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

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Train, line 104 bus  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the line 104 bus from 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal to Chestnut St & Darlington St 104

$102 - $256

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Bus Megabus  •  5 h 44 min

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

$21 - $31

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 45 min

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

$27 - $54

Drive  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Washington to West Chester 126.4 miles

$12 - $18

Fly from Reagan Washington, line 104 bus  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Philadelphia (PHL) DCA - PHL
  2. Take the line 104 bus from 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal to Chestnut St & Darlington St

$169 - $439

Train to Baltimore, fly, line 104 bus  •  4 h 43 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 line 104 bus from 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal to Chestnut St & Darlington St

$272 - $706

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly, line 104 bus  •  5 h 24 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 104 bus from 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal to Chestnut St & Darlington St

$195 - $816

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to West Chester is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to West Chester is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to West Chester. However, there are services departing from Washington DC and arriving at Chestnut St & Darlington St via Market St & 30th St - FS and 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 44 min.

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The distance between Washington and West Chester is 107 miles. The road distance is 126.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to West Chester without a car is to train and line 104 bus which takes 3 h 7 min and costs $100 - $260.

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It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to get from Washington to West Chester, including transfers.

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Washington to West Chester bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Washington DC station.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 59 min.

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Washington to West Chester bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Philadelphia, PA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to West Chester is 126 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 23 min to drive from Washington to West Chester.

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  • Distance: 106.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 7 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and West Chester, PA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Washington to West Chester every 2 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 5 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
55 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

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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
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
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
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal to Chestnut St & Darlington St
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45

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

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There are 99+ hotels available in West Chester. Prices start at $90 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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