There are 7 ways to get from Washington to University of Pennsylvania by train, bus, car, plane, tram or subway

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Train  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$90 - $250

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Philadelphia, PA

$15 - $25

5 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Philadelphia, Pa 1002

$22 - $47

Drive  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Washington to University of Pennsylvania 137 miles

$13 - $20

Fly from Reagan Washington, line 36 tram  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Philadelphia (PHL) DCA - PHL
  2. Take the line 36 tram from Elmwood Av & Island Av - MBFS to 37th St Trolley Station

$171 - $443

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly, line 36 tram  •  4 h 3 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 line 36 tram from Elmwood Av & Island Av - MBFS to 37th St Trolley Station

$197 - $820

Train to Baltimore, fly, line 36 tram  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Philadelphia (PHL) BWI - PHL
  3. Take the line 36 tram from Elmwood Av & Island Av - MBFS to 37th St Trolley Station

$274 - $710

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to University of Pennsylvania is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to University of Pennsylvania is to train which costs $90 - $250 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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The distance between Washington and University of Pennsylvania is 123 miles. The road distance is 137 miles.

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The train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak takes 1 h 39 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington DC and arriving at Philadelphia, PA. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Washington Union Station Amtrak station and arriving at Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 39 min.

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The best way to get from Washington to University of Pennsylvania without a car is to train which takes 1 h 57 min and costs $90 - $250.

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Washington to University of Pennsylvania bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Philadelphia, Pa station.

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Map of how to get from Washington to University of Pennsylvania.
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  • Distance: 123.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 57 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Washington to University of Pennsylvania hourly. Tickets cost $90 - $250 and the journey takes 1 h 39 min. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Washington to University of Pennsylvania hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $25 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
22 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
Tram from Elmwood Av & Island Av - MBFS to 37th St Trolley Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
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
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45

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