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Washington DC to Los Angeles bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$163.00
Shortest Duration62h 0m
Trips per day9
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How to book cheap Washington DC to Los Angeles bus tickets?

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Washington to Los Angeles 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 Washington to Los Angeles were $167.50. By booking 20 days out, tickets are on average $69.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Washington to Los Angeles?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Washington DC to Los Angeles by bus is usually around 1:00 AM on Saturday. 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 11:00 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 Washington DC to Los Angeles has the most daily schedules

On average there are 9 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Washington DC to Los Angeles, with an average of 9 trips per day and 185 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Washington to Los Angeles. Of the 9 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 Washington DC to Los Angeles starts at $193.00.

1 carriers offer Washington DC to Los Angeles bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Washington to Los Angeles from $163.00. There are 9 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Washington DC to Los Angeles and you can expect on average to pay $203.48 for a Greyhound ticket to Los Angeles. In Washington, Greyhound departs to Los Angeles from Union Station, In Los Angeles, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 1716 E 7th St and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Washington to Los Angeles takes 65 hours and 47 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Los Angeles in 62 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 9 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $216.85 for a weekend trip to Los Angeles.

Restroom
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
17h 47m
Avg. Price
$203.48

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from Washington. Most bus trips to Los Angeles will depart from Union Station.
  • Union Station
Bus trips arrive in Los Angeles at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Bus Terminal - 1716 E 7th St, Bus Station are the main bus stations in Los Angeles for trips arriving from Washington.
  • Bus Terminal - 1716 E 7th St
  • Bus Station