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

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Recommended option

Subway, bus  •  57 min

  1. Take the subway from ARCHIVES station to HUNTINGTON AV station Yellow
  2. Take the bus from Huntington Station to Richmond Hwy & Ladson Ln Rex

$5 - $9

Cheapest option

Bus, line 171 bus  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Pentagon Transit Center & Bus Bay U2 to Huntington Station 10A
  2. Take the line 171 bus from Huntington Ave @ Fenwick Dr to Richmond Hwy @ Roxbury Dr 171

$4 - $8

4 alternative options

Subway, line 171 bus  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the subway from ARCHIVES station to HUNTINGTON AV station Yellow
  2. Take the line 171 bus from Huntington Ave @ Fenwick Dr to Richmond Hwy @ Roxbury Dr 171

$5 - $8

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Washington to Mount Vernon 13.5 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Mount Vernon 13.5 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  17 min

  1. Take an Uber from Washington to Mount Vernon 13.5 miles

$19 - $27

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Mount Vernon is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Mount Vernon is to taxi which costs $45 - $55 and takes 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Mount Vernon. However, there are services departing from Pentagon Transit Center & Bus Bay U2 and arriving at Richmond Hwy @ Roxbury Dr via Huntington Ave @ Fenwick Dr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 29 min.

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The distance between Washington and Mount Vernon is 12 miles. The road distance is 13.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Mount Vernon without a car is to subway and bus which takes 57 min and costs $4 - $9.

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It takes approximately 57 min to get from Washington to Mount Vernon, including transfers.

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Washington to Mount Vernon bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, depart from Pentagon Transit Center & Bus Bay U2 station.

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Washington to Mount Vernon bus services, operated by Fairfax Connector, arrive at Richmond Hwy @ Roxbury Dr station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Mount Vernon is 13 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Washington to Mount Vernon.

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There are 765+ hotels available in Mount Vernon. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Mount Vernon.
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  • Distance: 11.6 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

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

You can take a bus from Washington to Mount Vernon via Huntington Station and Huntington Ave @ Fenwick Dr in around 1 h 29 min.

Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from ARCHIVES station to HUNTINGTON AV station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Huntington Station to Richmond Hwy & Ladson Ln
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus from Pentagon Transit Center & Bus Bay U2 to Huntington Station
Ave. Duration
48 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 Huntington Ave @ Fenwick Dr to Richmond Hwy @ Roxbury Dr
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
fairfaxcounty.gov
Other operators
Uber Washington D.C.
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Washington to Mount Vernon
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$19 - $27
UberX
$21 - $27
WAV
$21 - $27
UberX Car Seat
$30 - $40
UberXL
$35 - $45
Black
$55 - $75
Black Car Seat
$65 - $85
Black SUV Car Seat
$75 - $95
Black SUV
$65 - $85
Taxi from Washington to Mount Vernon
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
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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