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There are 5 intercity buses per day from Miami to Washington DC. Traveling by bus from Miami to Washington DC usually takes around 32 hours and 5 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 28 hours and 55 minutes.
|Distance||927 mi (1491 km)|
|Shortest duration||28h 55m|
|Most frequent service||Greyhound|
How much is a bus ticket from Miami to Washington DC?
$187.14 is the average price of a bus ticket from Miami to Washington DC. Bus tickets on this route can be more expensive due to the length of the trip. However, taking the bus can still be a good alternative to flying. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.
Average prices by travel date
Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Miami to Washington DC is expected to range from $181 to $214. If you are looking to travel to Washington DC within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $184. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $181 and can be found on July 28, 2022.
Monthly average prices
The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in March. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $124 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Miami to Washington DC in November, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $188 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.
Prices as travel date approaches
Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 26 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $61.46 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
What bus companies travel from Miami to Washington DC?
There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Miami to Washington DC. Greyhound connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Greyhound||5||1d 8h 6m||$197.06|
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 Miami to Washington every day, with the average journey taking around 32 hours and 6 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Washington usually start from $138.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Miami to Washington during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the bus ride from Miami to Washington?
The bus takes an average of 32 hours and 5 minutes to cover the 927 miles from Miami to Washington DC. However, the fastest bus only takes 28 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.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Miami?
The first bus leaves at 4:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Miami to Washington DC, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Miami to Washington DC 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 Miami to Washington DC; ticket prices start at $126.00.
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.
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, and follow that up with a drink (or two) at one of the many bars in the area.
Where does the bus leave from in Miami?
Main departure station: Miami Intermodal Ctr - 3801 NW 21 St
The Miami Intermodal Center is the largest ground transportation hub in Miami. It serves as the city’s main Greyhound bus station, as well as a key stop for the metro area’s commuter rail service (Tri-Rail) and Miami’s transit lines (Metrorail and Metrobus). Located right next to the Miami International Airport, the station offers easy airport transfers via the MIA Mover rail service which makes it very convenient for travelers flying in and out of Miami to use ground transportation to get around town. In addition, the Miami Intermodal Center boasts a multi-level rental car facility where you can rent a vehicle from various companies.
All bus stations in Miami:
Miami Intermodal Ctr - 3801 NW 21 St
Where does the bus arrive in Washington DC?
Main arrival 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.
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