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

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Train  •  18 min

  1. Take the train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to KENSINGTON MARC wb Marc

$2 - $5

4 alternative options

Subway, line 34 bus  •  53 min

  1. Take the subway from UNION STATION station to WHEATON station Red
  2. Take the line 34 bus from Wheaton Station & Bay K to Knowles Ave & Detrick Ave 34 / ...

$5 - $9

Subway, line 5 bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the subway from UNION STATION station to SILVER SPRING station Red
  2. Take the line 5 bus from Silver Spring Station & Bay 232 to Knowles Ave & Detrick Ave 4 / ...

$5 - $8

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from UNION STATION station to Kensington 11.5 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from UNION STATION station to Kensington 11.5 miles

$1 - $2

UNION STATION station to Kensington by train

The train journey time between UNION STATION station and Kensington is around 18 min and covers a distance of around 10 miles. The fastest train normally takes 18 min. Operated by Maryland Transit, the UNION STATION station to Kensington train service departs from UNION STATION MARC Washington and arrives in KENSINGTON MARC wb. Typically 20 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
18 min
Fastest train time:
18 min
Trains per week:
20
Cheapest price:
$2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
16:25
Last train departs at:
18:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

UNION STATION station to Kensington train schedules

UNION STATION station → Kensington
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kensington is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from UNION STATION station to Kensington is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from UNION STATION station to Kensington is to train which costs $2 - $5 and takes 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from UNION STATION MARC Washington station and arriving at KENSINGTON MARC wb. Services depart three times a day, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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It is 10 miles from UNION STATION station to Kensington. It is approximately 11.5 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to Kensington without a car is to train which takes 18 min and costs $2 - $5.

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The train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to KENSINGTON MARC wb takes 18 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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UNION STATION station to Kensington train services, operated by Maryland Transit, depart from UNION STATION MARC Washington.

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UNION STATION station to Kensington train services, operated by Maryland Transit, arrive at KENSINGTON MARC wb station.

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Yes, the driving distance between UNION STATION station to Kensington is 12 miles. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from UNION STATION station to Kensington.

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Map of how to get from UNION STATION station to Kensington.
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  • Distance: 9.6 miles
  • Duration: 18 min

What companies run services between UNION STATION station, DC, USA and Kensington, Montgomery County, MD, USA?

Maryland Transit operates a train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to KENSINGTON MARC wb 3 times a day. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 18 min.

Train operators
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to KENSINGTON MARC wb
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $5
More information at
Maryland Transit
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from UNION STATION station to WHEATON station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from UNION STATION station to SILVER SPRING station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Montgomery County MD Ride On
Website
montgomerycountymd.gov
Bus from Wheaton Station & Bay K to Knowles Ave & Detrick Ave
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
montgomerycountymd.gov
Bus from Silver Spring Station & Bay 232 to Knowles Ave & Detrick Ave
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
montgomerycountymd.gov
Other operators
Taxi from UNION STATION station to Kensington
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
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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