Buses from Hanover to Washington DC

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Hanover - Washington DC Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Hanover to Washington DC. Traveling by bus from Hanover to Washington DC usually takes around 13 hours and 45 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance413 mi (664 km)
Shortest duration13h 45m
Cheapest price$94.00
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
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How much is a bus ticket from Hanover to Washington DC?

Typically $125.83 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket 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

$165$110$55AugAug

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Hanover to Washington DC is expected to range from $116 to $155. If you are looking to travel to Washington DC within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $121. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $116 and can be found on September 1, 2022.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in February. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $84 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Hanover to Washington DC in November, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $117 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What bus companies travel from Hanover to Washington DC?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Hanover to Washington DC. Greyhound is the only company that has bus schedules available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound113h 46m$128.69
  • Greyhound

    Greyhound

    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 1 bus trips from Hanover to Washington every day, with the average journey taking around 13 hours and 46 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Washington usually start from $94.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Hanover 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 Hanover to Washington?

The bus takes an average of 13 hours and 45 minutes to cover the 413 miles from Hanover to Washington DC. 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?

With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, 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 Washington DC, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Hanover?

There is usually only one bus per day from Hanover to Washington DC. It leaves the station in Hanover at 1:00pm each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many bus departures serve Washington DC each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Hanover to Washington DC. However, it is not a direct bus, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change buses during the trip.

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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Hanover?

Main departure station: Hanover Inn

Most buses depart from the main station in Hanover.

All bus stations in Hanover:

  • Hanover Inn

Where does the bus arrive in Washington DC?

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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.

All bus stations in Washington DC:

  • Union Station

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