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There are 5 ways to get from UNION STATION station to Arbutus by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 29 bus  •  1h 32m

  1. Take the train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to HALETHORPE MARC nb Marc
  2. Take the line 29 bus from Patapsco Light Rail Station Bay 1 to KNECHT AVE & JOHN AVE wb ns 29

$7 - $17

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Bus, line 73 bus, line 29 bus  •  2h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Union Station, Washington, DC to Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD
  2. Take the line 73 bus from HAINES ST & WARNER ST wb to Patapsco Light Rail Station Bay 2 73
  3. Take the line 29 bus from Patapsco Light Rail Station Bay 1 to KNECHT AVE & JOHN AVE wb ns 29

$13 - $29

Train, bus, line 76 bus  •  2h 26m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station
  2. Take the bus from Penn Station - Northbound to Inner Harbor
  3. Take the line 76 bus from Saratoga St & Lexington St to LINDEN AVE & SHELBOURNE RD sb 76

$25 - $112

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from UNION STATION station to Arbutus 33.5 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from UNION STATION station to Arbutus 33.5 miles

$3 - $5

UNION STATION station to Arbutus by train and bus

The journey time between UNION STATION station and Arbutus is around 1h 37m and covers a distance of around 41 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 10m. Operated by Maryland Transit, the UNION STATION station to Arbutus service departs from UNION STATION MARC Washington and arrives in KNECHT AVE & JOHN AVE wb ns. Typically 71 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 37m
Fastest journey time:
1h 10m
Journey distance:
41 miles
Services per week:
71
Cheapest price:
$7
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:15
Last service departs at:
22:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

UNION STATION station to Arbutus train and bus schedules

UNION STATION station → Arbutus
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The cheapest way to get from UNION STATION station to Arbutus is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from UNION STATION station to Arbutus is to taxi which costs $110 - $140 and takes 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from UNION STATION station station to Arbutus. However, there are services departing from Union Station, Washington, DC and arriving at KNECHT AVE & JOHN AVE wb ns via HAINES ST & WARNER ST wb and Patapsco Light Rail Station Bay 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 11m.

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The distance between UNION STATION station and Arbutus is 30 miles. The road distance is 33.5 miles.

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to Arbutus without a car is to train and line 29 bus which takes 1h 32m and costs $6 - $18.

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It takes approximately 1h 32m to get from UNION STATION station to Arbutus, including transfers.

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UNION STATION station to Arbutus bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Union Station, Washington, DC.

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UNION STATION station to Arbutus bus services, operated by Maryland Transit, arrive at KNECHT AVE & JOHN AVE wb ns station.

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Yes, the driving distance between UNION STATION station to Arbutus is 34 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from UNION STATION station to Arbutus.

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  • Distance: 29.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 32m

What companies run services between UNION STATION station, DC, USA and Arbutus, MD, USA?

You can take a bus from UNION STATION station to Arbutus via Union Station, Washington, DC, Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD, HAINES ST & WARNER ST wb, and Patapsco Light Rail Station Bay 1 in around 2h 11m.

Train operators
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to HALETHORPE MARC nb
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
More information at
Maryland Transit
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $110
First Class
$80 - $200
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from Patapsco Light Rail Station Bay 1 to KNECHT AVE & JOHN AVE wb ns
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
More information at
Maryland Transit
Bus from HAINES ST & WARNER ST wb to Patapsco Light Rail Station Bay 2
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
More information at
Maryland Transit
Bus from Saratoga St & Lexington St to LINDEN AVE & SHELBOURNE RD sb
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
More information at
Maryland Transit
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Washington, DC to Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
peterpanbus.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 Baltimore Downtown
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$27 - $40
Charm City Circulator
Phone
+1 410-545-1956
Website
charmcitycirculator.com
Bus from Penn Station - Northbound to Inner Harbor
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
charmcitycirculator.com
Other operators
Taxi from UNION STATION station to Arbutus
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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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