There are 8 ways to get from Washington to West Chester by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Recommended option

Train, line 104 bus  •  3 h 7 min

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

$99 - $254

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Philadelphia, PA

$20 - $33

6 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 55 min

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

$24 - $51

Drive  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Washington to West Chester 126.4 miles

$12 - $18

Fly Reagan Washington to Philadelphia, line 104 bus  •  4 h 26 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 & High St

$169 - $440

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Philadelphia, line 104 bus  •  5 h 11 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 & High St

$195 - $817

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

$272 - $707

Train to Baltimore, fly to Lancaster, train, line 92 bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Lancaster (LNS) BWI - LNS
  3. Take the train from Lancaster Amtrak to Paoli Amtrak
  4. Take the line 92 bus from Lancaster Av & Valley Rd - FS to High St & Chestnut St

$124 - $273

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Washington to West Chester hourly. 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 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
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Baltimore to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
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
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lancaster Amtrak to Paoli Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal to Chestnut St & High St
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
septa.org
Bus from Lancaster Av & Valley Rd - FS to High St & Chestnut St
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
septa.org
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 West Chester is 171 km. The road distance is 202 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct bus from Washington to West Chester. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Chestnut St & High St via Walnut St & Broad St - MBNS and 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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