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Journey Information

Charlottesville to Washington DC coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£33.74
Shortest Duration4h 35m
Trips per day1
Coach lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £33.74 was the low point for coach fares from Charlottesville to Washington. Coaches from Washington DC to Charlottesville 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. You should book at least 4 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £6.85 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 5 hours to cover the 99 miles (159 kilometers) from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC. However, the fastest coach only takes 4 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?

Friday is the busiest travel day for coaches as people head from Charlottesville to Washington DC for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, 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 Charlottesville?

There is usually only one coach per day from Charlottesville to Washington DC. It leaves the station in Charlottesville at 08:00 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 Charlottesville to Washington DC. 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 Charlottesville to Washington DC; ticket prices start at £16.48.

What coach companies travel from Charlottesville to Washington DC?

There is one coach company that operates from Charlottesville to Washington DC. 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
Greyhound15h 1m£36.52

Where does the coach leave from in Charlottesville?

Most coaches depart from the main station in Charlottesville, Virginia:

  • Campbells Travel - 310 W Main St

Where does the coach arrive in Washington DC?

All coaches from Charlottesville arrive at one main station in Washington, District of Columbia:

  • Union Station

Price trends for coaches from Charlottesville to Washington DC

Average prices by travel date

£47£31£16JanJan

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

£59£47£35£24£123020100

Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC

(Based on 5 ratings and reviews)

4.8

5.0

Jeanne

2 November 2019 - Visiting family

Megabus

Pros: New experience. Didn't know there was a bus from Cville to Dulles!! Cons: tray tables on busses?...like on airplanes, trains. (Goes with electric plugs and laptops...). Tips: loved having electric! Pros: New experience. Didn't know there was a bus from Cville to Dulles!! Cons: tray tables on busses?...like on airplanes, trains. (Goes with electric plugs and laptops...). Tips: loved having electric!

5.0

Emma

14 October 2019 - Visiting friends

Megabus

Pros: silent ride. Cons: i like buses with outlets, but thats more of an infrastructure change. Pros: silent ride. Cons: i like buses with outlets, but thats more of an infrastructure change.

4.0

Chris

17 August 2019 - Visiting friends

Megabus

Pros: Departure was on the dot! Cons: Seating, live updates on traffic. Pros: Departure was on the dot! Cons: Seating, live updates on traffic.

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