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Journey Information

Nashville to Washington DC bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$58.00
Shortest Duration19h 10m
Trips per day1
Bus lines1
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Price trends for buses from Nashville to Washington DC

Monthly average prices

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Nashville 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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 Nashville to Washington DC?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $58.00 was the low point for bus fares from Nashville to Washington. Buses from Washington DC to Nashville are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $58.00 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. You should book at least 16 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $58.88 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 19 hours and 10 minutes to cover the 566 miles (911 kilometers) from Nashville to Washington DC. However, the fastest bus only takes 19 hours and 10 minutes. 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?

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, 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 Nashville?

There is usually only one bus per day from Nashville to Washington DC. It leaves the station in Nashville at 6:00pm 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 Nashville 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.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Nashville to Washington DC; ticket prices start at $167.00.

What bus companies travel from Nashville to Washington DC?

There is one bus company that operates from Nashville to Washington DC. Greyhound 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
Greyhound119h 10m$81.83

Where does the bus leave from in Nashville?

Most buses depart from the main station in Nashville, Tennessee:

  • Bus Terminal - 709 5Th Ave S

Where does the bus arrive in Washington DC?

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

  • Union Station

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