There are 4 ways to get from Wilmington to Bethesda by train, subway, bus, car or plane

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, subway  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the subway from UNION STATION station to BETHESDA station Red

$87 - $225

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Wilmington, De to Baltimore Downtown, Md 3013 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Silver Spring, Md 8817 / ...

$26 - $56

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Wilmington to Bethesda 109.3 miles

$10 - $16

Train, fly, subway  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Reagan Washington (DCA) PHL - DCA
  3. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station

$226 - $587

What companies run services between Wilmington, DE, USA and Bethesda, MD, USA?

You can take a bus from Wilmington to Bethesda via Baltimore Downtown, Md, Silver Spring, Md, and East-West Hwy & Colesville Rd in around 2 h 49 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Wilmington Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $230
Train from Wilmington Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$50 - $140
First Class Seat
$110 - $150
Metro Washington DC
Website
wmata.com
Subway from UNION STATION station to BETHESDA station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Wilmington, De to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Silver Spring, Md
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $21

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Wilmington to Bethesda?

The distance between Wilmington and Bethesda is 158 km. The road distance is 175 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Wilmington to Bethesda?

The cheapest way to get from Wilmington to Bethesda is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1 h 58 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Wilmington to Bethesda?

The quickest way to get from Wilmington to Bethesda is to train and subway which takes 1 h 55 min and costs $85 - $230.

Is there a direct bus between Wilmington and Bethesda?

No, there is no direct bus from Wilmington to Bethesda. However, there are services departing from Wilmington, De and arriving at East-West Hwy & Pearl St via Baltimore Downtown, Md and East-West Hwy & Colesville Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 49 min.

How long does it take to get from Wilmington to Bethesda?

It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to get from Wilmington to Bethesda, including transfers.