There are 7 ways to get from McLean to Philadelphia by train, subway, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak Acela Express

$97 - $262

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 54 min

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

$24 - $55

5 alternative options

Subway, train  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the subway from Ballston Metro to NEW CARROLLTON station Orange
  2. Take the train from New Carrollton Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak Palmetto / ...

$35 - $84

Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from McLean to Philadelphia 147.3 miles

$14 - $21

Bus, subway to Washington Dulles, fly  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Old Dominion Dr & Corner La to Mclean Station & Bus Bay A
  2. Take the subway from MCLEAN station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Philadelphia (PHL) IAD - PHL

$197 - $821

Bus, subway to Reagan Washington, fly  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Old Dominion Dr & Corner La to Mclean Station & Bus Bay A
  2. Take the subway from MCLEAN station to ROSSLYN station
  3. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Philadelphia (PHL) DCA - PHL

$174 - $449

Bus, subway, train to Baltimore, fly  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Old Dominion Dr & Chain Bridge Rd to Ballston Station & Bus Bay E
  2. Take the subway from Ballston Metro to NEW CARROLLTON station
  3. Take the train from New Carrollton Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  4. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Philadelphia (PHL) BWI - PHL

$226 - $612

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from McLean to Philadelphia hourly. Tickets cost $90 - $250 and the journey takes 1 h 39 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from McLean to Philadelphia hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Metro Washington DC
Website
wmata.com
Subway from Ballston Metro to NEW CARROLLTON station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from MCLEAN station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from MCLEAN station to ROSSLYN station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Carrollton Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from New Carrollton Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$20 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Room
$120 - $180
Maryland Transit
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from NEW CARROLLTON MARC nb to BWI RAIL STATION MARC nb
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Metro Washington DC
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Old Dominion Dr & Corner La to Mclean Station & Bus Bay A
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus from Old Dominion Dr & Chain Bridge Rd to Ballston Station & Bus Bay E
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from McLean to Philadelphia?

The distance between McLean and Philadelphia is 207 km. The road distance is 236 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from McLean to Philadelphia?

The cheapest way to get from McLean to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 42 min.

What is the fastest way to get from McLean to Philadelphia?

The quickest way to get from McLean to Philadelphia is to drive which takes 2 h 42 min and costs $14 - $21.

Is there a direct bus between McLean and Philadelphia?

No, there is no direct bus from McLean to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from Old Dominion Dr & Chain Bridge Rd and arriving at Philadelphia, Pa via Ballston Station & Bus Bay B, Pennsylvania Avenue and 26th Street NW and Washington, Dc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 54 min.

How long does it take to get from McLean to Philadelphia?

It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to get from McLean to Philadelphia, including transfers.