There are 8 ways to get from Philadelphia to Leesburg by train, car ferry, bus, car or plane

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Train, car ferry  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to BARNESVILLE MARC wb
  3. Take the car ferry from Whites Ferry Road to Whites Ferry Road

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 56 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 / ...

$102 - $152

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Train, bus, line 76 bus, car ferry  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from BWI MARSHALL MARC STATION sb to SHADY GROVE & station 201
  3. Take the line 76 bus from Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East to W Willard Rd & Wooton Ave 76
  4. Take the car ferry from Whites Ferry Road to Whites Ferry Road

Bus, car ferry  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Washington DC
  2. Take the car ferry from Whites Ferry Road to Whites Ferry Road

Drive  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Leesburg 169.4 miles

$16 - $24

Fly Philadelphia to Washington Dulles  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Washington Dulles (IAD) PHL - IAD

$237 - $867

Fly Philadelphia to Reagan Washington, bus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Reagan Washington (DCA) PHL - DCA
  2. Take the bus from N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay B to Aviation Dr & Autopilot Dr

$222 - $508

Train to Harrisburg, fly to Washington Dulles  •  4 h 50 min

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

$261 - $538

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Leesburg is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Leesburg is to fly which costs $230 - $900 and takes 2 h 46 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Leesburg is 141 miles. The road distance is 169.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Leesburg without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 56 min and costs $100 - $160.

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Philadelphia to Leesburg, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Leesburg is to bus which takes 3 h 56 min and costs $100 - $160. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $230 - $900 and takes 2 h 46 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Washington Dulles Airport is the direct flight which takes 57 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Leesburg is 169 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to drive from Philadelphia to Leesburg.

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United Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Washington Dulles Airport.

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There are 83+ hotels available in Leesburg. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Leesburg.
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  • Distance: 141.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

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

You can take a bus from Philadelphia to Leesburg via Baltimore Downtown, Md and Frederick, Md in around 3 h 56 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Philadelphia to Leesburg 4 times a day.

Airlines
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
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to BARNESVILLE MARC wb
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
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 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
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from BWI MARSHALL MARC STATION sb to SHADY GROVE & station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Montgomery County MD Ride On
Website
montgomerycountymd.gov
Bus from Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East to W Willard Rd & Wooton Ave
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
montgomerycountymd.gov
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay B to Aviation Dr & Autopilot Dr
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wmata.com
Ferry operators
car ferry
Car ferry from Whites Ferry Road to Whites Ferry Road
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
On demand

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $7.

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