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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity coaches per day from Dover to New York. Traveling by coach from Dover to New York usually takes around 3 hours and 36 minutes, but the fastest SprinterBus coach can make the trip in 3 hours and 20 minutes.

Distance134 mi (216 km)
Shortest duration3h 20m
Cheapest price£25.16
Trips per day3
Most frequent servicePandaNY Bus
Coach lines3

Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Dover to New York

(Based on 12 ratings and reviews)




2 October 2023- Visiting family

PandaNY Bus

overall good!!



1 September 2023- Regular commuter

PandaNY Bus

Pros: Gd. Cons: Stay on time. Tips: Na.



22 June 2023- Solo travel

PandaNY Bus

Pros: The bus arrived on time - in fact, a few minutes before scheduled. Cons: Need to fix the wi-fi issue! Tips: Charge your device before riding!



12 June 2023- Solo travel

PandaNY Bus

Pros: Working usb ports. Cons: smell of the buss. Tips: Be on time, bring snacks and headphones.



10 April 2023- Couples trip

PandaNY Bus

Pros: I had fun I went out and seen so much. Cons: I don’t think anything needs to be improved. Tips: It’s a blast joy awaits.

How much is a coach ticket from Dover to New York?

£33.77 is the average price of a bus ticket from Dover to New York. Any tickets cheaper than £33.77 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


Over the next four weeks, the average price of bus tickets from Dover to New York is expected to be between £28 and £39. The cheapest day to travel in the next month is 5 December 2023, when tickets are available for 5 December 2023. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next week start at just £28.

Monthly average prices

If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Dover to New York, mark your calendar for November. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just £35. However, taking the bus from Dover to New York during April is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of £39. The best way to find deals on a trip in April is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

Prices as travel date approaches


The easiest way to save money on bus tickets is by booking in advance! Many carriers increase prices as the travel date approaches, so it's always a good idea to buy your tickets as early as possible. Book at least 27 days in advance to save £8.57 or more on your ticket, compared to booking at the last minute.

What coach companies travel from Dover to New York?

There are 3 bus lines from Dover to New York available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. PandaNY Bus offers the most choice in regards to departure times, with a couple of different times on its daily bus schedule.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound13h 56m£36.58
PandaNY Bus23h 27m£31.17
SprinterBus13h 20m£43.36
  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide coach 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 1 bus trips from Dover to New York every day, with the average journey taking around 3 hours and 56 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to New York usually start from £25.

  • 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 Dover to New York, with prices starting from £28.

  • 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 Dover to New York take about 3 hours and 20 minutes on Sprinter Bus, and most trips depart from Dover Downs - 1131 N Dupont Hwy in Dover. Sprinter Bus is known for its affordable and reliable service in impeccably-maintained buses.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our coach 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, coach 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the coach or in stations.

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.

The coach takes an average of 3 hours and 36 minutes to cover the 134 miles from Dover to New York. However, the fastest coach only takes 3 hours and 20 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

"Friday is the busiest travel day for coaches as people head from Dover 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 coach travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the coach, traveling mid-week is your best bet."

The first coach leaves at 01:00 and the last coach leaves at 17:00. To see the times for all coaches from Dover to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 3 scheduled coaches that travel from Dover to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct coaches which you can take the entire route from Dover to New York without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Dover to New York; ticket prices start at £63.71.

City Information


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As the capital of Delaware, Dover offers a plethora of landmarks and attractions to keep tourists engaged! Tourists interested in the city's heritage (and American history in general) should check out the Delaware Agricultural Museum & Village, which showcases artifacts and items of great cultural significance to the state's agricultural history. You could also visit the John Dickinson Plantation to learn more about one of the original founding fathers of the U.S. For some outdoor activities, check out the local Amish community, where you can meet locals and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Dover features an eclectic food scene with plenty of different choices for different tastes. Vincenzo's Pizzeria & Gelato is a popular spot with delicious Italian dishes and fantastic house wines to pair with them. If you are interested in beers, Fordham & Dominion Brewing Company will be a great choice!

Dover is a stop along several bus and train routes, with service offered by Amtrak, Greyhound, SprinterBus, and OurBus. Air travelers usually fly into the airport in nearby Wilmington or make plans to take a bus from the airport in either Philadelphia or Baltimore to Dover.

New York


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.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Dover?

Main departure station: Delaware State University

Coaches to New York leave from 3 stations in Dover.

All coach stations in Dover:

  • Delaware State University

  • 7-Eleven Parking Lot - 654 N Dupont Hwy

  • Dover Downs - 1131 N Dupont Hwy

Where does the coach arrive in New York?

Main arrival station: 59 Canal St

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

Coach stations in New York:

  • 59 Canal St

  • Port Authority - 301 W 41st St

  • 201 West 37th St

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