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There are 4 ways to get from Silver Spring to Shady Grove by subway, bus, taxi or car

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Subway  •  1h 1m

  1. Take the subway from SILVER SPRING station to SHADY GROVE station Red

$4 - $6

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Georgia Ave & Ellsworth Dr to Shady Grove Metro Station & Bus Bay C Q1 / ...

$4 - $9

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Silver Spring to Shady Grove 15.1 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Silver Spring to Shady Grove 15.1 miles

$1 - $3

Silver Spring to Shady Grove by subway

The subway journey time between Silver Spring and Shady Grove is around 1h 1m and covers a distance of around 27 miles. The fastest subway normally takes 1h 1m. Operated by Metro Washington DC, the Silver Spring to Shady Grove subway service departs from SILVER SPRING station and arrives in SHADY GROVE station. Typically 1404 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Subway route overview

Average subway time:
1h 1m
Fastest subway time:
1h 1m
Subway distance:
27 miles
Subways per week:
1404
Cheapest price:
$4
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last subways

First subway departs at:
00:12
Last subway departs at:
23:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Silver Spring to Shady Grove subway schedules

Subway services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
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.
Silver Spring → 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: 4 Aug 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Silver Spring to Shady Grove is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 19 min.

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The fastest way to get from Silver Spring to Shady Grove is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs $50 - $65.

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No, there is no direct bus from Silver Spring to Shady Grove. However, there are services departing from Georgia Ave & Ellsworth Dr and arriving at Shady Grove Rd & Gaither Rd via Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from SILVER SPRING station station and arriving at SHADY GROVE station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 1m.

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The distance between Silver Spring and Shady Grove is 12 miles. The road distance is 15.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Silver Spring to Shady Grove without a car is to subway which takes 1h 1m and costs $4 - $6.

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The subway from SILVER SPRING station to SHADY GROVE station takes 1h 1m including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Silver Spring to Shady Grove bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, depart from Georgia Ave & Ellsworth Dr station.

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Silver Spring to Shady Grove train services, operated by Metro Washington DC, depart from SILVER SPRING station.

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Silver Spring to Shady Grove bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, arrive at Shady Grove Metro Station & Bus Bay C.

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Map of how to get from Silver Spring to Shady Grove.
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  • Distance: 12.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 1m

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

Metro Washington DC operates a vehicle from SILVER SPRING station to SHADY GROVE station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 1h 1m. Alternatively, Metro Washington DC operates a bus from Georgia Ave & Ellsworth Dr to Shady Grove Metro Station & Bus Bay C hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 53 min.

Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from SILVER SPRING station to SHADY GROVE station
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Georgia Ave & Ellsworth Dr to Shady Grove Metro Station & Bus Bay C
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Other operators
Taxi from Silver Spring to Shady Grove
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Yellow Cab DC
Phone
+1 202-544-1212
Website
dcyellowcab.com
Red Cab DC
Phone
+1 202-285-1632
Website
redcabdc.com
Mats DC
Phone
+1 202-480-6807
Website
dcmats.com
https://dfhv.dc.gov/
Website
dfhv.dc.gov

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Silver Spring to Shady Grove is 15 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Silver Spring to Shady Grove.

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