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Washington DC-Charlottesville Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

Washington DC to Charlottesville coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£33.74
Shortest Duration3h 50m
Trips per day1
Coach lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £33.74 was the low point for coach fares from Washington to Charlottesville. Coaches from Charlottesville to Washington DC are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £33.74 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.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 3 hours and 53 minutes to cover the 99 miles (159 kilometers) from Washington, DC to Charlottesville, VA. However, the fastest coach only takes 3 hours and 50 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

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

Because many passengers travel from Washington DC to Charlottesville at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for coaches. 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 coach travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the coach, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Washington DC?

There is usually only one coach per day from Washington DC to Charlottesville. It leaves the station in Washington DC at 01:00 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 coaches are there each day?

There is usually only one coach per day from Washington DC to Charlottesville. However, it is not a direct coach, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change coaches during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Washington DC to Charlottesville; ticket prices start at £16.48.

What coach companies travel from Washington DC to Charlottesville?

There is one coach company that operates from Washington DC to Charlottesville. Greyhound is the only company to provide coach transportation at the moment. It only operates one coach trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound13h 54m£35.93

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 Charlottesville?

All coaches from Washington DC arrive at one main station in Charlottesville, Virginia:

  • Campbells Travel - 310 W Main St

Price trends for coaches from Washington DC to Charlottesville

Average prices by travel date

£35£24£12JulAug

Monthly average prices

£20£16£12£8£4NDJFMAMJJASO

Prices as travel date approaches

£39£31£24£16£83020100

coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Washington, DC to Charlottesville, VA
4.7
Based on 6 ratings and reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 75 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
4.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.5
Donna
3.0
17 July 2019Business
Pros
Once we got going, things were fine and we arrived right on time.
Cons
Most of my negative will have to do with the station. On one of the hottest days of the year, there was NO AIR CONDITIONING at all in the bus part of the station, not even in what was supposed to be the special air conditioned room for the passengers. We waited in the h...More
Tips
Go by train if you can.
Margaret
5.0
6 July 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Everything was as expected and fit the short time frame we needed to attend a wedding.i
Cons
Nothing
Tips
Wonderful way to make short trips that require a precise arrival.

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Megabus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.0
Sibylle
5.0
10 January 2020Solo travel
Pros
There were not too many travellers so I had a double seat to myself.
Cons
The bus smelled strongly of smoke when we boarded.

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