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Philadelphia to Washington DC bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||2h 30m|
|Trips per day||14|
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Frequently Asked Questions
What buses go to Philadelphia from DC?
How long is the drive from Washington, DC to Philadelphia?
How much is a train ride to Philly from Washington?
How much is a bus ticket from Philadelphia to Washington DC?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $12.53 was the low point for bus fares from Philadelphia to Washington. Buses from Washington DC to Philadelphia are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $12.53 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. You should book at least 9 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $6.95 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Because many passengers travel from Philadelphia 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, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Philadelphia?
How many buses are there each day?
There are 14 scheduled buses that travel from Philadelphia to Washington DC every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 13 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Philadelphia to Washington DC; ticket prices start at $39.00.
What bus companies travel from Philadelphia to Washington DC?
Where does the bus leave from in Philadelphia?
Most buses depart from the main station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
- 30th St Station - 3101 John F Kennedy Blvd
- Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St
- In front of 3802 Ludlow St
- Independence Hall Visitors Ctr - 601 Market St
Where does the bus arrive in Washington DC?
All buses from Philadelphia arrive at one main station in Washington DC, District of Columbia:
- Union Station
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