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There are 6 ways to get from UNION STATION station to Dale City by subway, bus, train, taxi or car

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Subway, bus  •  1h 37m

  1. Take the subway from UNION STATION station to GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station Red
  2. Take the subway from GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station to PENTAGON station
  3. Take the bus from Pentagon Metro to Telegraph Road Commuter Lot

$5 - $10

Cheapest option

Line 80 bus, bus  •  2h 16m

  1. Take the line 80 bus from North Capitol St & Massachusetts Ave to Virginia Ave & 21St St 80 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Virginia Ave @ 21st St NW to Potomac Mills Commuter Lot D-100

$5 - $12

4 alternative options

Train  •  1h 42m

  1. Take the train from Union Station to Woodbridge Fredericksburg Line

$7 - $10

Subway, bus via Franconia Springfield Metro Departures  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the subway from METRO CENTER station to Franconia Springfield Metro Blue
  2. Take the bus from Franconia Springfield Metro Departures to Potomac Festival after OMNIRIDE Pwme

$7 - $14

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from UNION STATION station to Dale City 28.9 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from UNION STATION station to Dale City 28.9 miles

$2 - $5

UNION STATION station to Dale City by train and bus

The journey time between UNION STATION station and Dale City is around 1h 36m and covers a distance of around 28 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 6m. Operated by Virginia Railway Express and Omniride, the UNION STATION station to Dale City service departs from Union Station and arrives in Route 1 @ Delaware Dr. Typically 30 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 36m
Fastest journey time:
1h 6m
Journey distance:
28 miles
Services per week:
30
Cheapest price:
$7
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
12:55
Last service departs at:
18:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

UNION STATION station to Dale City train and bus schedules

UNION STATION station → Dale City
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The most affordable way to get from UNION STATION station to Dale City is to drive, which costs $2 - $5 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from UNION STATION station to Dale City is to taxi which costs $95 - $120 and takes 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from UNION STATION station to Dale City. However, there are services departing from North Capitol St & Massachusetts Ave and arriving at Potomac Mills Commuter Lot via Virginia Ave @ 21st St NW. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 16m.

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The distance between UNION STATION station and Dale City is 25 miles. The road distance is 28.9 miles.

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to Dale City without a car is to subway and bus which takes 1h 37m and costs $5 - $11.

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It takes approximately 1h 37m to get from UNION STATION station to Dale City, including transfers.

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UNION STATION station to Dale City bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, depart from North Capitol St & Massachusetts Ave station.

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to Dale City is to train which takes 1h 42m and costs $7 - $11. Alternatively, you can line 80 bus and bus, which costs $5 - $13 and takes 2h 16m.

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UNION STATION station to Dale City bus services, operated by Omniride, arrive at Potomac Mills Commuter Lot station.

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Yes, the driving distance between UNION STATION station to Dale City is 29 miles. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from UNION STATION station to Dale City.

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  • Distance: 24.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 37m

What companies run services between UNION STATION station, DC, USA and Dale City, VA, USA?

Virginia Railway Express operates a train from Union Station to Woodbridge every 4 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from UNION STATION station to Dale City via North Capitol St & Massachusetts Ave and Virginia Ave @ 21st St NW in around 2h 16m.

Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from UNION STATION station to GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station to PENTAGON station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from METRO CENTER station to Franconia Springfield Metro
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Omniride
Phone
+1 703-730-6664
Website
omniride.com
Bus from Pentagon Metro to Telegraph Road Commuter Lot
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
omniride.com
Bus from Franconia Springfield Metro Departures to Potomac Festival after OMNIRIDE
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
omniride.com
Bus from Virginia Ave @ 21st St NW to Potomac Mills Commuter Lot
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
omniride.com
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from North Capitol St & Massachusetts Ave to Virginia Ave & 21St St
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Other operators
Taxi from UNION STATION station to Dale City
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
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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