Bus from Philadelphia to Washington, DC

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Facts about the bus from Philadelphia to Washington, DC

Cheapest Bus$9.99
Fastest Bus2h 25m
Earliest Bus12:40 AM
Latest Bus11:50 PM
Daily Bus Routes2 Ø
Distance121.8 miles
Bus CompaniesFlixBus, megabus US, OurBus, Greyhound US, megabus, Peter Pan Bus Lines, Coach USA, BestBus
Do you want to travel by bus from Philadelphia to Washington, DC?
CheckMyBus is here to help! We compare all available buses departing from Philadelphia and arriving in Washington, DC and show you the exact stops, all travel times, and of course the best ticket prices. We’ll show you bus tickets from companies traveling this route, such as FlixBus, megabus US or OurBus. You will also find all information about the equipment on board. Does the bus have air conditioning, electrical sockets or WiFi?
On this page, we also show you cheap bus tickets for the Philadelphia Washington, DC bus route over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about intercity bus stops in Philadelphia and Washington, DC which will help you find your way around. In addition, we'll show you options for onward travel from Washington, DC, alternative destinations from Philadelphia, and the most popular airport shuttles from Washington, DC.

The cheapest bus routes from Philadelphia to Washington, DC

Today
from $9.99
Tomorrow
from $17.99
10/30
from $9.99
10/31
from $25.00
11/01
from $28.00
11/02
from $19.99

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • FlixBus
    3:00 AM
    Philadelphia, PA - Market St
    Duration 2h 50m
    5:50 AM
    Washington, DC - Renaissance Washington DC Downtown
    from$9.99
  • megabus US
    1:25 AM
    Philadelphia, PA - Schuylkill Ave across from 30th St Station
    Duration 2h 55m
    4:20 AM
    Washington, DC - Union Station
    from$19.99
  • OurBus
    7:00 PM
    Philadelphia, PA - University City
    Duration 3h 0m
    10:00 PM
    Washington, DC - Armory Metro
    from$20.00
  • FlixBus
    12:40 AM
    Philadelphia, PA - Market St
    Duration 2h 25m
    3:05 AM
    Washington, DC - Renaissance Washington DC Downtown
    from$24.99
  • Greyhound US
    6:05 PM
    Philadelphia
    Duration 3h 35m
    9:40 PM
    Washington, DC
    from$27.00
  • Greyhound US
    7:50 PM
    Philadelphia
    Duration 3h 50m
    11:40 PM
    Washington, DC
    from$42.00
  • Greyhound US
    11:50 PM
    Philadelphia
    Duration 3h 35m
    3:25 AM
    Washington, DC
    from$42.00
  • Greyhound US
    7:30 AM
    Philadelphia Central Bus Station
    Duration 3h 40m
    11:10 AM
    Washington, DC - Union Station
    from$42.00
  • Greyhound US
    1:20 PM
    Philadelphia
    Duration 3h 50m
    5:10 PM
    Washington, DC
    from$48.00

The cheapest train connections from Philadelphia to Washington, DC

No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets.

  • Amtrak
    4:56 AM
    Philadelphia
    Duration 2h 4m
    7:00 AM
    Washington, DC
    from$26.71
  • Amtrak
    7:40 AM
    Philadelphia
    Duration 1h 53m
    9:33 AM
    Washington, DC
    from$26.71
  • Amtrak
    8:32 AM
    Philadelphia
    Duration 2h 3m
    10:35 AM
    Washington, DC
    from$26.71
  • Amtrak
    8:54 AM
    Philadelphia
    Duration 1h 51m
    10:45 AM
    Washington, DC
    from$26.71

What are the cheapest buses from Philadelphia to Washington, DC you would typically find?

Bus schedules may change. Below, you'll find bus companies that usually provide the bus route Philadelphia to Washington, DC but are currently out of service.
  • megabus
    3:00 AM
    Philadelphia, PA - 30th Street Station
    Duration 3h 15m
    6:15 AM
    Washington, DC - Union Station
    from$1.00
    Temporarily not available: last found 07/18/2021
  • Peter Pan Bus Lines
    1:00 PM
    Philadelphia
    Duration 3h 0m
    4:00 PM
    Washington, DC
    from$22.00
    Temporarily not available: last found 07/09/2021
  • Coach USA
    5:30 AM
    Philadelphia, PA - 30th Street Station
    Duration 2h 50m
    8:20 AM
    Washington, DC - Union Station
    from$24.99
    Temporarily not available: last found 05/15/2021
  • BestBus
    5:00 PM
    Philadelphia
    Duration 3h 15m
    8:15 PM
    Washington, DC
    from$38.00
    Temporarily not available: last found 08/21/2021

Bus Philadelphia to Washington, DC: Further Information

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Once you get your results, you can compare all available buses from Philadelphia to Washington, DC and consider multiple factors before booking your trip. The cheapest bus tickets are offered by megabus at $1.00, whereas the quickest connection takes 2h 25m. So it's up to you whether you want to choose the cheapest ticket, the fastest trip or the bus with the most amenities. No matter what you're looking for, we can help you find the deal that best meets your needs!
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By the way: For the Philadelphia Washington, DC bus route, we also show you information about other modes of transportation, including trains, carpooling and flights, if available.
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Bus stops in Philadelphia and Washington, DC

Stations
Washington, DC - 19th St + G St
G St NW 1905 , 20431   Washington, DC  (USA)
Washington, DC - Armory Metro
19th St SE , 20003  Washington, DC  (USA)
Washington, DC - Chinatown H St NW
H St NW 715, 20001  Washington, DC  (USA)
Washington, DC - Chinatown H St NW & 6th St NW
H St NW 513, 20001  Washington, DC  (USA)
Washington, DC - Dupont Circle Station
20th St. NW 1525, 20036  Washington, DC  (USA)
Washington, DC - Eastern Market
Pennsylvania Ave SE 801, 20003  Washington, DC  (USA)
Washington, DC - Exxon New York Ave NE
New York Ave NE 2230 , 20002  Washington, DC  (USA)
Washington, DC - Florida Ave
Florida Ave 1 , 20002  Washington, DC  (USA)
Washington, DC - L'Enfant Plaza outside McDonald's
C Street SW DC 400 C Street SW, Washington, DC 400 , 20024  Washington, DC  (USA)
Washington, DC - Metro Center
11th St NW 663 , 20004  Washington, DC  (USA)
Washington, DC - Renaissance Washington DC Downtown
9th St NW 999, 20001  Washington, DC  (USA)
Washington, DC - Shake Shack
F St NW 800 , 20004  Washington, DC  (USA)
Washington, DC - Union Station
H St NE 102, 20002  Washington, DC  (USA)
Washington, DC - Union Station Slip 29
H Street NE 99, 20002  Washington, DC  (USA)
Washington, DC - Union Station Slips 14 & 15
H Street NE 99, 20002  Washington, DC  (USA)

FAQs about the bus route Philadelphia to Washington, DC

How much does a Philadelphia Washington, DC bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $9.99 and takes 3h 15m to reach Washington, DC. Compare offers to save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Philadelphia to Washington, DC?

This route is offered by 8 bus companies with a range of ticket prices between $1.00 and $48.00. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Washington, DC.

On average, how many connections are available from Philadelphia to Washington, DC each day?

Every day, the Philadelphia Washington, DC bus route is served by approximately 2 connections. With our search engine, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

How long does a bus journey from Philadelphia to Washington, DC take?

The fastest bus from Philadelphia to Washington, DC is offered by FlixBus and takes 2h 25m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $24.99. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Philadelphia to Washington, DC?

The earliest bus arriving in Washington, DC from Philadelphia starts at 12:40 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Philadelphia to Washington, DC?

The latest bus trip departing from Philadelphia for Washington, DC starts at 11:50 PM. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. So just use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies operate the Philadelphia Washington, DC route?

When traveling by bus from Philadelphia to Washington, DC, passengers can travel with FlixBus, megabus US and OurBus. With our search engine, you can compare all available bus tickets to book the one that works for you.

Is there a direct bus from Philadelphia to Washington, DC?

If you're looking for a direct bus route from Philadelphia to Washington, DC, CheckMyBus currently compares 5 direct bus connections with the following companies: FlixBus, megabus US, OurBus and Greyhound US

What can I take with me on the Philadelphia to Washington, DC bus route?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the Philadelphia Washington, DC bus route free of charge. Simply use our search engine to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Philadelphia Washington, DC bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make traveling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Philadelphia to Washington, DC on your planned travel date.

Compare Philadelphia and Washington, DC

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

Bus routes from Philadelphia and Washington, DC

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