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Bus from Philadelphia to Washington

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Duration 2 hours 55 minutes (fastest time)

Departures Up to 10 services per day

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Philadelphia to Washington bus details

Our route M21 bus stops at 3 stops between Philadelphia and Washington. The bus sets off from Megabus Bus Stop at Northeast Corner of Schuylkill Ave and Walnut Street and drops you off at Union Station


The are multiple bus stop locations in Philadelphia for services sold through

Please check your ticket for the correct boarding location!

The bus stop for services is located at the Northeast Corner of the intersection of Schuylkill Ave and Walnut Street. The location is about 2 blocks south of the 30th Street Train Station.

There is an additional stop for the New York service only, located on the south side of Market Street, just west of the intersection of Market Street and North 6th Street. This stop is unaffected by the changes. 

Fullington Trailways services operate from the bus terminal at 1001 Filbert Street only.

Plan your bus trip to Philadelphia


The Megabus and Virginia Breeze stop for all arrivals and departures in Washington, DC is located at Union Station. Union Station is located at 50 Massachusetts Ave and all departures will be from the bus deck along bays 31-41. Passengers arriving by Metro should make their way to the top level of the train station and should go one level up to the bus deck. Passengers are asked to use caution on the bus deck and only cross traffic areas at designated crossings. A free Cell Phone Waiting and Kiss and Ride lot is available in the parking garage, accessible from H Street.

Plan your bus trip to Washington, DC

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to travel from Philadelphia to Washington by bus?

The fastest bus from Philadelphia to Washington takes 2 hours 55 minutes

When is the first bus from Philadelphia to Washington?

The earliest bus from Philadelphia to Washington leaves at 12:50 AM

When is the last bus from Philadelphia to Washington?

The latest bus from Philadelphia to Washington leaves at 7:10 PM

How many daily bus trips are there from Philadelphia to Washington?

Megabus runs up to 10 trips per day from Philadelphia to Washington