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Trip Reviews for Washington - New York
User reviews from travelers who booked a bus ticket from Washington to New York
Ratings and Reviews (100)
The bus was very clean. The bus driver nice, friendly, and professional. Tre trip was perfect. The service efficient. Good job!
The bus was canceled without any messages
punctual, cheap, good
Thanks for a reliable service. The driver was courteous, on time and applied a lot of safety driving the bus. I enjoyed coming back a lot with your company.
Very comfortable. Trash between the seats need to be cleaned or at least vacuumed
Bathroom was really dirty and had no toilet paper. Seats were incredibly uncomfortable and worn out. Bus floor was kinda dirty.
Comfortable bus - WiFi doesn’t work
Did like the professionalism of the drivers and the on time schedule.
I rather not say
Everything was fine late or not.
Bus never came!!! Ended up going by train.
A good experience without any problem. Thanks. Continue good job
I had no real problems this time around. I would like to know how can I get better rate. I go from New York to Washington every week and I buy 2 seats so I can be comfortable for the long ride.
Great comfortable trip
Bus was late. We waited on the corner in the cold. Miserable experience
Arrived on time, clean, and friendly driver. The middle section outlets didn’t work
Well done.. excellent driver .. saved us from a pile up due to snow
The late happened because the traffic jam.
The driver was very efficient
Inaccessible information and communication to deaf passenger.
I understand that it’s holidays but there’s wasn’t to much communication as to what was going on from the staff. We were told the bus would be 20 mins late. But that turned into an hour later. I got on the bus at 2pm and arrived in NY at 7pm.
The bus was very old, raising some concerns in relation to security, moreover it was too noisy when in motion (everytime it braked there was a loud noisy coming from the brakes). Another concern was related to confort as the seats were teared apart by some extent across the bus.
there must be a way to upgrade the schedule management. Best wishes!
Very impressed with Tony, the first driver on the bus to Washington on December 23. Very smooth stops, and very safe driving.
Shane is a good dispatcher. He is lovely and friendly!!!
Washington to New York Buses
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Bus DC to NYC
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 Washington to New York City takes on average 4h30 min. This is the time it takes the bus to travel the distance of 225 miles (362 km) that separates Washington from NYC.
Compare and choose the ideal bus from DC to NYC, 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.
Stations & Stops
Buses leaving from Washington to New York will depart from 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.
A bus ride to New York will drop you off 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.
Washington to New York Route Map
Traveling by bus to NYC
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.
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 Washington to New York and a valid photo ID.
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 Washington and New York, 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.
Washington ➟ New York: bus vs car
|Average cost of travel||$22||$61|
|Average travel time||4 h 30 min||4 h|
|Carbon footprint (CO2 emissions)||40 kg of CO2||91 kg of CO2|
Is the bus environmentally-friendly?
🍃On average, the bus generates 77% less CO2 emissions in the atmosphere than traveling the same distance between Washington and NYC by car (about 225 miles).
Is the bus cheaper than the car for a trip between Washington and New York City?
🚌 On average, the bus is 94% cheaper than the car for a trip between DC and New York. You can find bus tickets starting as low as $8.
Did you know?
Things to do in New York City
Once arrived, you'll be able to start exploring the city and its surroundings! Take a stroll through Central Park and then head to one of New York's many world-class museums. New York is also home to over 30,000 restaurants, so you're sure to find a great place to eat.
Will you be returning to Washington by bus?
If you are looking for the return bus journey, check out buses from New York to Washington.
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