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Philadelphia to Washington bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$1.33
Fastest time3h 0m
Trips per day21
bus carriers4
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How to book cheap Philadelphia to Washington DC bus tickets?

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Philadelphia to Washington is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Philadelphia to Washington were $16.75. By booking 0 days out, tickets are on average $0.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Philadelphia to Washington?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Philadelphia to Washington by bus is at 3:00 p.m. on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday 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 Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia to Washington, with an average of 11 trips per day and 228 monthly trips. 4 bus carriers currently travel from Philadelphia to Washington. Of the 21 trips there are 20 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Philadelphia to Washington DC starts at $51.93.

4 carriers offer Philadelphia to Washington bus trips

BoltBus

Book BoltBus from Philadelphia to Washington from $1.33. There are 3 BoltBus schedules from Philadelphia to Washington and you can expect on average to pay $28.09 for a BoltBus ticket to Washington. In Philadelphia, BoltBus departs to Washington from 30th St Station - 3101 John F Kennedy Blvd and no other station. In Washington, BoltBus arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on BoltBus from Philadelphia to Washington takes 3 hours and 21 minutes, while the fastest available BoltBus trip will get you to Washington in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, BoltBus offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay $27.47 for a weekend getaway trip to Washington.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Games
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 21m
Avg. Price
$28.09

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Philadelphia to Washington from $23.97. There are 11 Greyhound schedules from Philadelphia to Washington and you can expect on average to pay $33.43 for a Greyhound ticket to Washington. In Philadelphia, Greyhound departs to Washington from Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St and no other station. In Washington, Greyhound arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Philadelphia to Washington takes 3 hours and 36 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Washington in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 11 trips per day and you could expect to pay $36.64 for a weekend getaway trip to Washington.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 36m
Avg. Price
$33.43

Megabus

Book Megabus from Philadelphia to Washington from $1.33. There are 8 Megabus schedules from Philadelphia to Washington and you can expect on average to pay $25.51 for a Megabus ticket to Washington. In Philadelphia, Megabus departs to Washington from 30th St Station - 3101 John F Kennedy Blvd and no other station. In Washington, Megabus arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on Megabus from Philadelphia to Washington takes 3 hours and 15 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Washington in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 10 trips per day and you could expect to pay $30.14 for a weekend getaway trip to Washington.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Green certified
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 15m
Avg. Price
$25.51

OurBus

Book OurBus from Philadelphia to Washington from $6.66. There are 1 OurBus schedules from Philadelphia to Washington and you can expect on average to pay $17.35 for a OurBus ticket to Washington. In Philadelphia, OurBus departs to Washington from University City -- Ludlow St and no other station. In Washington, OurBus arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on OurBus from Philadelphia to Washington takes 2 hours and 38 minutes,

On weekends, OurBus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $18.47 for a weekend getaway trip to Washington.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Free water
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
2h 38m
Avg. Price
$17.35

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have bus departures from Philadelphia. Most bus trips to Washington will depart from Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St, 30th St Station - 3101 John F Kennedy Blvd, University City -- Ludlow St.
  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St
  • 30th St Station - 3101 John F Kennedy Blvd
  • University City -- Ludlow St
Bus trips arrive in Washington at 1 stations, depending on which bus line you are travelling with. Union Station are the main bus stations in Washington for trips arriving from Philadelphia.
  • Union Station