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There are 6 ways to get from Washington to Lorton by train, bus, subway, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  33 min

  1. Take the train from L Enfant to Lorton Fredericksburg Line

$7 - $9

Cheapest option

Bus, line 373 bus  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from PENTAGON station to Franconia Springfield Metro Shuttle
  2. Take the line 373 bus from Franconia-Springfield Metro Bay G to Lorton Rd @ Silverbrook Rd 305 / ...

$5 - $9

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Subway, line 373 bus  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to Franconia Springfield Metro Blue
  2. Take the line 373 bus from Franconia-Springfield Metro Bay G to Lorton Rd @ Silverbrook Rd 305 / ...

$6 - $10

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Washington to Lorton 18.5 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Lorton 18.5 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from Washington to Lorton 18.5 miles

$24 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Lorton is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Lorton is to taxi which costs $60 - $75 and takes 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington station to Lorton. However, there are services departing from PENTAGON station and arriving at Lorton Rd @ Silverbrook Rd via Franconia-Springfield Metro Bay G. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from L Enfant and arriving at Lorton. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

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The distance between Washington and Lorton is 17 miles. The road distance is 18.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Lorton without a car is to train which takes 33 min and costs $7 - $9.

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The train from L Enfant to Lorton takes 33 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Washington to Lorton bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, arrive at PENTAGON station.

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Washington to Lorton train services, operated by Virginia Railway Express, depart from L Enfant station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Lorton is to train which takes 33 min and costs $7 - $9. Alternatively, you can bus and line 373 bus, which costs $5 - $10 and takes 1 h 19 min.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Lorton.
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  • Distance: 16.8 miles
  • Duration: 33 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Lorton, VA, USA?

Virginia Railway Express operates a train from Washington to Lorton every 4 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $9 and the journey takes 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Lorton via Franconia Springfield Metro and Franconia-Springfield Metro Bay G in around 1 h 19 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from PENTAGON station to Franconia Springfield Metro
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Fairfax Connector
Phone
703-339-7200
Email
fairfaxconnector@fairfaxcounty.gov
Website
fairfaxconnector.com
Bus from Franconia-Springfield Metro Bay G to Lorton Rd @ Silverbrook Rd
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
fairfaxcounty.gov
Other operators
Uber Washington D.C.
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Washington to Lorton
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$24 - $35
UberX
$26 - $35
WAV
$26 - $35
UberX Car Seat
$35 - $45
UberXL
$45 - $60
Black
$75 - $95
Black Car Seat
$80 - $110
Black SUV Car Seat
$95 - $120
Black SUV
$85 - $110
Taxi from Washington to Lorton
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Red Cab DC
Phone
+1 202-285-1632
Website
redcabdc.com
https://dfhv.dc.gov/
Website
dfhv.dc.gov
Mats DC
Phone
+1 202-480-6807
Website
dcmats.com
Yellow Cab DC
Phone
+1 202-544-1212
Website
dcyellowcab.com

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Washington to Lorton bus services, operated by Fairfax Connector, arrive at Lorton Rd @ Silverbrook Rd station.

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Washington to Lorton train services, operated by Virginia Railway Express, arrive at Lorton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Lorton is 19 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Washington to Lorton.

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There are 298+ hotels available in Lorton. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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