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Journey Information

There are 41 intercity buses per day from New York to Atlantic City. Traveling by bus from New York to Atlantic City usually takes around 3 hours and 5 minutes, but the fastest OurBus bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 20 minutes.

Distance96 mi (154 km)
Shortest duration2h 20m
Cheapest price$22.48
Trips per day34
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines3

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from New York to Atlantic City

(Based on 159 ratings and reviews)

4.8

5.0

Chris

April 29, 2024- Visiting friends

Greyhound

Pros: Very professional and nice. Cons: Condition of seats. Upgrade or maintenance needed.

5.0

Cynthia

April 12, 2024- Vacation

OurBus

Pros: The driver was very courteous and patient with everyone. He spoke very clearly that everyone could understand. What a voice! Customer Service kept us informed each step of the way that the bus was running late. It was raining and traffic was very thick in the city so we understood. Cons: Wish we could have someone to help with luggage. Tips: Book online, it's fast and effective service. You get your email confirmation immediately. The ride is smooth. The fare is reasonable. Just be ontime.

5.0

Christina

March 30, 2024- Solo travel

OurBus

I had an amazing experience!! Bus was extremely clean and quiet!!

5.0

Chrystal

February 14, 2024- Couples trip

OurBus

Fix the charger outlets

5.0

Latesha

December 28, 2023- Visiting family

OurBus

Pros: My driver Gary was amazing and efficient… he also took his time and made sure everyone on the bus was comfortable and gave everyone a complimentary water which I was thankful for because I couldn’t stop at the store before boarding the bus. He even helped everyone with their luggage too. I had him both going to Atlantic City and coming back… I’d ride on his bus anytime… Cons: The seating and where the plugs are located could be in a more useful placement and could use more leg room. Tips: You definitely feel like you’re on a private bus service with the way the staff and drivers treat their passengers… 10 out of 10…

New York to Atlantic City Route Map

New York Atlantic City

How much is a bus ticket from New York to Atlantic City?

$36.07 is the average price of a bus ticket from New York to Atlantic City. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. 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

$82$55$27MayJun

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from New York to Atlantic City is expected to range from $30 to $78. If you are looking to travel to Atlantic City within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $34. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $30 and can be found on June 11, 2024.

Monthly average prices

$68$55$41$27$14JJASONDJFMAM

The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in April. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $40 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from New York to Atlantic City in August, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $67 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

$68$55$41$27$143020100

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$29.12 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from New York to Atlantic City?

There are 3 bus lines from New York to Atlantic City available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 24 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 US53h 20m$73.57
Greyhound243h 4m$52.09
OurBus143h 4m$39.92
  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 5 trips per day from New York to Atlantic City, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • 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 24 bus trips from New York to Atlantic City every day, with the average journey taking around 3 hours and 4 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Atlantic City usually start from $22.

  • OurBus is an intercity bus company based in New York City. OurBus provides cheap bus tickets to some of the most popular cities in the United States. All OurBus coaches come equipped with a generous roster of amenities, including extra legroom, freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and complimentary bottled water. With cheap bus tickets starting from $33, OurBus is one of the best ways to travel by bus from New York to Atlantic City if you are looking for comfort at a good price.

Frequently Asked Questions

Unfortunately, there is no Amtrak service from New York City to Atlantic City. The closest you can get via Amtrak is to take a train to Philadelphia, then transfer to a bus from there. Taking a direct bus for the full trip is more time-efficient, and a better deal (that train-bus combo is likely to run you around $81).
Atlantic City is approximately 96 miles (154 kilometers) south of New York City. By bus, it takes an average of 2 hours and 40 minutes to get to Atlantic City, but with clear weather and traffic conditions, you can get there in as fast as 2 hours and 20 minutes.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Atlantic City at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from New York to Atlantic City, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 41 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Atlantic City every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 34 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 New York to Atlantic City; ticket prices start at $112.86.

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. Or hop on a ferry to Ellis Island to meet the Statue of Liberty up-close and personal.

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. If you are ever looking to get out of town, NYC is centrally connected throughout the state and region, you can easily hop on a train to Albany to go explore upstate New York.

Atlantic City

Atlantic City is a resort town located on the southeastern coast of New Jersey famous for its iconic boardwalk and numerous high-rise hotels and casinos. Dating all the way back to the 1800s, Atlantic City has established itself as one of the most popular gambling destinations on the East Coast of the United States.

Similar to Las Vegas, Atlantic City offers a rich variety of entertainment in addition to its many gambling houses ranging from sporting events to live performances by in-demand comedy and music acts. Many of the hotels in the area also offer first-class spa treatments and premium services for large parties of guests. As a result, Atlantic City has become a very popular destination for bachelor parties and bachelorette groups.

With its own airport and bus & train terminal, Atlantic City is easily accessible both by ground and air transportation, making it a breeze to plan a fun weekend with your friends.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in New York?

Main departure station: Port Authority - 625 8th Ave

Buses to Atlantic City leave from 12 stations in New York.

All bus stations in New York:

  • Port Authority - 625 8th Ave

  • McDonald's - 1651 Broadway

  • Lexington Ave. (btwn E 85th & 86th St)

  • 7-11 - Jd Foods

  • 300-310 W 31 St (SW Corner of 31st & 8th Ave)

  • Chinatown - 28 Allen St (eastside b/w Hester and Canal St)

  • M&T Bank

  • In front of 203 W 42nd St

  • NE Corner of Livingston & Smith St

  • 59th Ave (btw Queens Blvd & 92nd St)

  • 6010 Main

  • Brooklyn - 484 Union Ave

Where does the bus arrive in Atlantic City?

Main arrival station: Caesars Bus Terminal

Buses arrive in Atlantic City at 7 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

Bus stations in Atlantic City:

  • Caesars Bus Terminal

  • 1133 Boardwalk

  • Resorts Casino Transportation Center

  • Tropicana Transportation Center

  • Tropicana Casino Bus Terminal

  • Showboat Atlantic City Hotel

  • Ballys Casino

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