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Located just across the Potomac from Washington, D.C., Arlington is rich in cultural heritage and historical values. One of the most popular attractions in the city is the Arlington National Cemetery, where more than 400,000 soldiers have been laid to rest. The cemetery is also the home of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, which has been locked since 1937. Visiting the cemetery is free, and it’s one of the top free things to do in the DC area. For culturally inclined tourists, you might be interested in the Signature Theatre and their currently-screening shows. This award-winning theatre is a vibrant creative space where people are always striving for new ideas.

As a modern city, Arlington is full of exciting establishments that will cater to all your needs. If you wish to grab a cup of coffee for a wake-up call in the morning, Commonwealth Joe Coffee Roasters is a local favorite with over 14 years of experience. For the best pizza slices in town, check out Pupatella.

Bus service departs and arrives directly in Arlington, and you can head into neighboring Washington, D.C. or Alexandria to catch an Amtrak train. The Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is located just 4.2 miles from the center of Arlington.

What bus companies travel to Arlington, Virginia?

Located in Virginia, Arlington is accessible by bus from 14 other cities. You can choose from 27 daily scheduled trips when you search for buses to Arlington on Wanderu. FlixBus US usually has the most buses on any given day.

Bus companies serving Arlington

BusRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US147h 31m$55.94
SprinterBus14h 30m$36.65
Vamoose Gold14h 30m$85.76
Vamoose14h 30m$58.64
Tripper Bus Elite14h 31m$78.88
Tripper Bus14h 28m$58.35

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a bus ticket to Arlington?

$25.63 is the cheapest price for a bus ticket to Arlington, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Arlington. In the last month, buses from New Brunswick to Arlington had the lowest average price at $33.32.

Where is the bus station in Arlington, VA?

The busiest bus station in Arlington is Rosslyn - Cosi Café. There are several other active stations in addition to this main station. The most popular bus stations in Arlington are:

  • Rosslyn - Cosi Café
  • 1901 N Moore St
  • Pentagon City Mall - 1100 S Hayes St

Which bus service has the best service to Arlington?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Arlington by bus with SprinterBus giving them a 4.8 rating out of 5. Travelers also mentioned that Tripper Bus had the most comfortable bus service to Arlington taking into account the seats and amenities that Tripper Bus offers. They rate Tripper Bus a 4.5 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard. If you are looking to arrive to Arlington punctually travelers suggest that SprinterBus has the best on time performance on their bus schedules to Arlington, rating them a 4.8 based on their on time arrivals.

What is the closest airport to Arlington, VA?

The closest airport to Arlington is Washington Reagan National Airport (DCA), it is located 4.2 miles from the city center of Arlington.

Is Arlington a popular bus travel destination?

Arlington ranks number 8 among most popular bus destinations in the region. It also ranks number 482 in United States. Arlington ranks number 15 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to Arlington via bus service. On average 9 direct daily bus trips serve Arlington.

What is the population of Arlington?

The population of Arlington is 207627. Arlington ranks number 10 in terms of population in Virginia and number 217 in all of United States.

How much do bus tickets to Arlington cost?

Bus tickets to Arlington range from for a short trip to Arlington, while a 60 to 200 mile bus trip to Arlington starts at , and a longer trip by bus to Arlington can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as $26 .

What type of traveler does Arlington attract?

People who take the bus to Arlington are most often visiting their families or loved ones. With frequent schedules, the ability to book and hop on a bus last minute make taking a bus to Arlington easy whether you're planning a trip far in advance or need some quality time with loved ones at the last minute.

What bus station is located closest to the city center of Arlington?

The closest bus station to the city center of Arlington is 1901 N Moore St, located just 2.3 miles away. Select 1901 N Moore St as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Arlington. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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