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Timetable Washington, DC to Philadelphia

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01:25AMWashington, DC3h20 04:45AMPhiladelphia
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07:30AMWashington, DC3h25 10:55AMPhiladelphia
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01:00PMWashington, DC3h25 04:25PMPhiladelphia
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01:00PMWashington, DC4h45 05:45PMPhiladelphia
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02:55PMWashington, DC4h20 07:15PMPhiladelphia
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The fastest buses from Washington, DC to Philadelphia

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Fastest Journey

3 h 20 m

Average

3 h 51 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

199 km

Of the 5 buses that leave Washington, DC for Philadelphia every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 199 km distance in an average of 3 h 51 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h 20 m .

The slowest buses will take 4 h 45 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
01:25AMWashington, DC3h20 04:45AMPhiladelphia
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$391One-way
2nd Fastest
01:00PMWashington, DC3h25 04:25PMPhiladelphia
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$451One-way
2nd Fastest
07:30AMWashington, DC3h25 10:55AMPhiladelphia
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$391One-way
02:55PMWashington, DC4h20 07:15PMPhiladelphia
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$431One-way
01:00PMWashington, DC4h45 05:45PMPhiladelphia
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$451One-way

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Tue
Jul 27
$34Amtrak
$11Flixbus
$264psa airlines
Wed
Jul 28
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$16Flixbus
$253psa airlines
Thu
Jul 29
$27Amtrak
$16Flixbus
$253CommutAir
Fri
Jul 30
$34Amtrak
$16Flixbus
$264Republic Airlines
Sat
Jul 31
$27Amtrak
$11Flixbus
$264CommutAir
Sun
Aug 1
$27Amtrak
$11Flixbus
$253Republic Airlines
Mon
Aug 2
$27Amtrak
$11Flixbus
$253psa airlines
Tue
Aug 3
$20Amtrak
$16Flixbus
$136Republic Airlines
Wed
Aug 4
$27Amtrak
$11Flixbus
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Thu
Aug 5
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$16Flixbus
$199Republic Airlines
Fri
Aug 6
$20Amtrak
$11Flixbus
$253Republic Airlines
Sat
Aug 7
$20Amtrak
$11Flixbus
$201psa airlines
Sun
Aug 8
$27Amtrak
$16Flixbus
$201psa airlines
Mon
Aug 9
$20Amtrak
$11Flixbus
$201Republic Airlines
Tue
Aug 10
$20Amtrak
$11Flixbus
$201psa airlines
Wed
Aug 11
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$11Flixbus
$201Republic Airlines
Thu
Aug 12
$20Amtrak
$11Flixbus
$201psa airlines
Fri
Aug 13
$27Amtrak
$11Flixbus
$201Republic Airlines
Sat
Aug 14
$20Amtrak
$11Flixbus
$201psa airlines
Sun
Aug 15
$27Amtrak
$11Flixbus
$169Republic Airlines

The cheapest buses from Washington, DC to Philadelphia

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Cheapest

$39

Average

$42

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 Philadelphia will cost around $ 42 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 39.

2nd Cheapest
01:25AMWashington, DC3h20 04:45AMPhiladelphia
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$391One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:30AMWashington, DC3h25 10:55AMPhiladelphia
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$391One-way
02:55PMWashington, DC4h20 07:15PMPhiladelphia
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$431One-way
01:00PMWashington, DC3h25 04:25PMPhiladelphia
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$451One-way
01:00PMWashington, DC4h45 05:45PMPhiladelphia
1 changes
$451One-way

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Bus Information from Washington, DC to Philadelphia

distanceDistance123 miles (199 km)
durationAverage bus duration8 h 40 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$13 (€10)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus

Buses from Washington, DC to Philadelphia cover the 123 miles (199 km) long route taking on average 8 h 40 min with our travel partners like Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $13 (€10)], you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $11 (€8).

Bus companies

FlixBus Washington, DC – Philadelphia

For as little as $11 (€8) you can travel by bus between Washington, DC and Philadelphia with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

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 Philadelphia.

It’s easy to book your FlixBus bus ticket from Washington, DC to Philadelphia online with Omio! Simply check the current FlixBus bus schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Washington, DC to Philadelphia as well as relevant travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) for that bus and book cheap FlixBus bus tickets online. Prices for FlixBus buses from Washington, DC to Philadelphia start at $11 (€8) one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 123 miles (199 km). If you search for FlixBus buses in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the FlixBus tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when traveling by bus from Washington, DC to Philadelphia. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Washington, DC to Philadelphia FlixBus bus ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

These are FlixBus' ticket policies for COVID-19 for the bus from Washington, DC to Philadelphia:

  • 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

Travel Tips

Buses from Washington, DC to Philadelphia
Take the bus to Philadelphia 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 Washington, DC to Philadelphia.
FAQs
How much are cheap buses between Washington, DC and Philadelphia?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus to Philadelphia from Washington, DC for the next 7 days starting from $11 (€8)  one way.
How much is a bus ticket from Washington, DC to Philadelphia?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $13 (€10)  for a bus ticket between Washington, DC and Philadelphia.
What is the distance between Washington, DC and Philadelphia by bus?
The Washington, DC to Philadelphia bus distance is approximately 123 miles (199 km).
What is the Washington, DC to Philadelphia bus travel time?
On average the Washington, DC to Philadelphia bus travel time is 8 h 40 min  for the 123 miles (199 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
Which bus providers can take me between Washington, DC and Philadelphia?
Take the Washington, DC to Philadelphia bus with Flixbus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the trip between Washington, DC and Philadelphia as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Is there a direct bus from Washington, DC to Philadelphia?
If you’re looking for a direct bus from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, consider traveling with Flixbus, Greyhound or Peter Pan Bus. Nonstop bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your bus tickets.
When can I take the first bus from Washington, DC to Philadelphia? When can I take the last bus for the day?
The first Washington, DC to Philadelphia bus departs at 5: 00 AM   and the last bus from Washington, DC to Philadelphia leaves at 9: 25 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Washington, DC to Philadelphia on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I buy bus tickets from Washington, DC to Philadelphia for the best deals?
You can find buses from Washington, DC to Philadelphia to cost on average $13 (€10) 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 route. You’ll see tickets for the Washington, DC to Philadelphia bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.