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There are 7 ways to get from UNION STATION station to Absecon by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 56m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Absecon Atlantic City Rail Line

$43 - $112

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Bus  •  6h

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Philadelphia "Greyhound" / ...
  2. Take the bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal 551

$23 - $47

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Bus, train  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Philadelphia Megabus Stop
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Absecon Atlantic City Rail Line

$27 - $37

Drive  •  3h 20m

  1. Drive from UNION STATION station to Absecon 178.4 miles

$17 - $26

Fly from Reagan Washington, train  •  5h 36m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Philadelphia (PHL) DCA - PHL
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Absecon

$143 - $339

Train to Baltimore, fly, train  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Philadelphia (PHL) BWI - PHL
  3. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Absecon

$112 - $405

Fly from Washington Dulles, train  •  6h 38m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Philadelphia (PHL) IAD - PHL
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Absecon

$130 - $585

UNION STATION station to Absecon by train

The train journey time between UNION STATION station and Absecon is around 3h 50m and covers a distance of around 197 miles. The fastest train normally takes 3h 11m. Operated by Amtrak, Amtrak Northeast Regional and NJ Transit, the UNION STATION station to Absecon train service departs from Washington Union Station and arrives in Absecon. Typically 79 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 50m
Fastest train time:
3h 11m
Trains per week:
79
Cheapest price:
$43
Carbon emissions:
16 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:50
Last train departs at:
22:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

UNION STATION station to Absecon train schedules

UNION STATION station → Absecon
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The cheapest way to get from UNION STATION station to Absecon is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from UNION STATION station to Absecon is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from UNION STATION station to Absecon. However, there are services departing from Washington and arriving at Shore Rd At Natalie Terrace via Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St and Gate #7 Inside Ac Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h.

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No, there is no direct train from UNION STATION station station to Absecon. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at Absecon via 30th Street Train Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 56m.

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It is 140 miles from UNION STATION station to Absecon. It is approximately 178.4 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to Absecon without a car is to train which takes 3h 56m and costs $40 - $120.

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It takes approximately 3h 56m to get from UNION STATION station to Absecon, including transfers.

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UNION STATION station to Absecon bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington station.

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UNION STATION station to Absecon train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to Absecon is to train which takes 3h 56m and costs $40 - $120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $22 - $50 and takes 6h.

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  • Distance: 140.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 56m

What companies run services between UNION STATION station, DC, USA and Absecon, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from UNION STATION station to Absecon via Philadelphia and 30th Street Train Station in around 3h 56m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from UNION STATION station to Absecon via Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St and Gate #7 Inside Ac Bus Terminal in around 6h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Baltimore to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
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 Washington Union Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
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 Washington Union Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $100
Business Class Seat
$75 - $140
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Absecon
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Philadelphia Megabus Stop
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
boltbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $29
Flexible
$40 - $60
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Washington, DC to Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $3
Adult
$3 - $7

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

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UNION STATION station to Absecon bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal station.

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UNION STATION station to Absecon train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Absecon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between UNION STATION station to Absecon is 178 miles. It takes approximately 3h 20m to drive from UNION STATION station to Absecon.

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American Airlines offers flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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There are 131+ hotels available in Absecon. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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