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Journey Information

There are 7 intercity coaches per day from Boston to Newark. Traveling by coach from Boston to Newark usually takes around 5 hours and 53 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound coach can make the trip in 4 hours and 55 minutes.

Distance196 mi (316 km)
Shortest duration4h 55m
Cheapest price£22.26
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Coach lines1

Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Boston to Newark

(Based on 36 ratings and reviews)

4.6

5.0

jemson

22 June 2022- Solo travel

Greyhound

Pros: Excellent. Cons: Very good. Tips: Nice.

Pros: Excellent. Cons: Very good. Tips: Nice.

5.0

Marie W

30 May 2022- Visiting family

Greyhound

The bus was on time and bus driver was friendly

The bus was on time and bus driver was friendly

5.0

Rakiya

4 March 2022- Visiting friends

Greyhound

I liked that we arrived on time.

I liked that we arrived on time.

5.0

Kimberly

24 January 2022- Solo travel

Greyhound

I was very comfortable

I was very comfortable

5.0

Venkat

10 October 2021- Visiting friends

Greyhound

Seats should be push back

Seats should be push back

Boston to Newark Route Map

Boston Newark

How much is a coach ticket from Boston to Newark?

The average price for a coach ticket to Newark is £28.09, Traveling by coach on this route is one of the most affordable ways to hit the road from Boston. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on coach tickets everytime, we search all of the best coach options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.

Average prices by travel date

£49£33£16JunJul

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a coach from Boston to Newark is expected to range from £26 to £49. If you are looking to travel to Newark within the next week, you can find coach tickets starting from £31. The cheapest coach tickets in the next month are £26 and can be found on 12 July 2022.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Boston to Newark by coach will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, coach ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around £30 whenever you decide to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches

£62£49£37£25£123020100

Most coach companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your coach tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap coach tickets is to book at least 26 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save £18.40 on your coach ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What coach companies travel from Boston to Newark?

On Wanderu there is one intercity coach company that operates from Boston to Newark. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by coach available on Wanderu. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled coaches per day for you to choose from.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound75h 53m£35.01
  • Greyhound

    Greyhound

    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 7 bus trips from Boston to Newark every day, with the average journey taking around 5 hours and 53 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Newark usually start from £22.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Megabus go from Boston to Newark?

No, there is no Megabus service between Boston and Newark. The closest you can get to Newark on Megabus is taking it from Boston to New York City. However, BoltBus and Greyhound both have service from Boston to Newark, so that may be a better option.

How long is the drive from Boston to Newark?

The trip from Boston to Newark covers about 226 miles (364 kilometers) and takes about 4 hours 30 minutes to drive. A bus from Boston to Newark typically takes between 4 hours 30 minutes and 6 hours, depending on factors like traffic, weather, and whether the bus is making additional stops.

Is there a bus from Boston to Newark Airport?

No, there is no bus that travels from Boston directly to Newark Liberty International Airport. However, buses from Boston will take you to Penn Station in Newark, and from there you can take a 10-minute trip on the NJ Transit to Newark Airport for only $8.25.

Is it safe to travel by coach from Boston to Newark during the COVID-19 pandemic?

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.

In addition, federal law requires all coach 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 coach.

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 coach ride from Boston to Newark?

The coach takes an average of 5 hours and 53 minutes to cover the 196 miles from Boston to Newark. However, the fastest coach only takes 4 hours and 55 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. 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.

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

"Travelers prefer riding the coach on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Newark. 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, 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."

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Boston?

The first coach leaves at 02:00 and the last coach leaves at 18:00. To see the times for all coaches from Boston to Newark, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 7 scheduled coaches that travel from Boston to Newark every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Boston to Newark; ticket prices start at £25.56.

City Information

Boston

Boston is one of the oldest cities in the country, but it is kept young and fresh with the help of over 150,000 students who flock to the city’s prestigious universities every year. Beantown’s many sights and activities celebrate American history, prolific sports teams, and New England seafood. So let's spill the tea (into the harbor, if you will):

Boston's Freedom Trail is the best way to see the city on foot and visit some of the most iconic landmarks of the American Revolution: from Bunker Hill and the USS Constitution to the Old North Church and Faneuil Hall. The Freedom Trail officially begins in Boston Common, the oldest public park in the U.S. and a beautiful spot for walking, picnicking, or ice skating in the winter. Foodies will love the Italian cuisine in the North End and the modern eateries of South End, while sports fans can tour Fenway Park, and art lovers can explore the expansive Museum of Fine Arts.

From Boston, travelers can easily get to the beachy summer destination of Cape Cod, or surrounding states like New Hampshire, Vermont, and Rhode Island. With four main train stations and several bus stops in the city, as well as Boston Logan Airport (which, by the way, has some excellent airport food), Boston is a central hub for travel throughout New England and beyond.

Newark

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As the most populous city in New Jersey, Newark offers some excellent museums, parks and restaurants that you can enjoy year-round. Art lovers should stop by the famous Newark Museum to enjoy a rich collection of works by American artists and sculptors. History buffs should check out the New Jersey Historical Society for ongoing exhibitions documenting the state’s rich history.

Located by the Passaic River, Newark offers various places where you can enjoy a relaxing stroll by the water. For the best views, head over to the city’s Riverfront Park near the hip Ironbound neighborhood. If you’re seeking more outdoor enjoyment, check out Branch Brook Park where you will find various lakes and plenty of cherry blossoms.

Newark is one of the biggest travel hubs in the United States, which makes it very easily accessible via all types of transportation. The Newark Liberty International Airport is one of the three airports that serves the New York City metro area, and its close proximity to Newark’s Penn Station makes it easy to reach from anywhere via bus or train.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Boston?

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Main departure station: South Station Bus Terminal

The South Station Bus Terminal is Boston's primary intercity bus station, and a major hub for bus companies like Greyhound, OurBus, Concord Coach Lines, Peter Pan Bus Lines, and more. The bus station is directly adjacent to the South Station Train Terminal, making it easy to access the local MBTA public transit, commuter rail, and connections to the airport. At the bus station, you'll find an on-site parking garage, a food court, and free WiFi. Nestled between the Financial District, Chinatown, and the Seaport, South Station is within a short walk from some of Boston's top sights and it is easily accessible by any mode of transportation.

All coach stations in Boston:

  • South Station Bus Terminal

Where does the coach arrive in Newark?

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Main arrival station: Newark Penn Station

Not to be confused with the Penn Station in New York City just 10 miles away, Newark’s Penn Station is a vital regional transportation hub which serves the greater New York City and New Jersey area. Located a few blocks East of the central business district in Newark, Penn Station opened in 1935, when its Art Deco architecture was at the height of fashion - see if you can spot the Zodiac signs decorating the chandeliers! Travelers can access Amtrak intercity passenger trains running on the busy Northeast Corridor between Washington D.C. and Boston, as well as intercity buses like Greyhound and Fullington Trailways. Local transit available at Penn Station includes Newark Light Rail, Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) rapid transit linking Newark to Manhattan, and NJ Transit commuter trains serving coastal and central New Jersey.

Coach stations in Newark:

  • Newark Penn Station

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