There are 7 ways to get from Washington to Bensalem by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Station to Cornwells Heights Trenton Line

$100 - $254

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Bus Megabus  •  4 h 20 min

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

$24 - $36

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 11 min

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

$25 - $50

Drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Bensalem 156.2 miles

$15 - $23

Fly Reagan Washington to Philadelphia, train  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Philadelphia (PHL) DCA - PHL
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Station to Cornwells Heights

$176 - $448

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark, train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR) DCA - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Cornwells Heights Amtrak

$128 - $538

Train to Baltimore, fly to Philadelphia, train  •  4 h 41 min

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

$279 - $715

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Bensalem is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Bensalem is to train which costs $100 - $260 and takes 2 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Bensalem. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Street Rd & Knights Rd - FS via Market St & 11th St - MBNS and Frankford Transportation Center - Rts 20 & 50. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Washington station to Bensalem. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at Cornwells Heights via 30th Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 27 min.

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The distance between Washington and Bensalem is 140 miles. The road distance is 156.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Bensalem without a car is to train which takes 2 h 27 min and costs $100 - $260.

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It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to get from Washington to Bensalem, including transfers.

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Washington to Bensalem bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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Washington to Bensalem train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Bensalem is to train which takes 2 h 27 min and costs $100 - $260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $24 - $40 and takes 4 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 2 min.

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Washington to Bensalem bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Philadelphia, Pa station.

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  • Distance: 139.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 27 min

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

You can take a train from Washington to Bensalem via Philadelphia 30th Street Station and 30th Street Station in around 2 h 27 min. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Washington to Bensalem every 2 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $25 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
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
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Cornwells Heights Amtrak
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
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, 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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