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Jersey City to Washington DC bus

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Jersey City to Washington DC. Traveling by bus from Jersey City to Washington DC usually takes around 5 hours and 40 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance202 mi (325 km)
Shortest duration5h 40m
Cheapest price$44.63
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceOurBus
Bus lines1

What bus companies travel from Jersey City to Washington DC?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Jersey City to Washington DC. OurBus 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
OurBus15h 40m$44.63
  • OurBus is an intercity bus company based in New York City. OurBus provides cheap bus tickets to some of the most popular cities in the United States. All OurBus coaches come equipped with a generous roster of amenities, including extra legroom, freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and complimentary bottled water. With cheap bus tickets starting from $42, OurBus is one of the best ways to travel by bus from Jersey City to Washington if you are looking for comfort at a good price.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 5 hours and 40 minutes to cover the 202 miles from Jersey City 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.

Because many passengers travel from Jersey City to Washington DC 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, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

There is usually only one bus per day from Jersey City to Washington DC. It leaves the station in Jersey City at 2:00pm each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

There is usually only one bus per day from Jersey City to Washington DC. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your 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 Jersey City?

Main departure station: White Castle (Door to Door Service Available)

Most buses depart from the main station in Jersey City.

All bus stations in Jersey City:

  • White Castle (Door to Door Service Available)

Where does the bus arrive in Washington DC?

Main arrival station: Stadium-Armory Metro Station

All buses from Jersey City arrive at one main station in Washington.

All bus stations in Washington DC:

  • Stadium-Armory Metro Station

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