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Journey Information

Boston to Newark, NJ coach - cost & duration

Cheapest priceUS$16.00
Shortest Duration5h 15m
Trips per day3
Coach lines1
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Price trends for coaches from Boston to Newark

Average prices by travel date

US$45US$30US$15JunJun

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Boston to Newark
4.4
Based on 23 reviews

Based on 12 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with BoltBus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.8
Staff
3.9
Value
3.6
Condition
4.0
Alinamarissa
5.0
23 November 2019Visiting family
Pros
on time and great price
Caroline
4.0
11 October 2019Visiting family
Pros
The trip was super late
Cons
Time
Tips
N/A
Semu
4.0
10 June 2019Visiting family
Pros
Comfort
Cons
The only bad thing was that there was no Wifi. This was very
Tips
Wifi
Vijayalaxmi
3.0
15 June 2019Visiting family
Pros
The bus was on time not too crowded.
Cons
The seats were not firmly attached to the floor of the bus! The seats kept rocking back and forth with the motion of the bus, which made it very uncomfortable. Changing seats did not help because many had the same problem.
Lucien
5.0
3 June 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Safe and secured ride
Cons
Nothing other than a 50/50 raffle :).
Tips
Enjoy your ride with no worries.

Based on 11 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 63 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
4.1
Value
4.3
Condition
4.6
Nathaniel
5.0
18 January 2020Solo travel
Pros
Everything was running on time. Driver got us to the city sooner than expected 👌
Cons
Bigger overhead to put your carry on in.
Tips
Be on time!
Anne
5.0
31 July 2019Solo travel
Pros
Excellent trip!
Cons
Trying to be on time.
Tips
Buy your ticket with wanderu and Enjoy your trip!
Sergia
5.0
6 July 2019Visiting family
Pros
Driver was careful and got me to my destination in a fast safe manner
Christian
1.0
9 June 2019
Pros
Please refund my money.
Cons
Bus should arrive on time or we should be notified that it is more than 2 hours late
Michele E
4.0
7 June 2019Visiting family
Pros
Friendly staff and well organize.

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.

How much is a coach ticket from Boston to Newark?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, US$21.17 was the low point for coach fares from Boston to Newark. Coaches from Newark to Boston are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than US$21.17 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 coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 16 days in advance. By doing so, you could save US$17.99 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 5 hours and 57 minutes to cover the 196 miles (316 kilometers) from Boston to Newark. However, the fastest coach only takes 5 hours and 15 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the coach. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when coaches are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Boston?

The first coach leaves at 10:00 and the last coach leaves at 16:00. 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 3 scheduled coaches that travel from Boston to Newark every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct coach. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different coach at any point during your trip. Direct coaches also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Boston to Newark, NJ; ticket prices start at US$56.00.

What coach companies travel from Boston to Newark?

There is one coach company that operates from Boston to Newark. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by coach. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled coaches per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound35h 58mUS$28.60

Where does the coach leave from in Boston?

Most coaches depart from the main station in Boston, Massachusetts:

  • South Station Bus Terminal

Where does the coach arrive in Newark?

All coaches from Boston arrive at one main station in Newark, New Jersey:

  • Penn Station

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