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Bus from Washington to Columbia

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Duration 11 hours 40 minutes (fastest time)

Departures Up to 2 services per day

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Washington to Columbia bus details

Our route M97 bus stops at 5 stops between Washington and Columbia. The bus sets off from Union Station. and drops you off at COMET Bus Shelter on Southbound Lucius Rd, across from Marlboro St


The Megabus and Virginia Breeze stop for all arrivals and departures in Washington, DC is located at Union Station. Union Station is located at 50 Massachusetts Ave and all departures will be from the bus deck along bays 31-41. Passengers arriving by Metro should make their way to the top level of the train station and should go one level up to the bus deck. Passengers are asked to use caution on the bus deck and only cross traffic areas at designated crossings. A free Cell Phone Waiting and Kiss and Ride lot is available in the parking garage, accessible from H Street.

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The megabus stop in Columbia, SC is located at the COMET Bus Shelter located at 3613 Lucius Road Southbound, across from Marlboro Street. Drop off and pick up parking only is available adjacent to the bus stop shelter. There is no restroom or indoor waiting space available at this location. Local bus service to Downtown Columbia available on The COMET Route 6 also departing from this bus shelter.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to travel from Washington to Columbia by bus?

The fastest bus from Washington to Columbia takes 11 hours 40 minutes

When is the first bus from Washington to Columbia?

The earliest bus from Washington to Columbia leaves at 6:05 AM

When is the last bus from Washington to Columbia?

The latest bus from Washington to Columbia leaves at 3:30 PM

How many daily bus trips are there from Washington to Columbia?

Megabus runs up to 2 trips per day from Washington to Columbia