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There is one daily bus from Dover to Virginia Beach. Traveling by bus from Dover to Virginia Beach usually takes around 3 hours and 30 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.
|Distance||161 mi (259 km)|
|Shortest duration||3h 30m|
|Trips per day||1|
|Most frequent service||SprinterBus|
How much is a bus ticket from Dover to Virginia Beach?
The average price for a bus ticket to Virginia Beach is $75.46, If your search turns up options priced lower than $75.46 then you've uncoverred an exceptional deal, don't let it get away. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on bus tickets everytime, we search all of the best bus options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.
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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 12 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save C$3.23 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
What bus companies travel from Dover to Virginia Beach?
On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Dover to Virginia Beach. SprinterBus is the only company to provides bus transportation available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
Sprinter Bus provides daily bus services between New York City, Hampton Road, and Dover Downs. Buses feature common amenities like WiFi and electrical outlets. Trips from Dover to Virginia Beach take about 3 hours and 30 minutes on Sprinter Bus, and most trips depart from Dover Downs - 1131 N Dupont Hwy in Dover. Sprinter Bus is known for its affordable and reliable service in impeccably-maintained buses.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Dover to Virginia Beach 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.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 30 minutes to cover the 259 kilometers from Dover to Virginia Beach. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Dover to Virginia Beach for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Dover?
There is usually only one bus per day from Dover to Virginia Beach. It leaves the station in Dover at 7:00pm each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.
How many bus trips to Virginia Beach are there per day?
There is usually only one bus per day from Dover to Virginia Beach. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Dover to Virginia Beach; ticket prices start at $132.07.
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As the capital of Delaware, Dover offers a plethora of landmarks and attractions to keep tourists engaged! Tourists interested in the city's heritage (and American history in general) should check out the Delaware Agricultural Museum & Village, which showcases artifacts and items of great cultural significance to the state's agricultural history. You could also visit the John Dickinson Plantation to learn more about one of the original founding fathers of the U.S. For some outdoor activities, check out the local Amish community, where you can meet locals and enjoy the beautiful scenery.
Dover features an eclectic food scene with plenty of different choices for different tastes. Vincenzo's Pizzeria & Gelato is a popular spot with delicious Italian dishes and fantastic house wines to pair with them. If you are interested in beers, Fordham & Dominion Brewing Company will be a great choice!
Dover is a stop along several bus and train routes, with service offered by Amtrak, Greyhound, SprinterBus, and OurBus. Air travelers usually fly into the airport in nearby Wilmington or make plans to take a bus from the airport in either Philadelphia or Baltimore to Dover.
For those looking to enjoy fun in the sun with affordable prices, Virginia Beach is the perfect destination. Start your day with a walk around the beachfront and on the long concrete boardwalk. The refreshing sea breeze, along with performances by various street artists, will wake up all your senses and prepare you for a new day. If you are lucky, you might even get the chance to enjoy a local festival, as the beachfront is a popular venue for events. If you want to get away from the crowd and indulge in nature, First Landing State Park is an excellent choice. As the first landing spot for Jamestown colonists more than five centuries ago, First Landing State Park now features 20 miles of scenic trails on its land, along with a long beach. For those who are up for some marine biology lessons, the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center is a great choice.
Unsurprisingly, Virginia Beach offers some of the freshest seafood around. To try out the best regional staples such as crab cakes or fried shrimp, head over to Blue Seafood & Spirits or Tautog's Restaurant.
Wesleyan Commons Shopping Center acts as the city’s main bus station, and it serves the SprinterBus line. While there are no trains to Virginia Beach, Amtrak runs its Thruway bus service in and out of the Hampton Road Transit Bus Stop. The city’s main airport is the Norfolk International Airport, which is located 5 miles outside of the city.
Where does the bus leave from in Dover?
Most buses depart from the main station in Dover.
All bus stations in Dover:
Dover Downs - 1131 N Dupont Hwy
Where does the bus arrive in Virginia Beach?
All buses from Dover arrive at one main station in Virginia Beach.
Bus stations in Virginia Beach:
Wesleyan Commons Shopping Center
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