There are 5 ways to get from Washington to Mount Vernon by subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Subway, bus  •  50 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  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from 18Th St Nw & E St Nw to Mt Vernon Memorial Hwy & Va-235 11Y

$3 - $7

3 alternative options

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

$20 - $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 18Th St Nw & E St Nw and arriving at Mt Vernon Hwy @ Albee La via Mt Vernon Estate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 30 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 50 min and costs $4 - $9.

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It takes approximately 50 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 18Th St Nw & E St Nw station.

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Washington to Mount Vernon bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, arrive at Mt Vernon Memorial Hwy & Va-235 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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The nearest airport to Mount Vernon is Reagan Washington (DCA) Airport which is 8.7 miles away. Other nearby airports include Washington Dulles (IAD) (24.3 miles), Baltimore (BWI) (38.6 miles), Richmond (RIC) (86.3 miles) and Harrisburg (MDT) (103.2 miles).

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Map of how to get from Washington to Mount Vernon.
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  • Distance: 11.6 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

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

Metro Washington DC operates a bus from Washington to Mount Vernon every 4 hours. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 1 h 1 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
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus from 18Th St Nw & E St Nw to Mt Vernon Memorial Hwy & Va-235
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
$20 - $27
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$20 - $27
UberX
$21 - $28
WAV
$21 - $28
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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