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There are 7 ways to get from UNION STATION station to Penn State University (Station) by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, line 117 bus  •  3h 29m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Wilmington Acela / ...
  2. Take the line 117 bus from Chester Transportation Center to Penn State University 117 / ...

$37 - $151

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 53m

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

$18 - $33

5 alternative options

Bus via Wilmington  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Wilmington "Greyhound"

$20 - $35

Drive  •  2h 19m

  1. Drive from UNION STATION station to Penn State University (Station) 123.9 miles

$12 - $18

Fly from Reagan Washington, line 117 bus  •  4h 23m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Philadelphia (PHL) DCA - PHL
  2. Take the line 117 bus from Chester Transportation Center to Penn State University

$130 - $331

Fly from Washington Dulles, line 117 bus  •  5h 24m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Philadelphia (PHL) IAD - PHL
  2. Take the line 117 bus from Chester Transportation Center to Penn State University

$137 - $567

Train to Baltimore, fly, line 117 bus  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Philadelphia (PHL) BWI - PHL
  3. Take the line 117 bus from Chester Transportation Center to Penn State University

$99 - $378

UNION STATION station to Penn State University (Station) by walk, train and bus

The journey time between UNION STATION station and Penn State University (Station) is around 3h 48m and covers a distance of around 135 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 33m. Operated by Amtrak Acela Express, Amtrak Northeast Regional, Amtrak and others, the UNION STATION station to Penn State University (Station) service departs from UNION STATION station and arrives in Penn State University. Typically 91 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 48m
Fastest journey time:
2h 33m
Journey distance:
135 miles
Services per week:
91
Cheapest price:
$37
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 Penn State University (Station) walk, train and bus schedules

Departing Tuesday, August 3, 2021

UNION STATION station → Penn State University (Station)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Penn State University (Station) is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from UNION STATION station to Penn State University (Station) is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2h 19m.

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The fastest way to get from UNION STATION station to Penn State University (Station) is to drive which takes 2h 19m and costs $12 - $18.

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No, there is no direct bus from UNION STATION station to Penn State University (Station). However, there are services departing from Washington DC and arriving at Penn State University via Market St & 30th St - FS and 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 53m.

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The distance between UNION STATION station and Penn State University (Station) is 110 miles. The road distance is 123.9 miles.

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to Penn State University (Station) without a car is to train and line 117 bus which takes 3h 29m and costs $35 - $160.

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It takes approximately 3h 29m to get from UNION STATION station to Penn State University (Station), including transfers.

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UNION STATION station to Penn State University (Station) bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Washington DC station.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 56 min.

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UNION STATION station to Penn State University (Station) bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Philadelphia, PA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between UNION STATION station to Penn State University (Station) is 124 miles. It takes approximately 2h 19m to drive from UNION STATION station to Penn State University (Station).

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  • Distance: 110 miles
  • Duration: 3h 29m

What companies run services between UNION STATION station, DC, USA and Penn State University (Station), PA, USA?

Megabus operates a bus from Washington DC to Philadelphia, PA 3 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $28 and the journey takes 2h 50m.

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
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
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 Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $150
First Class
$120 - $250
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $110
First Class
$75 - $190
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 Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $90
Business Class Seat
$70 - $130
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
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 Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$40 - $65
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
Bus operators
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from Chester Transportation Center to Penn State University
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org
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
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
boltbus.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.

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 Wilmington
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $26
Flexible
$35 - $55

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