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Journey Information

Charlotte to New York bus - cost & duration

Cheapest priceUS$60.00
Shortest Duration11h 5m
Trips per day10
Bus lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Charlotte to New York right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Charlotte to New York?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, US$60.00 was the low point for bus fares from Charlotte to New York. Buses from New York to Charlotte are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than US$60.00 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 bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 15 days in advance. By doing so, you could save US$28.30 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 13 hours to cover the 531 miles (855 kilometers) from Charlotte, NC to New York, NY. However, the fastest bus only takes 11 hours and 5 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses 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, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to New York, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Charlotte?

The first bus leaves at 00:00 and the last bus leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all buses from Charlotte to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 10 scheduled buses that travel from Charlotte to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 9 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Charlotte to New York; ticket prices start at US$101.00.

What bus companies travel from Charlotte to New York?

There are 3 bus lines from Charlotte, North Carolina to New York, New York. With 5 daily trips, Greyhound usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound517h 8mUS$81.01
PandaNY Bus212h 1mUS$60.00
Wanda Coach311h 47mUS$60.00

Where does the bus leave from in Charlotte?

Charlotte, North Carolina has two bus stations with service to New York, New York:

  • 4127 Glenwood Dr
  • 3301-400 Freedom Dr

Where does the bus arrive in New York?

Buses arrive in New York at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in New York, New York:

  • Port Authority Bus Station
  • 103 Canal St
  • 19 Allen St
  • GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway

Price trends for buses from Charlotte to New York

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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Charlotte, NC to New York, NY
Based on 4 ratings and reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Users that traveled with Wanda Coach report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 33 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
27 January 2020Business
If the buses could arrive on time and give updates on if the buses is running late.
30 November 2019Solo travel
Got to my destination earlier than expected
The way how the driver communicate with customers and not throw our luggage around like it’s not valuable
28 November 2019Visiting family
Didn't have to drive.
More specified breaks as for as dining and bathroom breaks
Early birds get the better seats

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