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traveling from Philadelphia to Washington by bus

Cheapest price$1.00
Shortest Duration2h 30m
Trips per day25
bus carriers4
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How can I get the cheapest bus ticket from Philadelphia to Washington?

The best way to get the cheapest bus tickets from Philadelphia to Washington is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Philadelphia to Washington were $13.23. By booking 1 days out, tickets are on average $14.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Philadelphia to Washington?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Philadelphia to Washington by bus is at 1 PM on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 7 PM on Tuesday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

How many daily bus trips are there from Philadelphia to Washington?

On average there are 25 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Philadelphia to Washington, with an average of 11 trips per day and 235 monthly trips. 4 bus carriers currently travel from Philadelphia to Washington. Of the 25 trips there are 23 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train options from Philadelphia start at $39.00.

bus lines that run from Philadelphia to Washington

OurBus

OurBus operates, on average, 1 bus schedule(s) from Philadelphia to Washington. The average OurBus ticket to Washington costs $15.36. Cheap OurBus tickets to Washington are available on Wanderu starting from $14.00. In Philadelphia, OurBus departs from University City -- Ludlow St and no other station. In Washington, OurBus arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on OurBus from Philadelphia to Washington takes 2 hours and 54 minutes, while the fastest available OurBus trip will get you to Washington in 2 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, OurBus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $15.26 for a weekend getaway trip to Washington.

OurBus
OurBus
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Free water
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
2h 54m
Avg. Price
$15.36

Megabus

Megabus operates, on average, 10 bus schedule(s) from Philadelphia to Washington. The average Megabus ticket to Washington costs $19.23. Cheap Megabus tickets to Washington are available on Wanderu starting from $1.00. In Philadelphia, Megabus departs from 30th St Station - 3101 John F Kennedy Blvd and no other station. In Washington, Megabus arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on Megabus from Philadelphia to Washington takes 3 hours and 14 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Washington in 2 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 12 trips per day and you could expect to pay $23.91 for a weekend getaway trip to Washington.

Megabus
Megabus
Air conditioning
Restroom
Green certified
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 14m
Avg. Price
$19.23

Greyhound

Greyhound operates, on average, 11 bus schedule(s) from Philadelphia to Washington. The average Greyhound ticket to Washington costs $20.02. Cheap Greyhound tickets to Washington are available on Wanderu starting from $11.00. In Philadelphia, Greyhound departs from Greyhound Station - 1001 Filbert St and no other station. In Washington, Greyhound arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Philadelphia to Washington takes 3 hours and 34 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Washington in 2 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 11 trips per day and you could expect to pay $24.42 for a weekend getaway trip to Washington.

Greyhound
Greyhound
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 34m
Avg. Price
$20.02

BoltBus

BoltBus operates, on average, 2 bus schedule(s) from Philadelphia to Washington. The average BoltBus ticket to Washington costs $19.81. Cheap BoltBus tickets to Washington are available on Wanderu starting from $1.00. In Philadelphia, BoltBus departs from 30th St Station - 3101 John F Kennedy Blvd and no other station. In Washington, BoltBus arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on BoltBus from Philadelphia to Washington takes 3 hours and 21 minutes, while the fastest available BoltBus trip will get you to Washington in 2 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, BoltBus offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay $21.92 for a weekend getaway trip to Washington.

BoltBus
BoltBus
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Games
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 21m
Avg. Price
$19.81
Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have bus departures from Philadelphia. Most bus trips to Washington will depart from 30th St Station - 3101 John F Kennedy Blvd, Greyhound Station - 1001 Filbert St, University City -- Ludlow St.
  • 30th St Station - 3101 John F Kennedy Blvd
  • Greyhound Station - 1001 Filbert St
  • University City -- Ludlow St
Bus trips arrive in Washington at 1 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Union Station are the main bus stations in Washington for trips arriving from Philadelphia.
  • Union Station