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Journey Information

Buffalo to Washington DC bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$81.62
Fastest time11h 35m
Trips per day2
Bus lines2
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Price trends for buses from Buffalo to Washington DC

Average prices by travel date

$163$109$54JunJun

Monthly average prices

$136$109$82$54$27ASONDJFMAMJJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$170$136$102$68$343020100

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Buffalo 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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 Buffalo to Washington DC?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $103.86 was the low point for bus fares from Buffalo to Washington. Buses from Washington DC to Buffalo are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $103.86 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 $70.98 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 14 hours and 50 minutes to cover the 469 kilometers (291 miles) from Buffalo to Washington DC. However, the fastest bus only takes 11 hours and 35 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?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Washington DC at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, 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 Buffalo?

The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Buffalo to Washington DC, 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 Buffalo to Washington DC. 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 Buffalo to Washington DC; ticket prices start at $131.98.

What bus companies travel from Buffalo to Washington DC?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Buffalo to Washington DC. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 2 bus trips per day.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound216h 10m$121.52
Megabus111h 35m$70.62

Where does the bus leave from in Buffalo?

Most buses depart from the main station in Buffalo, New York:

  • Downtown Term - 181 Ellicott St

Where does the bus arrive in Washington DC?

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

  • Union Station

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