There are 8 ways to get from Gaithersburg 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.

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Subway, train  •  2 h 42 min

  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 Express / ...

$94 - $255

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Gaithersburg Park & Ride to BWI AIRPORT TERMINAL LIGHT RAIL eb 201
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Philadelphia, Pa 1002 / ...

$19 - $50

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 54 min

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

$82 - $225

Bus Megabus  •  5 h 2 min

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

$20 - $34

Drive  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Gaithersburg to Philadelphia 143.2 miles

$14 - $21

Bus to Baltimore, fly  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Gaithersburg Park & Ride to BWI AIRPORT TERMINAL LIGHT RAIL eb
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Philadelphia (PHL) BWI - PHL

$219 - $562

Subway to Reagan Washington, fly  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Philadelphia (PHL) DCA - PHL

$172 - $446

Subway, subway to Washington Dulles, fly  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Philadelphia (PHL) IAD - PHL

$198 - $823

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Gaithersburg to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from Gaithersburg Park & Ride and arriving at Philadelphia, Pa via BWI AIRPORT TERMINAL LIGHT RAIL eb and Baltimore Downtown, Md. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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The distance between Gaithersburg and Philadelphia is 123 miles. The road distance is 143.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Gaithersburg to Philadelphia without a car is to subway and train which takes 2 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Gaithersburg to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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Gaithersburg to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Maryland Transit, depart from Gaithersburg Park & Ride station.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Gaithersburg to Philadelphia is 143 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to drive from Gaithersburg to Philadelphia.

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American Airlines offers flights from Baltimore Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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There are 374+ hotels available in Philadelphia. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Gaithersburg to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 122.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 42 min

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

You can take a bus from Gaithersburg to Philadelphia via BWI AIRPORT TERMINAL LIGHT RAIL eb, HAINES ST & WARNER ST eb, and Baltimore Downtown, Md in around 4 h 20 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Baltimore to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
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
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from SHADY GROVE station to UNION STATION station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
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 BWI Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
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
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from Gaithersburg Park & Ride to BWI AIRPORT TERMINAL LIGHT RAIL eb
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
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 Baltimore Downtown, Md to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40

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