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Bus from DC to NYC – Getting from Washington DC to New York City

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Bus from DC to NYC – Getting from Washington DC to New York City
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Traveling by bus from Washington DC to New York City is becoming increasingly popular and remarkably cheap. A bus trip from DC to NYC takes about 4 hours and round-trip fares typically cost $25 to $50. The buses are convenient and relatively hassle-free. Here is a guide to bus companies that provide service between these two cities. Note that the bus stop locations change periodically. Please confirm the stop location when you make a reservation.

Apex Bus
DC bus stop: 715 H St., NW. (Chinatown)
NYC bus stops: Times Square, Penn Station and Chinatown
(888) 688-0898
Also departs from Baltimore and Rockville


BoltBus
DC bus stop: Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Ave., NE
NYC bus stops: W 33rd St. & 11-12th ave or 6th ave, between Grand and Watts
(877) 265-8287
Reserved seating, free wifi, power outlets, $1 promotional fares.
Also departs from the Greenbelt Metro station and Baltimore’s Penn Station

BestBus (formerly DC2NY)
DC bus stops: 20th St and Massachusetts Ave NW (Dupont Circle) and Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Ave., NE
New York bus stop: 612 8th avenue in between 39th and 40th Sts.
(202) 332-2691
New buses, free wifi

Hola Bus
DC bus stop: 715 H St. NW
NYC bus stops: 8th Ave between 39 and 40 Sts. and 18 Allen St. (Lower East Side) (202) 509-9600
Free wifi
Also departs from Rockville

Megabus
DC bus stop: Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Ave., NE
NYC bus stop: Arrives: 7th Ave & 28th St., Departs: 34th St b/t 11th Ave and 12th Ave.
(877) 462-6342
Frequent departure times, free wifi, $1 promotional fares
Also departs from Baltimore (White Marsh)

Tripper Bus Service
Maryland and Virginia bus stops: 4801 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda and 1823 N. Moore St. Rosslyn
(877) 826-3874
NYC bus stop: 7th Ave and Broadway (near Penn Station) New buses, free wifi, $1 promotional fares

Vamoose
Maryland and Virginia bus stops: 7490 Waverly St., Bethesda and 1801 N. Lynn St., Arlington
NYC bus stop: Penn Station

Washington Deluxe
DC bus stops: 40th St Between Brandywine St NW & Albemarle St NW (Tenleytown), 1333 19th St NW (Dupont Circle), 15th St. between K and L Sts. NW (N. Farragat & McPherson SQ), and 441 New Jersey Ave., NW.(near Union Station)
NYC bus stops: Penn Station, 122 Allen St. and three stops in Brooklyn
(866) 287-6932
Walk-ins welcome, reservations guarantee seats, free wifi

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