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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia
  2. Take the train from Jefferson Station to Glenside

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Philadelphia

Bus via Broad St & Tabor Rd

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Philadelphia, PA

Drive

  1. Drive from UNION STATION station to Glenside

Fly from Reagan Washington, train

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Philadelphia (PHL)
  2. Take the train from Suburban Station to Glenside

Train to Baltimore, fly, train

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Philadelphia (PHL)
  3. Take the train from Suburban Station to Glenside

Fly from Washington Dulles, train

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Philadelphia (PHL)
  2. Take the train from Suburban Station to Glenside

UNION STATION station to Glenside by walk, train and subway

The journey time between UNION STATION station and Glenside is around 3h 2m and covers a distance of around 149 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 39 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 23m. Services are operated by Amtrak Acela Express, Amtrak Northeast Regional, Amtrak and others. Typically 134 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 22m
Layover time:
39 min
Total time:
3h 2m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 23m
Journey distance:
149 miles
Services per week:
134
Cheapest price:
$19
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:45
Last service departs at:
22:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

UNION STATION station to Glenside walk, train and subway schedules

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The cheapest way to get from UNION STATION station to Glenside is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from UNION STATION station to Glenside is to train which costs $18 - $170 and takes 2h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from UNION STATION station to Glenside. However, there are services departing from Washington DC and arriving at Easton Rd & Mt Carmel Av via Market St & 30th St, 15th St & Market St and Olney Transportation Center - onsit. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from UNION STATION station station to Glenside. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at Glenside via 30th St Station - MFL and Jefferson Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 35m.

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The distance between UNION STATION station and Glenside is 130 miles. The road distance is 147 miles.

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to Glenside without a car is to train which takes 2h 35m and costs $18 - $170.

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It takes approximately 2h 35m to get from UNION STATION station to Glenside, including transfers.

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UNION STATION station to Glenside bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Washington DC station.

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

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to Glenside is to train which takes 2h 35m and costs $18 - $170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $21 - $50 and takes 4h 12m.

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Map of how to get from UNION STATION station to Glenside.
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  • Distance: 129.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 35m

What companies run services between UNION STATION station, DC, USA and Glenside, Montgomery County, PA, USA?

You can take a train from UNION STATION station to Glenside via Washington Union Station, Philadelphia, 30th St Station - MFL, 11th St Station - MFL, and Jefferson Station in around 2h 35m. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Washington to Philadelphia 4 times a day. Tickets cost $20 - $29 and the journey takes 3h 20m. Peter Pan Bus Lines also services this route 6 times a week.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Baltimore to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Train operators
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.

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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
$100 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$110 - $160
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$110 - $150
Business Seat - Child
$100 - $150
First Class - Adult
$170 - $240
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$170 - $240
First Class - Child
$170 - $240
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$70 - $100
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$70 - $100
Business Seat - Child
$65 - $95
First Class - Adult
$110 - $170
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$110 - $170
First Class - Child
$110 - $160
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
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$16 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $100
Business Class Seat
$55 - $140
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$12 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$24 - $70
Business Class Seat
$35 - $95
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 Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from Jefferson Station to Glenside
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Website
septa.org
65 and over
$1
Train from Suburban Station to Glenside
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Website
septa.org
65 and over
$1
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
3h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Washington DC to Philadelphia, PA
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Book at
megabus.com
One way - 1 traveller
$26 - $35

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 57 min.

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UNION STATION station to Glenside bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Philadelphia, PA station.

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UNION STATION station to Glenside train services, operated by SEPTA, arrive at Glenside station.

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Yes, the driving distance between UNION STATION station to Glenside is 147 miles. It takes approximately 2h 51m to drive from UNION STATION station to Glenside.

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

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