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There are 9 ways to get from Washington to Bethlehem by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from 30th St. Station to Bethlehem, PA Philadelphia

$110 - $267

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Bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Philadelphia, PA
  2. Take the bus from 30th St. Station to Bethlehem, PA Philadelphia

$31 - $46

7 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Philadelphia, Pa
  2. Take the train from Jefferson Station to Doylestown
  3. Take the bus from Doylestown to Bethlehem

$38 - $72

Drive  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Bethlehem 187 miles

$18 - $27

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark, bus  •  5 h 36 min

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

$132 - $533

Fly Reagan Washington to Philadelphia, bus  •  5 h 48 min

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

$186 - $461

Train to Baltimore, fly to Philadelphia, bus  •  5 h 57 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 bus from 30th St. Station to Bethlehem, PA

$289 - $728

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton  •  5 h 15 min

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

$263 - $1,205

Fly Washington Dulles to Philadelphia, bus  •  6 h 38 min

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

$212 - $838

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Bethlehem is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Bethlehem is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Bethlehem. However, there are services departing from Washington DC and arriving at Bethlehem, PA via 30th St. Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h.

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The distance between Washington and Bethlehem is 150 miles. The road distance is 187 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Bethlehem without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 14 min and costs $110 - $270.

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It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Washington to Bethlehem, including transfers.

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Washington to Bethlehem bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Washington DC station.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 13 min.

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Washington to Bethlehem bus services, operated by Bieber Transportation Group, arrive at Bethlehem, PA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Bethlehem is 187 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to drive from Washington to Bethlehem.

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  • Distance: 149.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 14 min

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

You can take a bus from Washington to Bethlehem via Philadelphia, PA and 30th St. Station 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 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 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
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
Bus operators
Bieber Transportation Group
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Trans-bridge Lines
Phone
+1 610-868-6001
Email
webmaster@transbridgelines.com
Website
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Doylestown to Bethlehem
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Newark Airport to Bethlehem, PA
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com

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United Airlines offers flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Newark Airport.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Bethlehem. Prices start at $72 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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