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Pittsburgh to Washington DC bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$68.03
Fastest time6h 10m
Trips per day3
Bus lines1
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Price trends for buses from Pittsburgh to Washington DC

Average prices by travel date

$80$53$27AugAug

Monthly average prices

$67$53$40$27$13SONDJFMAMJJA

Prices as travel date approaches

$67$53$40$27$133020100

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Pittsburgh, PA to Washington, DC
4.5
Based on 10 reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 33 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
3.0
Value
3.0
Condition
4.0
Elzbieta
4.0
January 26, 2020Solo travel
Pros
Being on time
Cons
Wi fi
Marqia
5.0
November 27, 2019Visiting family
Pros
I was able to arrive home on time!
Cons
The seats were a bit stiff and there was not a sufficient amount of room for leg space.
Tips
Try to arrive at a decent time before boarding to avoid standing in a long line!
Erin
3.0
May 18, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
I like that we left on time.
Cons
The cleanliness of the bus could definitely improve. There was a blanket sticking out from the seat in front of me that was clearly left behind and very dirty. I also didn't like that the power outlets on the bus were not working at all. I tried a bunch of them. That wa...More
Tips
Charge your devices thoroughly before you get on the bus. Banking that the outlets would work was clearly a mistake on my part.

Based on 7 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Megabus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 33 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.3
Staff
4.3
Value
4.5
Condition
4.8
Stacia
4.0
February 13, 2020Visiting family
Pros
Very few stops.
Cons
Pick-up change notification earlier.
Tips
Bring water and snacks.
Linda
4.0
September 29, 2019Vacation
Pros
The bus from DC to Pittsburgh had 2+ hour delay in route because of a horrendous accident. I was feeling rather disgruntled by the delay until we passed the scene of the accident and the condition of the vehicles. Horrible and sad. So then I thought what’s a delay comp...More
Cons
I was pleased. So much also depends on the other passengers. If they are loud or rowdy or disrespectful then it is unpleasant for all. This thankful wasn’t the case with either trip.
Tips
Be on time. There is overheard storage room.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Pittsburgh 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.

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

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $68.03 was the low point for bus fares from Pittsburgh to Washington. Buses from Washington DC to Pittsburgh are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $68.03 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 10 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $10.67 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 8 hours and 9 minutes to cover the 190 miles (305 kilometers) from Pittsburgh, PA to Washington, DC. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 10 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?

Because many passengers travel from Pittsburgh 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, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Pittsburgh?

The first bus leaves at 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 4:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Pittsburgh to Washington DC, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Pittsburgh to Washington DC every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Pittsburgh to Washington DC; ticket prices start at $57.36.

What bus companies travel from Pittsburgh to Washington DC?

There is one bus company that operates from Pittsburgh to Washington DC. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound38h 9m$72.31

Where does the bus leave from in Pittsburgh?

Most buses depart from the main station in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania:

  • Pittsburgh Intermodal Station / Grant St Transportation Ctr

Where does the bus arrive in Washington DC?

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

  • Union Station

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