There are 7 ways to get from Philadelphia to Bowie by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New Carrollton Amtrak Northeast Regional / ...

$78 - $194

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Train, bus  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Suburban Station to Wilmington Wilmington/Newark Line
  2. Take the bus from Wilmington, De to New Carrollton, Md 3587 / ...

$25 - $54

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Bus  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md 3019 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to New Carrollton, Md 8819 / ...

$28 - $63

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Bowie 124.9 miles

$12 - $18

Fly to Reagan Washington, subway, bus  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Reagan Washington (DCA) PHL - DCA
  2. Take the subway from L'ENFANT PLAZA station to NEW CARROLLTON station
  3. Take the bus from New Carrollton Station & Bus Bay B to Northview Dr & Collington Rd

$174 - $450

Fly to Baltimore, train, bus  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Baltimore (BWI) PHL - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Airport Amtrak to New Carrollton Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from New Carrollton Station & Bus Bay B to Northview Dr & Collington Rd

$222 - $747

Fly to Washington Dulles, subway, bus  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Washington Dulles (IAD) PHL - IAD
  2. Take the subway from L'ENFANT PLAZA station to NEW CARROLLTON station
  3. Take the bus from New Carrollton Station & Bus Bay B to Northview Dr & Collington Rd

$199 - $824

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Bowie. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Northview Dr & Collington Rd via Baltimore Downtown, Md and New Carrollton Station & Bus Bay B. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 22 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Bowie is 109 miles. The road distance is 124.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Bowie without a car is to train which takes 2 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to get from Philadelphia to Bowie, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Bowie bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Philadelphia, Pa station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Bowie is to train which takes 2 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 22 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 3 min.

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Philadelphia to Bowie bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at New Carrollton, Md station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Bowie is 125 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to drive from Philadelphia to Bowie.

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

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Bowie.
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  • Distance: 109.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 12 min

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

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Philadelphia to Bowie hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $190 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Bowie via Baltimore Downtown, Md, New Carrollton, Md, and New Carrollton Station & Bus Bay B in around 3 h 22 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New Carrollton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Train from BWI Airport Amtrak to New Carrollton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from L'ENFANT PLAZA station to NEW CARROLLTON station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from BWI RAIL STATION MARC sb to NEW CARROLLTON MARC sb
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to New Carrollton, Md
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Bus from Wilmington, De to New Carrollton, Md
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from New Carrollton Station & Bus Bay B to Northview Dr & Collington Rd
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs .

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