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There are 5 ways to get from Lorton to BWI Rail Station by train, bus, subway or car

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Train  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Lorton to Union Station Fredericksburg Line
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$62 - $159

Cheapest option

Line 373 bus, subway, train via UNION STATION MARC Washington  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the line 373 bus from Lorton Rd @ Sanger St to Franconia-Springfield Metro Bay G 371 / ...
  2. Take the subway from Franconia Springfield Metro to SMITHSONIAN station
  3. Take the train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to BWI RAIL STATION MARC nb

$11 - $18

3 alternative options

Line 373 bus, subway, train  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 373 bus from Lorton Rd @ Sanger St to Franconia-Springfield Metro Bay G 371 / ...
  2. Take the subway from Franconia Springfield Metro to SMITHSONIAN station
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak

$62 - $161

Line 373 bus, line 4407 bus, train  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the line 373 bus from Lorton Rd @ Sanger St to Franconia-Springfield Metro Bay G 371 / ...
  2. Take the line 4407 bus from Springfield to Washington, Dc
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak

$66 - $172

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Lorton to BWI Rail Station 50.7 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Lorton to BWI Rail Station is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lorton to BWI Rail Station is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lorton to BWI Rail Station. However, there are services departing from Lorton and arriving at BWI Airport Amtrak via Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 33 min.

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The distance between Lorton and BWI Rail Station is 45 miles. The road distance is 50.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Lorton to BWI Rail Station without a car is to train which takes 1 h 33 min and costs $60 - $160.

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It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to get from Lorton to BWI Rail Station, including transfers.

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Lorton to BWI Rail Station train services, operated by Virginia Railway Express, depart from Lorton station.

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Lorton to BWI Rail Station train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at BWI Airport Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lorton to BWI Rail Station is 51 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to drive from Lorton to BWI Rail Station.

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There are 200+ hotels available in BWI Rail Station. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 44.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 33 min

What companies run services between Lorton, VA, USA and BWI Rail Station, MD, USA?

You can take a train from Lorton to BWI Rail Station via Union Station and Washington Union Station in around 1 h 33 min.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
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 Franconia Springfield Metro to SMITHSONIAN station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to BWI RAIL STATION MARC nb
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Bus operators
Fairfax Connector
Phone
703-339-7200
Email
fairfaxconnector@fairfaxcounty.gov
Website
fairfaxconnector.com
Bus from Lorton Rd @ Sanger St to Franconia-Springfield Metro Bay G
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
fairfaxcounty.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 Springfield to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $12
Flexible
$14 - $18

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