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Coach Route Overview: Cambridge to New York

There are 3 intercity coaches per day from Cambridge to New York. Traveling by coach from Cambridge to New York usually takes around 4 hours and 15 minutes, but some coaches might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance189 mi (304 km)
Shortest duration4h 15m
Cheapest price£15.88
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceGo Buses
Coach lines2

Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Cambridge to New York

(Based on 51 ratings and reviews)

4.6

5.0

Eugene

20 May 2022- Solo travel

Go Buses

Turn on the power to the outlet to charge cell phone

Turn on the power to the outlet to charge cell phone

5.0

Elsa

19 April 2022- Visiting family

Go Buses

Pros: Everything ! Cons: Nothing. Tips: Great prices, amazing staff and driver.

Pros: Everything ! Cons: Nothing. Tips: Great prices, amazing staff and driver.

4.0

Celeste

14 April 2022- Visiting friends

Go Buses

Pros: Easy to get to pick up location and central drop off location. Cons: I couldn't adjust the seat back.

Pros: Easy to get to pick up location and central drop off location. Cons: I couldn't adjust the seat back.

5.0

Niklas

3 April 2022- Visiting friends

Go Buses

Pros: Very comfortable seats, good driving, arrival ahead of schedule. Cons: Several of the outlets for charging devices were not working. Tips: Check the charging outlet at your seat to make sure you have a working one before you settle in!

Pros: Very comfortable seats, good driving, arrival ahead of schedule. Cons: Several of the outlets for charging devices were not working. Tips: Check the charging outlet at your seat to make sure you have a working one before you settle in!

5.0

Maiden

10 March 2022- Business

Go Buses

Pros: The bus came in time and departed as scheduled. Cons: I was hoping there would be outlet for charging phones or devices. Tips: Be on the bus terminal ahead of time so you can board and choose your preferred seat and leave on time.

Pros: The bus came in time and departed as scheduled. Cons: I was hoping there would be outlet for charging phones or devices. Tips: Be on the bus terminal ahead of time so you can board and choose your preferred seat and leave on time.

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

Typically £18.85 is the average price you should expect to pay for a coach ticket to New York. At this price a coach trip is a cheap way to travel from Cambridge to New York. It’s easy to find a coach 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

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Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a coach from Cambridge to New York is expected to range from £18 to £35. If you are looking to travel to New York within the next week, you can find coach tickets starting from £18. The cheapest coach tickets in the next month are £18 and can be found on 24 May 2022.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest coach ticket prices on this route can usually be found in January. That’s when the average price of a coach ticket is expected to be just £19 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Cambridge to New York in November, expect to spend more on your coach trip, as the average ticket price may surge to £37 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 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 28 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save £5.09 on your coach ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What coach companies travel from Cambridge to New York?

There are two coach lines that have daily service from Cambridge to New York that you can search and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Go Buses usually offers more choice, with 2 scheduled trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US14h 15m£20.82
Go Buses24h 15m£21.27
  • FlixBus US

    FlixBus US

    FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 1 trips per day from Cambridge to New York, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Go Buses

    Go Buses

    Book Go Buses from Cambridge to New York from £19. There are 2 Go Buses schedules from Cambridge to New York and you can expect on average to pay for a Go Buses ticket to New York. In Cambridge, Go Buses departs to New York from Alewife Bus Station and no other station. In New York, Go Buses arrives at W 30th St, btw 9th and 10th Ave, opposite 450 W 30th St and no other station.

    An average trip on Go Buses from Cambridge to New York takes 4 hours and 15 minutes .

    On weekends, Go Buses offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to New York.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the drive from Cambridge to New York City?

The drive from Cambridge, Massachusetts, to New York City covers about 215 miles (346 kilometers), which usually takes about 4 hours 30 minutes by car or by bus.

Is there a train from Cambridge to New York City?

No, there is not a train from Cambridge to New York City, but Amtrak does run between central Boston and New York City. However, the bus from Cambridge might be a better option. Although the bus does take an hour longer than the train, train tickets usually cost an average of $101, whereas bus tickets start at just $10, and you can depart directly from Cambridge instead of commuting to a downtown Amtrak station.

Is Cambridge to New York a good day-trip?

Cambridge to New York is not a great day trip, but it’s doable. You could take a bus from Cambridge as early as 1:00 a.m. If you opted for a later time, you could leave Cambridge at 5:00 a.m. and arrive in New York City at 9:30 a.m.

Traveling back to Cambridge, you could depart at 10:30 p.m. and arrive back in Cambridge at 3:10 a.m. the next morning. If you prefer to arrive back in Cambridge before midnight, you could leave NYC at 7:40 p.m. and arrive in Cambridge at 11:50 p.m.

Arriving in NYC at 9:30 a.m. and leaving at 7:40 p.m. would give you a total of 10 hours 10 minutes in The Big Apple. However, with a total travel time of 8 hours 40 minutes, you’d be on a bus for the same amount of time that you’d be in the city.

Is it safe to travel by coach from Cambridge to New York 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?

The coach takes an average of 4 hours and 15 minutes to cover the 189 miles from Cambridge to New York. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. 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?

"Friday is the busiest travel day for coaches as people head from Cambridge 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."

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Cambridge?

The first coach leaves at 08:00 and the last coach leaves at 17:00. To see the times for all coaches from Cambridge to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coach departures serve New York each day?

There are 3 scheduled coaches that travel from Cambridge 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 Cambridge to New York without transferring.

City Information

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 coach leave from in Cambridge?

Departure stations

Cambridge has two coach stations with service to New York.

All coach stations in Cambridge:

  • Alewife Bus Station

  • 2 Cambridgepark Dr

Where does the coach arrive in New York?

Arrival stations

These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in New York.

Coach stations in New York:

  • W 30th St, btw 9th and 10th Ave, opposite 450 W 30th St

  • 300-310 W 31 St (SW Corner of 31st & 8th Ave)

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