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Journey Information

Baltimore to Washington DC bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$10.68
Fastest time0h 50m
Trips per day12
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a bus from Baltimore/Washington International Airport to DC?

No, there is not a bus from Baltimore/Washington International Airport to Washington, DC. However, there is a WMATA bus on weekdays from BWI to Greenbelt Metro Station, from which you can take the Green Line into DC. To catch the bus at BWI, you’ll follow signs that say “Public Transit” until you find one of the airport’s two Route B30 MetroBus stops.

How much is the train from Baltimore to Washington, DC?

The average price for a train ticket from Baltimore to DC is around $25. If cost is a primary concern, the bus may be a better option. The cheapest average bus ticket from Baltimore to DC costs about $15.

What is the cheapest bus to get from Baltimore to DC?

The cheapest bus from Baltimore to Washington is usually BoltBus, which offers tickets for an average price of about $9.50.

Is it safe to travel by bus from Baltimore 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.

Does the bus take you directly from Baltimore to Washington DC?

Unfortunately there are currently no buses that go the entire distance from Baltimore to Washington DC. At some point, you will need to switch onto another vehicle to complete the journey, such as a local shuttle or even a train. More details are available as you peruse individual tickets.

How much is a bus ticket from Baltimore to Washington DC?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $12.29 was the low point for bus fares from Baltimore to Washington. Buses from Washington DC to Baltimore are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $12.29 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 29 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $16.24 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 1 hour 11 minutes to cover the 35 miles (56 kilometers) from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC. However, the fastest bus only takes 50 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short trip.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Because many passengers travel from Baltimore to Washington DC at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Washington DC, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Baltimore?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Baltimore to Washington DC, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 12 scheduled buses that travel from Baltimore to Washington DC every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Maryland to District of Columbia without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Baltimore to Washington DC; ticket prices start at $9.35.

What bus companies travel from Baltimore to Washington DC?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Baltimore, Maryland to Washington, District of Columbia. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 9 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound91h 13m$28.47
Peter Pan Lines41h 8m$13.17

Where does the bus leave from in Baltimore?

Most buses depart from the main station in Baltimore, Maryland:

  • Bus Terminal - 2110 Haines St
  • White Marsh Park & Ride - 8476 Honeygo Blvd, Nottingham

Where does the bus arrive in Washington DC?

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

  • Union Station

Price trends for buses from Baltimore to Washington DC

Average prices by travel date

$40$27$13SepOct

Monthly average prices

$33$27$20$13$7ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

$33$27$20$13$73020100

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC
4.4
Based on 7 ratings and reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with BoltBus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 67 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.3
Staff
3.8
Value
4.3
Condition
4.8
Julian
4.0
September 29, 2019Vacation
Pros
It was quick and on time
Cons
Seats more comfortable
Tips
Carry a travel pillow for sleep
Elis
5.0
August 25, 2019Solo travel
Pros
Easy connection to Wi Fi
Cons
The bus stop at Maryland felt a bit dangerous and lonely...
Emy
4.0
August 30, 2019Solo travel
Pros
Bus on time. Very fast go to D.C.
Cons
The driver was sometimes too rough

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
5.0
Condition
4.0
Larry
5.0
May 31, 2019Business
Pros
I got there when expected and upon exit the driver was very pleasant and courteous.
Cons
Roomier seats, but who am I kidding on that.
Tips
No.

Based on 2 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
3.0
Value
3.0
Condition
4.5
Shikha
4.0
July 8, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Bus was on time The ride arrived earlier than scheduled
Cons
Communication
Aanya
4.0
May 27, 2019Solo travel
Pros
There was wifi
Cons
The wifi was bad and the placement of charger port was kinda strange.
Tips
Go to the bathroom before hand.

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