There are 8 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  •  3 h 3 min

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

$97 - $262

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Station to Philadelphia

$20 - $34

6 alternative options

Subway, train  •  3 h 33 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 Northeast Regional / ...

$80 - $199

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 58 min

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

$23 - $54

Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from McLean to Philadelphia 147.3 miles

$14 - $21

Bus, subway to Washington Dulles, fly  •  3 h 25 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

$196 - $820

Bus, subway to Reagan Washington, fly  •  3 h 31 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

$173 - $448

Subway, train to Baltimore, fly  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the subway from MCLEAN station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to UNION STATION station
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  4. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Philadelphia (PHL) BWI - PHL

$279 - $724

Questions & Answers

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

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

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The distance between McLean and Philadelphia is 129 miles. The road distance is 147.3 miles.

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

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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 58 min.

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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 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
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
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 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 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
Subway from MCLEAN station to FARRAGUT WEST station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to UNION STATION station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
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
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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
Hourly
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 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

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