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Intercity Rail & Bus

Photo: MegabusThese 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 bus and rail services in the Washington, D.C. area that are geared mainly toward serving commuters who work inside the Capital 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 Washington, D.C., Amtrak stops at Union Station.

BestBus – Bus service with routes between Washington, D.C. and New York City, DC and Delaware beaches, Maryland and New York City, and Virginia and New York City.

Bolt Bus – Bolt Bus offers daily service between Washington, DC and New York City. Stops in the D.C. 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, D.C. to New York and Philadelphia, and Rockville, MD to New York.

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, close to Union Station.

Megabus – Intercity bus service to 50 major cities in the Midwest and Northeast U.S., and Canada. The D.C. stop is at Union Station.

Sprinter Bus – Bus service connecting Washington, DC. with New York City and Norfolk, VA. The D.C. stop is at Union Station.

Vamoose – Bus service from Bethesda, Arlington, and Lorton to NYC.

Virginia Breeze – Connecting Blacksburg, VA with Union Station in Washington, D.C., with seven stops in between. Operated by Megabus.

Washington Deluxe – Bus service between Washington, DC and New York City. The D.C. stop is at Union Station.

Find Intercity Buses

Busbud – Find, compare, and book bus tickets for intercity trips all over the world. Busbud's website and mobile app will let you compare prices, bus schedules and pick up and drop off locations so that you can find the cheapest bus ticket for your trip.

Wanderu - Find, compare, and book tickets for intercity bus and train trips throughout North America and Europe. Explore by Wanderu is an online resource that helps users find travel opportunities based on date, location, and budget.

Ways to Get Around

Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

Bikes counted

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110 Trail
43
14th Street Bridge
0
Arlington Mill Trail
218
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
0
CC Connector
0
Clarendon EB bike lane
104
Custis Bon Air Park
397
Custis Rosslyn
0
Fairfax EB bike lane
64
Joyce St NB
36
Joyce St SB
16
Key Bridge East
484
Key Bridge West
293
Military NB bike lane
36
Military SB bike lane
0
MVT Airport South
756
Quincy NB bike lane
42
Quincy SB bike lane
34
Roosevelt Bridge
109
Rosslyn Bikeometer
408
TR Island Bridge
505
WOD Bon Air Park
0
WOD Bon Air West
599
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
456
Wilson WB bike lane
103

Peds counted

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110 Trail
198
14th Street Bridge
0
Arlington Mill Trail
1473
Ballston Connector
0
Bluemont Connector
0
CC Connector
0
Custis Bon Air Park
0
Custis Rosslyn
1078
Joyce St NB
81
Joyce St SB
0
Key Bridge East
2357
Key Bridge West
849
MVT Airport South
405
Roosevelt Bridge
0
TR Island Bridge
1103
WOD Bon Air Park
162
WOD Bon Air West
51169
WOD Columbia Pike
0
WOD East Falls Church
478

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