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Journey Information

Cleveland to Washington DC bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$58.76
Fastest time9h 35m
Trips per day2
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Unfortunately there are currently no buses that go the entire distance from Cleveland 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 Cleveland to Washington DC?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $60.09 was the low point for bus fares from Cleveland to Washington. Buses from Washington DC to Cleveland are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $60.09 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.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 9 hours and 47 minutes to cover the 304 miles (489 kilometers) from Cleveland, OH to Washington, DC. However, the fastest bus only takes 9 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?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Washington DC. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, 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 Cleveland?

The first bus leaves at 9:00pm and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Cleveland 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 Cleveland 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 Cleveland to Washington DC; ticket prices start at $77.45.

What bus companies travel from Cleveland to Washington DC?

There is one bus company that operates from Cleveland to Washington DC. Greyhound is the one bus line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound29h 48m$83.30

Where does the bus leave from in Cleveland?

Most buses depart from the main station in Cleveland, Ohio:

  • Bus Terminal - 1465 Chester Ave

Where does the bus arrive in Washington DC?

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

  • Union Station

Price trends for buses from Cleveland to Washington DC

Average prices by travel date

$120$80$40AugSep

Monthly average prices

$100$80$60$40$20ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

$134$107$80$53$273020100

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Cleveland, OH to Washington, DC
5.0
Based on 1 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
4.0
Value
5.0
Condition
5.0
Claire
5.0
August 2, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Comfortable seats, efficient travel, great price.
Cons
Some Greyhound policy and practice aren't really clear.
Tips
Food and water are expensive, would recommend packing a lunch. Eat during layovers and stops, don't eat on the bus!

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