There are 6 ways to get from Washington to Villanova University by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 24 min

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

$100 - $254

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Bus Megabus  •  3 h 35 min

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

$21 - $33

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 22 min

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

$27 - $54

Drive  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Villanova University 139.2 miles

$13 - $20

Fly from Reagan Washington, train  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Philadelphia (PHL) DCA - PHL
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Station to Villanova

$176 - $448

Train to Baltimore, fly, train  •  4 h 37 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 30th Street Station to Villanova

$279 - $715

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Villanova University is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Villanova University is to train which costs $100 - $260 and takes 2 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Washington station to Villanova University. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at Villanova via 30th Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 24 min.

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The distance between Washington and Villanova University is 121 miles. The road distance is 139.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Villanova University without a car is to train which takes 2 h 24 min and costs $100 - $260.

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It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to get from Washington to Villanova University, including transfers.

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Washington to Villanova University train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Villanova University is to train which takes 2 h 24 min and costs $100 - $260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 35 min.

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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 Villanova University train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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  • Distance: 120.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 24 min

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Washington to Villanova University hourly. Tickets cost $90 - $250 and the journey takes 1 h 34 min. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Washington to Villanova University every 2 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $25 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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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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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Villanova University is 139 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to drive from Washington to Villanova University.

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

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There are 372+ hotels available in Villanova University. Prices start at $95 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs $2 - $4.

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