There are 8 ways to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Philadelphia by plane, bus, subway, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly from Washington Dulles  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Philadelphia (PHL) IAD - PHL

$189 - $781

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Station to Philadelphia

$24 - $37

6 alternative options

Bus to Reagan Washington, fly  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Philadelphia (PHL) DCA - PHL

$176 - $448

Bus, subway, train to Baltimore, fly  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to D St Sw & 7Th St Sw
  2. Take the subway from L'ENFANT PLAZA station to NEW CARROLLTON station
  3. Take the train from New Carrollton Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  4. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Philadelphia (PHL) BWI - PHL

$230 - $754

Subway, train  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station Silver
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak Acela Express

$100 - $264

Bus, train  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to D St Sw & 7Th St Sw 5A
  2. Take the train from New Carrollton Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak Northeast Regional / ...

$84 - $202

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Philadelphia, Pa 1002

$30 - $58

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Philadelphia 164.6 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Philadelphia is to fly which takes 1 h 34 min and costs $180 - $800.

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The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Philadelphia is 225 km. The road distance is 263 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door and arriving at Philadelphia, Pa via 7Th St & Maryland Ave, Massachusetts Avenue and 5th Street NW and Washington, Dc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 48 min.

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What companies run services between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), USA and Philadelphia, PA, USA?

United Airlines flies from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Philadelphia 4 times a day. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Philadelphia hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from L'ENFANT PLAZA station to NEW CARROLLTON station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Carrollton Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Train from New Carrollton Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from NEW CARROLLTON MARC nb to BWI RAIL STATION MARC nb
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to D St Sw & 7Th St Sw
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wmata.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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45

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