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TueDec 12
from $47
WedDec 13
from $47
ThuDec 14
from $54
FriDec 15
from $52
SatDec 16
from $52
SunDec 17
from $70
MonDec 18
from $56
TueDec 19

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Bus Boston to Washington: Trip Overview

Bus Boston to Washington: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$65
Average bus trip duration10h 40m
Number of daily buses20
Earliest bus departure1:40 AM
Distance392 miles (632 km)
Latest bus departure8:55 PM

Boston to Washington Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses20
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures1:40AM - 8:55PM
Minimum Price$47
Average Ticket Price$65
Minimum Trip Duration9h5m
Average Bus Trip Duration10h40m
Distance392 miles (632 km)
Bus Companies on This RouteFlixBus, Greyhound
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip Boston - Washington

You can travel between these two cities by bus or train. Both are practical and eco-friendly ways to travel to Washington. Another option is using carpool services and riding with fellow travelers.

The average travel time from Boston to Washington is about 10h 40m, although the fastest bus will take 9h 5m, on average. This is the time it takes to travel the 394 miles (636 km) that separate the two cities.

The distance between the two cities is 394 miles (636 km).

On average, there are 20 daily departures on this route, offered by FlixBus and Greyhound. The number of buses from Boston to Washington can differ depending on the day of the week. Want to make your bus journey from Boston to Washington as easy as possible? Busbud has got you covered! Browse schedules, pick the perfect bus for your travel style and budget - all in one place.

The first bus leaves at 1:40 AM and the last one leaves at 8:55 PM.

The majority of buses traveling from Boston to Washington start their journey at Riverside Station and wind up at Union Station. These are the primary departure and arrival locations on this route, there are other pick-up and drop-off locations that could make it easier for you to reach your destination.

You can save a lot of money on your trip from Boston to Washington by choosing to travel by bus. The lowest tickets for this trip cost as little as $38.

The average bus ticket price from Boston to Washington is $65. In the last 30 days, the prices ranged from $38 to $303, so it's good to do your research before booking.

Once in Washington, you can start exploring the city and discover its surroundings. The top sights and things to do are The Mall/Monuments, Georgetown, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington National Cathedral and United States Botanic Garden.

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Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

Best price found
The cheapest trip from Boston to Washington was searched and found on Dec 12, 2023 with a price of $47

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from Boston to Washington, as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from $47 to $135 for a bus ticket from Boston to Washington based on the last 1 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $47 which is on 2023-12-12.

Usually Greyhound will charge you higher prices for tickets closer to the departure date. To find the best prices, you should be flexible on your date of travel.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

Make friends with the driver. They usually know a lot about your destination and may even recommend which side of the bus to sit on to get the best views on the road between Boston and Washington!

Start sightseeing the minute your bus leaves the station. If you're on the night bus from Boston to Washington, get comfy and count the stars.

Buses are energy-efficient. Carrying a passenger over 100 kms by coach only takes 0.6-0.9 liters of gas. Compare that to the 2.6 liters required by high-speed train, 6.6 liters by airplane and 7.6 liters by gas-powered car, and it's clear that the bus is a more environmentally-conscious option for your bus transportation from Boston to Washington.

Make a music playlist for your bus ride from Boston to Washington, and enjoy the scenery to tunes from your own personal soundtrack.

Did you know?

Did you know that 80% of the buses in North America are equipped with WiFi and power outlets ? And 60% of bus travelers have used their electronic device on board during 2014.

It takes 27 hours to go by bus from Lima to Cusco, one of the craziest bus trips on the world. This route is used daily by locals and backpackers.

The word 'bus' is an abbreviation of 'omnibus" which means 'for all' in Latin as buses were meant to be transportation for everybody.

What's the cheapest way to go from Boston to Washington?

The bus is the cheapest travel choice for this destination
Vehicle TypeTravel TimeAvg PriceDaily Departures
Vehicle TypeBusTravel Time10h 40mAvg Price$65Daily Departures20
Vehicle TypeTrainTravel Time7h 50mAvg Price$184Daily Departures62

The best way to travel between Boston and Washington is by bus. By choosing the bus, you'll get to save some money as you travel to your destination, as ticket prices cost $65 on average. If you're on a budget, you'll find cheap tickets from $38. If you're looking for the fastest way to get to Washington, choose the bus, as it will take you from Boston to Washington in about 7h 50m - that's the fastest way to get there!

Will you be returning to Boston by bus?

Bus from Washington to Boston

You can also go to Washington by train

Train from Boston to Washington

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