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New York to Atlantic City bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$38.04
Fastest time2h 25m
Trips per day5
Bus lines1

New York to Atlantic City Route Map

New York Atlantic City

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a train from New York City to Atlantic City?

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).

Is it safe to travel by bus from New York to Atlantic City 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 much does a bus ticket from New York to Atlantic City cost?

The average bus ticket price from New York to Atlantic City is $38.04. That price is based on the daily average cost for all bus trips from New York to Atlantic City in the last 30 days. Any tickets cheaper than $38.04 can be considered a great deal. You are very likely to find a bus ticket at this price or lower if you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

How far is Atlantic City from New York?

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.

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

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, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave New York?

The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from New York to Atlantic City, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Atlantic City every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from New York to New Jersey without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from New York to Atlantic City; ticket prices start at $37.73.

What bus companies travel from New York to Atlantic City?

There is one bus company that operates from New York to Atlantic City. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound53h 0m$42.23

Book Greyhound from New York to Atlantic City from $38. There are 5 Greyhound schedules from New York to Atlantic City and you can expect on average to pay $42 for a Greyhound ticket to Atlantic City. In New York, Greyhound departs to Atlantic City from Port Authority Bus Station and 1 other station. In Atlantic City, Greyhound arrives at 1901 Atlantic Ave and no other station. An average trip on Greyhound from New York to Atlantic City takes 3 hours and 0 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Atlantic City in 2 hours and 25 minutes, On weekends, Greyhound offers 5 trips per day and you could expect to pay $45 for a weekend getaway trip to Atlantic City.

Where does the bus leave from in New York?

New York, New York has two bus stations with service to Atlantic City, New Jersey:

  • Port Authority Bus Station
  • GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway

Where does the bus arrive in Atlantic City?

All buses from New York arrive at one main station in Atlantic City, New Jersey:

  • 1901 Atlantic Ave

Price trends for buses from New York to Atlantic City

Average prices by travel date

$57$38$19NovNov

Monthly average prices

$63$51$38$25$13AMJJASONDJFM

Prices as travel date approaches

$63$51$38$25$133020100

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from New York, NY to Atlantic City, NJ

(Based on 39 ratings and reviews)

4.5

4.0

susan

August 27, 2020 - Vacation

Greyhound

Pros: Convenient. Cons: No social distancing. Tips: No. Pros: Convenient. Cons: No social distancing. Tips: No.

5.0

Toshua

August 12, 2020 - Couples trip

Greyhound

Hospitality was greatHospitality was great

5.0

Michael

July 27, 2020 - Regular commuter

Greyhound

Pros: Very comfortable, quiet and clean. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Travel with greyhound through wandering!! Pros: Very comfortable, quiet and clean. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Travel with greyhound through wandering!!

4.0

Liora Zoë

February 21, 2020 - Visiting friends

Greyhound

The power outlets weren’t working.The power outlets weren’t working.

5.0

Yarissa

February 18, 2020 - Vacation

Greyhound

Pros: Nice quick comfortable ride. Cons: The bus has absolutely NO WiFi even though they advertise it. Pros: Nice quick comfortable ride. Cons: The bus has absolutely NO WiFi even though they advertise it.

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