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Boston to Washington DC bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$35.66
Fastest time9h 0m
Trips per day21
bus carriers4
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Overall score for Boston to Washington DC
4.3
Based on 17 reviews

Based on 7 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.3
Staff
3.5
Value
4.3
Condition
4.3
Xiaopeng
4.0
October 31, 2019Solo travel
Pros
time schedule
Lucinda
3.0
July 6, 2019Vacation
Pros
Price
Cons
Staff at boarding in DC was rude. Boarding should be on time. It's hard to stand waiting in line for a very long time.
Tips
Expect long wait.
Shanshan
5.0
June 6, 2019Visiting family
Pros
very smooth trip

Based on 4 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
3.0
Staff
4.0
Value
3.5
Condition
3.8
Peter
4.0
November 10, 2019Solo travel
Cons
I missed a train to DC from Boston, and was pleased to find an alternate mode of travel.
Rizpah
5.0
November 3, 2019Visiting family
Pros
The drivers were very professional ,friendly, pleasant abd safe experience.
Cons
The legroom in coach.
Mariya
1.0
June 8, 2019Solo travel
Cons
i bought night ticket to sleep on my way back from DC to Boston, but it was so cold that it was impossible to sleep and to be there!!! I will never again buy megabus night tickets

Based on 6 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Peter Pan Lines report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
4.0
Value
4.3
Condition
4.6
Maria Laura
5.0
October 6, 2019Vacation
Pros
Comfortable seats, charge opportunities, WiFi most of the time, not to cold
Cons
Nothing
Sikelelwa
5.0
September 28, 2019Regular commuter
Cons
I couldn't move the seats back to rest.
Tips
Book with Wanderu.
Farai
4.0
August 18, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Had a comfortable seat
Cons
Second driver (from Philly to DC) was very rude. I understand if you're having a bad day. But no need to snap at passengers.
Davou
5.0
July 9, 2019Vacation
Pros
Awesome
Cynthia
4.0
July 7, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
I was able to swich my travelling time.

How to book cheap bus tickets from Boston to Washington DC

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Boston to Washington D.C. is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Boston to Washington D.C. were $45.06. By booking 2 days out, tickets are on average $3.06 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Boston to Washington DC?

The distance between Boston and Washington DC is approximately 393.97 miles, or 633.87 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 10 hours and 34 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours,

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Boston to Washington D.C.?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Boston to Washington D.C. by bus is on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Friday 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 Boston to Washington DC has the most daily schedules

On average there are 21 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Boston to Washington D.C., with an average of 17 trips per day and 348 monthly trips. 4 bus carriers currently travel from Boston to Washington D.C.. Of the 21 trips there are 3 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Boston to Washington DC starts at $106.98.

4 carriers offer Boston to Washington DC bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Boston to Washington D.C. from $35.66. There are 17 Greyhound schedules from Boston to Washington D.C. and you can expect on average to pay $50.86 for a Greyhound ticket to Washington D.C.. In Boston, Greyhound departs to Washington D.C. from South Station Bus Terminal and no other station. In Washington D.C., Greyhound arrives at Union Station and 1 other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Boston to Washington D.C. takes 10 hours and 43 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Washington D.C. in 9 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 18 trips per day and you could expect to pay $58.80 for a weekend getaway trip to Washington D.C..

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
10h 43m
Avg. Price
$50.86

Megabus

Book Megabus from Boston to Washington D.C. from $39.61. There are 1 Megabus schedules from Boston to Washington D.C. and you can expect on average to pay $72.90 for a Megabus ticket to Washington D.C.. In Boston, Megabus departs to Washington D.C. from South Station Bus Terminal and no other station. In Washington D.C., Megabus arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on Megabus from Boston to Washington D.C. takes 10 hours and 20 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Washington D.C. in 9 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $78.53 for a weekend getaway trip to Washington D.C..

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Power outlet
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
10h 20m
Avg. Price
$72.90

Peter Pan Lines

Book Peter Pan Lines from Boston to Washington D.C. from $46.22. There are 3 Peter Pan Lines schedules from Boston to Washington D.C. and you can expect on average to pay $56.43 for a Peter Pan Lines ticket to Washington D.C.. In Boston, Peter Pan Lines departs to Washington D.C. from South Station Bus Terminal and no other station. In Washington D.C., Peter Pan Lines arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on Peter Pan Lines from Boston to Washington D.C. takes 9 hours and 19 minutes, while the fastest available Peter Pan Lines trip will get you to Washington D.C. in 9 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Peter Pan Lines offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay $61.76 for a weekend getaway trip to Washington D.C..

Restroom
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
9h 19m
Avg. Price
$56.43

OurBus

Book OurBus from Boston to Washington D.C. from $39.62. There are 1 OurBus schedules from Boston to Washington D.C. and you can expect on average to pay $88.49 for a OurBus ticket to Washington D.C.. In Boston, OurBus departs to Washington D.C. from 39 Dalton Street and no other station. In Washington D.C., OurBus arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on OurBus from Boston to Washington D.C. takes 9 hours and 45 minutes, while the fastest available OurBus trip will get you to Washington D.C. in 9 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, OurBus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $87.02 for a weekend getaway trip to Washington D.C..

Restroom
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Free water
Avg. Time
9h 45m
Avg. Price
$88.49

Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from Boston. Most bus trips to Washington D.C. will depart from:
  • South Station Bus Terminal
  • 39 Dalton Street
Bus trips arrive in Washington D.C. at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Washington D.C. for trips arriving from Boston:
  • Union Station
  • Dupont Cir CT Ave