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Journey Information

Hartford to Washington DC bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$48.77
Fastest time7h 0m
Trips per day6
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Hartford to Washington right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Hartford to Washington DC?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $53.88 was the low point for bus fares from Hartford to Washington. Buses from Washington DC to Hartford are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $53.88 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 25 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $57.85 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 10 hours and 6 minutes to cover the 302 miles (487 kilometers) from Hartford, CT to Washington, DC. However, the fastest bus only takes 7 hours, The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Washington DC, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Hartford?

The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 6:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Hartford to Washington DC, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Hartford to Washington DC every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Hartford to Washington DC; ticket prices start at $54.04.

What bus companies travel from Hartford to Washington DC?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Hartford, Connecticut to Washington, District of Columbia. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 5 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound510h 27m$73.26
Peter Pan Lines28h 33m$59.31

Where does the bus leave from in Hartford?

Most buses depart from the main station in Hartford, Connecticut:

  • Union Station - 1 Union Pl

Where does the bus arrive in Washington DC?

All buses from Hartford arrive at one main station in Washington, District of Columbia:

  • Union Station

Price trends for buses from Hartford to Washington DC

Average prices by travel date

$79$53$26AugSep

Monthly average prices

$99$79$59$40$20ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

$132$105$79$53$263020100

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Hartford, CT to Washington, DC
4.8
Based on 4 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
4.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.0

Based on 3 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Peter Pan Lines report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 67 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.3
Staff
4.0
Value
4.3
Condition
4.0
Deborah
5.0
March 8, 2020Solo travel
Pros
Bus on time and arrived on time, will use the bus again.
Cons
Perfect.
Tips
Good customer services.
Natalie
4.0
March 6, 2020Solo travel
Cons
Mehr auf Sauberkeit achten.
Praveen Kumar
5.0
June 10, 2019Business
Pros
All went as per plan.
Cons
If seriously this comment is considered, charging port could be behind or below the seat. when it is near the window seater it was little disturbance to window seater. I faced with my window seater.
Tips
Good option for cheaper price. Would consider again and recommend others.

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