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

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

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 29 min

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

$97 - $251

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Philadelphia, PA

$18 - $30

5 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 21 min

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

$24 - $52

Drive  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Villanova University 139.2 miles

$13 - $20

Fly from Reagan Washington, train  •  4 h 28 min

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

$174 - $446

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly, train  •  5 h 16 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 30th Street Station to Villanova

$200 - $823

Train to Baltimore, fly, train  •  4 h 36 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 train from 30th Street Station to Villanova

$277 - $713

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 39 min. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Washington to Villanova University once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 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 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Metro Washington DC
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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Washington and Villanova University is 193 km. The road distance is 223 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Washington to Villanova University is to train which takes 2 h 29 min and costs $95 - $260.

No, there is no direct train from Washington to Villanova University. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Villanova via 30th Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 29 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Washington to Villanova University, including transfers.