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Coach Trip Information: New York to Cambridge

There are 3 intercity coaches per day from New York to Cambridge. Traveling by coach from New York to Cambridge usually takes around 4 hours and 17 minutes, but the fastest Go Buses coach can make the trip in 4 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance189 mi (304 km)
Shortest duration4h 15m
Cheapest price£16.14
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceGo Buses
Coach lines2

Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from New York to Cambridge

(Based on 71 ratings and reviews)

4.5

5.0

Colette

26 April 2022- Vacation

Go Buses

Pros: Very comfortable. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Arrive on time.

Pros: Very comfortable. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Arrive on time.

5.0

YEUNG HEE

21 April 2022- Vacation

Go Buses

Bus driver was awesome!! I driven safely and mentioned very gently. I highly recommend 'Go! Bus' which reserved through Wanderu.

Bus driver was awesome!! I driven safely and mentioned very gently. I highly recommend 'Go! Bus' which reserved through Wanderu.

5.0

Aabhijatya

19 March 2022- Solo travel

Go Buses

Pros: reached my destination on time, charging port availability, comfy seats, driver was good. Cons: price. Tips: -.

Pros: reached my destination on time, charging port availability, comfy seats, driver was good. Cons: price. Tips: -.

5.0

Maiden

10 March 2022- Business

Go Buses

Pros: The driver was courteous, careful and arrived at the destination ahead of time. Cons: Outlet for phone charging. Tips: Always arrive 10-20 minutes before departure so yoy can choose your preferred seatband leave on time.

Pros: The driver was courteous, careful and arrived at the destination ahead of time. Cons: Outlet for phone charging. Tips: Always arrive 10-20 minutes before departure so yoy can choose your preferred seatband leave on time.

5.0

Katryna

6 March 2022- Visiting friends

Go Buses

Pros: Convenient times and pick up locations for a good price. Cons: Deals.

Pros: Convenient times and pick up locations for a good price. Cons: Deals.

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

£20.40 is the average price of a coach ticket from New York to Cambridge. Taking a coach is an affordable way to make this trip. 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 New York to Cambridge is expected to range from £19 to £36. If you are looking to travel to Cambridge within the next week, you can find coach tickets starting from £19. The cheapest coach tickets in the next month are £19 and can be found on 17 May 2022.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from New York to Cambridge 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 £22 whenever you decide to travel.

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 22 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save £7.04 on your coach ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What coach companies travel from New York to Cambridge?

There are two coach lines that have daily service from New York to Cambridge 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 20m£20.20
Go Buses24h 15m£24.25
  • 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 New York to Cambridge, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Go Buses

    Go Buses

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

    An average trip on Go Buses from New York to Cambridge 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 Cambridge.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is New York City to Cambridge a good day-trip?

Traveling from NYC to Cambridge would not be an ideal day-trip, since the average travel time is close to 4.5 hours. Even though the earliest bus leaves at 6:00 a.m., it would still be a lengthy trip just to visit for a few hours. The last return bus of the day departs for New York City at 5:00 p.m. If you really want to visit Cambridge, it might be better to make a full weekend trip out of it.

What is the best way to travel from New York to Cambridge?

The best way to travel from New York to Cambridge is probably by bus. Even though a flight would be faster, flight tickets are significantly more expensive. Train tickets are more expensive as well, averaging $104.

Traveling by bus, you can expect to pay around just $22, and with 75 buses driving this route every day, you have tons of options to fit your schedule.

Does Amtrak travel to Cambridge from New York City?

Yes, Amtrak travels to Cambridge from NYC, although you will arrive into downtown Boston (which is just south of Cambridge, across the Charles River). To get to Cambridge from South Station, you can conveniently take the MBTA Red Line north. However, keep in mind that buses are far cheaper for this route — because the Northeast Corridor is such a busy region for Amtrak, tickets tend to be very expensive.

Is it safe to travel by coach from New York to Cambridge 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 17 minutes to cover the 189 miles from New York to Cambridge. However, the fastest coach only takes 4 hours and 15 minutes. 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?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for coaches, as many passengers take the coach to Cambridge at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, 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 New York?

The first coach leaves at 09:00 and the last coach leaves at 17:00. To see the times for all coaches from New York to Cambridge, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coach trips to Cambridge are there per day?

There are 3 scheduled coaches that travel from New York to Cambridge 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 New York to Cambridge 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 New York?

Departure stations

New York has two coach stations with service to Cambridge.

All 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)

Where does the coach arrive in Cambridge?

Arrival stations

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

Coach stations in Cambridge:

  • Alewife Bus Station

  • 2 Cambridgepark Dr

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