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About Silver Spring

Silver Spring is a small town that allows you to unwind and enjoy a simple holiday away from the large cities. It is blessed with amazing green areas and parks, of which the Wheaton Regional Park offers a wonderful playground for children. If you are into culturally-inclined activities, the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, which is a restored 1930s-era theatre, will provide a memorable experience. As you stroll around town, don’t forget to visit Washington D.C. Northern Boundary Stone, which is one of the oldest federal monuments.

For eats, Abol Ethiopian offers a unique Ethiopian twist for your dinner. If you wish to enjoy fresh seafood, check out Crisfield Seafood.

The busiest bus station in Silver Spring is the bus terminal at 8100 Fenton St, which welcomes buses operated by Greyhound and Peter Pan Bus Lines. There are no Amtrak trains that serve Silver Spring. Also, the city does not have its own dedicated airport but its close proximity to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore make it easy to fly in and out of either the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport or the Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.

Station Information

Bus Terminal - 8100 Fenton St  - SVSGLI-0

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The Bus Terminal at 8100 Fenton St in Silver Springs is a hub of intercity bus transportation for Greyhound. The station building is not huge, but it does have restrooms and vending machines inside, along with a counter to speak with Greyhound customer service staff. The station is conveniently located in the downtown area, surrounded by restaurants and convenience stores. Popular destinations from this station include New York, Newark, Philadelphia, and Atlantic City.

Popular bus stations in Silver Spring:

  • Bus Terminal - 8100 Fenton St

  • Silver Spring Transit Center

What bus companies travel to Silver Spring, Maryland?

Located in Maryland, Silver Spring is accessible by bus from 7 other cities. You can choose from 65 daily scheduled trips when you search for buses to Silver Spring on Wanderu. FlixBus US usually has the most buses on any given day.

Bus companies serving Silver Spring

BusRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US1778h 39m$64.84
Peter Pan Lines316h 31m$42.35
Greyhound227h 8m$57.99
  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment.

  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound buses are outfitted with power outlets, free WiFi, restrooms, and air conditioning for your comfort.

Which bus carrier has the best service to Silver Spring?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Silver Spring by bus with Peter Pan Lines giving them a 4.5 rating out of 5.

Travelers also mentioned that Peter Pan Lines had the most comfortable bus service to Silver Spring taking into account the seats and amenities that Peter Pan Lines offers. They rate Peter Pan Lines a 4 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard.

If you are looking to arrive to Silver Spring punctually, travelers suggest that Peter Pan Lines has the best on time performance on their bus schedules to Silver Spring, rating them a 4.7 based on their on time arrivals.

Frequently Asked Questions

$3.00 is the cheapest price for a bus ticket to Silver Spring, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Silver Spring. In the last month, buses from Washington to Silver Spring had the lowest average price at $5.93.

The busiest bus station in Silver Spring is Bus Terminal - 8100 Fenton St. As Silver Spring's main station, it has the most buses coming and going. However, a popular alternative is Silver Spring Transit Center.

The closest airport to Silver Spring is Washington Reagan National Airport (DCA), it is located 9.7 miles from the city center of Silver Spring.
Silver Spring is the third most popular destination for bus trips in Maryland. It also ranks number 69 in United States. Silver Spring has the second most number of destinations in Maryland that are connected to Silver Spring by bus service. Each day 21 direct bus schedules arrive in the Silver Spring.
The population of Silver Spring is 71452. Silver Spring ranks number 3 in terms of population in Maryland and number 302 in all of United States.
Bus tickets to Silver Spring range from $3 for a short trip to Silver Spring, while a 60 to 200 mile bus trip to Silver Spring starts at , and a longer trip by bus to Silver Spring can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as $5.
People who take the bus to Silver Spring are most often visiting their families or loved ones. With frequent schedules, the ability to book and hop on a bus last minute make taking a bus to Silver Spring easy whether you're planning a trip far in advance or need some quality time with loved ones at the last minute.
The closest bus station to the city center of Silver Spring is Bus Terminal - 8100 Fenton St, located just 0.1 miles away. Select Bus Terminal - 8100 Fenton St as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Silver Spring. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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