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Harrisburg, PA to Washington DC bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$19.88
Fastest time3h 10m
Trips per day4
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October 27, 2019Visiting family
Simple and easy to book, also very convenient.
Cleanliness of the buses.
If a clean freak, bring napkins/wipes to clean off area around you.

How much does a bus ticket from Harrisburg, PA to Washington DC cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Harrisburg to Washington D.C. were $19.88.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Harrisburg to Washington D.C. is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 20 days out, tickets are on average $15.45 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Harrisburg, PA to Washington DC?

The distance between Harrisburg and Washington DC is approximately 94.77 miles, or 152.48 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 4 hours and 36 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 10 minutes.

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 Harrisburg to Washington D.C.?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Harrisburg, PA to Washington D.C. by bus is on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Thursday 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.

What bus companies travel from Harrisburg to Washington DC?

On average there are 4 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Harrisburg, PA to Washington D.C., with an average of 4 trips per day and 88 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Harrisburg to Washington D.C.. Of the 4 trips there are 2 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Harrisburg, PA to Washington DC start at $99.38.

1 carriers offer Harrisburg, PA to Washington DC bus trips


Book Greyhound from Harrisburg to Washington D.C. from $19.88. There are 4 Greyhound schedules from Harrisburg to Washington D.C. and you can expect on average to pay $29.47 for a Greyhound ticket to Washington D.C.. In Harrisburg, Greyhound departs to Washington D.C. from Harrisburg Transp Ctr and no other station. In Washington D.C., Greyhound arrives at Union Station and 1 other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Harrisburg to Washington D.C. takes 4 hours and 36 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Washington D.C. in 3 hours and 10 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay $31.11 for a weekend getaway trip to Washington D.C..

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Buses to Washington D.C. depart from one main station in Harrisburg:
  • Harrisburg Transp Ctr
Buses 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 Harrisburg:
  • Union Station
  • Dupont Cir CT Ave