There are 7 ways to get from Fairfax to Philadelphia by subway, train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Subway, train Amtrak Acela Express  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the subway from VIENNA station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to UNION STATION station Red
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak

$95 - $257

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Philadelphia, Pa 1002

$25 - $53

5 alternative options

Subway, train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the subway from VIENNA station to NEW CARROLLTON station Orange
  2. Take the train from New Carrollton Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak Northeast Regional / ...

$79 - $196

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Fairfax to Philadelphia 156.8 miles

$15 - $23

Subway to Reagan Washington, fly  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the subway from VIENNA station to ROSSLYN station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Philadelphia (PHL) DCA - PHL

$172 - $444

Subway, subway to Washington Dulles, fly  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the subway from VIENNA station to EAST FALLS CHURCH station
  2. Take the subway from EAST FALLS CHURCH station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Philadelphia (PHL) IAD - PHL

$196 - $817

Subway, train to Baltimore, fly  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the subway from VIENNA station to NEW CARROLLTON station
  2. Take the train from New Carrollton Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  3. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Philadelphia (PHL) BWI - PHL

$224 - $748

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fairfax to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fairfax to Philadelphia is to subway and train which costs $95 - $260 and takes 2 h 52 min.

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The distance between Fairfax and Philadelphia is 138 miles. The road distance is 156.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to get from Fairfax to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fairfax to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from Fairfax Govt Ctr and arriving at Philadelphia, Pa via K Street and 19th Street NW and Washington, Dc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 52 min.

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What companies run services between Fairfax, VA, USA and Philadelphia, PA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Fairfax to Philadelphia hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from VIENNA station to FARRAGUT WEST station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to UNION STATION station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from VIENNA station to NEW CARROLLTON station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from VIENNA station to ROSSLYN station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from VIENNA station to EAST FALLS CHURCH station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from EAST FALLS CHURCH station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Carrollton Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Train from New Carrollton Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from NEW CARROLLTON MARC nb to BWI RAIL STATION MARC nb
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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 Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45

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