There are 9 ways to get from National Harbor to Philadelphia by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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 Amtrak Acela Express  •  3 h 8 min

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

$96 - $259

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Philadelphia, PA via Philadelphia / ...

$13 - $37

7 alternative options

Train Amtrak  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak Carolinian / ...

$37 - $84

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 National Harbor to Philadelphia 143.3 miles

$14 - $21

Bus to Reagan Washington, fly to Philadelphia  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from St George Blvd & Waterfront St to King St Station & Bus Bay A
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Philadelphia (PHL) DCA - PHL

$171 - $444

Bus, subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Philadelphia  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from St George Blvd & Waterfront St to King St Station & Bus Bay A
  2. Take the subway from KING STREET station to ROSSLYN station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Philadelphia (PHL) IAD - PHL

$199 - $823

Bus, subway, train to Baltimore, fly to Philadelphia  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from St George Blvd & Waterfront St to Eisenhower Ave & Swamp Fox Rd
  2. Take the subway from EISENHOWER AV station to GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN 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

$278 - $721

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark, train  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR) DCA - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak

$130 - $552

Questions & Answers

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

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The distance between National Harbor and Philadelphia is 128 miles. The road distance is 143.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from National Harbor to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from National Harbor to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from St George Blvd & Waterfront St and arriving at Philadelphia, Pa via Southern Ave Se & Valley Ter Se, 8th Street and E Street SE and Washington, Dc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 58 min.

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What companies run services between National Harbor, MD, USA and Philadelphia, PA, USA?

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

Airlines
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
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
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
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
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from KING STREET station to ROSSLYN station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from EISENHOWER AV station to GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
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 St George Blvd & Waterfront St to King St Station & Bus Bay A
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus from St George Blvd & Waterfront St to Eisenhower Ave & Swamp Fox Rd
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com

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