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New York to Philadelphia bus - cost & duration

Cheapest priceNOK 76.89
Fastest time1h 50m
Trips per day21
Bus lines4

New York to Philadelphia Route Map

New York Philadelphia

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from New York to Philadelphia 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 is a bus ticket from New York to Philadelphia?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, NOK 139.26 was the low point for bus fares from New York to Philadelphia. Buses from Philadelphia to New York are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than NOK 139.26 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 4 days in advance. By doing so, you could save NOK 20.42 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 2 hours and 4 minutes to cover the 81 miles (130 kilometers) from New York, NY to Philadelphia, PA. However, the fastest bus only takes 1 hour 50 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

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

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Philadelphia. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, 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.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave New York?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from New York to Philadelphia, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 21 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Philadelphia every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 20 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 Philadelphia; ticket prices start at NOK 162.33.

What bus companies travel from New York to Philadelphia?

There are 4 bus lines from New York, New York to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. With 9 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
Greyhound92h 29mNOK 161.73
PandaNY Bus42h 15mNOK 170.87
Peter Pan Lines41h 50mNOK 130.80
Wanda Coach42h 0mNOK 153.78

Book Greyhound from New York to Philadelphia from NOK 128. There are 9 Greyhound schedules from New York to Philadelphia and you can expect on average to pay NOK 162 for a Greyhound ticket to Philadelphia. In New York, Greyhound departs to Philadelphia from Port Authority Bus Station and 1 other station. In Philadelphia, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St and no other station. An average trip on Greyhound from New York to Philadelphia takes 2 hours and 29 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Philadelphia in 1 hours and 50 minutes, On weekends, Greyhound offers 9 trips per day and you could expect to pay NOK 183 for a weekend getaway trip to Philadelphia.

Book PandaNY Bus from New York to Philadelphia from NOK 171. There are 4 PandaNY Bus schedules from New York to Philadelphia and you can expect on average to pay NOK 171 for a PandaNY Bus ticket to Philadelphia. In New York, PandaNY Bus departs to Philadelphia from 127 East Broadway and no other station. In Philadelphia, PandaNY Bus arrives at 722 Adams Ave and 1 other station. An average trip on PandaNY Bus from New York to Philadelphia takes 2 hours and 15 minutes, while the fastest available PandaNY Bus trip will get you to Philadelphia in 1 hours and 50 minutes, On weekends, PandaNY Bus offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay NOK 171 for a weekend getaway trip to Philadelphia.

Book Peter Pan Lines from New York to Philadelphia from NOK 77. There are 4 Peter Pan Lines schedules from New York to Philadelphia and you can expect on average to pay NOK 131 for a Peter Pan Lines ticket to Philadelphia. In New York, Peter Pan Lines departs to Philadelphia from Port Authority Bus Station and no other station. In Philadelphia, Peter Pan Lines arrives at Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St and no other station. An average trip on Peter Pan Lines from New York to Philadelphia takes 1 hours and 50 minutes, On weekends, Peter Pan Lines offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay NOK 152 for a weekend getaway trip to Philadelphia.

Book Wanda Coach from New York to Philadelphia from NOK 154. There are 4 Wanda Coach schedules from New York to Philadelphia and you can expect on average to pay NOK 154 for a Wanda Coach ticket to Philadelphia. In New York, Wanda Coach departs to Philadelphia from 87 Division Street and no other station. In Philadelphia, Wanda Coach arrives at 55-57 N 11th St and no other station. An average trip on Wanda Coach from New York to Philadelphia takes 2 hours and 0 minutes, while the fastest available Wanda Coach trip will get you to Philadelphia in 1 hours and 50 minutes, On weekends, Wanda Coach offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay NOK 154 for a weekend getaway trip to Philadelphia.

Where does the bus leave from in New York?

Buses to Philadelphia leave from multiple locations in New York, New York. These are the 4 most popular bus stations:

  • Port Authority Bus Station
  • 127 East Broadway
  • 87 Division Street
  • GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway

Where does the bus arrive in Philadelphia?

Buses arrive in Philadelphia at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:

  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St
  • 55-57 N 11th St
  • 722 Adams Ave
  • 2329 Cottman Ave

Price trends for buses from New York to Philadelphia

Average prices by travel date

NOK 256NOK 171NOK 85FebMar

Monthly average prices

NOK 214NOK 171NOK 128NOK 85NOK 43MAMJJASONDJF

Prices as travel date approaches

NOK 214NOK 171NOK 128NOK 85NOK 433020100

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from New York, NY to Philadelphia, PA

(Based on 213 ratings and reviews)

4.6

5.0

Tanya

February 17, 2021 - Solo travel

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: Nice n quiet. Clean and a smooth ride. Cons: Nothing. Tips: No. Pros: Nice n quiet. Clean and a smooth ride. Cons: Nothing. Tips: No.

5.0

Daniel

February 16, 2021 - Solo travel

Peter Pan Lines

Just the Social Distancing Factor along with the rate being able to travel reasonably.Just the Social Distancing Factor along with the rate being able to travel reasonably.

5.0

Jamil

August 22, 2020 - Visiting friends

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: Clean fast accurate. Cons: Charger plug. Tips: Make sure your phones are charged. Pros: Clean fast accurate. Cons: Charger plug. Tips: Make sure your phones are charged.

5.0

Nicholas

July 20, 2020 - Visiting family

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: Boarded the bus and arrived on time. Cons: Everything was great! Pros: Boarded the bus and arrived on time. Cons: Everything was great!

5.0

Frida

July 3, 2020 - Visiting friends

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: Everything great as I except.. Thank you. Cons: Was great.. Tips: Very professional, on time.. Pros: Everything great as I except.. Thank you. Cons: Was great.. Tips: Very professional, on time..

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