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There are 8 ways to get from Washington to Bensalem by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  2 h 26 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  •  4 h 54 min

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

$24 - $36

6 alternative options

Bus, line 73 bus, line 50 bus  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from 19Th St & G St to Columbia Pike & S Walter Reed Dr 16Y
  2. Take the bus from Arlington, VA to Philadelphia, PA
  3. Take the line 73 bus from Richmond St & Westmoreland St Loop to Frankford Transportation Center - Rt 73 73
  4. Take the line 50 bus from Frankford Transportation Center - Rts 20 & 50 to Street Rd & Knights Rd - FS 20 / ...

Drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Bensalem 156.2 miles

$15 - $23

Fly Reagan Washington to Philadelphia, train  •  4 h 29 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 International Airport to Cornwells Heights Amtrak

$128 - $538

Train to Baltimore, fly to Philadelphia, train  •  4 h 38 min

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

$279 - $715

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Philadelphia, train  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Philadelphia (PHL) IAD - PHL
  3. Take the train from 30th Street Station to Cornwells Heights

$202 - $825

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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 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Bensalem. However, there are services departing from 19Th St & G St and arriving at Street Rd & Knights Rd - FS via Arlington, VA, Richmond St & Westmoreland St Loop and Frankford Transportation Center - Rts 20 & 50. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 7 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 26 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 26 min and costs $100 - $260.

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It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to get from Washington to Bensalem, including transfers.

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Washington to Bensalem bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, depart from 19Th St & G St 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 26 min and costs $100 - $260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $24 - $40 and takes 4 h 54 min.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Bensalem.
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  • Distance: 139.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 26 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 26 min. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Washington to Bensalem every 2 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $25 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
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 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
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 Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Liberty International Airport 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
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from 19Th St & G St to Columbia Pike & S Walter Reed Dr
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
bus
Bus from Arlington, VA to Philadelphia, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from Richmond St & Westmoreland St Loop to Frankford Transportation Center - Rt 73
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org
Bus from Frankford Transportation Center - Rts 20 & 50 to Street Rd & Knights Rd - FS
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 58 min.

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Washington to Bensalem bus services, operated by SEPTA, arrive at Street Rd & Knights Rd - FS station.

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Washington to Bensalem train services, operated by SEPTA, arrive at Cornwells Heights station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Bensalem is 156 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to drive from Washington to Bensalem.

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American Airlines offers flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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There are 334+ hotels available in Bensalem. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs $2 - $4.

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