Duration 3h 18m
Distance 139.2 miles
Average price $21
Frequency 21/day

Trip overview

The average bus between Philadelphia and Washington takes 3h 18m and the fastest bus takes 2h 50m. There is a bus service every few hours from Philadelphia to Washington. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Philadelphia, PA
  2. Washington
3h 15m
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$14 - $40

Frequently asked questions

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Philadelphia, PA and arriving at Washington DC. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 15m.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Washington is 125 miles. The road distance is 139.2 miles.

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Philadelphia to Washington bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Philadelphia, PA station.

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Philadelphia to Washington bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Washington DC station.

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What companies run services between Philadelphia and Washington?

Megabus operates a bus from Philadelphia to Washington every 2 hours. Tickets cost $14 - $25 and the journey takes 3h 15m. Two other operators also service this route.
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40

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