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Cheapest price$5.00
Shortest Duration2h 0m
Trips per day18
bus carriers3
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Overall score for Richmond to Washington DC
4.3
Based on 13 reviews
Greyhound
4.0
Based on 7 reviews
Based on 7 reviewsOverviewUsers that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 67 percent of the time.Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.3
Staff
2.3
Value
4.3
Condition
4.0
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Zunair
1.0
July 14, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Late and staff didn’t know what was going on.
Eileen
2.0
June 7, 2019Solo travel
Pros
The price and the seat was comfortable
Cons
Greyhound customer service
Aliyah
5.0
June 7, 2019Visiting family
Pros
How fast I got there and how smoother the ride was.
Cons
Nothing that I can think of.
Tips
Definitely use wanderu too book your trips!
Megabus
5.0
Based on 1 reviews
Based on 1 reviewsRatings (Out of 5)
Eastern Bus
4.3
Based on 3 reviews
Based on 3 reviewsOverviewUsers that traveled with Eastern Bus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 33 percent of the time.Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.7
Staff
4.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.7
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Meheret
5.0
June 14, 2019Regular commuter
Pros
So far I Iike it
Kyle
3.0
June 2, 2019Solo travel
Cons
The boarding process was difficult, as the driver could not scan some tickets.
OurBus
5.0
Based on 2 reviews
Based on 2 reviewsOverviewUsers that traveled with OurBus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
5.0
Condition
5.0
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Mary
5.0
September 15, 2019Business
Pros
The driver was very helpful. This is my first time traveling alone by bus in the United States.
Cons
Nothing I can think about
Tips
If you are not sure of where you are going or where your stop is, talk to the driver as you enter the bus. They are always helpful.
Candice
5.0
August 8, 2019Visiting family
Pros
On time affordable.
Cons
The WIFI was not strong.

What is the best way to get from Richmond to Washington DC?

Taking a bus is the cheapest way to get from Richmond to DC. Tickets average between $15 and $20, and there are 21 direct trips per day for this route, with an average travel time of about 2 hours and 10 minutes. A train for this route would take just as long as a bus and cost closer to $35. And although a nonstop flight would get you there in 1 hour and 10 minutes, it would cost around $300.

How many daily bus trips are there from Richmond to DC?

There are, on average, 21 daily bus trips between Richmond, Virginia and Washington DC. The earliest bus departs Richmond at 1 a.m, and the latest bus departs at 11 p.m.

What bus companies depart from Richmond?

Three bus companies have scheduled service to Washington D.C.:

  • Greyhound offers 11 daily trips, the most out of all the bus carriers available. You can buy a Greyhound bus ticket for around $20 to $25.

  • Megabus offers five daily trips, the second most out of all the bus carriers available. You can buy a Megabus ticket for an average of around $15.

  • OurBus offers at least one daily trip for this route. You can buy an OurBus ticket for $10 to $15.

How to book cheap Richmond to Washington DC bus tickets?

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Richmond 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 Richmond to Washington D.C. were $12.59. By booking 9 days out, tickets are on average $6.34 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Richmond to Washington DC by bus is usually on Monday. 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. Friday 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 Richmond to Washington DC has the most daily schedules

On average there are 18 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Richmond to Washington DC, with an average of 12 trips per day and 244 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers serve the route from Richmond to Washington D.C.. Of the 18 trips there are 15 trips that are direct connections to Washington D.C..

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Richmond to Washington DC starts at $29.00.

3 carriers offer Richmond to Washington DC bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Richmond to Washington D.C. from $9.00. There are 12 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Richmond to Washington DC and you can expect on average to pay $11.47 for a Greyhound ticket to Washington D.C.. In Richmond, Greyhound departs to Washington D.C. from Bus Terminal - 2910 N Blvd, In Washington D.C., Greyhound arrives at Union Station and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Richmond to Washington D.C. takes 2 hours and 30 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Washington D.C. in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 12 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $12.72 for a weekend trip to Washington D.C..

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 30m
Avg. Price
$11.47

Megabus

Book Megabus from Richmond to Washington D.C. from $1.00. There are 5 trips per day offered by Megabus from Richmond to Washington DC and you can expect on average to pay $18.91 for a Megabus ticket to Washington D.C.. In Richmond, Megabus departs to Washington D.C. from Plaza at Main St Station - 1500 E Main St, In Washington D.C., Megabus arrives at Union Station,

An average trip on Megabus from Richmond to Washington D.C. takes 2 hours and 17 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Washington D.C. in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 5 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $20.14 for a weekend trip to Washington D.C..

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Power outlet
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 17m
Avg. Price
$18.91

OurBus

Book OurBus from Richmond to Washington D.C. from $5.00. Typically there is one OurBus schedule per day from Richmond to Washington DC and you can expect on average to pay $15.53 for a OurBus ticket to Washington D.C.. In Richmond, OurBus departs to Washington D.C. from N Pine St & W Broad St, In Washington D.C., OurBus arrives at Union Station,

An average trip on OurBus from Richmond to Washington D.C. takes 2 hours and 33 minutes, while the fastest available OurBus trip will get you to Washington D.C. in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, OurBus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $14.24 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
2h 33m
Avg. Price
$15.53

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have bus departures from Richmond. Most bus trips to Washington D.C. will depart from Bus Terminal - 2910 N Blvd, Plaza at Main St Station - 1500 E Main St, N Pine St & W Broad St.
  • Bus Terminal - 2910 N Blvd
  • Plaza at Main St Station - 1500 E Main St
  • N Pine St & W Broad St
Bus trips arrive in Washington D.C. at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Union Station, Dupont Cir CT Ave are the main bus stations in Washington D.C. for trips arriving from Richmond.
  • Union Station
  • Dupont Cir CT Ave