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Wilmington-Ocean City Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Wilmington to Ocean City bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$42.00
Shortest Duration6h 36m
Trips per day2
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Wilmington to Ocean City right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Wilmington to Ocean City?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $42.00 was the low point for bus fares from Wilmington to Ocean City. Buses from Ocean City to Wilmington are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $42.00 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 3 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $22.00 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 7 hours and 2 minutes to cover the 100 miles (161 kilometers) from Wilmington, DE to Ocean City, MD. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 36 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Ocean City. 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, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Ocean City, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Wilmington?

The first bus leaves at 3:00pm and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Wilmington to Ocean City, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Wilmington to Ocean City. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Wilmington to Ocean City; ticket prices start at $137.00.

What bus companies travel from Wilmington to Ocean City?

There is one bus company that operates from Wilmington to Ocean City. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound27h 3m$50.00

Where does the bus leave from in Wilmington?

Most buses depart from the main station in Wilmington, Delaware:

  • Bus Terminal - 100 French St

Where does the bus arrive in Ocean City?

All buses from Wilmington arrive at one main station in Ocean City, Maryland:

  • 101 S Div St

Price trends for buses from Wilmington to Ocean City

Monthly average prices

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