Find coach tickets from Boston to Washington DC
Boston-DC Intercity Bus Timetable
Boston, Massachusetts to Washington, DC by Intercity Bus
|Shortest Duration||9h 35m|
|Trips per day||6|
Boston to Washington DC Route Map
Frequently Asked Questions
Is coach a good way to get from Boston to Washington, DC?
Is it safe to travel by coach from Boston to Washington 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 Boston to Washington DC?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £25.11 was the low point for coach fares from Boston to Washington. Coaches from Washington DC to Boston are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £25.11 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 19 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £20.30 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the coach ride?
The coach usually takes around 11 hours and 51 minutes to cover the 394 miles (634 kilometers) from Boston, MA to Washington, DC. However, the fastest coach only takes 9 hours and 35 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 Washington DC. 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, 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 buses leave Boston for DC?
Since Boston-DC is a very popular route among travelers, there are coaches at virtually all times of the day, from 07:00 to 16:00. The schedule might differ on weekends and holidays but in general you will have a pretty flexible schedule to choose from.
How many coaches are there each day?
There are 6 scheduled coaches that travel from Boston to Washington DC 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 Boston to Washington DC; ticket prices start at £38.45.
Which coaches go from Boston to DC?
Where does the coach leave from in Boston?
Most coaches depart from the main station in Boston, Massachusetts:
- South Station Bus Terminal
Where does the coach arrive in Washington DC?
All coaches from Boston arrive at one main station in Washington, District of Columbia:
- Union Station
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