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Ithaca-Washington DC Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Ithaca to Washington DC bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$85.00
Shortest Duration7h 40m
Trips per day1
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Ithaca to Washington 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 Ithaca to Washington DC?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $85.00 was the low point for bus fares from Ithaca to Washington. Buses from Washington DC to Ithaca are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $85.00 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.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 7 hours and 40 minutes to cover the 246 miles (396 kilometers) from Ithaca, NY to Washington, DC. 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?

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, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Ithaca?

There is usually only one bus per day from Ithaca to Washington DC. It leaves the station in Ithaca 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.

How many buses are there each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Ithaca 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.

What bus companies travel from Ithaca to Washington DC?

There is one bus company that operates from Ithaca to Washington DC. OurBus is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
OurBus17h 40m$85.00

Where does the bus leave from in Ithaca?

Most buses depart from the main station in Ithaca, New York:

  • 130 E Seneca St

Where does the bus arrive in Washington DC?

All buses from Ithaca arrive at one main station in Washington, District of Columbia:

  • Union Station

Price trends for buses from Ithaca to Washington DC

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Ithaca, NY to Washington, DC
4.5
Based on 4 ratings and reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
4.8
Value
4.5
Condition
4.3
Nikhil
3.0
July 12, 2019Business
Pros
Enjoyed the time away from home
Cons
The bus did not reach on time to New York so I missed connecting bust to Washington DC. I had to stay back in New York. It was very inconvenient. I did not get the refund of my ticket.

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