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Journey Information

Orlando to Washington DC bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$81.46
Fastest time21h 25m
Trips per day4
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Orlando 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 Orlando to Washington DC?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $98.82 was the low point for bus fares from Orlando to Washington. Buses from Washington DC to Orlando are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $98.82 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 $122.73 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 25 hours and 19 minutes to cover the 758 miles (1220 kilometers) from Orlando, FL to Washington, DC. However, the fastest bus only takes 21 hours and 25 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?

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Orlando to Washington DC 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, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Orlando?

The first bus leaves at 5:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Orlando to Washington DC, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Orlando to Washington DC every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Orlando to Washington DC; ticket prices start at $148.23.

What bus companies travel from Orlando to Washington DC?

There is one bus company that operates from Orlando to Washington DC. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound41d 1h 19m$155.26

Book Greyhound from Orlando to Washington from $81. There are 4 Greyhound schedules from Orlando to Washington and you can expect on average to pay $155 for a Greyhound ticket to Washington. In Orlando, Greyhound departs to Washington from Bus Terminal - 555 N John Young Pkwy and no other station. In Washington, Greyhound arrives at Union Station and no other station. An average trip on Greyhound from Orlando to Washington takes 25 hours and 19 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Washington in 21 hours and 25 minutes, On weekends, Greyhound offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Washington.

Where does the bus leave from in Orlando?

Most buses depart from the main station in Orlando, Florida:

  • Bus Terminal - 555 N John Young Pkwy

Where does the bus arrive in Washington DC?

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

  • Union Station

Price trends for buses from Orlando to Washington DC

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