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Norfolk - New York Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 10 intercity buses per day from Norfolk to New York. Traveling by bus from Norfolk to New York usually takes around 11 hours and 14 minutes, but the fastest SprinterBus bus can make the trip in 7 hours,

Distance294 mi (473 km)
Shortest duration7h 0m
Cheapest price$47.45
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines3

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Norfolk to New York

(Based on 27 ratings and reviews)

4.7

5.0

Rose

May 10, 2022- Visiting family

Wanda Coach

Everything is good

Everything is good

5.0

Eric

April 22, 2022- Couples trip

Wanda Coach

Pros: Fast and cheap. Cons: Smoking section or food section 🤔. Tips: Have fun and enjoy the ride.

Pros: Fast and cheap. Cons: Smoking section or food section 🤔. Tips: Have fun and enjoy the ride.

5.0

Adrian

March 31, 2022- Solo travel

SprinterBus

Pros: Secure. Safe driving. Cons: We were warned about efficiency of bathroom before departure and when first stop would be; just in case you wanted to do a #2 need. Tips: I don’t remember a cellphone power jack connection! But overall the drive and driver were safe. ...

Pros: Secure. Safe driving. Cons: We were warned about efficiency of bathroom before departure and when first stop would be; just in case you wanted to do a #2 need. Tips: I don’t remember a cellphone power jack connection! But overall the drive and driver were safe. I also enjoyed the prelim film recording on tv screen on bus🙏🏾.

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4.0

Lauren

March 25, 2022- Vacation

SprinterBus

Pros: Everything was fine like it was. Cons: -. Tips: You don't need to be there one hour earlier. The bus arrives exactly at time.

Pros: Everything was fine like it was. Cons: -. Tips: You don't need to be there one hour earlier. The bus arrives exactly at time.

4.0

Bibi

March 5, 2022- Visiting family

Wanda Coach

Pros: The overall trip was excellent except for the fact that the bus reeked of cigarette smoke . Drivers should not smoke in bus since the smell leaves in there . Should spray bus to neutralize smoke smell. Otherwise everything was great. Tips: Best deal for travel.

Pros: The overall trip was excellent except for the fact that the bus reeked of cigarette smoke . Drivers should not smoke in bus since the smell leaves in there . Should spray bus to neutralize smoke smell. Otherwise everything was great. Tips: Best deal for travel.

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

Typically $59.74 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to New York. Any tickets cheaper than $59.74 can be considered a great deal. 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

$77$51$26MayMay

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Norfolk to New York is expected to range from C$60 to C$76. If you are looking to travel to New York within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from C$65. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are C$60 and can be found on June 12, 2022.

Monthly average prices

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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 C$67 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Norfolk to New York in June, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to C$73 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

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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 27 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save C$30.01 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Norfolk to New York?

There are 3 bus lines from Norfolk to New York available for you to search and book on Wanderu. With 7 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
Greyhound713h 19m$74.68
SprinterBus17h 0m$73.72
Wanda Coach28h 16m$51.29
  • 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 7 bus trips from Norfolk to New York every day, with the average journey taking around 13 hours and 19 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to New York usually start from $47.

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  • SprinterBus

    SprinterBus

    Sprinter Bus provides daily bus services between New York City, Hampton Road, and Dover Downs. Buses feature common amenities like WiFi and electrical outlets. Trips from Norfolk to New York take about 7 hours and 0 minutes on Sprinter Bus, and most trips depart from Best Square Shopping Center in Norfolk. Sprinter Bus is known for its affordable and reliable service in impeccably-maintained buses.

  • Wanda Coach

    Wanda Coach

    Wanda Coach is one of the leading Chinatown bus carriers in the U.S. The company offers 2 daily bus trips to and from more than 70 cities across the East Coast and the Midwest. With bus ticket prices starting from $51 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 Norfolk and New York.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Norfolk 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 11 hours and 14 minutes to cover the 473 kilometers from Norfolk to New York. However, the fastest bus only takes 7 hours. 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?

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Norfolk to New York for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, 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 Norfolk?

The first bus leaves at 3:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Norfolk to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 10 scheduled buses that travel from Norfolk to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 4 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 Norfolk to New York; ticket prices start at $39.75.

City Information

Norfolk

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A trip to Norfolk, VA will take your breath away. Sail away from its shores and just let the wind take you to a place of calm and quiet where you can shed your worries.

There are so many things to do in and around the coastal city of Norfolk. Start off with its main historic landmark, the 400-year-old port that houses the most extensive naval base in the world. Other history-rich areas worth visiting include St. Paul's Episcopal Church and MacArthur Memorial.

If you crave some water adventures, remember that you can always sail, fish, swim, kayak, and cruise in Norfolk. You can also sign up for the Naval Base Tour or visit the Nauticus Museum and Hampton Roads Naval Museum. Finally, don't forget to spend a day or two at the beach to rejuvenate your soul.

Arts and entertainment, nightlife, and shopping are thriving in Norfolk, too. If you wish to enjoy some live performances, visit the Harrison Opera house. Nightlife is always at its best downtown, particularly at Baxter's or Scotty Quixx. If you plan to do some shopping, the Selden Market offers the most eclectic selections of all.

Walking is the best mode of transportation in Norfolk, but there's also the Tide, which is the city's light rail system that can take you to your destination faster. It runs a 7.5-mile-long route that covers pretty much the entire downtown area with its 11 stops. Both Amtrak train service and bus service from carriers like Greyhound and OurBus make Norfolk easy to travel to for your next trip.

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 Norfolk?

Departure stations

Buses to New York leave from 3 stations in Norfolk.

All bus stations in Norfolk:

  • Harbor Park Station

  • 5859 E Virginia Beach Blvd

  • Best Square Shopping Center

Where does the bus arrive in New York?

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Arrival stations

Port Authority Bus Terminal is the largest bus station in New York City. First opened in 1950, it is the main Manhattan bus stop for various regional and nationwide bus carriers that provide intercity transportation to and from NYC such as Greyhound, NY Trailways, Peter Pan Bus Lines, and Ourbus, among many others. Port Authority’s central location just steps away from Times Square provides easy connections to various other forms of transportation, including 13 lines of the NYC Subway, 11 lines of the NYC Bus, over 60 lines of the NJ Transit Bus, and shuttle services to each of the three airports in New York’s metropolitan area. At the terminal, you will find a variety of fast food restaurants and convenience stores, as well as a USPS branch and a bowling alley.

Bus stations in New York:

  • Port Authority Bus Station

  • GW Bridge Bus Station

  • 103 Canal St

  • 201 West 37th St

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