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Charlottesville to Washington DC bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$1.00
Shortest Duration3h 5m
Trips per day4
bus carriers3
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Overall score for Charlottesville to Washington DC
4.8
Based on 4 reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Megabus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.8
Staff
3.8
Value
4.8
Condition
4.3
Jeanne
5.0
November 2, 2019Visiting family
Pros
New experience. Didn't know there was a bus from Cville to Dulles!!
Cons
tray tables on busses?...like on airplanes, trains. (Goes with electric plugs and laptops...)
Tips
loved having electric!
Emma
5.0
October 14, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
silent ride
Cons
i like buses with outlets, but thats more of an infrastructure change
Chris
4.0
August 17, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Departure was on the dot!
Cons
Seating, live updates on traffic

How to book cheap bus tickets from Charlottesville to Washington DC

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Charlottesville to Washington D.C. is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Charlottesville to Washington D.C. were $19.57. By booking 18 days out, tickets are on average $11.40 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Charlottesville to Washington DC?

The distance between Charlottesville and Washington DC is approximately 98.77 miles, or 158.92 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 3 hours and 55 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 5 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Charlottesville to Washington D.C.?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Charlottesville to Washington DC by bus is usually on Friday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Wednesday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

Greyhound from Charlottesville to Washington DC has the most daily schedules

On average there are 4 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Charlottesville to Washington DC, with an average of 3 trips per day and 76 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers serve the route from Charlottesville to Washington D.C.. Of the 4 trips there are 2 trips that are direct connections to Washington D.C..

Need more travel options? Travelling by Train from Charlottesville to Washington DC starts at $27.00.

3 carriers offer Charlottesville to Washington DC bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Charlottesville to Washington D.C. from $18.00. There are 3 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Charlottesville to Washington DC and you can expect on average to pay $25.72 for a Greyhound ticket to Washington D.C.. In Charlottesville, Greyhound departs to Washington D.C. from Campbells Travel - 310 W Main St, In Washington D.C., Greyhound arrives at Union Station and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Charlottesville to Washington D.C. takes 4 hours and 28 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Washington D.C. in 3 hours and 5 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $27.60 for a weekend trip to Washington D.C..

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 28m
Avg. Price
$25.72

Megabus

Book Megabus from Charlottesville to Washington D.C. from $1.00. Typically there is one Megabus schedule per day from Charlottesville to Washington DC and you can expect on average to pay $18.75 for a Megabus ticket to Washington D.C.. In Charlottesville, Megabus departs to Washington D.C. from Train Station Parking near 7th St & W Main St, In Washington D.C., Megabus arrives at Union Station,

An average trip on Megabus from Charlottesville to Washington D.C. takes 3 hours and 11 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Washington D.C. in 3 hours and 5 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $19.76 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Washington D.C..

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Power outlet
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 11m
Avg. Price
$18.75

OurBus

Book OurBus from Charlottesville to Washington D.C. from $22.00. Typically there is one OurBus schedule per day from Charlottesville to Washington DC and you can expect on average to pay $24.29 for a OurBus ticket to Washington D.C.. In Charlottesville, OurBus departs to Washington D.C. from UVA Columbarium Parking, In Washington D.C., OurBus arrives at Union Station,

An average trip on OurBus from Charlottesville to Washington D.C. takes 3 hours and 5 minutes,

On weekends, OurBus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $24.43 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Washington D.C..

Restroom
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Free water
Avg. Time
3h 5m
Avg. Price
$24.29

Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have bus departures from Charlottesville. Most bus trips to Washington D.C. will depart from:
  • Campbells Travel - 310 W Main St
  • Train Station Parking near 7th St & W Main St
  • UVA Columbarium Parking
Bus trips arrive in Washington D.C. at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Washington D.C. for trips arriving from Charlottesville:
  • Union Station
  • Dupont Cir CT Ave