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Journey Information

There are 39 intercity buses per day from New York to Hartford. Traveling by bus from New York to Hartford usually takes around 3 hours and 18 minutes, but the fastest OurBus bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance100 mi (161 km)
Shortest duration2h 10m
Cheapest price€13.84
Trips per day26
Most frequent servicePeter Pan Lines
Bus lines5

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from New York to Hartford

(Based on 138 ratings and reviews)

4.7

5.0

Timothy

25 January 2024- Visiting family

Peter Pan Lines

The electric phone sockets don't work some of the time.

5.0

Carla

11 January 2024- Solo travel

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: Very smooth, Nmanand our driver Mr.Delgado was very helpful. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Just sit back and relax.

5.0

Octavia

3 January 2024- Visiting friends

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: Was able to see where I was going. The ride was not bumpy. Cons: Serve refreshments. Tips: A good experience.

5.0

Lionel

29 December 2023- Solo travel

OurBus

Pros: It was peaceful and quiet and no nonsense. Tips: Book your bus trip with wanderu.

4.0

Fiona

26 November 2023- Solo travel

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: The staff was ready to assist and the lady driver was a five star. Cons: Prices.

New York to Hartford Route Map

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

€26.89 is the average price of a bus ticket from New York to Hartford. 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

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Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from New York to Hartford is expected to range from €22 to €34. If you are looking to travel to Hartford within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from €23. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are €22 and can be found on 20 March 2024.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in December. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just €25 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from New York to Hartford in November, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to €31 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 bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 27 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save €5.05 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from New York to Hartford?

There are 5 bus lines from New York to Hartford available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 21 daily trips, Peter Pan Lines 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
FlixBus US22h 28m€25.92
Greyhound103h 0m€28.46
OurBus22h 29m€17.95
Peter Pan Lines72h 21m€21.96
Peter Pan Lines214h 14m€34.10
  • 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 2 trips per day from New York to Hartford, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide coach carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 10 bus trips from New York to Hartford every day, with the average journey taking around 3 hours and 0 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Hartford usually start from €19.

  • OurBus is an intercity bus company based in New York City. OurBus provides cheap bus tickets to some of the most popular cities in the United States. All OurBus coaches come equipped with a generous roster of amenities, including extra legroom, freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and complimentary bottled water. With cheap bus tickets starting from €14, OurBus is one of the best ways to travel by bus from New York to Hartford if you are looking for comfort at a good price.

  • Peter Pan Bus Lines is one of the biggest bus carriers in the Northeast region of the United States. Headquartered in Springfield, Massachusetts, the company offers affordable bus tickets and comfortable bus trips to over a dozen destinations across nine states and the District of Columbia. Peter Pan is known for their reliable bus service and green certified modern coaches that offer amenities such as onboard restrooms, free WiFi, power outlets and extra legroom between seats. Running an average of 7 bus trips every day during the week and 8 trips on weekends, Peter Pan is one of the main bus carriers between New York and Hartford, offering bus tickets as low as €19.
  • Book Peter Pan Lines from New York to Hartford from €17. There are 21 trips per day offered by Peter Pan Lines from New York to Hartford and you can expect on average to pay for a Peter Pan Lines ticket to Hartford. In New York, Peter Pan Lines departs to Hartford from Port Authority Bus Station and one other station. In Hartford, Peter Pan Lines arrives at Union Station - 1 Union Pl and 7 other stations.

    An average trip on Peter Pan Lines from New York to Hartford takes 4 hours and 14 minutes , while the fastest available Peter Pan Lines trip will get you to Hartford in 2 hours and 10 minutes .

    On weekends, Peter Pan Lines offers 29 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Hartford.

Frequently Asked Questions

Bus tickets to Hartford from NYC average about $12. The cheapest possible price you can find for this route is $7. The earlier you book, the cheaper you can expect tickets to be. As buses get close to selling out, their prices tend to spike.
The busiest day to travel from New York to Hartford is on Monday. If you plan to travel on a Monday, you may want to consider booking your ticket further in advance, as buses are more likely to sell out. To avoid crowds, travel this route on a Thursday, the least busy day of the week. Prices are less likely to spike on a Thursday, and buses tend to be less crowded.
The last bus from New York to Hartford typically departs around 10:00 p.m. The earliest bus departs around 2:00 a.m., so if you don’t mind leaving very early in the morning, that option may be best. Both Greyhound and Peter Pan provide routes later in the evening and early in the morning.

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 18 minutes to cover the 161 kilometers from New York to Hartford. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 10 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Hartford. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

The first bus leaves at 06:00 and the last bus leaves at 20:00. To see the times for all buses from New York to Hartford, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 39 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Hartford every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 26 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 New York to Hartford; ticket prices start at €11.07.

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. 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.

Hartford

Hartford is the capital of Connecticut, and a New England destination with literary attractions, charming parks, and engaging activities for families.

The homes of Mark Twain and Harriet Beecher Stowe, both in Hartford, have been turned into museums to learn more about these authors and their lives. If you prefer Edward Cullen to Tom Sawyer, you may appreciate that a more contemporary literary giant, Stephenie Meyer, was born in Hartford too.

The Elizabeth Park Conservancy is a spread of formal gardens and grounds where you can walk, picnic, and catch outdoor concerts or tours. Kids will love the antique carousel in Bushnell Park, as well as the hands-on exhibits at the Connecticut Science Center. For those who prefer to wander through cute downtowns, West Hartford offers some of the best shopping in the area.

With a large nearby airport, and many intercity bus and train services providing access to hubs like Boston and New York, getting to Hartford is about as easy as a walk in Bushnell Park.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in New York?

Main departure station: Port Authority Bus Station

Buses to Hartford leave from 9 stations in New York.

All bus stations in New York:

  • Port Authority Bus Station

  • 321 W 42nd St

  • Port Authority - 625 8th Ave

  • Port Authority Bus Station

  • GW Bridge Bus Station

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

  • 7-11 - Jd Foods

  • 672 1st Ave btwn 38th & 39th St

  • Port Authority Bus Terminal, Gate 21

Where does the bus arrive in Hartford?

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Main arrival station: Union Station - 1 Union Pl

Union Station is a historic bus and train station located in the downtown area of Hartford, CT. Built in 1889, the station serves as the main stop in Hartford for all four Amtrak train lines that pass through the city, including the Northeast Regional, the Vermonter and the Valley Flyer, as well as the Hartford Line commuter train. Union Station is also used by bus carriers Greyhound and Peter Pan Bus Lines as their main bus stop in Downtown Hartford. The station is easily accessible from all parts of the city and its surrounding areas through a variety of local and express transit bus lines. At Hartford’s Union Station, you will find some fast food options and vending machines, as well as restrooms and a waiting area.

Bus stations in Hartford:

  • Union Station - 1 Union Pl

  • Pearl and Ann St.

  • Central Row at Old State House

  • 419 Asylum Street (Across Union Sta)

  • Pearl and Trumbull St

  • State St

  • Asylum St. At Bushnell Park

  • Pearl and Lewis St

  • Union Station area- North side of Church St

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