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Timetable Washington, DC to New York City

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The fastest buses from Washington, DC to New York City

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Fastest Journey

4 h 20 m

Average

4 h 35 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

328 km

Of the 6 buses that leave Washington, DC for New York City every day 6 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 35 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h 20 m .

The slowest buses will take 5 h 10 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.

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03:00PMWashington, DC4h20 07:20PMNew York City
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09:30AMWashington, DC4h20 01:50PMNew York City
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12:00PMWashington, DC4h35 04:35PMNew York City
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05:30PMWashington, DC4h35 10:05PMNew York City
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07:00AMWashington, DC4h35 11:35AMNew York City
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Jun 15
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$264gojet airlines
Wed
Jun 16
$78Amtrak
$26Flixbus
$264United
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Jun 17
$100Amtrak
$26Flixbus
$264United
Fri
Jun 18
$55Amtrak
$26Flixbus
$264United
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Jun 19
$100Amtrak
$19Flixbus
$263United
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Jun 20
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$23Flixbus
$264United
Mon
Jun 21
$133Amtrak
$31OurBus
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Jun 22
$44Amtrak
$19Flixbus
$221air wisconsin
Wed
Jun 23
$44Amtrak
$19Flixbus
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Jun 24
$78Amtrak
$19Flixbus
$201Republic Airlines
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$23Flixbus
$212American Airlines
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Jun 26
$33Amtrak
$19Flixbus
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$19Flixbus
$201American Airlines
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Jun 28
$44Amtrak
$19Flixbus
$221air wisconsin
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Jun 29
$33Amtrak
$19Flixbus
$178air wisconsin
Wed
Jun 30
$33Amtrak
$19Flixbus
$178air wisconsin
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$19Flixbus
$137American Airlines
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Jul 2
$33Amtrak
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Jul 3
$33Amtrak
$19Flixbus
$94American Airlines
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$44Amtrak
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$137American Airlines
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$62American Airlines

The cheapest buses from Washington, DC to New York City

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Cheapest

$43

Average

$45

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 Washington, DC to New York City will cost around $ 45 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 43.

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Washington, DC to New York City Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration
7 hours 39 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $34
Buses depart from:Washington, DC
Bus arrives in:New York City
Distance:328 km
Bus Companies:OurBus, Peter Pan Bus, Flixbus, Vamoose Bus, Greyhound
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FlixBus Washington, DC – New York City

You can travel by bus from Washington, DC to New York City with FlixBus for as low as $19 (€15). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

FlixBus

Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip between Washington, DC and New York City.

FlixBus is one of the best options when traveling by bus between Washington, DC and New York City. Omio quickly shows you current FlixBus bus schedules for the Washington, DC - New York City journey and makes it easier than ever for you to buy bus tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest route available. The distance from Washington, DC to New York City is around 203 miles (328 km) and the cheapest FlixBus one-way ticket you can book starts at $19 (€15). As you check the latest Washington, DC to New York City bus schedule from FlixBus for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to New York City safely. If you search for FlixBus tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect FlixBus ticket from Washington, DC to New York City so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

When purchasing your FlixBus bus tickets from Washington, DC to New York City, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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

Buses from Washington D.C. to New York

New York City is also referred to simply as New York or the Big Apple is situated at the southern tip of the state of New York and serves as the center of the metropolitan region, the world's biggest metropolitan area by urban land mass. There are numerous travel options to choose to reach to New York from Washington D.C., including plane, train, car, and bus. Travelers can decide to take a bus from Washington D.C to New York which takes an average of four hours and 30 minutes. There are numerous direct buses that depart on average every 30-45 minutes and can be very quick - sometimes around three hours. The longest route that has a transfer at Philadelphia takes seven hours and 30 minutes with a layover of 120 minutes.

Which bus companies travel from Washington D.C. to New York

There are numerous buses that provide services from Washington D.C to New York with the main companies being Academy/GoBus and OurBus. The Academy Bus Company is not only the biggest privately-owned and operated transportation company but has also served the East Coast for more than 40 years. Academy Bus operates both group and charter tour buses through the entire East Coast and more so from Washington D.C. to New York. Academy Bus has more than 1,000 coaches at their disposal and offers such services as corporate transfer, tours as well as conventions. OurBus also provides commuter as well as charter services to passengers from Washington D.C. to New York. With an average of 325 daily trips and more than 658 bus routes, OurBus connects 101 cities including the route from Washington D.C. to New York.

How long is the bus trip from Washington D.C. to New York?

Travelers taking a bus from Washington D.C. to New York should expect a journey of approximately four hours 30 minutes to five hours. The shortest express route from Union Station in Washington D.C to Pennsylvania Station in New York takes around two hours and 59 minutes. The longest direct route takes about four hours 30 minutes to five hours which may change depending on weather or traffic conditions, the route taken, stops and time of day the trip is made. Indirect services on this route can take upwards of seven hours 30 minutes with long layovers. The journey begins at Union Station and terminates on Eighth Avenue between West 40th and West 42nd Streets.

How many buses are there from Washington D.C. to New York?

There are daily buses from Washington D.C. to New York City that have schedules from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., with two hour or three-hour intervals. The first bus from Washington D.C. to New York City leaves at 7:00 a.m., followed by another in the late morning, two in the mid-afternoon, and one in the early evening. To manage these trips, GoBus run an average of 78 trips daily and 1,093 trips every month. Travelers using GoBus should ensure they arrive 15-30 minutes before the departure time. On average, OurBus serves 267 trips per day and 3,732 trips monthly. Passengers deciding to travel by bus from Washington D.C. to New York with either GoBus or Our Bus should expect a safe, reliable, and professional bus service while enjoying traveling in comfort and style.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Washington D.C. to New York?

Departure bus station: the departure station for buses on this route is the Union Bus station terminal on 99H Street. The Union Bus Station is a major transportation hub and is located at Massachusetts Avenue. The station boasts of a premier shopping mall, many hotels and other popular tourist attractions in addition to a large parking garage. The station can be easily accessed by car although travelers need to be sure to get the right lane for drop-off or pick-up. The station is within walking distance from the city center and many of the nation's landmarks such as the Capitol Building and National Mall.

Arrival bus station: travelers on a bus from Washington D.C. to New York arrive at Port Authority Bus Terminal, which is the busiest and largest bus terminal in the US. The Port Authority Bus Terminal is located at 8th Avenue and 42nd Street, making it a very convenient departure/arrival point for those visiting New York. The terminal is open and operates 24 hours a day. The station can easily be accessed via private or public means and there is a subway which takes travelers to other parts of New York City. The terminal has fast food options as well as a branch of Heartland Brewery. There are also a number of restrooms within the terminal and affordable hotels near the terminal.

Buses from Washington, DC to New York City
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FAQs
How much does a cheap bus between Washington, DC and New York City cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Washington, DC to New York City buses for as little as $19 (€15)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a bus ticket between Washington, DC and New York City?
If you are looking to buy your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Washington, DC to New York City bus to cost on average $25 (€19)  one way.
How far is it from Washington, DC to New York City by bus?
The Washington, DC to New York City bus distance is approximately 203 miles (328 km).
How long is the bus from Washington, DC to New York City?
The bus time between Washington, DC and New York City is on average 11 h 15 min  for the 203 miles (328 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to New York City from Washington, DC by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What bus providers offer a service from Washington, DC to New York City?
If you're looking for buses from Washington, DC to New York City, you can rely on Flixbus to get you to New York City. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Washington, DC to New York City journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any direct buses from Washington, DC to New York City?
Yes, you can find a direct bus to New York City from Washington, DC with Flixbus, OurBus, Greyhound, Peter Pan Bus or Vamoose Bus  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
What time is the earliest bus from Washington, DC to New York City? What time is the last bus from Washington, DC to New York City?
The earliest bus for this trip departs from Washington, DC at 4: 55 AM. The last bus leaves from Washington, DC at 9: 25 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Washington, DC to New York City and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
When should I buy the Washington, DC to New York City bus for the best deals on tickets?
If you book a bus ticket from Washington, DC to New York City within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $25 (€19) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets between Washington, DC and New York City are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.