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Best price $ 9.96
Journey duration 4 h 8 min
Connections per day 7
First departure 05:20
Last departure 15:30
Distance 123.7 mi

Your journey from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA with Virail

What's the best way to get from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much do bus tickets from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA cost?

The prices for bus tickets from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA will cost $ 5.27. The average bus ticket price is approximately $ 25.82. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

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Buses from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA

How long does it take to get from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA by bus?

The journey between Washington, DC and Philadelphia, PA by bus usually takes 4 h 2 min to cover a distance of 124.3 mi. The shortest journey from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA will take you 2 h 25 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Philadelphia, PA quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

When do the first and last departures from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA leave?

The first daily departure from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA leaves at 08:10, while the last journey of the day sets out at 15:30. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Washington, DC and Philadelphia, PA. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

How many journeys from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA are there every day?

The route from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA is served by providers including Greyhound, BoltBus, OurBus, Peter Pan and Flixbus. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 33 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Washington, DC 6.5 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 6.5 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 0 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.