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Louisville to Washington DC bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$73.00
Shortest Duration17h 40m
Trips per day3
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How much does a bus ticket from Louisville to Washington DC cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Louisville to Washington D.C. were $73.00.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Louisville to Washington D.C. is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 19 days out, tickets are on average $90.50 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Louisville to Washington DC?

The distance between Louisville and Washington DC is approximately 473.33 miles, or 761.56 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 19 hours and 8 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 17 hours and 40 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Louisville to Washington D.C.?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Louisville to Washington DC by bus is usually on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Tuesday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

Greyhound from Louisville to Washington DC has the most daily schedules

On average there are 3 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Louisville to Washington DC, with an average of 3 trips per day and 40 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Louisville to Washington D.C.. Of the 3 trips there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the bus and boarding another bus to complete your trip.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Train from Louisville to Washington DC starts at $104.00.

1 carriers offer Louisville to Washington DC bus trips


Book Greyhound from Louisville to Washington D.C. from $73.00. There are 3 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Louisville to Washington DC and you can expect on average to pay $116.05 for a Greyhound ticket to Washington D.C.. In Louisville, Greyhound departs to Washington D.C. from Bus Terminal - 720 W Muhammad Ali Blvd, In Washington D.C., Greyhound arrives at Union Station and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Louisville to Washington D.C. takes 19 hours and 9 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Washington D.C. in 17 hours and 40 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $135.23 for a weekend trip to Washington D.C..

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Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from Louisville. Most bus trips to Washington D.C. will depart from:
  • Bus Terminal - 720 W Muhammad Ali Blvd
Bus trips arrive in Washington D.C. at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Washington D.C. for trips arriving from Louisville:
  • Union Station
  • Dupont Cir CT Ave