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Washington DC - Miami Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 5 intercity buses per day from Washington DC to Miami. Traveling by bus from Washington DC to Miami usually takes around 28 hours and 20 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 20 hours and 55 minutes.

Distance927 mi (1491 km)
Shortest duration20h 55m
Cheapest price$76.47
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Washington DC to Miami?

Bus tickets for a trip from Washington DC to Miami cost $97.11 on average. While it’s a bit pricey for a bus ticket, it’s still significantly more cost-effective than flying. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date

$165$110$55JunJul

Over the next four weeks, the average price of bus tickets from Washington DC to Miami is expected to be between $95 and $158. The cheapest day to travel in the next month is July 10, 2024, when tickets are available for July 10, 2024. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next week start at just $98.

Monthly avg. prices

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Bus tickets from Washington DC to Miami are at their cheapest average price in May. This time of year usually offers the best deals on bus tickets for this route, with ticket prices around $156. On the other hand, traveling on this route during November might cost you a bit more than usual. Bus tickets for November trips cost $232, on average. But no need to stress — booking your bus ticket in advance can help you snag cheaper tickets.

Prices as travel date approaches

$275$220$165$110$553020100

The easiest way to save money on bus tickets is by booking in advance! Many carriers increase prices as the travel date approaches, so it's always a good idea to buy your tickets as early as possible. Book at least 26 days in advance to save $154.47 or more on your ticket, compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Washington DC to Miami?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Washington DC to Miami. FlixBus US connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US51d 4h 21m$148.04
  • 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. On average, FlixBus US operates 5 trips per day from Washington to Miami, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 28 hours and 20 minutes to cover the 927 miles from Washington DC to Miami. However, the fastest bus only takes 20 hours and 55 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

The first bus leaves at 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Washington DC to Miami, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Washington DC to Miami every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Washington DC to Miami, FL; ticket prices start at $133.00.

City Information

Washington DC

Washington, DC is the capital of the United States, and as such, it offers many points of interest of governmental and historical value. DC is home to several iconic landmarks, including the White House where the U.S. president resides, the Capitol building that houses the meeting chambers of the Senate and the House of Representatives, and the National Mall, where you can stop by the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, and the World War II Memorial. One of the reasons Washington, DC is among the best destinations to visit with your family is because it is home to so many world-famous museums, including the Smithsonians – 16 museums scattered across the District, most of which are open every day of the week, and even better, every single one is free.

D.C. is not just about politics and museums, though. The city’s active nightlife fittingly ranks it among the biggest party hubs in the country. Head to the vibrant Dupont Circle neighborhood to check out some of the finest restaurants that the nation’s capital has to offer, or join a food tour of Georgetown to get a taste of the area’s culture along with its cuisine.

Nested between Virginia and Maryland, Washington, D.C. is a key transportation hub with three nearby airports and several bus and train stations.

Miami

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With its sprawling beaches, beaming sunshine and thriving nightlife, Miami is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the United States, if not the world. Boasting an incredible 35-mile stretch of beachfront and warm ocean water, Miami is the perfect place to relax and recharge under the sun. And recharge you must, as it is at night when the city really comes to life. Famous for its vibrant bars and nightclubs, Miami will help you dance all your troubles away.

If you are a foodie, you will be delighted to know that Miami is the city with the highest number of restaurants per capita in the U.S., giving you the unique opportunity to treat your tastebuds to fine cuisine from all over the world, including Cuba, Colombia, Russia and Ethiopia. And if you’re a brew connoisseur, keep in mind that Miami has some of the highest-rated beer in the country.

While you’re in Miami, make your way to the Wynwood district and check out the world-famous Wynwood Walls – a growing outdoor art exhibit featuring large-scale works by some of the best-known street artists from around the globe. After that, head over to the Miami Design District for a well-deserved shopping spree.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Washington DC?

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Main departure station: Union Station

Opened more than 100 years ago in 1907, Union Station is the largest transportation hub in Washington, D.C. with almost 5 million travelers passing through it every year. As the official headquarters of Amtrak, Union Station is the main train station in the U.S. capital. It is also a major hub for intercity bus travel, serving as the main bus station in D.C. for a number of carriers, including Greyhound, BoltBus, Peter Pan Bus Lines and OurBus. Union Station offers easy transit connections to places all over D.C. with dedicated stops for the city’s metro, bus and streetcar services, as well as commuter rail for travelers to and from the surrounding areas. Additionally, with a full blown shopping mall on the premises, Union Station is also among the most popular shopping destinations in the nation's capital.

All bus stations in Washington DC:

  • Union Station

  • Dupont Cir CT Ave

Where does the bus arrive in Miami?

Main arrival station: Bayside Market Place (In front of the Flags - NE 4th St)

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Miami.

All bus stations in Miami:

  • Bayside Market Place (In front of the Flags - NE 4th St)

  • Miami International Airport

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