Coronavirus (COVID-19): get the latest travel updates

Find the cheapest bus tickets from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC

Easily compare and book your next trip with Busbud

Cheap buses leaving tomorrow

One passenger / one way

12:30 PM9:15 PM
$29
Newark - Penn StationWashington - Silver Spring - Greyhound Station
12:30 PM
Newark - Penn Station
9:15 PM
Washington - Silver Spring - Greyhound Station
Greyhound
$29
10:40 AM4:05 PM
$29
Newark - Penn StationWashington - Union Station
10:40 AM
Newark - Penn Station
4:05 PM
Washington - Union Station
Greyhound
$29
12:30 PM7:50 PM
$29
Newark - Penn StationWashington - Union Station
12:30 PM
Newark - Penn Station
7:50 PM
Washington - Union Station
Greyhound
$29
7:55 PM12:10 AM
$29
Newark - Penn StationWashington - Union Station
7:55 PM
Newark - Penn Station
12:10 AM
Washington - Union Station
Greyhound
$29
8:25 PM1:35 AM
$29
Newark - Penn StationWashington - Union Station
8:25 PM
Newark - Penn Station
1:35 AM
Washington - Union Station
Greyhound
$29
12:30 PM9:15 PM
$29
Newark - Penn StationWashington - Silver Spring - Greyhound Station
12:30 PM
Newark - Penn Station
9:15 PM
Washington - Silver Spring - Greyhound Station
Greyhound
$29

Trip Reviews for Newark - Washington

3.4 out of 5 stars

User reviews from travelers who booked a bus ticket from Newark to Washington

Ratings and Reviews (61)


Meryem M.February 21, 2020 | 

Very happy

Adam V.February 15, 2020 | 

This is your standard cheap bus between DC/NYC area. Stops are annoying, but OK overall.

Jermaine H.February 9, 2020 | 

It was wonderful and a smooth ride

Sylvia N.February 2, 2020 | 

Awesome. The best

Melissa S.January 29, 2020 | 

The bus was clean, drivers seemed experienced, they were courteous and professional

Bettina M.January 19, 2020 | 

Great experience and fast.

Daniel K.January 13, 2020 | 

Very nice wifi and Online TV congratulations.

Laura B.January 13, 2020 | 

Excellent service

Nancy H.January 8, 2020 | 

The driver, Samson was excellent!!!

Eleanor E.December 6, 2019 | 

It is my opinion that more information need to be related to the traveling public with a kind extension to the lame and other wise impaired. Departures should be clearly announced a headcount should be taken, also when last minute customers are accepted the dispatcher should be notified of said person and look to ensure that they board also the desk clerks could be a little more engaged and not so animated because their jobs is directly related to the traveling public. This is the first World and your service should match your status.

Frances C.November 22, 2019 | 

Love the company and its service. The Newark-DC Route is great way to travel to DC from anywhere in NYC or NJ that’s on or close to PATH train.

Josephine B.November 14, 2019 | 

Very unreliable. No communication. Will not use again

Rahul C.October 23, 2019 | 

Very nice staff and facilities, timings etc.

Benthom Paul A.October 22, 2019 | 

Bus conked out in the middle of freeway. It took 3 hrs for the replacement bus to arrive. Will never ride this bus line again. Worse!!!

Nicole C.October 13, 2019 | 

There was a bus available at 5:30 however it boarded people with later tickets and not us. When we finally got on to the bus there was no wifi and no power outlets

Margarita T.October 6, 2019 | 

Bus was perhaps of the traffic

Harjinder J.October 4, 2019 | 

Not bad for price

Fabio P.September 25, 2019 | 

Bus was clean. I wish I would’ve been told there were stops before reaching my destination

Annery G.September 21, 2019 | 

Very uncomfortable.

Anna F.September 12, 2019 | 

First of all we were late due to an accident we made it just in time a few minutes of the bus leaving. The bus driver had the nerve to give us a sermon about what time we needed to be there, and if she did not have to go the office we would miss our ride. Obviously, we can read and accept our fate if the bus left. I would give her a zero for customer service. Secondly, my elderly mother was on tue bus, they had a mechanical problem and got stuck in Baltimore. She was supposed to arrive Union Station at 6:10pm. They were on and off several buses to he taken to Silver Spring Maryland! My family had to drive from Union Station where they were waiting for her now head to Silver Spring. She arrived there at 10:00pm. There were other passengers elders crying due to this horrible circumstance. I do hope there will be better back up and better communication rather than a serious attitude from a grumpy driver herself. Truly disappointed the least to say.

Carla G.September 4, 2019 | 

Good bus, clean bathroom. I just wish the seats would recline.

Ebunoluwa S.August 27, 2019 | 

I never got to the bus station despiite spending almost an hour on my lyft that charged me $50 cos we couldnt locate your loading terminal. I called customer service twice, the couldnt help. I finally had to stop at the greyhound newark penn station bought another ticket. Its a waste of time and fund. pls get the real address and stop this unhelpful direction on the receipt

Ronald D.August 26, 2019 | 

Good experince

Philomene B.August 26, 2019 | 

Very rude and unprofessional staff! This is ridiculous I will not subject myself to such nonsense again. Not only did the bus come late (about 30mins) but it could only take a handful of us. The rest of us were left to imagining when will the “next bus” arrive. The departure was for 1:10 and by 2:30 we were still waiting on a bus to pick us up without any apologies or updates from the staff. I had to board BoltBus for an additional $25 because I had a flight to catch after giving $34 to Greyhound.

Brooke P.August 24, 2019 | 

Extremely late. Lack of updates to the customers at Newark. We were all just waiting on the sidewalk in Newark and had no idea when we should expect a bus to come

Shirin Y.August 19, 2019 | 

Bus broke down, I had to order a $118 uber home because I needed to be home by 10PM and there was no way I’d be back that soon otherwise.

Faiza S.August 16, 2019 | 

The was not on time i reach late here

Urangoo M.August 7, 2019 | 

never ever choose greyhound again! dirty buses, angry unfriendly staff, not on time !!

Gloria G.August 7, 2019 | 

Pleasant & comfortable ride.

Ohene F.July 4, 2019 | 

Terrible service

Newark to Washington Buses

Busbud helps you find a bus from Newark to Washington. Get the best fare and schedule, book a round trip ticket or find buses with WiFi and electrical outlets.

We make it our job to connect you with the most dependable bus companies that cover bus service from Newark to Washington.

Discover how much the bus trip from Newark to Washington will cost you. Use our filters and sorting features to find the cheapest bus tickets or luxury buses.

Bus Companies

Newark to Washington buses are provided by OurBus, Greyhound and BoltBus.

Stations & Stops

For a bus leaving from Newark, the trip starts at Penn Station, Penn Station, EWR Airport or N Broad St.

In Washington, your bus travel ends 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.

Newark to Washington Route Map

Newark to Washington Route Map

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 Newark and Washington!

From miles long of beauteous natural landscapes to impressive man-crafted sights, you're bound to be in for a visual treat on your bus trip from Newark to Washington.

Buses have the smallest carbon footprint of all motorized transport modes. A bus going from Newark to Washington will emit half the CO2 emitted by a train, and radically less than a car or an airplane.

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

Did you know?

Did you know there are on average 4,400 intercity bus departures every day in the US only? This number has been growing for 9 years in a row, yay!

One of the longest bus route in the world goes all the way from Ontario to Alberta in Canada (with the same bus). This trip is 3,435 km or 2,135 miles long and the price is a bit under $100.

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.

Will you be returning to Newark by bus?

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

Why choose Busbud?

The Best Way To Book Bus Tickets

Busbud.com makes it easy for you to find, compare and book city-to-city bus tickets, all over the world. We save you the extra trip to the bus station. With Busbud, wherever you go, you have a worldwide bus station within reach and available in your own language and currency. Busbud partners with safe and reliable bus companies throughout the world such as Greyhound, Eurolines, ALSA, OUIBUS, National Express and many others so you can buy tickets without a worry.

  • Your trip, your priorities
  • Global coverage
  • 24/7 support