There are 7 ways to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) by plane, bus, subway, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Washington Dulles  •  1 h 6 min

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

$180 - $800

Cheapest option

Megabus, bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Washington Dulles Airport to Washington DC
  2. Take the bus from Washington DC to Philadelphia, PA

$28 - $46

5 alternative options

Bus to Reagan Washington, fly  •  2 h 52 min

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

$170 - $440

Subway, train  •  4 h 6 min

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

$107 - $271

Bus, train  •  4 h 14 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 Northeast Regional / ...

$92 - $208

Bus  •  6 h 12 min

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

$40 - $76

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) 155.5 miles

$15 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is to fly which costs $180 - $800 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Philadelphia Airport (PHL). However, there are services departing from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door and arriving at Philadelphia Airport Terminal B via 7Th St & E St Sw, Massachusetts Avenue and 5th Street NW, Washington, Dc, Philadelphia, Pa and Broad St & Snyder Av - MBNS. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 12 min.

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The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is 134 miles. The road distance is 155.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) without a car is to subway and train which takes 4 h 6 min and costs $100 - $280.

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It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Philadelphia (PHL), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is to fly which takes 1 h 6 min and costs $180 - $800. Alternatively, you can Megabus and bus, which costs $27 - $50 and takes 5 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 6 min.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Philadelphia, Pa station.

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Map of how to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Philadelphia Airport (PHL).
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  • Distance: 134.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 6 min

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

United Airlines flies from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) via Washington DC, Philadelphia, PA, and 30th Street Station in around 5 h 21 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
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 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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Carrollton Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
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 B
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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Washington Dulles Airport to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Washington DC to Philadelphia, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $25
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 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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