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There are 11 ways to get from Manhattan to Silver Spring by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train

  1. Take the train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Washington Union Station

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Silver Spring Transit Center, Silver Spring, MD

Bus via Union Station, Red Line Center Platform

  1. Take the bus from New York to Washington DC

Drive

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Silver Spring

Train to Newark, fly to Reagan Washington

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA)

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Reagan Washington (DCA)

Subway to New York JFK, fly to Reagan Washington

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Reagan Washington (DCA)

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Baltimore, train, subway

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Baltimore (BWI)
  3. Take the train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Washington Union Station
  4. Take the subway from Union Station, Red Line Center Platform to Silver Spring, Red Line Center Platform

Train to Newark, fly to Washington Dulles, subway

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Washington Dulles (IAD)
  3. Take the subway from Metro Center, Red Line Track 1 Platform to Silver Spring, Red Line Center Platform

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Washington Dulles, subway

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Washington Dulles (IAD)
  3. Take the subway from Metro Center, Red Line Track 1 Platform to Silver Spring, Red Line Center Platform

Train to White Plains, fly to Reagan Washington

  1. Take the train from Harlem-125 St to White Plains
  2. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Reagan Washington (DCA)

Manhattan to Silver Spring by train and subway

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3h 20m Average Duration
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Manhattan → Silver Spring
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The cost-effective way to get from Manhattan to Silver Spring is to drive, which costs $22 - $35 and takes 3h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Silver Spring is to train which costs $21 - $250 and takes 3h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY and arriving at Silver Spring Transit Center, Silver Spring, MD. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan station to Silver Spring. However, there are services departing from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station and arriving at Silver Spring, Red Line Center Platform via Union Station, Red Line Center Platform. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 20m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Silver Spring is 205 miles. The road distance is 226.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Silver Spring without a car is to train which takes 3h 20m and costs $21 - $250.

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It takes approximately 3h 20m to get from Manhattan to Silver Spring, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Silver Spring bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY station.

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Manhattan to Silver Spring train services, operated by Amtrak Acela, depart from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Silver Spring is to train which takes 3h 20m and costs $21 - $250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $60 and takes 4h 5m.

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  • Distance: 205.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 20m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Silver Spring, MD, USA?

Amtrak Acela operates a train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Washington Union Station hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $250 and the journey takes 2h 57m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Silver Spring Transit Center, Silver Spring, MD once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 4h 5m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Norfolk
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from White Plains to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $350
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$335
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Train operators
Amtrak Acela

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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$35 - $130
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$65 - $230
Business Seat - Adult
$70 - $250
First Class - Child 2-12
$100 - $190
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$190 - $350
First Class - Adult
$210 - $380
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$15 - $40
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$26 - $75
Business Seat - Adult
$29 - $80
First Class - Child 2-12
$50 - $85
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$95 - $150
First Class - Adult
$100 - $160
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$20 - $65
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $130
Business Class Seat
$65 - $170
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$12 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$24 - $70
Business Class Seat
$35 - $95
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Concession
$2
Standard
$3
Subway from Lexington Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Concession
$2
Standard
$3
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from Union Station, Red Line Center Platform to Silver Spring, Red Line Center Platform
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Senior / Disabled
$1 - $2
Standard Fare
$2 - $4
Subway from Metro Center, Red Line Track 1 Platform to Silver Spring, Red Line Center Platform
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Senior / Disabled
$1
Standard Fare
$1 - $2
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125 St to White Plains
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
new.mta.info
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Silver Spring Transit Center, Silver Spring, MD
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
peterpanbus.com

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 16m.

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Manhattan to Silver Spring bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Silver Spring Transit Center, Silver Spring, MD station.

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Manhattan to Silver Spring train services, operated by Amtrak Acela, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Silver Spring is 227 miles. It takes approximately 3h 56m to drive from Manhattan to Silver Spring.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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