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New York, NY to Washington, DC by bus

The journey from New York, NY to Washington, DC by bus is 328.86 km and takes 4 hrs 53 mins. There are 113 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:00 am and the last at 11:30 pm. It is possible to travel from New York, NY to Washington, DC by bus for as little as $7.88 or as much as $198.23. The best price for this journey is $7.88.

Lowest Price$7.88
Journey Duration4 hrs 53 mins
Connection per Day113
Lowest Price$7.88
Highest Price$198.23
First Departure12:00 am
Last Departure11:30 pm
Distance328.86 km
DepartureNew York, NY
ArrivalWashington, DC
CarriersTripperBus, BestBusMore

New York, NY to Washington, DC Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 22 May 2024

Your journey from New York, NY to Washington, DC with Virail

Planning to travel from New York, NY to Washington, DC? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

How much will I pay for bus tickets from New York, NY to Washington, DC?

Prices will vary when you travel from New York, NY to Washington, DC. On average, though, you'll pay about $39.15 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as $7.88, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.
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When you're traveling from New York, NY to Washington, DC, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $39.15. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How much time will it take to go from New York, NY to Washington, DC by bus?

The average journey time is 4 hrs 53 mins. This is how long it takes to cross the 328.86 km from New York, NY to Washington, DC. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from New York, NY to Washington, DC to take longer than 4 hrs 53 mins. The journey between New York, NY and Washington, DC by bus usually takes 4 hrs 53 mins to cover a distance of 328.86 km. The shortest journey from New York, NY to Washington, DC will take you 4 hrs 0 mins. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Washington, DC quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

How many journeys from New York, NY to Washington, DC are there every day?

The route from New York, NY to Washington, DC is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from New York, NY 113 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from New York, NY to Washington, DC, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 104 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 9 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from New York, NY to Washington, DC. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from New York, NY to Washington, DC.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from New York, NY to Washington, DC, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from New York, NY to Washington, DC.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $11.98 to $34.38 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 65% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from New York, NY to Washington, DC

The cheapest New York, NY - Washington, DC bus tickets can be found for as low as $21.63 if you’re lucky, or $27.61 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $33.08.

Find the best day to travel to Washington, DC by bus

When travelling to Washington, DC by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

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Greyhound is a bus company that provides intercity transportation services across North America. Founded in 1914, it is the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in the United States and Canada, serving over 3,800 destinations. Greyhound operates on popular routes such as New York to Boston, Los Angeles to Las Vegas, and Boston to New York.

Megabus is a low-cost intercity bus service that operates in North America, Canada, and Europe. It was founded in 2003 and is owned by Stagecoach Group, a multinational transport company. Megabus retains its own brand in Britain and North America, but in Continental Europe, including France, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Italy, and the Netherlands, its services have been rebranded as Flixbus since the acquisition by a German company in June 2016.

Services on board BestBus, Megabus and The Jet from New York, NY to Washington, DC
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New York, NY to Washington, DC CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
23.02kg
Bus
24.66kg
Flight
65.77kg
Car
52.62kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from New York, NY to Washington, DC?
A bus ticket from New York, NY to Washington, DC is $39.15. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $7.88.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from New York, NY to Washington, DC?
The cheapest ticket you can get from New York, NY to Washington, DC is $7.88. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between New York, NY and Washington, DC by bus?
New York, NY to Washington, DC is 328.86 km.
How long does the bus between New York, NY and Washington, DC take?
New York, NY to Washington, DC is on average 4 hrs 53 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hrs 0 mins.
Which companies operate from New York, NY to Washington, DC?
The bus journey from New York, NY to Washington, DC is covered by 11 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: TripperBus, BestBus, Wanda Coach, Megabus, Greyhound Lines, Inc., The Jet, TripperBus-Elite, FlixBus Inc., CoachRun, OurBus, Greyhound and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from New York, NY to Washington, DC?
New York, NY to Washington, DC has 113 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from New York, NY to Washington, DC leave?
The earliest bus from New York, NY to Washington, DC departs at 12:00 am. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from New York, NY to Washington, DC depart?
The latest bus from New York, NY to Washington, DC departs at 11:30 pm. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from New York, NY to Washington, DC in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $7.88 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from New York, NY to Washington, DC?
There are on average 104 direct connection(s) from New York, NY to go to Washington, DC.
What's the fastest journey time between New York, NY to Washington, DC by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between New York, NY and Washington, DC is 4 hrs 0 mins.
Is there a direct bus from New York, NY to Washington, DC?
Yes, there is a direct bus between New York, NY and Washington, DC.
What are the CO2 emissions for New York, NY to Washington, DC by bus?
The bus journey from New York, NY to Washington, DC creates 24.66kg of CO2 emissions.

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