There are 6 ways to get from Philadelphia to Tysons by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station Acela Express / ...

$99 - $254

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Bus  •  3 h 36 min

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

$20 - $33

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Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Tysons 148 miles

$14 - $21

Fly to Washington Dulles, subway  •  3 h

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Washington Dulles (IAD) PHL - IAD
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to GREENSBORO station

$194 - $816

Fly to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Reagan Washington (DCA) PHL - DCA
  2. Take the subway from ROSSLYN station to GREENSBORO station

$171 - $444

Fly to Baltimore, train, subway  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Baltimore (BWI) PHL - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the subway from UNION STATION station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  4. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to GREENSBORO station

$277 - $720

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Tysons is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Tysons is to train which costs $95 - $260 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Tysons is 132 miles. The road distance is 148 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Tysons without a car is to train which takes 2 h 29 min and costs $95 - $260.

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It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Philadelphia to Tysons, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Tysons is to train which takes 2 h 29 min and costs $95 - $260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $19 - $35 and takes 3 h 36 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 Tysons is 148 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to drive from Philadelphia to Tysons.

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

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There are 877+ hotels available in Tysons. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Tysons.
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  • Distance: 132.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 29 min

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Philadelphia to Tysons hourly. Tickets cost $90 - $250 and the journey takes 1 h 43 min. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Philadelphia to Tysons every 3 hours. Tickets cost $14 - $25 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
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
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 BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station
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 WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to GREENSBORO station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from ROSSLYN station to GREENSBORO station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from UNION STATION station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to GREENSBORO station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators

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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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