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Worcester, MA to New York bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$14.02
Fastest time3h 20m
Trips per day15
bus carriers3
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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Worcester to New York
4.8
Based on 28 reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.3
Staff
3.3
Value
3.7
Condition
4.3
Amandeep
4.0
October 14, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Very much as per schedule and a smooth journey. For a first timer it's value for money and comfortable ride.
Cons
Staff can be a little more sensitive and patient during interaction. For a first timer travellor staff can display little more patience/resilience . On my onward journey it took me awhile to pull out ticket details from phone for verification. Also on my return journey ...More
Tips
Overall a fine and comfortable exp . Drivers were humourous too during making announcements which felt nice and human.
Chakradhar
3.0
May 31, 2019Vacation
Pros
Worcester to Hartford bus is very clean and comfortable. Hartford to Newyork bus was not clean and inside smell.
Cons
Could be cleaner
Tips
Overall bus service and staff was helpful.

Based on 4 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Peter Pan Lines report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 33 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.3
Staff
4.8
Value
4.3
Condition
4.3
William
5.0
December 26, 2019Solo travel
Pros
I slept the whole ride and it was a straight shot to NYC from Worcester. Great. Please run more buses that go from NYC to Worcester.
Cons
Keep the buses more clean. Sometimes they smell weird, too.
Tips
Sleep deprive yourself to avoid the monotony that is bus travel.
Michele
4.0
October 25, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Letting my mind be on vacation
Cons
Seats a bit larger
Tips
Take the trip
Kwamex
5.0
August 20, 2019Business
Pros
Greyhound need improvement from their bathroom to the seat
Cons
Customer relations
Tips
To allow others bus company

Based on 21 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with OurBus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 75 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.1
Staff
4.5
Value
4.4
Condition
4.8
Niyell
5.0
March 12, 2020Couples trip
Pros
Ourbus is the only company i use. Great service, cheap and reliable. Sometimes late and trips take longer than usual which is a stressful problem because of layovers but im okay
Cons
Make trips more punctual. But really you guys do a good job.
Laured
5.0
February 29, 2020Visiting family
Pros
The driver was very warm and welcoming .... seems like a people person and very patient
Cons
Nothing could improve, my experience with you guys were impeccable.
Tips
Just make yourself comfortable and enjoy the ride
Rachel
5.0
February 28, 2020Visiting family
Pros
Amazing! Such a beautiful bus (although the power outlet didn't work) and the driver was soooo nice! Such a great trip.
Babette
5.0
December 15, 2019Business
Pros
No stops!!! Also: I had a female driver (!) and it was one of the smoothest rides I've had in my life:))
Cons
Nothing
Tips
Use this bus!
Manish
5.0
September 27, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Convenient time and non stop service to NYC.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a train from Worcester to New York?

Unfortunately, there is no direct Amtrak service from Worcester to New York City. To get to Worcester, you’ll have to transfer at least once. Common transfers take place in Springfield, Massachusetts, and in New Haven, Connecticut. The average travel time including transfers is about 5 hours and 40 minutes, and costs around $74. Taking a direct bus is both a cheaper and faster option.

What is the cheapest bus to New York from Worcester?

The cheapest bus to New York City from Worcester is offered by Greyhound. On average, Greyhound tickets for this route cost close to $20, and with 9 daily trips you have many departing times to choose from. A direct Greyhound bus takes about 3 hours and 20 minutes if there is little traffic and the weather is good.

What is the best way to travel to New York City from Worcester?

The best way to travel to New York from Worcester is by bus. Because there is no direct train route, buses are faster than taking Amtrak, as well as cheaper. While there are occasional nonstop flights from the Worcester Regional Airport to John F. Kennedy Airport that take just an hour, tickets start at more than $100. When balancing time and money, bus is your best bet.

How much does a bus ticket from Worcester, MA to New York cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Worcester to New York were $25.89.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Worcester to New York is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 29 days out, tickets are on average $20.97 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Worcester, MA to New York?

The distance between Worcester and New York is approximately 156.52 miles, or 251.84 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 4 hours and 40 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 20 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Worcester to New York?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Worcester, MA to New York by bus is on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Friday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Worcester to New York?

On average there are 15 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Worcester, MA to New York, with an average of 7.467 trips per day and 112 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers currently travel from Worcester to New York. Of the 15 trips there are 2 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Worcester, MA to New York start at $68.67.

3 carriers offer Worcester, MA to New York bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Worcester to New York from $14.02. There are 7.466667 Greyhound schedules from Worcester to New York and you can expect on average to pay $26.67 for a Greyhound ticket to New York. In Worcester, Greyhound departs to New York from Union Station- 2 Washington Sqr and no other station. In New York, Greyhound arrives at Port Authority Bus Station and 2 other stations.

An average trip on Greyhound from Worcester to New York takes 5 hours and 53 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to New York in 3 hours and 20 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 8 trips per day and you could expect to pay $36.73 for a weekend getaway trip to New York.

Avg. Time
5h 53m
Avg. Price
$26.67

Peter Pan Lines

Book Peter Pan Lines from Worcester to New York from $50.45. There are 6.982456 Peter Pan Lines schedules from Worcester to New York and you can expect on average to pay $55.19 for a Peter Pan Lines ticket to New York. In Worcester, Peter Pan Lines departs to New York from Union Station- 2 Washington Sqr and no other station. In New York, Peter Pan Lines arrives at Port Authority Bus Station and no other station.

An average trip on Peter Pan Lines from Worcester to New York takes 4 hours and 6 minutes, while the fastest available Peter Pan Lines trip will get you to New York in 3 hours and 20 minutes,

On weekends, Peter Pan Lines offers 8.125 trips per day and you could expect to pay $57.39 for a weekend getaway trip to New York.

Avg. Time
4h 6m
Avg. Price
$55.19

OurBus

Book OurBus from Worcester to New York from $21.02. There are 1.133333 OurBus schedules from Worcester to New York and you can expect on average to pay $34.91 for a OurBus ticket to New York. In Worcester, OurBus departs to New York from Franklin St & Harding St and no other station. In New York, OurBus arrives at Port Authority Bus Terminal, Gate 21 and no other station.

An average trip on OurBus from Worcester to New York takes 3 hours and 30 minutes, while the fastest available OurBus trip will get you to New York in 3 hours and 20 minutes,

On weekends, OurBus offers 1.25 trips per day and you could expect to pay $42.54 for a weekend getaway trip to New York.

Avg. Time
3h 30m
Avg. Price
$34.91

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to New York will depart from these stations in Worcester:
  • Union Station- 2 Washington Sqr
  • Franklin St & Harding St
Buses arrive in New York at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in New York for trips arriving from Worcester:
  • Port Authority Bus Station
  • GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway
  • 7-11 - Jd Foods
  • Port Authority Bus Terminal, Gate 21

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