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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Subway, bus  •  1h 6m

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to FRIENDSHIP HEIGHTS station Red
  2. Take the bus from Friendship Hts Sta & Bus Bay J to River Rd & Counselman Rd T2

$4 - $8

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Bus  •  1h 30m

  1. Take the bus from 17Th St Nw & I St Nw to Western Ave & 44Th St N4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Friendship Hts Sta & Bus Bay J to Falls Rd & Glenolden Rd T2

$4 - $9

4 alternative options

Line 33 bus, bus  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the line 33 bus from 15Th St Nw & F St Nw to Wisconsin Ave Nw & Western Ave 30N / ...
  2. Take the bus from Friendship Hts Sta & Bus Bay J to Falls Rd & Glenolden Rd T2

$4 - $9

Taxi  •  20m

  1. Take a taxi from Washington to Potomac 14.4 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  20m

  1. Drive from Washington to Potomac 14.4 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  20m

  1. Take an Uber from Washington to Potomac 14.4 miles

$22 - $26

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Potomac is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Potomac is to taxi which costs $45 - $60 and takes 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Potomac. However, there are services departing from 17Th St Nw & I St Nw and arriving at Falls Rd & Glenolden Rd via Friendship Hts Sta & Bus Bay J. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 30m.

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The distance between Washington and Potomac is 13 miles. The road distance is 14.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Potomac without a car is to subway and bus which takes 1h 6m and costs $4 - $8.

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It takes approximately 1h 6m to get from Washington to Potomac, including transfers.

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Washington to Potomac bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, depart from 17Th St Nw & I St Nw station.

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Washington to Potomac bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, arrive at Falls Rd & Glenolden Rd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Potomac is 14 miles. It takes approximately 20m to drive from Washington to Potomac.

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There are 886+ hotels available in Potomac. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Potomac.
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  • Distance: 12.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 6m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Potomac, MD, USA?

You can take a bus from Washington to Potomac via Western Ave & 44Th St and Friendship Hts Sta & Bus Bay J in around 1h 30m.

Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to FRIENDSHIP HEIGHTS station
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Friendship Hts Sta & Bus Bay J to River Rd & Counselman Rd
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus from 17Th St Nw & I St Nw to Western Ave & 44Th St
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus from Friendship Hts Sta & Bus Bay J to Falls Rd & Glenolden Rd
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus from 15Th St Nw & F St Nw to Wisconsin Ave Nw & Western Ave
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Other operators
Uber Washington D.C.
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Washington to Potomac
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$22 - $26
UberX Car Seat
$33 - $37
UberX
$23 - $26
WAV
$23 - $26
Comfort
$33 - $37
UberXL
$42 - $48
Black
$60 - $75
Black Car Seat
$70 - $85
Black SUV
$75 - $85
Black SUV Car Seat
$85 - $95
Taxi from Washington to Potomac
Ave. Duration
20m
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Yellow Cab DC
Phone
+1 202-544-1212
Website
dcyellowcab.com
Red Cab DC
Phone
+1 202-285-1632
Website
redcabdc.com
Mats DC
Phone
+1 202-480-6807
Website
dcmats.com
https://dfhv.dc.gov/
Website
dfhv.dc.gov

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