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There are 6 ways to get from UNION STATION station to Hershey's Chocolate World by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to Harrisburg Keystone Service / ...

$60 - $197

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Bus  •  8h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Philadelphia, PA Wdc
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia to Harrisburg "Greyhound"

$33 - $58

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Bus, train  •  8h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Philadelphia Megabus Stop
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to Harrisburg Keystone Service / ...

$44 - $63

Drive  •  2h 29m

  1. Drive from UNION STATION station to Hershey's Chocolate World 129.8 miles

$12 - $19

Subway, fly to Harrisburg  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the subway from METRO CENTER station to ROSSLYN station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Harrisburg (MDT) IAD - MDT

$156 - $436

Subway, fly to Lancaster  •  3h 48m

  1. Take the subway from METRO CENTER station to ROSSLYN station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Lancaster (LNS) IAD - LNS

$171 - $321

UNION STATION station → Hershey's Chocolate World
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The cheapest way to get from UNION STATION station to Hershey's Chocolate World is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from UNION STATION station to Hershey's Chocolate World is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from UNION STATION station to Hershey's Chocolate World. However, there are services departing from Washington DC and arriving at W Chocolate Ave @ Days Inn via 30th St & Market St - MBNS, Philadelphia and Harrisburg Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 16m.

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It is 98 miles from UNION STATION station to Hershey's Chocolate World. It is approximately 129.8 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to Hershey's Chocolate World without a car is to train which takes 6h 27m and costs $60 - $200.

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It takes approximately 6h 27m to get from UNION STATION station to Hershey's Chocolate World, including transfers.

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UNION STATION station to Hershey's Chocolate World bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Washington DC station.

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to Hershey's Chocolate World is to train which takes 6h 27m and costs $60 - $200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $60 and takes 8h 16m.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Harrisburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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UNION STATION station to Hershey's Chocolate World bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Harrisburg station.

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Map of how to get from UNION STATION station to Hershey's Chocolate World.
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  • Distance: 98.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 27m

What companies run services between UNION STATION station, DC, USA and Hershey's Chocolate World, PA, USA?

You can take a train from UNION STATION station to Hershey's Chocolate World via Washington Union Station, Philadelphia, Harrisburg, Harrisburg Transportation Center, and W Chocolate Ave @ Days Inn in around 6h 27m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from UNION STATION station to Hershey's Chocolate World via Philadelphia, PA, 30th St & Market St - MBNS, Market St & 11th St - MBNS, Philadelphia, Harrisburg, Harrisburg Transportation Center, and W Chocolate Ave @ Days Inn in around 8h 16m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $200
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
$110 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $160
First Class
$130 - $260
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
$50 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $100
Business Class Seat
$75 - $140
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 Philadelphia to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from METRO CENTER station to ROSSLYN station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Washington DC to Philadelphia, PA
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Book at
megabus.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 Philadelphia to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
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

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Yes, the driving distance between UNION STATION station to Hershey's Chocolate World is 130 miles. It takes approximately 2h 29m to drive from UNION STATION station to Hershey's Chocolate World.

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United Airlines offers flights from Washington Dulles Airport to Harrisburg Airport.

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