There are 3 ways to get from Washington to Cambridge by bus, subway or car

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Bus  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from K ST & 13TH ST NW eb to Harry S Truman P & R 220
  2. Take the bus from Annapolis to Cambridge 2309

$14 - $32

2 alternative options

Subway, line 951 bus, bus  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the subway from FEDERAL TRIANGLE station to NEW CARROLLTON station
  2. Take the line 951 bus from New Carrollton, Md to Annapolis 951
  3. Take the bus from Annapolis to Cambridge

$24 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Cambridge 85.8 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Cambridge is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Cambridge is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from K ST & 13TH ST NW eb and arriving at Cambridge via Annapolis. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 8 min.

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The distance between Washington and Cambridge is 57 miles. The road distance is 85.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Cambridge without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 8 min and costs $13 - $35.

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Washington to Cambridge, including transfers.

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Washington to Cambridge bus services, operated by Maryland Transit, depart from K ST & 13TH ST NW eb station.

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Washington to Cambridge bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Cambridge station.

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  • Distance: 56.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 8 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Cambridge, MD, USA?

You can take a bus from Washington to Cambridge via Harry S Truman P & R and Annapolis in around 3 h 8 min.

Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FEDERAL TRIANGLE station to NEW CARROLLTON station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from K ST & 13TH ST NW eb to Harry S Truman P & R
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Annapolis to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from New Carrollton, Md to Annapolis
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $12
Flexible
$14 - $19

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