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There are 6 ways to get from Silver Spring to Bethesda by bus, subway, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Bus  •  14 min

  1. Take the bus from Silver Spring Station & Bus Bay 102 to East-West Hwy & Pearl St J2 / ...

$2 - $5

5 alternative options

Subway  •  42 min

  1. Take the subway from SILVER SPRING station to BETHESDA station Red

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Silver Spring to Bethesda 5 miles

$19 - $24

Uber  •  9 min

  1. Take an Uber from Silver Spring to Bethesda 5 miles

$8 - $13

Walk  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Walk from Silver Spring to Bethesda 5 miles

Bikeshare  •  33 min

  1. Cycle from Fenton St & Gist Ave to Bethesda Ave & Arlington Rd 5.1 miles

$7

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Silver Spring to Bethesda is to bus which costs $2 - $5 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Silver Spring to Bethesda is to taxi which costs $19 - $24 and takes 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Silver Spring Station & Bus Bay 102 station and arriving at East-West Hwy & Pearl St. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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The distance between Silver Spring and Bethesda is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Silver Spring to Bethesda without a car is to bus which takes 14 min and costs $2 - $5.

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The bus from Silver Spring Station & Bus Bay 102 to East-West Hwy & Pearl St takes 14 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Silver Spring to Bethesda bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, arrive at Silver Spring Station & Bus Bay 102.

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Silver Spring to Bethesda bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, arrive at East-West Hwy & Pearl St station.

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There are 847+ hotels available in Bethesda. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Silver Spring to Bethesda.
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  • Distance: 4.1 miles
  • Duration: 14 min

What companies run services between Silver Spring, MD, USA and Bethesda, MD, USA?

Metro Washington DC operates a bus from Silver Spring to Bethesda every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 14 min. Montgomery County MD Ride On also services this route every 30 minutes.

Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from SILVER SPRING station to BETHESDA station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Silver Spring Station & Bus Bay 102 to East-West Hwy & Pearl St
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Montgomery County MD Ride On
Website
montgomerycountymd.gov
Bus from Silver Spring Station & Bay 106 to Friendship Heights Station & Bay F
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
montgomerycountymd.gov
Other operators
Uber Washington D.C.
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Silver Spring to Bethesda
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$8 - $13
UberX
$9 - $13
WAV
$9 - $13
UberX Car Seat
$18 - $24
UberXL
$17 - $22
Black
$26 - $35
Black Car Seat
$35 - $45
Black SUV Car Seat
$40 - $55
Black SUV
$35 - $45
Capital BikeShare
Phone
1-877-430-2453
Website
capitalbikeshare.com
Bike from Fenton St & Gist Ave to Bethesda Ave & Arlington Rd
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7
More information at
capitalbikeshare.com
Bikeshare
$7
Taxi from Silver Spring to Bethesda
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Red Cab DC
Phone
+1 202-285-1632
Website
redcabdc.com
https://dfhv.dc.gov/
Website
dfhv.dc.gov
Mats DC
Phone
+1 202-480-6807
Website
dcmats.com
Yellow Cab DC
Phone
+1 202-544-1212
Website
dcyellowcab.com

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