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Cheap Bus tickets from New Brunswick NJ to Washington DC

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Enjoy a direct bus trip from New Brunswick, NJ to Union Station in Washington DC. Every OurBus bus from New Jersey comes equipped with WiFi, power outlets, reclining seats, a sanitized bathroom and a free bottle of water. We work with only the highest-quality bus companies to operate the trip. It's the easiest and most affordable bus to Washington DC.

Washington DC, the capital of the U.S., is situated on the banks of the Potomac River, and borders the states of Maryland and Virginia. It is known for its imposing and impressive neoclassical buildings, including the Capitol Building, The White House, the Library of Congress and the Supreme Court. It has many museums and centers for the performing arts, including the famous Kennedy Center. Grab a bite to eat at Eastern Market on Capitol Hill when you want to take a break from touristing.

While in the United States' capital, be sure to check out the exhibitions and educational programming at the many museums scattered throughout the area. These include the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Museum of American History (not be be confused with the American Museum of Natural History in New York City), Smithsonian Museum of Natural History (with fossils dating back to 500 million years ago), the International Spy Museum and Postal Museum. The International spy museum a 501 c 3 private non-profit operates completely independent of tax money or government funding. On the International Spy Museum 2020 calendar, visitors can learn about undercover missions and see the largest collection of espionage artifacts in the world.

For those that enjoy shopping, take a stroll over to the Georgetown area, with many high-end shops and restaurants. From there, head across the Key Bridge into Rosslyn and Arlington where you can have perfect viewing of planes landing at Washington Reagan Airport.

For more information on top attractions, places to stay, ways to travel within DC, nightlife and shopping options see our city guide to Washington DC.



  1. Book in advance and save! OurBus offers affordable pricing on bus tickets to DC from New Brunswick.
  2. OurBus allows you to purchase tickets for a bus from New Brunswick to Washington DC for fares as cheap as $20*. If you're looking for cheap bus tickets on a New Brunswick to DC bus, book a few weeks in advance.
  3. Ticket bookings are hassle-free, mobile-friendly, and can be made online at OurBus.com or on the OurBus app on iOS and Android.
  4. Our drop-down calendar allows you to schedule your trip by offering the best prices for your chosen dates of travel from New Brunswick to DC.



When traveling by bus from New Brunswick to DC, you will depart from New Brunswick Bus Station at 24 French Street, New Brunswick, 08901. It's across from New Brunswick train station.

The bus stop at DC is located at Union Station Bus Terminal, Slip 14. There, you can easily connect onto Amtrak and other local bus lines and modes of suburban transit.

Prior to the bus?s arrival and even during your journey, you can track the precise location and time of arrival for your specific bus. Simply click on the link that is included in your confirmation ticket email.


How long does the bus take from New Brunswick to DC?

The bus journey from New Brunswick to DC takes approximately 4 hours. However, this may change due to weather and traffic conditions.


What is the driving distance between New Brunswick and DC?

The distance on the bus between Jersey and DC is 197 miles.


What are the bus schedules from New Brunswick, NJ to Washington?

The departure times and ETA are available on OurBus.com or the OurBus App once you search for your origin and destination.


Can I charge electronic devices on the bus?

Every bus company we work with will provide a bus that has tamper resistant wall outlets at your seat. Typically there are 2-outlet power strips which are shared between the two seats, 1 for each person. If you need to charge a device with a USB (ex. smart phone), bring a plug for an electrical outlet which has a USB port as there are always direct USB ports. Voltage converters are not available.


I would like to alter my ticket from New Brunswick to DC to an earlier or later time or date. What do I do with my original ticket?

If your scheduled departure is more than 30 minutes away, you can simply cancel your original ticket on our website/app and transfer the money as stored credit to OurBus Wallet. This credit will reflect in your Wallet immediately and you can use this to book another ticket on our website/app. You?ll need to pay the difference in fare, if any, for a new reservation.

Within 30 minutes to departure, please contact our customer service team for assistance.

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