There are 9 ways to get from Paoli to Washington by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 37 min

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

$111 - $285

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Bus Megabus  •  5 h 7 min

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

$20 - $30

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Washington, Dc 3005 / ...

$31 - $60

Drive  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Paoli to Washington 134.1 miles

$13 - $19

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Paoli to 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Reagan Washington (DCA) PHL - DCA

$176 - $449

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Washington Dulles  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Paoli to 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Washington Dulles (IAD) PHL - IAD

$202 - $823

Train to Lancaster, fly to Baltimore, train  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Paoli Amtrak to Lancaster Amtrak
  2. Fly from Lancaster (LNS) to Baltimore (BWI) LNS - BWI
  3. Take the train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station

$121 - $270

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Baltimore, train  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Paoli to 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Baltimore (BWI) PHL - BWI
  3. Take the train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station

$279 - $720

Train to Harrisburg, fly to Washington Dulles  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Paoli Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak
  2. Fly from Harrisburg (MDT) to Washington Dulles (IAD) MDT - IAD

$217 - $479

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The cheapest way to get from Paoli to Washington is to drive which costs $13 - $19 and takes 2 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paoli to Washington is to drive which costs $13 - $19 and takes 2 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paoli to Washington. However, there are services departing from Lancaster Av & Valley Rd and arriving at Washington DC via Plaza at King of Prussia and Philadelphia, PA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paoli to Washington station. However, there are services departing from Paoli Amtrak and arriving at Washington Union Station via Philadelphia 30th Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 37 min.

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The distance between Paoli and Washington is 115 miles. The road distance is 134.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Paoli to Washington without a car is to train which takes 2 h 37 min and costs $110 - $290.

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It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to get from Paoli to Washington, including transfers.

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Paoli to Washington bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Philadelphia, PA station.

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Paoli to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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The best way to get from Paoli to Washington is to train which takes 2 h 37 min and costs $110 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $60 and takes 4 h 46 min.

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Map of how to get from Paoli to Washington.
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  • Distance: 115.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 37 min

What companies run services between Paoli, PA, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Paoli to Washington hourly. Tickets cost $90 - $250 and the journey takes 1 h 43 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Paoli to Washington every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Harrisburg to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $600
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Lancaster to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Paoli Amtrak to Lancaster Amtrak
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Paoli Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
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 Philadelphia, Pa to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 6 min.

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Paoli to Washington bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Washington DC station.

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Paoli to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paoli to Washington is 134 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to drive from Paoli to Washington.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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