There are 10 ways to get from Washington to Allentown by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak Acela Express
  2. Take the bus from 30th Station to Allentown Philadelphia / ...

$111 - $271

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa 4696 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Allentown, Pa 4692

$31 - $74

8 alternative options

Bus Megabus  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Philadelphia, PA
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia to Allentown 10/12

$38 - $67

Drive  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Allentown 178.3 miles

$17 - $26

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark, bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR) DCA - EWR
  2. Take the bus from Newark Airport to Allentown, PA

$133 - $533

Fly Reagan Washington to Philadelphia, bus  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Philadelphia (PHL) DCA - PHL
  2. Take the bus from 30th Station to Allentown

$187 - $465

Fly Washington Dulles to Harrisburg, bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Harrisburg (MDT) IAD - MDT
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Allentown, Pa

$204 - $458

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton (ABE) PHL - ABE

$263 - $1,205

Train to Baltimore, fly to Philadelphia, bus  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Philadelphia (PHL) BWI - PHL
  3. Take the bus from 30th Station to Allentown

$290 - $732

Fly Washington Dulles to Philadelphia, bus  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Philadelphia (PHL) IAD - PHL
  2. Take the bus from 30th Station to Allentown

$213 - $842

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Allentown is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Allentown is to drive which takes 3 h 21 min and costs $17 - $26.

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The distance between Washington and Allentown is 232 km. The road distance is 285 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Washington to Allentown, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Allentown. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Allentown, Pa via Harrisburg, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h.

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What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Allentown, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Washington to Allentown via Harrisburg, Pa in around 6 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
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 Philadelphia to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Bus operators
Bieber Transportation Group
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Allentown, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Philadelphia to Allentown
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Trans-bridge Lines

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