Bus Philadelphia to Washington, DC and return

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Bus ticket prices from Philadelphia to Washington, DC or from Washington, DC to Philadelphia normally start from $15.00. 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 FlixBus, megabus Canada, OurBus, GotoBus, Busbud and . The quickest bus from Washington, DC to Philadelphia only takes 2h 50m. Just click "Find Now" to see all available options and take your pick!

Philadelphia to Washington, DC Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$1.00
Fastest Bus2h 30m
Distance121.8 miles
Bus Companiesmegabus US, FlixBus, Greyhound US, OurBus, megabus Canada
  Bus Philadelphia - Washington, DC    122 mi
Ø Bus connections11 x
Savings-97%

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
      4:20 PM
      8:05 PM
    28 Nov
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $1.00
  • Philadelphia
    Washington, DC
      10:25 PM
      1:20 AM
    28 Nov
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $1.00
  • Philadelphia
    Washington, DC
      10:45 AM
      1:25 PM
    20 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $4.96
  • Philadelphia
    Washington, DC
      10:20 PM
      1:30 AM
    6 Jan
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $4.96
  • Philadelphia
    Washington, DC
      10:20 PM
      1:30 AM
    25 Nov
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $4.96
  • Philadelphia
    Washington, DC
      10:20 PM
      1:30 AM
    30 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $4.96
  • Philadelphia
    Washington, DC
      7:15 PM
      10:25 PM
    19 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $4.96
  • Philadelphia
    Washington, DC
      9:50 PM
      1:35 AM
    19 Feb
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $14.00
  • Philadelphia
    Washington, DC
      2:05 PM
      5:10 PM
    15 Nov
    OurBusOurBus
    from $15.00
  • Philadelphia
    Washington, DC
      8:00 PM
      10:50 PM
    24 Nov
    OurBusOurBus
    from $15.00
  • Philadelphia
    Washington, DC
      7:10 PM
      9:40 PM
    13 Dec
    OurBusOurBus
    from $15.00
  • Philadelphia
    Washington, DC
      8:00 PM
      10:50 PM
    13 Dec
    OurBusOurBus
    from $15.00
  • Philadelphia
    Washington, DC
      4:30 PM
      8:05 PM
    28 Nov
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $18.00
  • Philadelphia
    Washington, DC
      8:30 AM
      11:20 AM
    28 Nov
    megabus Canadamegabus Canada
    from $28.71


  Bus Washington, DC - Philadelphia    122 mi
Ø Bus connections11 x
Savings-97%

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
      9:55 PM
      12:55 AM
    28 Nov
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $1.00
  • Washington, DC
    Philadelphia
      3:20 PM
      6:00 PM
    20 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $4.96
  • Washington, DC
    Philadelphia
      3:20 PM
      6:00 PM
    4 Dec
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $4.96
  • Washington, DC
    Philadelphia
      6:15 PM
      9:20 PM
    25 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $4.96
  • Washington, DC
    Philadelphia
      5:10 PM
      8:25 PM
    16 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $4.96
  • Washington, DC
    Philadelphia
      5:10 PM
      7:50 PM
    21 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $4.96
  • Washington, DC
    Philadelphia
      11:59 PM
      3:20 AM
    28 Nov
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $5.00
  • Washington, DC
    Philadelphia
      11:00 AM
      2:00 PM
    13 Dec
    OurBusOurBus
    from $14.00
  • Washington, DC
    Philadelphia
      12:30 PM
      3:30 PM
    24 Nov
    OurBusOurBus
    from $14.00
  • Washington, DC
    Philadelphia
      11:00 AM
      2:00 PM
    20 Jan
    OurBusOurBus
    from $14.00
  • Washington, DC
    Philadelphia
      11:00 AM
      2:00 PM
    19 Jan
    OurBusOurBus
    from $14.00
  • Washington, DC
    Philadelphia
      8:35 PM
      12:05 AM
    21 Dec
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $15.00
  • Washington, DC
    Philadelphia
      8:35 PM
      12:05 AM
    20 Dec
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $15.00
  • Washington, DC
    Philadelphia
      6:45 PM
      10:05 PM
    28 Nov
    megabus Canadamegabus Canada
    from $28.71


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 $15.00. 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 only needs 2h 50m 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
9th St NW 999, 20001 Washington, DC (USA)
H St NE 102, 20002 Washington, DC (USA)
F St NW 800 , 20004 Washington, DC (USA)
Massachusetts Ave NE 30, 20002 Washington, DC (USA)

More on bus features and services

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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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