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Washington DC to Philadelphia bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||2h 35m|
|Trips per day||15|
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is the best bus from DC to Philadelphia?
Is there a train from Philadelphia to Washington, DC?
How much is a bus ticket from Washington DC to Philadelphia?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $12.59 was the low point for bus fares from Washington to Philadelphia. Buses from Philadelphia to Washington DC are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $12.59 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 16 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $8.87 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Because many passengers travel from Washington DC to Philadelphia at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, 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.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Washington DC?
How many buses are there each day?
There are 15 scheduled buses that travel from Washington DC to Philadelphia every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 14 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Washington DC to Philadelphia; ticket prices start at $39.00.
What bus companies travel from Washington DC to Philadelphia?
Where does the bus leave from in Washington DC?
Buses to Philadelphia leave from multiple locations in Washington DC, District of Columbia. These are the 4 most popular bus stations:
- Union Station
Where does the bus arrive in Philadelphia?
Buses arrive in Philadelphia at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
- 30th St Station - 3101 John F Kennedy Blvd
- Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St
- University City -- Ludlow St
- Independence Hall Visitors Ctr - 601 Market St
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- Washington D.C.