There are 7 ways to get from Philadelphia to Rockville 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 31 min

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

$97 - $251

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia to Union Station via Philadelphia

$18 - $30

5 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md 3019 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Silver Spring, Md 8817 / ...

$30 - $68

Drive  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Rockville 138.4 miles

$13 - $20

Fly to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Reagan Washington (DCA) PHL - DCA
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to ROCKVILLE station

$172 - $446

Fly to Washington Dulles, subway  •  4 h 5 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 ROCKVILLE station

$198 - $823

Fly to Baltimore, bus  •  4 h 14 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 - $565

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Rockville is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Rockville is to train and subway which takes 2 h 31 min and costs $95 - $260.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Rockville is 196 km. The road distance is 221 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to get from Philadelphia to Rockville, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Rockville. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Rockville Station + Bus Bay G via Baltimore Downtown, Md, Sligo Ave & Fenton St and Silver Spring Station & Bus Bay 218. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 59 min.

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

You can take a bus from Philadelphia to Rockville via Baltimore Downtown, Md, Silver Spring, Md, Sligo Ave & Fenton St, Silver Spring Station & Bay 232, and Silver Spring Station & Bus Bay 218 in around 3 h 59 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 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
59 min
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 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
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
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 Silver Spring, Md
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $21
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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