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There are 7 ways to get from Philadelphia to North Potomac by train, subway, bus, car or plane

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Train, subway  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the subway from UNION STATION station to ROCKVILLE station Red

$99 - $256

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Bus, line 70 bus, line 301 bus  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia to Washington, DC
  2. Take the line 70 bus from 7Th St & H St to Silver Spring Station & Bus Bay 220 70 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Silver Spring Station & Bus Bay 218 to Rockville Station + Bus Bay G Q4 / ...
  4. Take the line 301 bus from Rockville Station & Bay D - East to Travilah Rd & Dufief Mill Rd 301

$6 - $14

5 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 22 min

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

$20 - $35

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to North Potomac 146.3 miles

$14 - $21

Fly to Washington Dulles  •  3 h 14 min

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

$282 - $927

Fly to Reagan Washington, subway, line 301 bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Reagan Washington (DCA) PHL - DCA
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to ROCKVILLE station
  3. Take the line 301 bus from Rockville Station & Bay D - East to Travilah Rd & Dufief Mill Rd

$174 - $451

Fly to Baltimore, bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Baltimore (BWI) PHL - BWI
  2. Take the bus from BWI AIRPORT TERMINAL LIGHT RAIL eb to SHADY GROVE & station

$220 - $567

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to North Potomac is to bus and line 70 bus and line 301 bus which costs $6 - $15 and takes 5 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to North Potomac is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to North Potomac. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia and arriving at Travilah Rd & Dufief Mill Rd via 7Th St & H St, Silver Spring Station & Bus Bay 218 and Rockville Station & Bay D - East. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 43 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and North Potomac is 128 miles. The road distance is 146.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to North Potomac without a car is to train and subway which takes 3 h 55 min and costs $95 - $260.

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It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Philadelphia to North Potomac, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to North Potomac bus services, operated by Focus, depart from Philadelphia station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to North Potomac is to bus which takes 5 h 22 min and costs $19 - $35. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $280 - $950 and takes 3 h 14 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Washington Dulles Airport is the direct flight which takes 59 min.

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Philadelphia to North Potomac bus services, operated by Montgomery County MD Ride On, arrive at Travilah Rd & Dufief Mill Rd station.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to North Potomac.
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  • Distance: 127.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 55 min

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

Megabus operates a bus from Philadelphia to North Potomac every 2 hours. Tickets cost $14 - $25 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Philadelphia to North Potomac 4 times a day.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 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
+1 215-856-7924
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
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from UNION STATION station to ROCKVILLE station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to ROCKVILLE station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Focus
Phone
+1 215-625-2727
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from Philadelphia to Washington, DC
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Book at
gotobus.com
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from 7Th St & H St to Silver Spring Station & Bus Bay 220
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus from Silver Spring Station & Bus Bay 218 to Rockville Station + Bus Bay G
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Montgomery County MD Ride On
Website
montgomerycountymd.gov
Bus from Rockville Station & Bay D - East to Travilah Rd & Dufief Mill Rd
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
montgomerycountymd.gov
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from BWI AIRPORT TERMINAL LIGHT RAIL eb to SHADY GROVE & station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to North Potomac is 146 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to drive from Philadelphia to North Potomac.

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

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There are 178+ hotels available in North Potomac. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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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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