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Blacksburg - Washington DC Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Blacksburg to Washington DC. Traveling by bus from Blacksburg to Washington DC usually takes around 6 hours and 15 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance217 mi (350 km)
Shortest duration6h 15m
Cheapest price$54.73
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceMegabus
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Blacksburg to Washington

(Based on 3 ratings and reviews)




September 1, 2022- Regular commuter


Pros: Its punctuality, the driver was very efficient. Cons: Staff was neither friendly, nor rude. He simply did not talk, which is not what you expect when getting on a bus for a 5-hour trip.



January 20, 2022- Visiting friends


Very friendly driver and got us there on time



November 3, 2019- Visiting family

Virginia Breeze

Pros: Passing through hometown neighborhood. Cons: Seat space. Tips: Try to sit in an isle seat.

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What bus companies travel from Blacksburg to Washington DC?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Blacksburg to Washington DC. Megabus 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
Megabus16h 15m$54.73
  • Book Megabus from Blacksburg to Washington from $55. Typically there is one Megabus schedule per day from Blacksburg to Washington DC and you can expect on average to pay for a Megabus ticket to Washington. In Blacksburg, Megabus departs to Washington from Virginia Tech Squires Student Ctr . In Washington, Megabus arrives at Union Station .

    An average trip on Megabus from Blacksburg to Washington takes 6 hours and 15 minutes .

    On weekends, Megabus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Washington.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 6 hours and 15 minutes to cover the 217 miles from Blacksburg 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.

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, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

There is usually only one bus per day from Blacksburg to Washington DC. It leaves the station in Blacksburg at 8:00am 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 Blacksburg 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.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Blacksburg to Washington DC; ticket prices start at $31.00.

City Information


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Blacksburg is a town dominated by Virginia Tech, but even if you're not a student, you'll find plenty of exciting attractions to explore! Sports fans will be pleasantly surprised when they step into Lane Stadium, where you can watch games while witnessing quirky traditions such as the "Hokie Walk." For travelers who wish to explore the cultural and historical aspects of the city, check out the Historic Smithfield Plantation, built in the early 1770s. The building features unique architecture and a complex history, which will certainly reel you in. Finally, to enjoy some top-tier entertainment, head to the Lyric Theatre, a historical theatre nearly 100 years old.

Foodies will rejoice to hear that Blacksburg also has a great variety of dishes to offer to its visitors. The renowned Zeppoli's Italian Restaurant has long been a local favorite, and its authentic Italian plates are bound to please. For a more upscale experience, check out 622 North, housed in a lavish Victorian building.

Amtrak's Thruway bus service connects Blacksburg to the nationwide rail network, but it is also easy to reach Blacksburg via OurBus. The Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport serves the city, but the nearest international airports are all the way in Washington, D.C., and Charlotte.

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 Blacksburg?

Main departure station: Virginia Tech Squires Student Ctr

Amtrak Thruway buses and local transit buses stop at 291 Alumni Mall in front of the Virginia Tech Squires Student Center. This is near the eastern edge of the Virginia Tech campus and just a short walk from downtown Blacksburg. This curbside bus stop does not have a separate building for travelers, but the student center has restrooms, food options, and seating inside. Although there are a few parking lots on the Virginia Tech campus, most are restricted for use by the university community. There is paid parking available in the North End Center Garage.

All bus stations in Blacksburg:

  • Virginia Tech Squires Student Ctr

Where does the bus arrive in Washington DC?

Main arrival station: Union Station

All buses from Blacksburg arrive at one main station in Washington.

All bus stations in Washington DC:

  • Union Station

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