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Journey Information

There are 8 intercity coaches per day from New York to Fairfax. Traveling by coach from New York to Fairfax usually takes around 4 hours and 11 minutes, but the fastest BestBus coach can make the trip in 4 hours,

Distance218 mi (350 km)
Shortest duration4h 0m
Cheapest price£22.96
Trips per day8
Most frequent serviceBestBus
Coach lines3

Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from New York to Fairfax

(Based on 204 ratings and reviews)




5 August 2023- Vacation


Pros: Simple ride and on time. Cons: Good for the money. Tips: Great easy ride and I don’t have to drive. The price is right.


Ana Isabel

4 August 2023- Visiting family

Go Buses

Cons: Sitting. Tips: Bring snacks.



3 August 2023- Solo travel


Please don’t charge overprice.



23 July 2023- Visiting friends

Go Buses

Seats could be more comfortable



2 July 2023- Vacation


Pros: Nice clean Bus with on time departure & arrival at destination. Cons: Water bottles could have been cold. Tips: Carry your own water.

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

£30.44 is the average price of a bus ticket from New York to Fairfax. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. 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 ticket price of a bus from New York to Fairfax is expected to range from £30 to £34. If you are looking to travel to Fairfax within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from £30. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are £30 and can be found on 4 October 2023.

Monthly average prices

Traveling from New York to Fairfax by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around £32 whenever you decide to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches


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 29 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save £6.95 on your coach ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What coach companies travel from New York to Fairfax?

There are 3 bus lines from New York to Fairfax available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 4 daily trips, BestBus usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
BestBus44h 18m£33.37
BestBus Prime14h 14m£42.71
Go Buses34h 0m£28.42
  • BestBus is known for offering affordable bus tickets to destinations across the Northeast, including New York and Fairfax, with 4 daily trips on average. BestBus is green-certified, offers free Wi-Fi and water onboard, and earned the #1 spot as a Students' Favorite and a Commuters’ Favorite in the 2022 Wanderu Passengers' Choice Awards.

  • BestBus Prime is the luxury bus service offered by BestBus, delivering a business class-level of service throughout the Northeast. BestBus Prime provides free water to all passengers, free Wi-Fi, squeaky-clean restrooms, and 110V outlets under every seat. So relax in comfortable, extra-wide leather seats, stretch out in the extra legroom, and enjoy free movie streaming while BestBus Prime takes you to your destination.

  • GoBuses is a popular bus company with cheap tickets on various routes across the Northeast, including stops in New York and Fairfax. GoBuses’ top priority is providing reliable, safe travel for all passengers with an average of 3 trips on this route per day. The carrier also offers onboard amenities for your comfort, including extra legroom, free Wi-Fi, clean restrooms on every bus, and power outlets at your seat.

Frequently Asked Questions

There are 3 buses that go from New York City to Fairfax: BestBus, Go Buses and BestBus Prime. The cheapest of those is BestBus, with an average price of $25 per ticket. Both BestBus and GoBuses offer 3 trips per day, and all 3 buses have an average travel time of 4 hours. BestBus Prime is a luxury bus, equipped with wide leather seats and more legroom, which is what accounts for the more expensive ticket, at an average of $44. There is only 1 BestBus Prime trip per day on this route.
While there are no direct trains from New York City to downtown Fairfax, you can get as close as Burke, Virginia, which is just 6 miles south (about a 15-minute drive). There is only one train trip from New York City to Burke per day, with tickets averaging $74.

The best way to get from New York to Fairfax is by bus. Traveling by bus is cheaper, and gives you more departure times to choose from. The Amtrak Northeast Regional only provides 1 route per day, and instead of being dropped off in downtown Fairfax you would have to commute from nearby Burke.

By bus, there are 6 daily direct trips, with an average travel time of 4 hours. Bus tickets average $22, with 7 buses traveling this route per day.

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 4 hours and 11 minutes to cover the 218 miles from New York to Fairfax. However, the fastest coach only takes 4 hours. 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.

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by coaches from New York to Fairfax on Monday. Tickets for Monday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Thursday. Thursday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

The first coach leaves at 07:00 and the last coach leaves at 17:00. To see the times for all coaches from New York to Fairfax, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 8 scheduled coaches that travel from New York to Fairfax 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 Fairfax without transferring.

City Information

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.


Fairfax is a vibrant city surrounded by Fairfax County. The city is located in Northern Virginia, only 17 miles from Washington, D.C. Fairfax's most popular attraction is the Historic Blenheim House, a farmhouse inhabited by Union soldiers during the Civil War. The signatures and inscriptions left by the soldiers on the house walls provide insight into life during the Civil War, further explored by the adjacent Civil War Interpretive Center.

Old Town Fairfax is a walkable downtown district dotted with more historic buildings centered around Old Town Hall. Although a strong appreciation for the town's history is evident in vintage buildings and historical markers, the city's shops and restaurants also have a youthful vibe, thanks to the student population of nearby George Mason University.

Although there is no Amtrak service to Fairfax, trains do arrive in nearby Burke, and the Washington Metro connects to the Vienna station outside of city limits. Several bus companies, including BestBus and GoBuses, provide service from New York City to Fairfax. The nearest airport to the city is the Washington Dulles Airport, about 11 miles away.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in New York?

Main departure station: 417 W 34th St

New York has two coach stations with service to Fairfax.

All coach stations in New York:

  • 417 W 34th St

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

Where does the coach arrive in Fairfax?

Main arrival station: Vienna-Fairfax-GMU Metro

All coaches from New York arrive at one main station in Fairfax.

Coach stations in Fairfax:

  • Vienna-Fairfax-GMU Metro

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