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Bus from Washington to Philadelphia

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Duration 2 hours 55 minutes (fastest time)

Departures Up to 9 services per day

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Washington to Philadelphia bus details

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


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.

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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.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

When is the first bus from Washington to Philadelphia?

The earliest bus from Washington to Philadelphia leaves at 12:20 AM

When is the last bus from Washington to Philadelphia?

The latest bus from Washington to Philadelphia leaves at 11:20 PM

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

Megabus runs up to 9 trips per day from Washington to Philadelphia