There are 6 ways to get from Philadelphia to Fairfax 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, subway  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Orange

$80 - $196

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Silver Meteor / ...
  2. 29K

$37 - $83

4 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 51 min

  1. 156.4 miles

$15 - $23

Fly to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3 h 21 min

  1. PHL - DCA

$173 - $445

Fly to Washington Dulles, subway  •  3 h 31 min

  1. PHL - IAD

$197 - $818

Fly to Baltimore, train, subway  •  4 h 22 min

  1. PHL - BWI

$287 - $745

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Fairfax, VA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Philadelphia to Fairfax. However, you can take the train to New Carrollton Amtrak, take the walk to NEW CARROLLTON station, then take the subway to VIENNA station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Philadelphia to Fairfax via Alexandria Amtrak and King St Station & Bus Bay D in around 4 h 33 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak 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 Marshall Airport Amtrak to New Carrollton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 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 NEW CARROLLTON station to VIENNA station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from ROSSLYN station to VIENNA station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to EAST FALLS CHURCH station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from EAST FALLS CHURCH station to VIENNA station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
wmata.com
Maryland Transit Administration
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from BWI RAIL STATION MARC sb to NEW CARROLLTON MARC sb
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from King St Station & Bus Bay D to University Dr & Main St
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Philadelphia and Fairfax is 221 km. The road distance is 250 km.

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Fairfax is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 51 min.

The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Fairfax is to train and subway which takes 2 h 43 min and costs $75 - $200.

It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to get from Philadelphia to Fairfax, including transfers.