There are 6 ways to get from Philadelphia to Bowie 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  •  2 h 14 min

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

$78 - $194

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 24 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

4 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Bowie 124.9 miles

$12 - $18

Fly to Reagan Washington, subway, bus  •  4 h 3 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

$173 - $449

Fly to Baltimore, train, bus  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Baltimore (BWI) PHL - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall 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 30 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

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Bowie is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Bowie is to train which costs $75 - $200 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to get from Philadelphia to Bowie, including transfers.

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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 24 min.

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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 37 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 24 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New Carrollton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Train from BWI Marshall 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
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
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 Philadelphia, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
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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