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Philadelphia-Washington DC Coach Timetable
Philadelphia to Washington DC coach - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||2h 50m|
|Trips per day||6|
Frequently Asked Questions
What buses go to Philadelphia from DC?
How long is the drive from Washington, DC to Philadelphia?
How much is a train ride to Philly from Washington?
Is it safe to travel by coach from Philadelphia 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.
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How much is a coach ticket from Philadelphia to Washington DC?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £16.48 was the low point for coach fares from Philadelphia to Washington. Coaches from Washington DC to Philadelphia are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £16.48 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 £6.75 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the coach ride?
The coach usually takes around 6 hours and 8 minutes to cover the 123 miles (198 kilometers) from Philadelphia, PA to Washington, DC. 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?
Because many passengers travel from Philadelphia to Washington DC 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, Sunday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded coaches to Washington DC, book your ticket for the last day of the week.
When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Philadelphia?
The first coach leaves at 07:00 and the last coach leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all coaches from Philadelphia to Washington DC, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many coaches are there each day?
There are 6 scheduled coaches that travel from Philadelphia to Washington DC 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 Philadelphia to Washington DC; ticket prices start at £22.75.
What coach companies travel from Philadelphia to Washington DC?
There are a couple of coach lines that have daily service from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Washington, District of Columbia. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 6 coach trips per day.
Where does the coach leave from in Philadelphia?
Most coaches depart from the main station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
- Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St
Where does the coach arrive in Washington DC?
All coaches from Philadelphia arrive at one main station in Washington, District of Columbia:
- Union Station
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