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There is one daily bus from Arlington to Washington DC. Traveling by bus from Arlington to Washington DC usually takes around 25 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.
|Distance||4 mi (7 km)|
|Shortest duration||0h 25m|
|Trips per day||1|
|Most frequent service||Virginia Breeze|
What bus companies travel from Arlington to Washington DC?
On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Arlington to Washington DC. Virginia Breeze is the only company to provides bus transportation available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Virginia Breeze||1||0h 25m||$20.57|
Book Virginia Breeze from Arlington to Washington from $21. There are 1 Virginia Breeze schedules from Arlington to Washington and you can expect on average to pay for a Virginia Breeze ticket to Washington. In Arlington, Virginia Breeze departs to Washington from West Falls Church Metro Kiss and Ride Lot, Bay B and no other station. In Washington, Virginia Breeze arrives at Union Station and no other station.
An average trip on Virginia Breeze from Arlington to Washington takes 0 hours and 25 minutes .
On weekends, Virginia Breeze offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Washington.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Arlington to Washington during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the bus ride from Arlington to Washington?
The bus takes an average of 25 minutes to cover the 7 kilometers from Arlington to Washington DC. It's a short trip that goes by very quickly. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Arlington?
There is usually only one bus per day from Arlington to Washington DC. It leaves the station in Arlington at 2:00pm each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.
How many bus trips to Washington DC are there per day?
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Located just across the Potomac from Washington, D.C., Arlington is rich in cultural heritage and historical values. One of the most popular attractions in the city is the Arlington National Cemetery, where more than 400,000 soldiers have been laid to rest. The cemetery is also the home of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, which has been locked since 1937. Visiting the cemetery is free, and it’s one of the top free things to do in the DC area. For culturally inclined tourists, you might be interested in the Signature Theatre and their currently-screening shows. This award-winning theatre is a vibrant creative space where people are always striving for new ideas.
As a modern city, Arlington is full of exciting establishments that will cater to all your needs. If you wish to grab a cup of coffee for a wake-up call in the morning, Commonwealth Joe Coffee Roasters is a local favorite with over 14 years of experience. For the best pizza slices in town, check out Pupatella.
Bus service departs and arrives directly in Arlington, and you can head into neighboring Washington, D.C. or Alexandria to catch an Amtrak train. The Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is located just 4.2 miles from the center of Arlington.
Washington, DC is the capital of the United States, and as such, it offers many points of interest of governmental and historical value. DC is home to several iconic landmarks, including the White House where the U.S. president resides, the Capitol building that houses the meeting chambers of the Senate and the House of Representatives, and the National Mall, where you can stop by the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, and the World War II Memorial. One of the reasons Washington, DC is among the best destinations to visit with your family is because it is home to so many world-famous museums, including the Smithsonians – 16 museums scattered across the District, most of which are open every day of the week, and even better, every single one is free.
D.C. is not just about politics and museums, though. The city’s active nightlife fittingly ranks it among the biggest party hubs in the country. Head to the vibrant Dupont Circle neighborhood to check out some of the finest restaurants that the nation’s capital has to offer, and follow that up with a drink (or two) at one of the many bars in the area.
Where does the bus leave from in Arlington?
Main departure station: West Falls Church Metro Kiss and Ride Lot, Bay B
Most buses depart from the main station in Arlington.
All bus stations in Arlington:
West Falls Church Metro Kiss and Ride Lot, Bay B
Where does the bus arrive in Washington DC?
Main arrival station: Union Station
Opened more than 100 years ago in 1907, Union Station is the largest transportation hub in Washington, D.C. with almost 5 million travelers passing through it every year. As the official headquarters of Amtrak, Union Station is the main train station in the U.S. capital. It is also a major hub for intercity bus travel, serving as the main bus station in D.C. for a number of carriers, including Greyhound, BoltBus, Peter Pan Bus Lines and OurBus. Union Station offers easy transit connections to places all over D.C. with dedicated stops for the city’s metro, bus and streetcar services, as well as commuter rail for travelers to and from the surrounding areas. Additionally, with a full blown shopping mall on the premises, Union Station is also among the most popular shopping destinations in the nation's capital.
Bus stations in Washington DC:
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