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Birmingham-Washington DC Bus Schedule
Birmingham, AL to Washington DC bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||21h 0m|
|Trips per day||2|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Birmingham 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 bus 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, bus 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 bus ticket from Birmingham to Washington DC?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $169.00 was the low point for bus fares from Birmingham to Washington. Buses from Washington DC to Birmingham are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $169.00 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 bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 29 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $97.71 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 21 hours and 57 minutes to cover the 659 miles (1060 kilometers) from Birmingham, AL to Washington, DC. However, the fastest bus only takes 21 hours, The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Birmingham 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, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Birmingham?
The first bus leaves at 3:00am and the last bus leaves at 7:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Birmingham to Washington DC, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are usually only 2 buses per day from Birmingham to Washington DC. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Birmingham, AL to Washington DC; ticket prices start at $121.00.
What bus companies travel from Birmingham to Washington DC?
There is one bus company that operates from Birmingham to Washington DC. Greyhound is the one bus line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.
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Where does the bus leave from in Birmingham?
Most buses depart from the main station in Birmingham, Alabama:
- Bus Terminal - 618 N 19th St
Where does the bus arrive in Washington DC?
All buses from Birmingham arrive at one main station in Washington, District of Columbia:
- Union Station
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