Find coach tickets from Washington DC to Philadelphia
Washington DC-Philadelphia Coach Timetable
Washington DC to Philadelphia coach - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||2h 50m|
|Trips per day||6|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the best bus from DC to Philadelphia?
Is there a train from Philadelphia to Washington, DC?
Is it safe to travel by coach from Washington to Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £16.28 was the low point for coach fares from Washington to Philadelphia. Coaches from Philadelphia to Washington DC are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £16.28 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 11 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £7.45 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the coach ride?
The coach usually takes around 6 hours and 29 minutes to cover the 123 miles (198 kilometers) from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA. However, the fastest coach only takes 2 hours and 50 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?
Saturday is usually the day when coaches are busiest, as many travelers take the coach to enjoy the weekend in Philadelphia. 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, Thursday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday 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 Philadelphia, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many coaches are there each day?
There are 6 scheduled coaches that travel from Washington DC to Philadelphia every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 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 Philadelphia; ticket prices start at £19.38.
What coach companies travel from Washington DC to Philadelphia?
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 Philadelphia?
All coaches from Washington DC arrive at one main station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
- Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St
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