There are 6 ways to get from Fort Washington to Philadelphia by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...

$143 - $313

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Bus  •  4 h 45 min

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

$24 - $55

4 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Fort Washington to Philadelphia 149.5 miles

$14 - $22

Bus, subway to Reagan Washington, fly  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Washington Rd & Tantallon Dr to Southern Ave Station & Bus Bay F
  2. Take the subway from SOUTHERN AVE station to ARCHIVES station
  3. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Philadelphia (PHL) DCA - PHL

$173 - $448

Bus, subway, train to Baltimore, fly  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Washington Rd & Tantallon Dr to Southern Ave Station & Bus Bay F
  2. Take the subway from SOUTHERN AVE station to GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  4. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Philadelphia (PHL) BWI - PHL

$277 - $721

Bus, subway to Washington Dulles, fly  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Washington Rd & Tantallon Dr to Southern Ave Station & Bus Bay F
  2. Take the subway from SOUTHERN AVE station to L'ENFANT PLAZA station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Philadelphia (PHL) IAD - PHL

$199 - $822

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Fort Washington to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from Fort Washington Rd & Tantallon Dr and arriving at Philadelphia, Pa via Southern Ave Se & Valley Ter Se, 8th Street and E Street SE and Washington, Dc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

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The distance between Fort Washington and Philadelphia is 132 miles. The road distance is 149.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Washington to Philadelphia without a car is to train which takes 1 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to get from Fort Washington to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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Fort Washington to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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The best way to get from Fort Washington to Philadelphia is to train which takes 1 h 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 45 min.

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

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Fort Washington to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Philadelphia, Pa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Washington to Philadelphia is 150 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to drive from Fort Washington to Philadelphia.

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American Airlines offers flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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Map of how to get from Fort Washington to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 132.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 57 min

What companies run services between Fort Washington, MD, USA and Philadelphia, PA, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Fort Washington to Philadelphia hourly. Tickets cost $90 - $250 and the journey takes 1 h 34 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Fort Washington to Philadelphia every 15 minutes. 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 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from SOUTHERN AVE station to ARCHIVES station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from SOUTHERN AVE station to GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from SOUTHERN AVE station to L'ENFANT PLAZA station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
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 Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Fort Washington Rd & Tantallon Dr to Southern Ave Station & Bus Bay F
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com

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