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Journey Information

There are 16 intercity buses per day from Charlotte to New York. Traveling by bus from Charlotte to New York usually takes around 13 hours and 1 minute, but the fastest Wanda Coach bus can make the trip in 11 hours and 30 minutes.

Distance531 mi (855 km)
Shortest duration11h 30m
Cheapest price$73.06
Trips per day14
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines4

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Charlotte, NC to New York, NY

(Based on 9 ratings and reviews)

4.2

4.0

Stanwyn

June 15, 2021 - Solo travel

PandaNY Bus

The seats are not that comfortable to sleep in

The seats are not that comfortable to sleep in

4.0

Luz

May 25, 2021 - Vacation

Wanda Coach

Pros: That the people don^t smoke. Cons: Put on the bus a big anuncie Please Don't Smoke. Tips: Nice people.

Pros: That the people don^t smoke. Cons: Put on the bus a big anuncie Please Don't Smoke. Tips: Nice people.

4.0

José D

April 15, 2021 - Visiting family

PandaNY Bus

Pros: Sin comentarios. Cons: .

Pros: Sin comentarios. Cons: .

4.0

Tameka

March 19, 2021 - Visiting family

Wanda Coach

Pros: Not that long. Cons: The drivers need to enforce rules i was woken up by a disrespectful female blasting derogatory music at 2 am , 7 am and people were sleeping the driver said nothing. Tips: Bring pillow and blanket.

Pros: Not that long. Cons: The drivers need to enforce rules i was woken up by a disrespectful female blasting derogatory music at 2 am , 7 am and people were sleeping the driver said nothing. Tips: Bring pillow and blanket.

4.0

Shelton

January 27, 2020 - Business

Wanda Coach

If the buses could arrive on time and give updates on if the buses is running late.

If the buses could arrive on time and give updates on if the buses is running late.

How much is a bus ticket from Charlotte to New York?

C$76.86 is the average price of a bus ticket from Charlotte to New York. While it’s on the pricier side for a bus ticket, taking the bus is still a cheaper alternative to flying. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date

$91$61$30JunJun

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Charlotte to New York is expected to range from C$78 to C$88. If you are looking to travel to New York within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from C$78. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are C$78 and can be found on June 21, 2021.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in January. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just C$58 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Charlotte to New York in August, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to C$89 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

$91$73$55$37$183020100

Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 29 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save C$4.91 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Charlotte to New York?

There are 4 bus lines from Charlotte to New York. With 5 daily trips, Greyhound usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US112h 30m$109.60
Greyhound516h 4m$98.63
PandaNY Bus511h 57m$73.06
Wanda Coach512h 22m$73.06
  • Greyhound

    Greyhound

    Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 5 bus trips from Charlotte to New York every day, with the average journey taking around 16 hours and 4 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to New York usually start from $91.

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  • PandaNY Bus

    PandaNY Bus

    Panda NY Bus is an American bus company known as a Chinatown bus line that conducts trips to and from some of the largest and most unique Chinatown districts on the eastern seaboard. Aboard Panda NY buses, you can enjoy free WiFi, power outlets, comfortable reclining seats, and a restroom. Panda NY offers some of the cheapest bus tickets from Charlotte to New York, with prices starting from $73.

  • Wanda Coach

    Wanda Coach

    Wanda Coach is one of the leading Chinatown bus carriers in the U.S. The company offers 5 daily bus trips to and from more than 70 cities across the East Coast and the Midwest. With bus ticket prices starting from $73 and convenient pick-up and drop-off locations, Wanda Coach is one of the preferred bus carriers for passengers looking to travel between the Chinatown districts of Charlotte and New York.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Charlotte to New York during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus takes an average of 13 hours to cover the 855 kilometers from Charlotte to New York. However, the fastest bus only takes 11 hours and 30 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Because many passengers travel from Charlotte to New York at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Charlotte?

The first bus leaves at 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Charlotte to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 16 scheduled buses that travel from Charlotte to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 14 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Charlotte to New York; ticket prices start at $122.99.

City Information

New York

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New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Charlotte?

Departure stations

Buses to New York leave from 3 stations in Charlotte.

Bus stations in Charlotte:

  • 518 W 4Th St

  • 3301-400 Freedom Dr

Where does the bus arrive in New York?

Arrival stations

Buses arrive in New York at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

Bus stations in New York:

  • Port Authority Bus Station

  • 19 Allen St

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