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There are 6 ways to get from Gaithersburg to Elkins Park by subway, train, bus, car or plane

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Subway, train  •  3h 34m

  1. Take the subway from SHADY GROVE station to UNION STATION station Red
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela / ...

$39 - $113

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Bus  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Philadelphia, PA

$26 - $42

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Gaithersburg Park & Ride to BWI MARSHALL MARC STATION sb 201
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Northeast Regional / ...

$36 - $103

Drive  •  2h 50m

  1. Drive from Gaithersburg to Elkins Park 151.8 miles

$14 - $22

Bus to Baltimore, fly  •  4h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Gaithersburg Park & Ride to BWI SOUTHWEST AIRLINES eb
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Philadelphia (PHL) BWI - PHL

$225 - $570

Subway to Reagan Washington, fly, train  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Philadelphia (PHL) DCA - PHL
  3. Take the train from University City to Elkins Park

$178 - $454

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The cheapest way to get from Gaithersburg to Elkins Park is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Gaithersburg to Elkins Park is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2h 50m.

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The distance between Gaithersburg and Elkins Park is 129 miles. The road distance is 151.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Gaithersburg to Elkins Park without a car is to subway and train which takes 3h 34m and costs $35 - $120.

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It takes approximately 3h 34m to get from Gaithersburg to Elkins Park, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Baltimore Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 52m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gaithersburg to Elkins Park is 152 miles. It takes approximately 2h 50m to drive from Gaithersburg to Elkins Park.

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American Airlines offers flights from Baltimore Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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There are 531+ hotels available in Elkins Park. Prices start at $96 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Gaithersburg to Elkins Park.
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  • Distance: 128.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 34m

What companies run services between Gaithersburg, MD, USA and Elkins Park, PA, USA?

Megabus operates a bus from Gaithersburg to Elkins Park every 3 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $25 and the journey takes 3h 20m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Baltimore to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from SHADY GROVE station to UNION STATION station
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
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 Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $100
Business Class Seat
$75 - $140
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $90
Business Class Seat
$70 - $130
Bus operators
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from Gaithersburg Park & Ride to BWI MARSHALL MARC STATION sb
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
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Maryland Transit
Bus from Gaithersburg Park & Ride to BWI SOUTHWEST AIRLINES eb
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
More information at
Maryland Transit

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