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Journey Information

Washington DC to Wilmington coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£20.40
Shortest Duration2h 35m
Trips per day4
Coach lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Washington to Wilmington 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 Wilmington?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £20.40 was the low point for coach fares from Washington to Wilmington. Coaches from Wilmington to Washington DC are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £20.40 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 18 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £7.71 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 4 hours and 3 minutes to cover the 99 miles (159 kilometers) from Washington, DC to Wilmington, DE. However, the fastest coach only takes 2 hours and 35 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the coach.

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

Saturday is usually the day when coaches are busiest, as many travelers take the coach to enjoy the weekend in Wilmington. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Washington DC?

The first coach leaves at 00:00 and the last coach leaves at 16:00. To see the times for all coaches from Washington DC to Wilmington, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled coaches that travel from Washington DC to Wilmington every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Washington DC to Wilmington; ticket prices start at £18.05.

What coach companies travel from Washington DC to Wilmington?

There is one coach company that operates from Washington DC to Wilmington. 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
Greyhound44h 3m£24.73

Where does the coach leave from in Washington DC?

Most coaches depart from the main station in Washington, District of Columbia:

  • Union Station

Where does the coach arrive in Wilmington?

All coaches from Washington DC arrive at one main station in Wilmington, Delaware:

  • Bus Terminal - 100 French St

Price trends for coaches from Washington DC to Wilmington

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coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Washington, DC to Wilmington, DE
Based on 6 ratings and reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Users that traveled with BoltBus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 80 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
23 February 2020Vacation
It was $20 for the Bolt vs $100 each for the train - and we arrived 45 minutes later than we would have if we had taken the train.... The bus driver was a very safe driver and we felt comfortable and secure during our trip home. We will never take the train again!!!
19 October 2019Business
The bus was reasonably clean and a good price too. Started on time and reached the destination on time.
USB charging ports for the smart phones will be helpful.
I would definitely encourage other travelers to try Bolt bus services, if they haven't done already.
Santhi Kumari
19 July 2019Visiting friends
For the first time travels Staff just told that we should wait at the bolt bus line. there is nobody to tell me that the bus was late. I saw at least 15 members are in the same situation. Couple of people miss the bus because they are waiting in another line. Hope you w...More
First time travelers, go to the bus station at least 20 min before and ask the staff where you should wait and how to check if the bus is on-time or late , find if the they have an app use it
Stéphanie Linda
12 July 2019Solo travel
the quite in my wagon
the arrival on time

Based on 1 reviews
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
23 May 2019Regular commuter
The wifi is poor can't use my ipad.Lots of noise for few passengers.The toilet smell was too strong

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