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

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Subway, train  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station Silver
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...

$97 - $262

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Bus  •  4 h 56 min

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

$26 - $59

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Drive  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Herndon to Philadelphia 158.3 miles

$15 - $23

Fly from Washington Dulles  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Philadelphia (PHL) IAD - PHL

$190 - $814

Bus to Reagan Washington, fly  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Herndon-Monroe Pk & Rd & Bus Bay T to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Philadelphia (PHL) DCA - PHL

$171 - $444

Line 950 bus, subway, train to Baltimore, fly  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the line 950 bus from Center St @ Locust St to Wiehle Metro Bay H
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  4. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Philadelphia (PHL) BWI - PHL

$280 - $725

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Herndon to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from Center St @ Locust St and arriving at Philadelphia, Pa via Herndon-Monroe Pk & Rd & Bus Bay T, 7Th St & E St Sw, Massachusetts Avenue and 5th Street NW and Washington, Dc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 56 min.

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The distance between Herndon and Philadelphia is 137 miles. The road distance is 158.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Herndon to Philadelphia without a car is to subway and train which takes 3 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to get from Herndon to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Herndon to Philadelphia is to bus which takes 4 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 2 h 56 min.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 6 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Herndon to Philadelphia is 158 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to drive from Herndon to Philadelphia.

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United Airlines offers flights from Washington Dulles Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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Map of how to get from Herndon to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 137.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 1 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Herndon to Philadelphia every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Herndon to Philadelphia 4 times a day.

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
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST 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 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
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.

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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 Herndon-Monroe Pk & Rd & Bus Bay T to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Fairfax Connector
Phone
703-339-7200
Email
fairfaxconnector@fairfaxcounty.gov
Website
fairfaxconnector.com
Bus from Center St @ Locust St to Wiehle Metro Bay H
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
fairfaxcounty.gov

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The best way to get from Herndon to Washington Dulles Airport is to bus which takes 10 min and costs .

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