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

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Train, subway

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the subway from UNION STATION station to SHADY GROVE station

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Bus via Baltimore

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia Megabus Stop to Baltimore
  2. Take the bus from BWI MARSHALL MARC STATION sb to SHADY GROVE & station

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Bus

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Shady Grove

Fly to Reagan Washington, subway

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

Fly to Washington Dulles, subway

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Washington Dulles (IAD)
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to SHADY GROVE station

Fly to Baltimore, bus

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Baltimore (BWI)
  2. Take the bus from BWI SOUTHWEST AIRLINES eb to SHADY GROVE & station

Philadelphia to Shady Grove by train and subway

The journey time between Philadelphia and Shady Grove is around 2h 55m and covers a distance of around 154 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 13 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 34m. Operated by Amtrak Acela Express, Amtrak Northeast Regional, Amtrak and others, the Philadelphia to Shady Grove service departs from Philadelphia and arrives in SHADY GROVE station. Typically 187 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 41m
Layover time:
13 min
Total time:
2h 55m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 34m
Journey distance:
154 miles
Services per week:
187
Cheapest price:
$19
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:26
Last service departs at:
23:54

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Philadelphia to Shady Grove train and subway schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated

Departing Sunday

Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Philadelphia → Shady Grove
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Shady Grove is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Shady Grove is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Shady Grove is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Philadelphia to Shady Grove is to drive, which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Shady Grove is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia to Shady Grove station. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia and arriving at SHADY GROVE station via UNION STATION station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 36m.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Shady Grove is 123 miles. The road distance is 140.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Shady Grove without a car is to train and subway which takes 2h 36m and costs $18 - $160.

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It takes approximately 2h 36m to get from Philadelphia to Shady Grove, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Shady Grove train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from Philadelphia station.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Philadelphia to Shady Grove train services, operated by Metro Washington DC, arrive at SHADY GROVE station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Shady Grove is 141 miles. It takes approximately 2h 32m to drive from Philadelphia to Shady Grove.

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  • Distance: 122.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 36m

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

Megabus operates a bus from Philadelphia, PA to Washington DC every 4 hours. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 3h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Philadelphia to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$110 - $160
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$110 - $150
Business Seat - Child
$100 - $150
First Class - Adult
$170 - $240
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$170 - $240
First Class - Child
$170 - $240
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$16 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $100
Business Class Seat
$55 - $140
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from UNION STATION station to SHADY GROVE station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$2 - $3
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to SHADY GROVE station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$2 - $3
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Book at
megabus.com
One way - 1 traveller
$26 - $35
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia Megabus Stop to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
boltbus.com
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from BWI MARSHALL MARC STATION sb to SHADY GROVE & station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
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Maryland Transit
Senior / Disabled
$1 - $2
Bus from BWI SOUTHWEST AIRLINES eb to SHADY GROVE & station
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
More information at
Maryland Transit
Senior / Disabled
$1 - $2

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