Intercity Rail & Bus
These long-haul services carry passengers between cities, usually with only one or two stops within each city and few or no stops in between. Also see Commuter Buses and Commuter Rail for information about regional bus and rail service geared mainly toward serving commuters who work inside the beltway.
Amtrak – Passenger rail service operating in 46 states and the District of Columbia in the U.S., and in three Canadian provinces. Amtrak operates more than 300 trains each day, to more than 500 destinations. In the Washington, DC area, Amtrak stops at Union Station.
Greyhound – Greyhound Lines, Inc. is the largest provider of intercity bus service, with more than 2300 destinations in North America. Greyhound has a station at 1005 1st St., NE, Washington, DC, close to Union Station.
Bolt Bus – Bolt Bus offers daily service between Washington, DC and New York City. Stops in the DC area are at Union Station and Greenbelt Metro. Bolt Bus also serves Baltimore, Philadelphia, Boston, Newark, and Cherry Hill, NJ.
Eastern Shuttle – Intercity bus service with routes from Washington, DC to New York and Philadelphia, and Rockville, MD to New York.
Vamoose – Bus service from Bethesda, Arlington, and Lorton to NYC.