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Washington DC - Greensboro Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 12 intercity buses per day from Washington DC to Greensboro. Traveling by bus from Washington DC to Greensboro usually takes around 6 hours and 50 minutes, but the fastest Wanda Coach bus can make the trip in 5 hours and 29 minutes.

Distance247 mi (398 km)
Shortest duration5h 29m
Cheapest price$45.99
Trips per day12
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines4

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Washington to Greensboro

(Based on 4 ratings and reviews)




April 21, 2024- Visiting family


Pros: The driver just drove!! I sat near the front he was quick didn’t linger and the last bus I took not with you guys with flix I was suppose to arrive at 11pm and arrived at 2am. Cons: Removing trash bags attached to seat at each stop before people bored its nasty to be near peoples seat. Tips: BE PATIENT bring a blanket and neck pillow and try to pee at quick stops.



March 11, 2023- Visiting family

PandaNY Bus

no driving



May 30, 2021- Solo travel

PandaNY Bus

Pros: Was great for what it was. Cons: Customer Service. Tips: Be prepared to wait at least 30-45 mins.

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

Bus tickets for a trip from Washington DC to Greensboro cost $72.57 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


Over the next four weeks, the average price of bus tickets from Washington DC to Greensboro is expected to be between $72 and $94. The cheapest day to travel in the next month is July 22, 2024, when tickets are available for July 22, 2024. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next week start at just $74.

Monthly avg. prices

Bus tickets from Washington DC to Greensboro 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 $73. On the other hand, traveling on this route during November might cost you a bit more than usual. Bus tickets for November trips cost $89, on average. But no need to stress — booking your bus ticket in advance can help you snag cheaper tickets.

Prices as travel date approaches


Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices closer to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. To find the cheapest bus tickets, book your trip at least 29 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $35.67 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from Washington DC to Greensboro?

There are 4 bus lines from Washington DC to Greensboro available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 5 daily trips, Greyhound usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
CoachRun15h 45m$59.41
FlixBus US46h 24m$77.31
Greyhound58h 40m$69.22
Wanda Coach35h 30m$100.00
  • Book CoachRun from Washington to Greensboro from $50. Typically there is one CoachRun schedule per day from Washington DC to Greensboro and you can expect on average to pay for a CoachRun ticket to Greensboro. In Washington, CoachRun departs to Greensboro from 2305 Pennsylvania Ave. SE . In Greensboro, CoachRun arrives at 3508 W Gate City Blvd, Greensboro, NC 27407 .

    An average trip on CoachRun from Washington to Greensboro takes 5 hours and 45 minutes , while the fastest available CoachRun trip will get you to Greensboro in 5 hours and 29 minutes .

    On weekends, CoachRun offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Greensboro.

  • 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 4 trips per day from Washington to Greensboro, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • 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 performs about 5 bus trips from Washington to Greensboro every day, with the average journey taking around 8 hours and 40 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Greensboro usually start from $46.

  • Wanda Coach is one of the leading Chinatown bus carriers in the U.S. The company offers 3 daily bus trips to and from more than 70 cities across the East Coast and the Midwest. With bus ticket prices starting from $100 and convenient pick-up and drop-off locations, Wanda Coach is one of the preferred bus carriers for passengers looking to travel between the Chinatown districts of Washington and Greensboro.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 6 hours and 50 minutes to cover the 247 miles from Washington DC to Greensboro. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 29 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.

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Greensboro. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Washington DC to Greensboro, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 12 scheduled buses that travel from Washington DC to Greensboro every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Washington DC to Greensboro without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Washington DC to Greensboro, NC; ticket prices start at $52.00.

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.


Consisting mostly of industrial buildings, Greensboro is the type of city that only reveals its charm to those who have given it time. Head over to the Colonial Heritage Center to learn more about the life of the colonists during the first days of the country. The relics here, including the most outstanding collection of colonial-era maps in the country, will certainly leave you satisfied. One of the highlights of the city is the Old Greensborough quarter, which serves as a living time capsule for fans of history. The quarter also hosts some of the best establishments in town, so don’t hesitate to unwind and enjoy a quick bite at a local restaurant. When you need to retreat from the crowd, the Tanger Family Bicentennial Garden and Bog Garden, which features artful sculptures, will be a great choice.

Greensboro’s food scene is expanding rapidly and Table 16 is one of the most famous stars of this burgeoning food scene. The menu incorporates locally-grown produce as well as seasonal dishes whenever possible, making it a great place to try out local staples.

Depending on the bus carrier you are going to travel with, there are several bus stops around Greensboro that you could end up departing from or arriving at. The main Amtrak train station in town is the J. Douglas Galyon Depot located in the center of the city. Greensboro is served by Amtrak’s Carolinian, Crescent and Piedmont lines. The airport serving the city is Piedmont Triad International Airport, which is located in Guilford County.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Washington DC?

Washington, DC - Union Station - DCAUST-0

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

  • 2230 New York Ave NE

  • 2305 Pennsylvania Ave. SE

Where does the bus arrive in Greensboro?

Main arrival station: Greensboro Bus Station

Buses arrive in Greensboro at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Greensboro:

  • Greensboro Bus Station

  • 628 Guilford College Rd (BP Gas Station)

  • 3508 W Gate City Blvd, Greensboro, NC 27407

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