doylestown and arriving at Downingtown Amtrak via 11th St Station - MFL and Philadelphia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 46m.

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The distance between Doylestown and Downingtown is 37 miles. The road distance is 48 miles.

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The best way to get from Doylestown to Downingtown without a car is to train via Philadelphia which takes 2h 46m and costs $2 - $55.

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It takes approximately 2h 46m to get from Doylestown to Downingtown, including transfers.

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Doylestown to Downingtown bus services, operated by SEPTA, depart from Main St & State St station.

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Doylestown to Downingtown train services, operated by SEPTA, depart from Doylestown station.

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The best way to get from Doylestown to Downingtown is to train via Philadelphia which takes 2h 46m and costs $2 - $55. Alternatively, you can line 55 bus and line 26 bus and line 65 bus and line 104 bus and line 135 bus, which costs $0 - $15 and takes 5h 16m.

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Map of how to get from Doylestown to Downingtown.
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  • Distance: 37 miles
  • Duration: 2h 46m

What companies run services between Doylestown, Bucks County, PA, USA and Downingtown, PA, USA?

You can take a train from Doylestown to Downingtown via Jefferson Station, 11th St Station - MFL, 30th St Station - MFL, and Philadelphia in around 2h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Doylestown to Downingtown via Olney Av & Broad St - west, Chelten Av & Germantown Av, Chelten Av & Germantown Av - FS, 69th St Transportation Center North Terminal, 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal, and West Chester Transportation Center in around 5h 16m.

Train operators
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from Doylestown to Jefferson Station
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $10
Website
septa.org
65 and over
$1 - $2
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Downingtown
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $10
Website
septa.org
65 and over
$1 - $2
Train from Doylestown to Suburban Station
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $10
Website
septa.org
65 and over
$1 - $2
Train from Suburban Station to Downingtown
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $10
Website
septa.org
65 and over
$1 - $2
Amtrak

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 to Downingtown Amtrak
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Bus operators
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from Main St & State St to Olney Transportation Center - onsit
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $3
Website
septa.org
Seniors - 65 and over
$0
Bus from Olney Av & Broad St - west to Chelten Av & Germantown Av
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$0 - $3
Website
septa.org
Seniors - 65 and over
$0
Bus from Chelten Av & Germantown Av - FS to 69th St Transportation Center North Terminal
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$0 - $3
Website
septa.org
Seniors - 65 and over
$0
Bus from 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal to West Chester Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $3
Website
septa.org
Seniors - 65 and over
$0
Bus from West Chester Transportation Center to Lancaster Av & Green St - FS
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $3
Website
septa.org
Seniors - 65 and over
$0
Other operators
Taxi from Doylestown to Downingtown
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200

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Doylestown to Downingtown bus services, operated by SEPTA, arrive at Lancaster Av & Green St - FS station.

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Doylestown to Downingtown train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Downingtown Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Doylestown to Downingtown is 48 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Doylestown to Downingtown.

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