There are 6 ways to get from Washington to North Wales by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Station to North Wales Lansdale/Doylestown Line

$100 - $255

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Bus, train  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Philadelphia, PA
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Station to North Wales Lansdale/Doylestown Line

$21 - $34

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Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Washington to North Wales 155.2 miles

$15 - $22

Fly from Reagan Washington, train  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Philadelphia (PHL) DCA - PHL
  2. Take the train from University City to North Wales

$176 - $449

Train to Baltimore, fly, train  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Philadelphia (PHL) BWI - PHL
  3. Take the train from University City to North Wales

$279 - $716

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly, train  •  4 h 47 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 University City to North Wales

$202 - $826

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No, there is no direct train from Washington station to North Wales. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at North Wales via 30th Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 32 min.

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The distance between Washington and North Wales is 131 miles. The road distance is 155.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to North Wales without a car is to train which takes 2 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 32 min to get from Washington to North Wales, including transfers.

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Washington to North Wales train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 2 min.

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Washington to North Wales train services, operated by SEPTA, arrive at North Wales station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to North Wales is 155 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to drive from Washington to North Wales.

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American Airlines offers flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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There are 77+ hotels available in North Wales. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 131.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 32 min

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

You can take a train from Washington to North Wales via Philadelphia 30th Street Station and 30th Street Station in around 2 h 32 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
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 Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from 30th Street Station to North Wales
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
septa.org
Train from University City to North Wales
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
septa.org
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

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs .

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