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There are 5 ways to get from UNION STATION station to Franconia–Springfield Station by bus, train, subway, taxi or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Springfield

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Train

  1. Take the train from Union Station to Franconia / Springfield

3 alternative options

Train, subway

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Alexandria
  2. Take the subway from KING STREET station to Franconia Springfield Metro

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from UNION STATION station to Franconia–Springfield Station

Drive

  1. Drive from UNION STATION station to Franconia–Springfield Station

UNION STATION station to Franconia–Springfield Station by walk and bus

The journey time between UNION STATION station and Franconia–Springfield Station is around 30 min and covers a distance of around 18 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 30 min. Operated by Best Bus and Greyhound USA, the UNION STATION station to Franconia–Springfield Station service departs from UNION STATION station and arrives in Springfield. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Route information

Average journey time:
30 min
Fastest journey time:
30 min
Journey distance:
18 miles
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$9
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:50
Last service departs at:
08:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

UNION STATION station to Franconia–Springfield Station walk and bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from UNION STATION station to Franconia–Springfield Station is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from UNION STATION station to Franconia–Springfield Station is to taxi which costs $60 - $75 and takes 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington, DC - Union Station station and arriving at Springfield. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Union Station station and arriving at Franconia / Springfield. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

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The distance between UNION STATION station and Franconia–Springfield Station is 13 miles. The road distance is 17.8 miles.

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to Franconia–Springfield Station without a car is to bus which takes 27 min and costs $9 - $45.

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The bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Springfield takes 22 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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UNION STATION station to Franconia–Springfield Station bus services, operated by Best Bus, depart from Washington, DC - Union Station.

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UNION STATION station to Franconia–Springfield Station train services, operated by Virginia Railway Express, depart from Union Station.

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to Franconia–Springfield Station is to bus which takes 27 min and costs $9 - $45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $5 - $7 and takes 34 min.

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Map of how to get from UNION STATION station to Franconia–Springfield Station.
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  • Distance: 12.8 miles
  • Duration: 27 min

What companies run services between UNION STATION station, DC, USA and Franconia–Springfield Station, VA, USA?

Best Bus operates a bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Springfield twice daily. Tickets cost $25 - $45 and the journey takes 22 min. Greyhound USA also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Virginia Railway Express operates a train from Union Station to Franconia / Springfield every 4 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 34 min.

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 Alexandria
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $30
Premium
$170 - $240
Flexi Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Business Seat
$23 - $35
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 Alexandria
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$12 - $35
Reserved Coach Seat
$23 - $65
Business Class Seat
$35 - $90
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from KING STREET station to Franconia Springfield Metro
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$1 - $2
Bus operators
Best Bus
Website
bestbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Springfield
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Schedules at
bestbus.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 Springfield
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$25 - $40
Other operators
Taxi from UNION STATION station to Franconia–Springfield Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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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UNION STATION station to Franconia–Springfield Station bus services, operated by Best Bus, arrive at Springfield station.

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UNION STATION station to Franconia–Springfield Station train services, operated by Virginia Railway Express, arrive at Franconia / Springfield station.

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Yes, the driving distance between UNION STATION station to Franconia–Springfield Station is 18 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from UNION STATION station to Franconia–Springfield Station.

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