There are 8 ways to get from Philadelphia to Frederick by bus, train, 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

Bus  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md 3019 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Frederick, Md 4407 / ...

$27 - $62

7 alternative options

Train Amtrak Acela Express, bus  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Frederick, Md 4407 / ...

$90 - $232

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional, bus  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New Carrollton Amtrak Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the bus from New Carrollton, Md to Frederick, Md 4407 / ...

$90 - $224

Train  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to FREDERICK MARC wb Marc

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Frederick 145 miles

$14 - $21

Fly to Baltimore, bus  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Baltimore (BWI) PHL - BWI
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Frederick, Md

$229 - $583

Fly to Reagan Washington, subway, bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Reagan Washington (DCA) PHL - DCA
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to SHADY GROVE station
  3. Take the bus from SHADY GROVE & station to Monocacy Marc Station

Fly to Washington Dulles, subway, bus  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Washington Dulles (IAD) PHL - IAD
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  3. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to SHADY GROVE station
  4. Take the bus from SHADY GROVE & station to Monocacy Marc Station

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

You can take a bus from Philadelphia to Frederick via Baltimore Downtown, Md in around 3 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Philadelphia to Frederick via Washington Union Station Amtrak and UNION STATION MARC Washington in around 4 h 25 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
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 Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
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
Maryland Transit Administration
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to FREDERICK MARC wb
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to SHADY GROVE station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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 Frederick, Md
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $25
Bus from New Carrollton, Md to Frederick, Md
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
Maryland Transit Administration
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from SHADY GROVE & station to Monocacy Marc Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Philadelphia and Frederick is 201 km. The road distance is 232 km.

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Frederick is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Frederick is to drive which takes 2 h 38 min and costs $14 - $21.

No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia to Frederick. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak and arriving at FREDERICK MARC wb via UNION STATION MARC Washington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Frederick. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Frederick, Md via Baltimore Downtown, Md. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 19 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Philadelphia to Frederick, including transfers.