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About Megabus

Megabus is an intercity bus company which began operating in North America in 2006, after the success of its counterpart, Megabus Europe. Originally providing bus service on routes in the Midwest between cities like Chicago, Indianapolis, and Detroit, Megabus has expanded its network of bus routes to include over a dozen cities across the United States and Canada. Some of Megabus' top routes include Washington, DC to New York City, New York City to Philadelphia, Richmond to Atlanta, and Milwaukee to Chicago.

Megabus is known for its famous $1 ticket deals, as well as its double decker buses with panoramic windows offering some extra scenic views on your travels. Buses are also equipped with air conditioning, onboard restrooms, power outlets, and access to free WiFi. Plus, you can feel good about the green certification of Megabus vehicles.

Megabus is an excellent choice for affordable, dependable, and comfortable travel, whether on a long journey or a quick trip.

Megabus Amenities

Air conditioningAir conditioning
Power outletPower outlet


Megabus bus coverage

Daily Trips676

What travelers are saying about Megabus

Here’s what Wanderu users who have booked trips with Megabus had to say about their travel experience.

Traveling During COVID-19

“They took COVID safety precautions seriously.”
based on 44 reviews

Onboard Experience

“The WiFi actually worked for the entire trip”
based on 657 reviews
“I’ll travel with them again just for the staff!”
based on 913 reviews
“Really cheap tickets and really good service.”
based on 1295 reviews
“The bus got there on time.”
based on 1205 reviews
“Seats were really comfy and spacious”
based on 1054 reviews
“The bus was almost suspiciously clean”
based on 1245 reviews

Megabus reviews from Wanderu customers

Overall review score for Megabus

(Based on 1763 reviews)

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Megabus passenger reviews



25 November 2023- Vacation

Washington to Philadelphia

More space to place smaller baggages



25 November 2023- Visiting friends

Washington to New York

value for money



23 November 2023- Visiting family

Washington to New York

Pros: Muy puntual con la hora de salida Gracias. Cons: Todo estaba bien. Tips: Bueno principalmente el precio y una hora muy buena para viajar relajado.



22 November 2023

Washington to New York

It was pouring rain, and the ceiling in the upper level was leaking on the reserved seats. Apparently the two busses before ours didn’t show. We ended up boarding over 30 minutes past the scheduled departure time. There were no seats together available. The floor of the bus was wet. Our first stop in Baltimore, we were there for over an hour, I guess someone was throwing a fit about the leaking water and I wish they would have said, the bus is full, catch the next one, rather than spending over an hour doing who knows what. We arrived over two hours late, ended up getting there after 2:30am (supposed to get there around midnight).



21 November 2023- Visiting family

Washington to New York

I would love to have been made aware about potential delays before hand. Also the bus was incredibly hot and passengers were yelling for the air to be turned on but it still was not. Also, not all the outlets worked.

Megabus Routes & Network

Megabus’s bus network features 871 bus routes that connect 100 cities serving 116 stations. On average, Megabus performs about 676 bus trips every day. The top cities to which Megabus offers the highest number of daily bus service include Washington and Philadelphia.

Top Cities Served by Megabus

CityRouteEarliest busLatest bus
New York1265:15 am4:40 am
Washington1175:00 am4:00 am
Boston58:00 pm11:15 pm
Philadelphia545:00 am4:40 am
Orlando129:30 am3:30 am
Atlanta86:15 am4:40 am

Most popular Megabus routes

The bus from Washington to Philadelphia is Megabus’s most popular route. Trips from Orlando to Miami and Boston to Portland are also highly popular.

Top Megabus routes

RouteDaily TripsDurationPrice
Washington to Philadelphia103h 2m€5
Orlando to Miami24h 20m€27
Boston to Portland141h 57m€5
Pittsburgh to New York27h 45m€22
State College to New York24h 55m€17
Washington to Richmond22h 10m€17
Hollywood to Orlando23h 50m€5
Philadelphia to New York462h 0m€5
Washington to New York174h 41m€8

Megabus Bus Guide & FAQs

Megabus is famous for its $1 tickets; occasionally, there are even free trips. It is true that all Megabus tickets start at $1, but there is a very limited number of these low priced tickets for each trip. Basically it works on a first come, first served basis. The only way to guarantee a $1 fare is to be the first customer to purchase a ticket for your trip. Therefore, you should plan on booking as early as possible.

For more details, check out our full guide on Megabus discounts and promos.

Megabus luggage policy states that each passenger is allowed one piece of luggage and one carry-on bag. The luggage must weigh less than 50 pounds and must be under 62 inches in dimension when its length, width, and height are added together. The carry-on item must be small enough to fit in either the overhead compartment or under the seat in front of you.

No, unfortunately Megabus does not offer WiFi aboard its buses at this time. However, we find that a good book makes the time fly by and streaming services like Netflix allow you download TV shows and movies that you can then watch during your trip. Plan ahead and you will stay entertained during the entire bus ride.

Yes, there are power outlets onboard Megabus buses. You can generally find one or two sockets per row of seats, so be a good traveller and check if your seat neighbor might want to charge up their devices as well. With the onboard power outlets, you can charge both a computer and USB devices with a USB power adapter that typically comes with most phones and tablets.

Since Megabus might sometimes use replacement bus vehicles, not all trips are guaranteed to have power points. We recommend to bring a power bank to charge your phone for all trips over 2 hours, just in case.

Today, Megabus makes 676 scheduled trips a day. The schedule varies depending on the route and day of week. The best way to find the exact schedule for your route is to enter a search at the top of this page.

No, Megabus does not offer will call tickets. You should purchase your tickets online and make sure you have everything you need to board before you arrive at the station.

Yes, Megabus requires you to present an ID to an agent to be allowed to board the bus. Make sure you have identification issued by a government agency that meets the carrier’s requirements. Alternative IDs, such as a college ID, won’t work.

Visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide to view the most up-to-date information about Megabus’s cleaning protocols and adjusted ticket change policies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Yes, there are bathrooms on Megabus buses. The bathrooms are pretty basic and include a toilet, toilet paper and hand sanitizer. Most bathrooms don’t have running water. As you will be using a bathroom on a moving vehicle, please use caution and hold on to a rail at all times.

Megabus does not offer meals or beverages onboard. We recommend you bring a drink and some snacks for your trip. We also suggest packing a reusable water bottle with you to reduce your impact on the environment. However, note that most buses do not allow you to bring your own alcoholic drinks.

Yes, Megabus requires that all passengers have printed tickets to board the bus. When you book with Wanderu and activate your account, you will be able to easily find and download your tickets for most buses.

Megabus focuses on delivering a great travel experience at a low price and currently does not offer premium features like extra legroom or onboard entertainment. But these days, between your laptop, tablet, smartphone and e-reader, you’re the master of your own entertainment even on longer journeys.

Cheap Megabus tickets recently found on Wanderu

With 676 Megabus trips per day, there are a lot of great deals to uncover for the bargain hunter and Megabus tickets start at just €4.59. Check out some of the latest and greatest deals snatched up by Wanderu users.

How do I get the best deal on Megabus tickets?

Wanderu is the best place to score cheap Megabus tickets. Wanderu offers the lowest available fares every day and charges no extra booking fees. Plus, you can compare Megabus prices with trips offered by other bus companies to be sure you’re getting the best deal on your tickets!

Pro travelers know that booking your ticket well in advance is key to finding the lowest price. Ticket prices normally go up the closer you get to the travel date, so don’t miss out on a good deal when you see one. If you can be flexible with your travel date, you can also get cheap tickets by traveling on weekdays instead of weekends.

When you’re ready to book, type your departure city and destination city in the search bar above, select your travel date, and let Wanderu work its magic to show you all of the best bus and train ticket prices available for your trip. Pick the ticket that’s best for your budget, schedule, and preferences, and complete the booking right on Wanderu to secure your great deal.

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