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San Francisco to Washington DC bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$163.00
Shortest Duration71h 0m
Trips per day3
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How to book cheap San Francisco to Washington DC bus tickets?

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from San Francisco to Washington is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from San Francisco to Washington were $163.00. By booking 16 days out, tickets are on average $23.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from San Francisco to Washington?

The busiest time of the week for travel from San Francisco to Washington DC by bus is usually around 11:00 PM on Sunday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Around 10:00 PM on Wednesday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

Greyhound from San Francisco to Washington DC has the most daily schedules

On average there are 3 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from San Francisco to Washington DC, with an average of 3 trips per day and 67 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from San Francisco to Washington. Of the 3 trips there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the bus and boarding another bus to complete your trip.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from San Francisco to Washington DC starts at $193.00.

1 carriers offer San Francisco to Washington DC bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from San Francisco to Washington from $163.00. There are 3 trips per day offered by Greyhound from San Francisco to Washington DC and you can expect on average to pay $175.89 for a Greyhound ticket to Washington. In San Francisco, Greyhound departs to Washington from Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St, In Washington, Greyhound arrives at Union Station,

An average trip on Greyhound from San Francisco to Washington takes 74 hours and 18 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Washington in 71 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $184.00 for a weekend trip to Washington.

Restroom
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Avg. Time
2h 18m
Avg. Price
$175.89

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from San Francisco. Most bus trips to Washington will depart from Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St.
  • Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St
Bus trips arrive in Washington at 1 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Union Station are the main bus stations in Washington for trips arriving from San Francisco.
  • Union Station