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Journey Information

Washington DC to Los Angeles coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£148.08
Shortest Duration66h 10m
Trips per day10
Coach lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Washington to Los Angeles 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 coach 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, coach 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 coach ticket from Washington DC to Los Angeles?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £160.74 was the low point for coach fares from Washington to Los Angeles. Coaches from Los Angeles to Washington DC are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £160.74 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 coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 17 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £96.62 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 70 hours and 31 minutes to cover the 2294 miles (3692 kilometers) from Washington, DC to Los Angeles, CA. However, the fastest coach only takes 66 hours and 10 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the coach. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when coaches are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Washington DC?

The first coach leaves at 01:00 and the last coach leaves at 22:00. To see the times for all coaches from Washington DC to Los Angeles, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 10 scheduled coaches that travel from Washington DC to Los Angeles every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which coach you take, you will have to transfer coaches at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Washington DC to Los Angeles; ticket prices start at £152.74.

What coach companies travel from Washington DC to Los Angeles?

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

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound102d 22h 32m£199.90

Where does the coach leave from in Washington DC?

Coaches to Los Angeles leave from multiple locations in Washington, District of Columbia. These are the 3 most popular coach stations:

  • Union Station

Where does the coach arrive in Los Angeles?

Coaches arrive in Los Angeles at 3 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with. These are the main coach stations in Los Angeles, California:

  • Bus Terminal - 1716 E 7th St
  • North Hollywood Bus Station
  • Union Station

Price trends for coaches from Washington DC to Los Angeles

Average prices by travel date

£244£163£81SepSep

Monthly average prices

£174£140£105£70£35ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

£271£217£163£109£543020100

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