Bus from Washington, DC to Philadelphia

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What are the cheapest bus tickets for the Washington, DC Philadelphia bus route? Which bus is the quickest? Compare every bus company that serves the bus route from Washington, DC to Philadelphia. Get all bus schedules with a single click!

Facts about the Washington, DC Philadelphia bus route

Cheapest Bus$1.00
Fastest Bus2h 50m
Earliest Bus1:50 AM
Latest Bus1:00 PM
Daily Bus Routes1 Ø
Distance121.8 miles
Bus Companiesmegabus US, FlixBus, megabus, Coach USA, OurBus, Peter Pan Bus Lines, Greyhound US, BestBus
Are you searching for a bus from Washington, DC to Philadelphia?
You've come to the right place! With CheckMyBus, you can compare all available offers for the Washington, DC Philadelphia bus route. In our search engine, you receive info about departure times, the exact bus stops, travel durations as well as the the best ticket prices. We’ll help you compare bus companies offering this route, including megabus US, FlixBus or megabus. Want to know if the bus offers air conditioning, WiFi or electrical sockets? We’ll show you which equipment different companies have.
You can see cheap buses to Philadelphia from Washington, DC over the next few days on this page. We also show you more info about the bus stops in Washington, DC and Philadelphia so you’ll know where to go. If you’re continuing your journey beyond Philadelphia, you can find options for onward trips and alternative destinations from Washington, DC, as well as popular airport shuttles from Philadelphia.

The cheapest bus routes from Washington, DC to Philadelphia

Today
from $17.61
Tomorrow
from $17.50
09/28
from $9.98
09/29
from $9.98
09/30
from $19.99
10/01
from $9.98

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

  • megabus US
    1:50 AM
    Washington, DC - Union Station
    Duration 2h 50m
    4:40 AM
    Philadelphia, PA - Schuylkill Ave across from 30th St Station
    from$1.00
  • FlixBus
    1:00 PM
    Washington, DC - Renaissance Washington DC Downtown
    Duration 2h 50m
    3:50 PM
    Philadelphia, PA - Market St
    from$9.98

The cheapest train connections from Washington, DC to Philadelphia

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

  • Amtrak
    10:14 PM
    Washington, DC
    Duration 8h 35m
    6:49 AM
    Philadelphia
    from$24.65
  • Amtrak
    10:00 PM
    Washington, DC
    Duration 8h 49m
    6:49 AM
    Philadelphia
    from$27.00
  • Amtrak
    1:38 AM
    Washington, DC
    Duration 5h 11m
    6:49 AM
    Philadelphia
    from$27.00
  • Amtrak
    4:45 AM
    Washington, DC
    Duration 1h 54m
    6:39 AM
    Philadelphia
    from$27.00

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

Bus schedules may change. Below, you'll find bus companies that usually provide the bus route Washington, DC to Philadelphia but are currently out of service.
  • megabus
    12:20 AM
    Washington, DC - Union Station
    Duration 3h 0m
    3:20 AM
    Philadelphia, PA - 30th Street Station
    from$1.00
    Temporarily not available: last found 07/13/2021
  • Coach USA
    9:30 PM
    Washington, DC - Union Station
    Duration 2h 50m
    12:20 AM
    Philadelphia, PA - 30th Street Station
    from$1.00
    Temporarily not available: last found 05/17/2021
  • OurBus
    9:00 AM
    Washington, DC - Union Station Slip 29
    Duration 3h 0m
    12:00 PM
    Philadelphia, PA - NRG/AT&T Subway Station
    from$20.00
    Temporarily not available: last found 09/17/2021
  • Peter Pan Bus Lines
    1:00 PM
    Washington, DC
    Duration 3h 0m
    4:00 PM
    Philadelphia
    from$22.00
    Temporarily not available: last found 07/18/2021
  • Greyhound US
    5:20 AM
    Washington, DC
    Duration 5h 15m
    10:35 AM
    Philadelphia
    from$27.00
    Temporarily not available: last found 09/24/2021
  • BestBus
    9:00 AM
    Washington, DC
    Duration 3h 0m
    12:00 PM
    Philadelphia
    from$38.00
    Temporarily not available: last found 08/13/2021

Bus Washington, DC Philadelphia: Further Information

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Bus stops in Washington, DC and Philadelphia

Stations
Philadelphia Central Bus Station
Filbert St 1001, 19107  Philadelphia  (USA)
Philadelphia, PA - The Gallery
9th St and Arch St, SW Corner , 19107  Philadelphia  (USA)
Philadelphia, PA - 30th Street Station
Market St 2955, 19104  Philadelphia  (USA)
Philadelphia, PA - Arch Pharmacy
Arch St 921-999, 19107  Philadelphia  (USA)
Philadelphia, PA - Convention Center
N Delaware Ave 1001, 19125  Philadelphia  (USA)
Philadelphia, PA - IRS Building
Market St 2970, 19145   Philadelphia  (USA)
Philadelphia, PA - JFK & Broad
John F Kennedy Blvd 1401, 19102  Philadelphia  (USA)
Philadelphia, PA - Market St
Market St , 19106  Philadelphia  (USA)
Philadelphia, PA - NRG/AT&T Subway Station
S Broad St 3701, 19145  Philadelphia  (USA)
Philadelphia, PA - SEPTA trolley stop
Island Ave 3000, 19153  Philadelphia  (USA)
Philadelphia, PA - Spring Garden St
Spring Garden St 1322, 19123  Philadelphia  (USA)
Philadelphia, PA - University City
Ludlow St, west of 38th St 3802, 19104  Philadelphia  (USA)

Bus Washington, DC to Philadelphia: FAQs about the route

How much does a bus ticket from Washington, DC to Philadelphia cost?

Among other factors, this depends on the day and time of travel. The cheapest bus ticket for this route starts from $1.00 and takes 3h 0m to get to Philadelphia. Save money by comparing bus tickets!

How much can I save after comparing tickets for the Washington, DC to Philadelphia bus route?

This route is connected by 8 bus companies with ticket prices ranging from $1.00 to $38.00. Therefore, we suggest booking your ticket as early as you can to ensure you get the cheapest bus deal to Philadelphia.

How many daily bus routes are available from Washington, DC to Philadelphia on average?

Each day, the bus route from Washington, DC to Philadelphia is offered by about 1 connection. You can compare bus times to find the perfect trip with our search engine.

How long does the Washington, DC Philadelphia bus route take?

FlixBus offers the quickest bus from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, which can take 2h 50m. Tickets for this connection cost $14.67. However, keep in mind that the bus route can take longer when there is traffic.

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

For the Washington, DC Philadelphia bus route, our search engine currently compares 0 direct bus connections. megabus US and FlixBus

When does the first trip depart for the Washington, DC Philadelphia bus route?

The earliest bus to Philadelphia departs from Washington, DC at 1:50 AM. However, bus schedules may vary on weekends and holidays. To find exactly when the bus is running on your planned travel date, check our search engine.

When does the last trip depart for the Washington, DC Philadelphia bus route?

The latest bus trip from Washington, DC to Philadelphia departs at 1:00 PM. Please keep in mind that departure times may vary on weekends and holidays. You can use our search engine to find the available times on your planned travel date.

Which companies are running for the Washington, DC Philadelphia bus route?

When taking the Washington, DC Philadelphia bus route, passengers can choose between companies, such as megabus US, FlixBus and megabus. By using our search engine, you can compare all available bus trips to find one that works for you.

What can I bring with me on the bus from Washington, DC to Philadelphia?

Different bus companies have varying restrictions about what is and isn't allowed on board. Typically, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you for the Washington, DC Philadelphia bus route for free. Find a bus that best serves your travel needs by using our search engine for your preferred travel date.

What equipment is available on the bus from Washington, DC to Philadelphia?

What equipment is on board differs from company to company. Generally, many intercity buses provide WiFi to let you keep your friends up to date about your location during the trip. Air conditioning systems provide ventilation to maximize comfort while travelling. With our search engine, you can find precise information about the equipment of the bus from Washington, DC to Philadelphia on your preferred travel date.

Compare Washington, DC and Philadelphia

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

Bus routes from Washington, DC and Philadelphia

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