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Cheap buses leaving today

One passenger / one way

4:05 PM12:10 AM
$29
New York - Queens VillageWashington - Union Station
4:05 PM
New York - Queens Village
12:10 AM
Washington - Union Station
Greyhound
$29
5:30 PM10:00 PM
$39
New York - 34th St & 9th AveWashington - Dupont Circle
5:30 PM
New York - 34th St & 9th Ave
10:00 PM
Washington - Dupont Circle
BestBus
$39
3:00 PM12:10 AM
$29
New York - GW BridgeWashington - Union Station
3:00 PM
New York - GW Bridge
12:10 AM
Washington - Union Station
Greyhound
$29
5:30 PM9:30 PM
$39
New York - 34th St & 9th AveWashington - Union Station
5:30 PM
New York - 34th St & 9th Ave
9:30 PM
Washington - Union Station
BestBus
$39
4:30 PM9:55 PM
$33
New York - Port AuthorityWashington - Union Station
4:30 PM
New York - Port Authority
9:55 PM
Washington - Union Station
Greyhound
$33
4:05 PM12:10 AM
$29
New York - Queens VillageWashington - Union Station
4:05 PM
New York - Queens Village
12:10 AM
Washington - Union Station
Greyhound
$29

Cheap buses leaving tomorrow

One passenger / one way

7:15 PM12:10 AM
$26
New York - Port AuthorityWashington - Union Station
7:15 PM
New York - Port Authority
12:10 AM
Washington - Union Station
Greyhound
$26
7:15 PM6:30 AM
$26
New York - Port AuthorityWashington - College Park - U of MD
7:15 PM
New York - Port Authority
6:30 AM
Washington - College Park - U of MD
Greyhound
$26
4:05 PM12:10 AM
$26
New York - Queens VillageWashington - Union Station
4:05 PM
New York - Queens Village
12:10 AM
Washington - Union Station
Greyhound
$26
4:30 PM9:15 PM
$27
New York - Port AuthorityWashington - Silver Spring - Greyhound Station
4:30 PM
New York - Port Authority
9:15 PM
Washington - Silver Spring - Greyhound Station
Greyhound
$27
4:30 PM9:55 PM
$27
New York - Port AuthorityWashington - Union Station
4:30 PM
New York - Port Authority
9:55 PM
Washington - Union Station
Greyhound
$27
7:15 PM12:10 AM
$26
New York - Port AuthorityWashington - Union Station
7:15 PM
New York - Port Authority
12:10 AM
Washington - Union Station
Greyhound
$26

Cheap buses leaving Friday

One passenger / one way

6:00 PM10:40 PM
$15
New York - 31st St & 8th AveWashington - Chinatown
6:00 PM
New York - 31st St & 8th Ave
10:40 PM
Washington - Chinatown
FlixBus
$15
6:30 AM12:10 PM
$26
New York - Port AuthorityWashington - Union Station
6:30 AM
New York - Port Authority
12:10 PM
Washington - Union Station
Peter Pan
$26
2:45 AM8:05 AM
$32
New York - Port AuthorityWashington - Union Station
2:45 AM
New York - Port Authority
8:05 AM
Washington - Union Station
Greyhound
$32
8:00 PM12:00 AM
$35
New York - 34th St & 9th AveWashington - Union Station
8:00 PM
New York - 34th St & 9th Ave
12:00 AM
Washington - Union Station
BestBus
$35
1:35 AM6:10 AM
$15
New York - 31st St & 8th AveWashington - Chinatown
1:35 AM
New York - 31st St & 8th Ave
6:10 AM
Washington - Chinatown
FlixBus
$15
6:00 PM10:40 PM
$15
New York - 31st St & 8th AveWashington - Chinatown
6:00 PM
New York - 31st St & 8th Ave
10:40 PM
Washington - Chinatown
FlixBus
$15

Trip Reviews for New York - Washington

3.9 out of 5 stars

User reviews from travelers who booked a bus ticket from New York to Washington

Ratings and Reviews (100)


Angel R.March 18, 2020 | 

I´m really bad with besy bus because i can´t take the bus because i can´t go to NY and they don´nt offer me opportunity to change my ticket online. I´m spaniard and i can´t go there about the travel ban

Francis B.March 9, 2020 | 

Great bus, much better experience and around the same price as greyhound. I took greyhound from DC to NYC and BoltBus from NYC to DC due to my negative experience on Greyhound.

Jeffrey B.March 4, 2020 | 

good time, good driver, good trip

Rekha B.March 3, 2020 | 

Great experience. Fast bus

Wesley V.February 24, 2020 | 

Very nice bus trip, friendly bus driver and a comfortable trip.

Jonathan Z.February 19, 2020 | 

Bus was much older than other bus lines. In fact my seat had no seat belts. Booking was made more difficult because it required that I go to the station to get a ticket printed out.

Michael G.February 17, 2020 | 

BoltBus needs to do a maintain check before it allows the buses to travel on an expressway. Our bus to DC broke down because of transmission issues. In weather that's below 25 degrees, that's an major inconvenience.

Lynette F.February 17, 2020 | 

Great Driver

Sinohey B.February 17, 2020 | 

Good service!

Rajiv G.February 16, 2020 | 

Excellent overall service. Just that more support is required at the boarding in terms of guidance and sign posting.

Harold B.February 11, 2020 | 

Good job

Rodrigo G.February 6, 2020 | 

Very good

Noura Dicko A.February 4, 2020 | 

Was very the bus was very dirty smell so bad the bus

Demarco O.February 4, 2020 | 

The customer service was horrible

Celeste S.February 3, 2020 | 

Very good

Nadine S.February 2, 2020 | 

Everything was very good

Camille P.January 26, 2020 | 

A good comfortable ride

Elijah L.January 25, 2020 | 

Great experience. Free water at the front of the bus was a nice touch. The legroom was a bit narrow but still manageable. The bathroom was relatively clean. We left 10 minutes late but still arrived on time. I'd use this company again for sure!

Ozzy B.January 23, 2020 | 

great companies

Rebecca K.January 20, 2020 | 

Peter Pan buses are the most reliable way to travel to any destinations of your choice

William S.January 20, 2020 | 

Gate directions could be better in Newyork but overall great service

Veronica P.January 11, 2020 | 

Great! Fast, easy, check. Only thing is the bus was labeled DC trails not best bus so I didn’t know that was them until I asked. They should but a poster but just a heads up

Natalie J.January 11, 2020 | 

The door was broken for the bathroom so it kept swinging open.

Cynthia C.January 9, 2020 | 

Courteous driver, clean bus

Layla G.January 9, 2020 | 

I didn't like the bus driver. He was very rude

Eric S.January 6, 2020 | 

Clean bus, great driver.

Dajai M.January 4, 2020 | 

Best experience I’ve ever had with any driver and any bus company. We left on time and arrived early. Lots of space on the bus

Marcelo B.January 4, 2020 | 

Your units are outdated. Very uncomfortable seats. No leg room and not really clean. Very disappointed.

Narayan T.January 3, 2020 | 

It’s okay

Finn O.January 2, 2020 | 

Very good experience. Just wish the seats were a little more comfortable

New York to Washington Buses

Busbud helps you find cheap bus tickets from New York ➠ Washington. Compare schedules, prices and bus companies offering the best onboard services and amenities. ‏‏‎For your trip to Washington, choose the bus and book on Busbud. It's simple, fast, cheap, and environmentally friendly!

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Bus NYC to DC

Bus tickets for this route are available from $8. You can travel with Go Buses, Peter Pan, FlixBus, TripperBus, CoachRun, OurBus, BestBus, Greyhound and BoltBus. The journey from New York City to Washington takes on average 4h30 min. This is the time it takes the bus to travel the distance of 225 miles (362 km) that separates New York from DC.

‏‏‎Compare and choose the ideal bus from NYC to DC, whether you're leaving early in the morning, during the day, or taking a night bus. You will find the best prices and the departure that suits you most.

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Bus Companies

Bus travel from New York to Washington is made possible thanks to Go Buses, Peter Pan, FlixBus, TripperBus, CoachRun, OurBus, BestBus, Greyhound and BoltBus.

Stations & Stops

Need a bus leaving from New York? Your starting point is at Port Authority, 30th St & 9th Ave, GW Bridge, 39th St & 8th Ave, Brooklyn Downtown, 37th St & 7th Ave, 26th St & Madison Ave, 7th Ave & 33rd St, 36th St & 11th Ave or Bronx Pelham Bay Park.

If you're onboard a bus traveling to Washington, you can get hop off at L’Enfant Plaza, Dupont Circle, Union Station, Eastern Market, Union Station, Silver Spring - Metro, Chinatown, 10th St NW, 1 Florida Ave NE or Alexandria - Eisenhower Ave.

New York to Washington Route Map

New York to Washington Route Map

Traveling by bus to DC

Useful information for your bus trip

Go Buses, Peter Pan, FlixBus, TripperBus, CoachRun, OurBus, BestBus, Greyhound and BoltBus buses usually have power outlets, WiFi, toilets, and A/C. However, Busbud recommends bringing snacks and wearing comfortable clothes to fully enjoy your trip.

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‏‏‎What are the boarding requirements?

Bus companies recommend arriving 30 minutes before the departure time. Prepare your paper ticket, e-ticket or obtain it directly at the station (Will Call ticket, only for Greyhound) for your bus from New York to Washington and a valid photo ID.

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How much luggage can I take on the bus?

Each bus company has its own luggage policy. As a general guideline, for your bus trip between New York and Washington, you are allowed one carry-on bag and one luggage. Your luggage should not weight more than 23 kg (50 lbs) and your carry-on should fit in the overheard compartment of the bus.

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New York ➟ Washington: bus vs car

Transportation modeBusCar
Average cost of travel$20$61
Average travel time4 h 30 min4 h
Carbon footprint (CO2 emissions)40 kg of CO291 kg of CO2

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Is the bus environmentally-friendly?

🍃On average, the bus generates 77% less CO2 emissions in the atmosphere than traveling the same distance between New York and DC by car (about 225 miles).

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‏‏‎Is the bus cheaper than the car for a trip between New York City and Washington DC?

🚌 The bus is 94% cheaper than the car for a trip between New York and Washington. You can find bus tickets starting as low as $8.

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Did you know?

Things to do in Washington DC

Once arrived, you'll be able to start exploring the city and its surroundings! Take a tour of all the DC monuments such as the White House, the US Capitol, and the Lincoln Memorial. You should also head to one of DC's many world-class museums, the Smithsonians. They are all completely free!

Washington DC

Will you be returning to New York by bus?

If you are looking for the return bus journey, check out buses from Washington to New York.

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