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Washington to Philadelphia bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$1.33
Fastest time3h 0m
Trips per day22
bus carriers4
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How to book cheap Washington DC to Philadelphia bus tickets?

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Washington to Philadelphia is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Washington to Philadelphia were $17.18. By booking 11 days out, tickets are on average $15.92 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Washington to Philadelphia?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Washington to Philadelphia by bus is at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 3:00 p.m. on Sunday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Greyhound from Washington DC to Philadelphia has the most daily schedules

On average there are 22 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Washington to Philadelphia, with an average of 11 trips per day and 218 monthly trips. 4 bus carriers currently travel from Washington to Philadelphia. Of the 22 trips there are 21 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Washington DC to Philadelphia starts at $51.74.

4 carriers offer Washington to Philadelphia bus trips

BoltBus

Book BoltBus from Washington to Philadelphia from $1.33. There are 3 BoltBus schedules from Washington to Philadelphia and you can expect on average to pay $29.56 for a BoltBus ticket to Philadelphia. In Washington, BoltBus departs to Philadelphia from Union Station and no other station. In Philadelphia, BoltBus arrives at 30th St Station - 3101 John F Kennedy Blvd and no other station.

An average trip on BoltBus from Washington to Philadelphia takes 3 hours and 21 minutes, while the fastest available BoltBus trip will get you to Philadelphia in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, BoltBus offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay $29.43 for a weekend getaway trip to Philadelphia.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Games
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 21m
Avg. Price
$29.56

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Washington to Philadelphia from $23.88. There are 11 Greyhound schedules from Washington to Philadelphia and you can expect on average to pay $36.34 for a Greyhound ticket to Philadelphia. In Washington, Greyhound departs to Philadelphia from Union Station and no other station. In Philadelphia, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Washington to Philadelphia takes 3 hours and 41 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Philadelphia in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 11 trips per day and you could expect to pay $39.35 for a weekend getaway trip to Philadelphia.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 41m
Avg. Price
$36.34

Megabus

Book Megabus from Washington to Philadelphia from $1.33. There are 9 Megabus schedules from Washington to Philadelphia and you can expect on average to pay $25.88 for a Megabus ticket to Philadelphia. In Washington, Megabus departs to Philadelphia from Union Station and no other station. In Philadelphia, Megabus arrives at 30th St Station - 3101 John F Kennedy Blvd and no other station.

An average trip on Megabus from Washington to Philadelphia takes 3 hours and 20 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Philadelphia in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 10 trips per day and you could expect to pay $30.90 for a weekend getaway trip to Philadelphia.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Green certified
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 20m
Avg. Price
$25.88

OurBus

Book OurBus from Washington to Philadelphia from $6.63. There are 1 OurBus schedules from Washington to Philadelphia and you can expect on average to pay $17.34 for a OurBus ticket to Philadelphia. In Washington, OurBus departs to Philadelphia from Union Station and no other station. In Philadelphia, OurBus arrives at University City -- Ludlow St and no other station.

An average trip on OurBus from Washington to Philadelphia takes 2 hours and 40 minutes,

On weekends, OurBus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $17.35 for a weekend getaway trip to Philadelphia.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Free water
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
2h 40m
Avg. Price
$17.34

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from Washington. Most bus trips to Philadelphia will depart from Union Station.
  • Union Station
Bus trips arrive in Philadelphia at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are travelling with. Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St, 30th St Station - 3101 John F Kennedy Blvd, University City -- Ludlow St are the main bus stations in Philadelphia for trips arriving from Washington.
  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St
  • 30th St Station - 3101 John F Kennedy Blvd
  • University City -- Ludlow St