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Washington DC-Baltimore Bus Schedule

Bus
$12.58
7:00 AM
Union Station
8:10 AM
Bus Terminal - 2110 Haines St
PPL
4.2stars
0 transfers
Bus
$6.29
7:30 AM
Silver Spring Transit Center
8:10 AM
Bus Terminal - 2110 Haines St
PPL
4.2stars
0 transfers
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Bus
$28.93
8:00 AM
Union Station
9:05 AM
Bus Terminal - 2110 Haines St
GLI
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$96.86
9:45 AM
Union Station, Slip 29
6:30 PM
Bus Terminal - 2110 Haines St
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1 transfer
Bus
$28.93
11:40 AM
Union Station
12:35 PM
Bus Terminal - 2110 Haines St
GLI
0 transfers
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Journey Information

Washington DC to Baltimore bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$12.58
Shortest duration0h 50m
Trips per day11
Bus lines2

Washington DC to Baltimore Route Map

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a bus from DC to the Baltimore airport?

No buses go directly from central DC to the Baltimore airport, but you can take a combination of transportation to get there. First take a bus from DC to Baltimore, which should take around an hour. Then find the nearest bus or light rain provided by BWI Marshall Airport.

Is there a train from Baltimore to Washington, DC?

Yes, there is a train from Baltimore to Washington, DC. Amtrak offers 64 daily trips from Baltimore to Washington. Train trips usually cost around $25, and take around 40 minutes. Budget travelers may prefer the bus, which takes as little as 50 minutes and usually costs around $12.

What is the cheapest way to get from Baltimore to DC?

The cheapest way to get from Baltimore to Washington is by bus. Bus tickets start at just $1, and generally cost around $12, whereas train trips usually cost about $25. The cheapest bus is BoltBus, with tickets just around $10.

Is it safe to travel by bus from Washington to Baltimore during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Peter Pan Lines

Peter Pan Bus Lines is one of the biggest bus carriers in the Northeast region of the United States. Headquartered in Springfield, Massachusetts, the company offers affordable bus tickets and comfortable bus trips to over a dozen destinations across nine states and the District of Columbia. Peter Pan is known for their reliable bus service and green certified modern coaches that offer amenities such as onboard restrooms, free WiFi, power outlets and extra legroom between seats. Running an average of 3 bus trips every day during the week and 4 trips on weekends, Peter Pan is one of the main bus carriers between Washington and Baltimore, offering bus tickets as low as averageMinimumPrice.

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

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $19.83 was the low point for bus fares from Washington to Baltimore. Buses from Baltimore to Washington DC are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $19.83 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 4 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $4.37 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 1 hour 11 minutes to cover the 35 miles (56 kilometers) from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD. However, the fastest bus only takes 50 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short trip.

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, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Washington DC?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Washington DC to Baltimore, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 11 scheduled buses that travel from Washington DC to Baltimore every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from District of Columbia to Maryland without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Washington DC to Baltimore; ticket prices start at $8.81.

What bus companies travel from Washington DC to Baltimore?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Washington, District of Columbia to Baltimore, Maryland. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 9 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound91h 12m$25.99
Peter Pan Lines31h 7m$12.64

Book Greyhound from Washington to Baltimore from $25. There are 9 Greyhound schedules from Washington to Baltimore and you can expect on average to pay $26 for a Greyhound ticket to Baltimore. In Washington, Greyhound departs to Baltimore from Union Station and no other station. In Baltimore, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 2110 Haines St and no other station. An average trip on Greyhound from Washington to Baltimore takes 1 hours and 12 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Baltimore in 0 hours and 50 minutes, On weekends, Greyhound offers 9 trips per day and you could expect to pay $26 for a weekend getaway trip to Baltimore.

Book Peter Pan Lines from Washington to Baltimore from $13. There are 3 Peter Pan Lines schedules from Washington to Baltimore and you can expect on average to pay $13 for a Peter Pan Lines ticket to Baltimore. In Washington, Peter Pan Lines departs to Baltimore from Union Station and no other station. In Baltimore, Peter Pan Lines arrives at Bus Terminal - 2110 Haines St and no other station. An average trip on Peter Pan Lines from Washington to Baltimore takes 1 hours and 7 minutes, while the fastest available Peter Pan Lines trip will get you to Baltimore in 0 hours and 50 minutes, On weekends, Peter Pan Lines offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay $13 for a weekend getaway trip to Baltimore.

Price trends for buses from Washington DC to Baltimore

Average prices by travel date

$38$25$13AprApr

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$31$25$19$13$63020100

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD

(Based on 14 ratings and reviews)

4.4

5.0

Christina

February 21, 2020 - Visiting friends

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: The price of the tickets, and how easy and convenient it was to travel. Cons: The cleanliness of the bus. Tips: Try to avoid traveling Friday-Saturday because it gets very busy and crowded. Pros: The price of the tickets, and how easy and convenient it was to travel. Cons: The cleanliness of the bus. Tips: Try to avoid traveling Friday-Saturday because it gets very busy and crowded.

5.0

Olusola

February 7, 2020 - Visiting family

Megabus

Pros: The journey was smooth I slept all through. Cons: Smell of the bus. It gave off an offensive stale smell. Tips: Be at the station on time. The bus left as scheduled. Pros: The journey was smooth I slept all through. Cons: Smell of the bus. It gave off an offensive stale smell. Tips: Be at the station on time. The bus left as scheduled.

5.0

Bowditch

September 29, 2019 - Visiting family

Megabus

Pros: I was able to relax and not drive in all the traffic!!!! Cons: Not much. Tips: Worth the money going between Baltimore and DC. Not hassles with parking. Everything is accessible from Union Station. Pros: I was able to relax and not drive in all the traffic!!!! Cons: Not much. Tips: Worth the money going between Baltimore and DC. Not hassles with parking. Everything is accessible from Union Station.

4.0

Marina

September 29, 2019 - Couples trip

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: Comfy seats. Left on time. Cons: We had no wi-fi on return bus. The Peter Pan attendant at Baltimore was extremely rude towards us and some other passengers. Pros: Comfy seats. Left on time. Cons: We had no wi-fi on return bus. The Peter Pan attendant at Baltimore was extremely rude towards us and some other passengers.

4.0

Biruta

September 5, 2019 - Visiting friends

Greyhound

Pros: On time and fast. Cons: My seat back was broken, wouldn’t stay raised. Tips: Make sure you know the exact pickup location. Pros: On time and fast. Cons: My seat back was broken, wouldn’t stay raised. Tips: Make sure you know the exact pickup location.

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