The cheapest buses from New York City to Washington, DC

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Cheapest

$29

Average

$69

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.

04:30PMNew York City4h10 08:40PMWashington, DC
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$291One-way
08:30AMNew York City4h30 01:00PMWashington, DC
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$401One-way
10:00AMNew York City4h00 02:00PMWashington, DC
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$501One-way
03:00PMNew York City4h00 07:00PMWashington, DC
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$501One-way
05:30PMNew York City4h00 09:30PMWashington, DC
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$501One-way

Timetable New York City to Washington, DC

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02:45AMNew York City5h15 08:00AMWashington, DC
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07:00AMNew York City5h01 12:01PMWashington, DC
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07:00AMNew York City4h20 11:20AMWashington, DC
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07:00AMNew York City4h55 11:55AMWashington, DC
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08:30AMNew York City4h30 01:00PMWashington, DC
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09:15AMNew York City5h25 02:40PMWashington, DC
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09:30AMNew York City4h20 01:50PMWashington, DC
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10:00AMNew York City4h00 02:00PMWashington, DC
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10:00AMNew York City7h50 05:50PMWashington, DC
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10:00AMNew York City6h05 04:05PMWashington, DC
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10:30AMNew York City4h30 03:00PMWashington, DC
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10:30AMNew York City4h30 03:00PMWashington, DC
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12:00PMNew York City4h20 04:20PMWashington, DC
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01:30PMNew York City4h20 05:50PMWashington, DC
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02:00PMNew York City4h30 06:30PMWashington, DC
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02:00PMNew York City4h30 06:30PMWashington, DC
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02:00PMNew York City4h55 06:55PMWashington, DC
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03:00PMNew York City4h20 07:20PMWashington, DC
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03:00PMNew York City4h00 07:00PMWashington, DC
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03:30PMNew York City4h30 08:00PMWashington, DC
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03:30PMNew York City4h30 08:00PMWashington, DC
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03:45PMNew York City5h55 09:40PMWashington, DC
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04:30PMNew York City4h10 08:40PMWashington, DC
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04:30PMNew York City4h30 09:00PMWashington, DC
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04:30PMNew York City4h30 09:00PMWashington, DC
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05:00PMNew York City6h40 11:40PMWashington, DC
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05:30PMNew York City4h00 09:30PMWashington, DC
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06:00PMNew York City4h35 10:35PMWashington, DC
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07:15PMNew York City4h55 12:10AMWashington, DC
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08:30PMNew York City4h20 12:50AMWashington, DC
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08:45PMNew York City5h05 01:50AMWashington, DC
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The fastest buses from New York City to Washington, DC

Showing times and prices for Nov 29

Fastest Journey

4 h

Average

4 h 48 m

Buses per day

31

Distance

328 km

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.

Fastest
10:00AMNew York City4h00 02:00PMWashington, DC
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$501One-way
Fastest
03:00PMNew York City4h00 07:00PMWashington, DC
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$501One-way
Fastest
05:30PMNew York City4h00 09:30PMWashington, DC
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$501One-way
2nd Fastest
04:30PMNew York City4h10 08:40PMWashington, DC
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$291One-way
08:30PMNew York City4h20 12:50AMWashington, DC
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$761One-way

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Bus Information from New York City to Washington, DC

distanceDistance203 miles (328 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$19 (€16)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus, 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).

Bus providers

New York City to Washington, DC with FlixBus

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

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.

  • Average Price: $18

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:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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Buses from New York City to Washington, DC
Take the bus to Washington, DC easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from New York City to Washington, DC.
FAQs
How much do cheap bus tickets between New York City and Washington, DC cost?
Bus tickets to Washington, DC from New York City for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $18 (€15)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a bus ticket from New York City to Washington, DC?
The New York City to Washington, DC bus ticket price is on average $19 (€16)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
How far is it from New York City to Washington, DC by bus?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between New York City and Washington, DC by bus to be approximately 203 miles (328 km).
What is the New York City to Washington, DC bus travel time?
The New York City to Washington, DC bus duration is on average 4 h 15 min, which is to be expected when traveling 203 miles (328 km) from New York City to Washington, DC. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
Which bus companies can take me between New York City and Washington, DC?
For the best New York City to Washington, DC bus to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Flixbus, Peter Pan Bus, Go Buses, OurBus or Greyhound. However, it's always good to check all possible bus providers with services to Washington, DC from New York City to compare what amenities they may offer.
Can I purchase a direct bus from New York City to Washington, DC?
Yes, you can look for direct buses from New York City to Washington, DC with Flixbus, OurBus, Greyhound, Peter Pan Bus or Vamoose Bus  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct bus tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
When does the first bus depart from New York City to Washington, DC? When does the last bus depart from New York City to Washington, DC?
The earliest bus departing from New York City to Washington, DC leaves at 12: 00 PM. The last bus departing from New York City to Washington, DC leaves at 11: 30 PM. You can find the latest New York City to Washington, DC bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy bus tickets from New York City to Washington, DC for the best deals?
You can find buses between New York City and Washington, DC to cost on average $19 (€16) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the New York City to Washington, DC bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.