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Journey Information

Washington DC to Virginia Beach bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price£35.31
Fastest time5h 40m
Trips per day2
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Washington to Virginia Beach 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 Washington DC to Virginia Beach?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £35.31 was the low point for bus fares from Washington to Virginia Beach. Buses from Virginia Beach to Washington DC are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £35.31 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 8 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £8.04 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 5 hours and 42 minutes to cover the 153 miles (247 kilometers) from Washington, DC to Virginia Beach, VA. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 40 minutes. 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?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Virginia Beach. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Washington DC?

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00am. To see the times for all buses from Washington DC to Virginia Beach, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Washington DC to Virginia Beach. One bus is a direct connection, meaning that you can stay on the same vehicle for the entire trip, without having to transfer onto a connecting bus at any point.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Washington DC to Virginia Beach; ticket prices start at £27.46.

What bus companies travel from Washington DC to Virginia Beach?

There is one bus company that operates from Washington DC to Virginia Beach. Greyhound is the one bus line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound25h 43m£38.75

Where does the bus leave from in Washington DC?

Most buses depart from the main station in Washington, District of Columbia:

  • Union Station

Where does the bus arrive in Virginia Beach?

All buses from Washington DC arrive at one main station in Virginia Beach, Virginia:

  • Circle D Food Market

Price trends for buses from Washington DC to Virginia Beach

Average prices by travel date

£47£31£16NovDec

Monthly average prices

£39£31£24£16£8DJFMAMJJASON

Prices as travel date approaches

£59£47£35£24£123020100

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Washington, DC to Virginia Beach, VA
4.8
Based on 6 ratings and reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Megabus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 67 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.7
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.7
Cintia Karina
5.0
March 16, 2020Visiting family
Pros
It was very puntual the bus, the driver was very nice to us and he was pendent of our stop.
Nicholas
4.0
December 7, 2019Visiting friends
Cons
The double decker bus did not have outlets near the seats.
Tips
Bring your own snacks/drinks for long trips

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