There are 7 ways to get from Philadelphia to Lorton 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  •  3 h 27 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 to Lorton Fredericksburg Line

$101 - $255

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Washington DC via Philadelphia

$16 - $41

5 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md 3019 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Springfield 3925 / ...

$31 - $68

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Lorton 157.1 miles

$15 - $23

Fly to Reagan Washington, line 373 bus  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Reagan Washington (DCA) PHL - DCA
  2. Take the line 373 bus from Franconia-Springfield Metro Bay G to Lorton Rd @ Silverbrook Rd

$173 - $447

Fly to Washington Dulles, subway, line 373 bus  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Washington Dulles (IAD) PHL - IAD
  2. Take the subway from ROSSLYN station to Franconia Springfield Metro
  3. Take the line 373 bus from Franconia-Springfield Metro Bay G to Lorton Rd @ Silverbrook Rd

$201 - $825

Fly to Baltimore, train  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Baltimore (BWI) PHL - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Union Station to Lorton

$279 - $721

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Lorton is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Lorton is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Lorton is 141 miles. The road distance is 157.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to get from Philadelphia to Lorton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Lorton. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Lorton Rd @ Silverbrook Rd via Baltimore Downtown, Md and Franconia-Springfield Metro Bay G. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia station to Lorton. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak and arriving at Lorton via Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 27 min.

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

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Lorton via Washington Union Station Amtrak and Union Station in around 3 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Lorton via Baltimore Downtown, Md, Springfield, and Franconia-Springfield Metro Bay G in around 5 h 9 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 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from ROSSLYN station to Franconia Springfield Metro
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
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 Springfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Fairfax Connector
Phone
703-339-7200
Email
fairfaxconnector@fairfaxcounty.gov
Website
fairfaxconnector.com
Bus from Franconia-Springfield Metro Bay G to Lorton Rd @ Silverbrook Rd
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
fairfaxcounty.gov

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