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Journey Information

There are 8 intercity buses per day from New York to Bethesda. Traveling by bus from New York to Bethesda usually takes around 4 hours and 18 minutes, but the fastest Tripper Bus bus can make the trip in 34 minutes.

Distance203 mi (326 km)
Shortest duration0h 34m
Cheapest price€18.73
Trips per day8
Most frequent serviceVamoose
Bus lines5

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from New York to Bethesda

(Based on 34 ratings and reviews)

4.7

5.0

Salma

16 May 2022- Visiting friends

Tripper Bus

Excellent service, nice and well-mannered driver, reached even few minutes earlier to my destination.

Excellent service, nice and well-mannered driver, reached even few minutes earlier to my destination.

4.0

Oktavianus

19 April 2022- Solo travel

Vamoose

Pros: You are good one. Cons: A bottle of water could be better and also electricity for recharging cellphone. Tips: You can travel with this bus.

Pros: You are good one. Cons: A bottle of water could be better and also electricity for recharging cellphone. Tips: You can travel with this bus.

5.0

Tamara

18 April 2022- Solo travel

Vamoose

Everything was smooth and easy!

Everything was smooth and easy!

5.0

Brenda

17 April 2022- Solo travel

Vamoose

Pros: It was easy, comfortable travel. Cons: It would be nice if you offered bottled water to your guests, even for a price. Tips: This is a great way to travel! Just be sure to check in a little early.

Pros: It was easy, comfortable travel. Cons: It would be nice if you offered bottled water to your guests, even for a price. Tips: This is a great way to travel! Just be sure to check in a little early.

5.0

Gloria

10 April 2022- Visiting family

Vamoose

The seats.

The seats.

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

€40.03 is the average price of a bus ticket from New York to Bethesda. Any tickets cheaper than €40.03 can be considered a great deal. 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 Bethesda is expected to range from €34 to €48. If you are looking to travel to Bethesda within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from €36. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are €34 and can be found on 7 June 2022.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in March. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just €40 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from New York to Bethesda in November, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to €47 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 23 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save €6.10 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from New York to Bethesda?

There are 5 bus lines from New York to Bethesda available for you to search and book on Wanderu. With 3 daily trips, Vamoose 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 US14h 0m€24.45
Tripper Bus23h 59m€42.73
Tripper Bus Elite14h 0m€57.87
Vamoose34h 30m€43.17
Vamoose Gold14h 30m€63.31
  • 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 Bethesda, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Tripper Bus

    Tripper Bus

    Tripper Bus is a bus service based in the New York City area, offering high-quality bus rides at affordable costs. The company provides intercity bus transportation between NYC and Arlington, VA, and Bethesda, MD. The service is famous for its cheap tickets, convenient travel times, and great amenities, including free WiFi, electrical outlets, and entertainment services. The carrier's buses pull up close to transit stops, making it extra convenient for you to move around.

  • Tripper Bus Elite

    Tripper Bus Elite

    Book Tripper Bus Elite from New York to Bethesda from €52. There are 1 Tripper Bus Elite schedules from New York to Bethesda and you can expect on average to pay for a Tripper Bus Elite ticket to Bethesda. In New York, Tripper Bus Elite departs to Bethesda from New York, NY - 254 W 31 St and no other station. In Bethesda, Tripper Bus Elite arrives at 7200 47th St and no other station.

    An average trip on Tripper Bus Elite from New York to Bethesda takes 4 hours and 0 minutes , while the fastest available Tripper Bus Elite trip will get you to Bethesda in 0 hours and 34 minutes .

    On weekends, Tripper Bus Elite offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Bethesda.

  • Vamoose

    Vamoose

    Vamoose is a well-established bus line based in New York City and operates an average of 3 trips from New York to Bethesda every day. WiFi and power outlets keep you connected and make the 4 hours and 30 minutes of the journey fly by. Most Vamoose trips from New York depart from 7th Ave Corner of W 30th St and arrive at Waverly Parking Garage in Bethesda.

  • Vamoose Gold

    Vamoose Gold

    Book Vamoose Gold from New York to Bethesda from €55. There are 1 Vamoose Gold schedules from New York to Bethesda and you can expect on average to pay for a Vamoose Gold ticket to Bethesda. In New York, Vamoose Gold departs to Bethesda from 7th Ave Corner of W 30th St and no other station. In Bethesda, Vamoose Gold arrives at Waverly Parking Garage and no other station.

    An average trip on Vamoose Gold from New York to Bethesda takes 4 hours and 30 minutes , while the fastest available Vamoose Gold trip will get you to Bethesda in 0 hours and 34 minutes .

    On weekends, Vamoose Gold offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Bethesda.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Amtrak go to Bethesda from New York City?

No, Amtrak does not go to Bethesda from New York City. If you want to take a train most of the way from New York to Bethesda, you can take Amtrak from New York to Washington, DC and make your way to Bethesda from there. However, Vamoose offers direct bus trips from New York City to Bethesda, including luxury bus options.

What is the cheapest bus to get from Bethesda to New York?

The cheapest bus to get from Bethesda to New York is OurBus, with an average ticket price of about $26. It’s also the cheapest bus option from New York back to Bethesda.

However, OurBus only offers one daily trip going in each direction, so you’ll want to make sure to book your trip early. Vamoose also offers 6 daily trips in each direction on its non-luxury buses, which cost around $36 on average from Bethesda to New York.

What is the fastest bus to get from Bethesda to New York?

Bus trips from Bethesda to New York on both Vamoose and Vamoose Gold average 4 hours 30 minutes, which is the fastest time of any bus. However, OurBus trips average just a little bit longer at 4 hours 36 minutes, and all three options offer trips as fast as 4 hours 5 minutes.

Is it safe to travel by bus from New York to Bethesda during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus 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, bus 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 bus 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 bus.

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 bus ride?

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 18 minutes to cover the 326 kilometers from New York to Bethesda. However, the fastest bus only takes 34 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. 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.

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

Monday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking buses from New York to Bethesda. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Monday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the bus and even save some change check out travel options on Wednesday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave New York?

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

How many buses are there each day?

There are 8 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Bethesda every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from New York to Bethesda 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.

Bethesda

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Bethesda is among the most affluent communities in the U.S., and its top-tier attractions show it! For music fans, don't miss out on Strathmore, which has been the most popular non-profit music center in the city for over 30 years. The concert hall also features a beautiful garden with sculptures and a pavilion, perfect to add to your Instagram feed. The next destination on your list should be Round House Theater, which offers fantastic performances by talented youths. Finally, Cabin John Regional Park will be the perfect choice for a relaxing walk in nature.

When it comes to foods, Bethesda can satisfy even the most discerning foodie. Don't miss out on top-notch Mexican dishes at Gringos and Mariachis, which boasts an upscale setting. If you enjoy mussels and beers, definitely check out Mussel Bar and Grille, which offers both of these delicacies.

Bethesda is accessible by intercity bus from destinations including New York, Atlanta, and Philadelphia. Air travel arrives at the Washington Reagan National Airport, only 9.7 miles away from the city. Other convenient airport options are Washington Dulles and Baltimore.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in New York?

Departure stations

Buses to Bethesda leave from 3 stations in New York.

All bus stations in New York:

  • 7th Ave Corner of W 30th St

  • New York, NY - 254 W 31 St

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

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