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

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Train  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Downingtown Amtrak Keystone Service

$116 - $286

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus, train  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Station to Philadelphia
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Station to Downingtown Paoli/Thorndale Line

$22 - $34

5 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA, train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Philadelphia, Pa 1002
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Downingtown Amtrak Keystone Service

$44 - $87

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Downingtown 120.7 miles

$11 - $18

Train to Baltimore, fly to Lancaster, train  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Lancaster (LNS) BWI - LNS
  3. Take the train from Lancaster Amtrak to Downingtown Amtrak

$120 - $264

Fly Reagan Washington to Philadelphia, train  •  4 h 50 min

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

$192 - $480

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Philadelphia, train  •  5 h 30 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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Downingtown Amtrak

$218 - $857

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Downingtown is to drive which costs $11 - $18 and takes 2 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Downingtown is to drive which costs $11 - $18 and takes 2 h 24 min.

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The distance between Washington and Downingtown is 105 miles. The road distance is 120.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to get from Washington to Downingtown, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Washington station to Downingtown. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Downingtown Amtrak via Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 17 min.

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

You can take a train from Washington to Downingtown via Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak in around 3 h 17 min.

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Baltimore to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
United Airlines
Website
united.com
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 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Downingtown Amtrak
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Lancaster Amtrak to Downingtown Amtrak
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
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
Greyhound USA
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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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