The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from New York City to Washington, DC will cost around $ 69 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 29.
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4 h 48 m
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Of the 31 buses that leave New York City for Washington, DC every day 30 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 328 km distance in an average of 4 h 48 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h .
The slowest buses will take 7 h 50 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||203 miles (328 km)|
|Average bus duration||4 h 15 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$19 (€16)|
|Bus companies||Flixbus, Peter Pan Bus, Go Buses, OurBus or Greyhound|
Buses from New York City to Washington, DC cover the 203 miles (328 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 15 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Peter Pan Bus, Go Buses, OurBus or Greyhound. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $19 (€16), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $18 (€15).
Find the best buses to Washington, DC from New York City with Omio's travel partners FlixBus from $18 (€15). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
FlixBus has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by bus between New York City and Washington, DC:
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