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

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Recommended option

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Union Station to Alexandria
  2. Take the bus from King Street Sta - Bus Bay A to Richmond Hwy & Mohawk Ln

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Subway, line 151 bus

  1. Take the subway from GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station to HUNTINGTON AV station
  2. Take the line 151 bus from Huntington Metro to Buckman Rd and Janna Lee Ave

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Subway, line 171 bus

  1. Take the subway from GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station to HUNTINGTON AV station
  2. Take the line 171 bus from Huntington Metro North Bay C to Richmond Hwy and Roxbury Dr

Bus, line 308 bus

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Springfield
  2. Take the line 308 bus from Franconia-Springfield Metro to Richmond Hwy and Martha St

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from UNION STATION station to Mount Vernon

Drive

  1. Drive from UNION STATION station to Mount Vernon

UNION STATION station to Mount Vernon by train and bus

The journey time between UNION STATION station and Mount Vernon is around 1h 9m and covers a distance of around 17 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 11 min. The fastest journey normally takes 51 min. Operated by Virginia Railway Express and Metro Washington DC, the UNION STATION station to Mount Vernon service departs from Union Station and arrives in Richmond Hwy & Mohawk Ln. Typically 70 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
58 min
Layover time:
11 min
Total time:
1h 9m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
51 min
Journey distance:
17 miles
Services per week:
70
Cheapest price:
$5
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:25
Last service departs at:
18:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

UNION STATION station to Mount Vernon train and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated

Departing Monday

Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
UNION STATION station → Mount Vernon
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Mount Vernon is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Mount Vernon is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Mount Vernon is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 14 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from UNION STATION station to Mount Vernon is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from UNION STATION station to Mount Vernon is to taxi which costs $50 - $60 and takes 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from UNION STATION station station to Mount Vernon. However, there are services departing from Washington, DC - Union Station and arriving at Richmond Hwy and Martha St via Franconia-Springfield Metro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 26m.

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It is 13 miles from UNION STATION station to Mount Vernon. It is approximately 14.7 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to Mount Vernon without a car is to train and bus which takes 1h 15m and costs $5 - $8.

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It takes approximately 1h 15m to get from UNION STATION station to Mount Vernon, including transfers.

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UNION STATION station to Mount Vernon bus services, operated by Best Bus, depart from Washington, DC - Union Station.

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UNION STATION station to Mount Vernon bus services, operated by Fairfax Connector, arrive at Richmond Hwy and Martha St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between UNION STATION station to Mount Vernon is 15 miles. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from UNION STATION station to Mount Vernon.

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  • Distance: 12.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 15m

What companies run services between UNION STATION station, DC, USA and Mount Vernon, VA, USA?

You can take a bus from UNION STATION station to Mount Vernon via Washington, DC - Union Station, Springfield, and Franconia-Springfield Metro in around 1h 26m.

Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station to HUNTINGTON AV station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$1
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from King Street Sta - Bus Bay A to Richmond Hwy & Mohawk Ln
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$1
Fairfax Connector
Phone
703-339-7200
Email
fairfaxconnector@fairfaxcounty.gov
Website
fairfaxconnector.com
Bus from Huntington Metro to Buckman Rd and Janna Lee Ave
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
fairfaxcounty.gov
Bus from Huntington Metro North Bay C to Richmond Hwy and Roxbury Dr
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
fairfaxcounty.gov
Bus from Franconia-Springfield Metro to Richmond Hwy and Martha St
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
fairfaxcounty.gov
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 Mount Vernon
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60
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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