Bus Philadelphia to Washington, DC and return

Cheap bus and train tickets for trips from Washington, DC to Philadelphia and return

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Bus ticket prices from Philadelphia to Washington, DC or from Washington, DC to Philadelphia normally start from $1.00. This is hard to beat for the distance covered. But, when riding the bus, ticket prices are just the tip of the iceberg. With our smart bus search you'll find the ideal travel option. Just pick one of the offers by Greyhound US, megabus US, OurBus and Busbud. The quickest bus from Washington, DC to Philadelphia only takes 2h 45m. Just click "Find Now" to see all available options and take your pick!

Philadelphia to Washington, DC Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$14.00
Fastest Bus2h 40m
Distance121.8 miles
Bus CompaniesOurBus
  Bus Philadelphia - Washington, DC    122 mi
Ø Bus connections8 x
Savings-7%

The cheapest bus routes from Philadelphia to Washington, DC

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Philadelphia
    Washington, DC
      2:00 PM
      4:40 PM
    12 Jan
    OurBusOurBus
    from $14.00
  • Philadelphia
    Washington, DC
      2:30 PM
      5:15 PM
    22 Dec
    OurBusOurBus
    from $15.00


  Carpooling Philadelphia - Washington, DC    122 mi

The cheapest carpooling offers from Philadelphia to Washington, DC

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Philadelphia
    Washington, DC
      6:30 PM
      9:30 PM
    31 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $13.60


  Bus Washington, DC - Philadelphia    122 mi
Ø Bus connections8 x

The cheapest bus routes from Washington, DC to Philadelphia

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Washington, DC
    Philadelphia
      10:30 AM
      1:15 PM
    31 Dec
    OurBusOurBus
    from $15.00
  • Washington, DC
    Philadelphia
      6:00 AM
      8:45 AM
    31 Dec
    OurBusOurBus
    from $15.00


  Carpooling Washington, DC - Philadelphia    122 mi

The cheapest carpooling offers from Washington, DC to Philadelphia

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Washington, DC
    Philadelphia
      9:00 AM
      11:40 AM
    31 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $10.20


Current ticket prices

There's two things to consider when it comes to choosing the perfect bus. Number one is to compare prices. For the trip Philadelphia - Washington, DC, fares currently start from $1.00. It normally depends on whether you book in advance or too short notice. Number two is to compare travel times since there can be significant differences. While OurBus only needs 2h 45m for the whole journey, you might have to spend more hours on the road with other companies.

Bus stops in Philadelphia and Washington, DC

  Stations
Ludlow St, west of 38th St 3802, 19104 Philadelphia (USA)
  Stations
Massachusetts Ave NE 30, 20002 Washington, DC (USA)

More on bus features and services

Finding a cheap bus ticket from Philadelphia to Washington, DC can become quite a chore if you don’t know where to look. We created CheckMyBus with that in mind: to help you find the right bus! You can check and compare all the offers available and pick the perfect bus! Go for the quickest bus if you need to get there fast, pick the cheapest one if you want to travel without breaking the bank or select the one that offers the best on-board amenities.

While carry-on baggage, air conditioning and ample legroom are becoming the norm on most buses, some carriers go the extra mile and offer modern appliances such as USB ports (sometimes in every single row) or free wireless internet. Just enter your point of departure, destination and your preferred date of travel and let our smart bus search engine start comparing the best bus operators. For instance, when you take a bus from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, free wireless internet can be found on board most buses operated by Greyhound US.

We’ll help you pick the best offer so that your bus trip from Philadelphia to Washington, DC and back is as, or even more comfortable than taking the train or flying.

Philadelphia and Washington, DC: Useful Info

Philadelphia
1.53 Million
Washington, DC
0.60 Million
Taxi
$4.13
$4.99
Philadelphia
Washington, DC
A cab ride in Philadelphia is 18% cheaper than in Washington, DC.
Local buses
$2.25
$2.75
Philadelphia
Washington, DC
A bus fare in Philadelphia is 19% cheaper than in Washington, DC.
Beer
$4.00
$6.00
Philadelphia
Washington, DC
A large beer in Philadelphia is 34% cheaper than in Washington, DC.
Water
$2.34
$2.28
Philadelphia
Washington, DC
A bottle of water in Philadelphia is 3% more expensive than in Washington, DC.
Meal
$12.09
$14.02
Philadelphia
Washington, DC
A meal in Philadelphia is 14% cheaper than in Washington, DC.
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