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Journey Information

New York to Charlotte bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price€50.38
Shortest duration11h 15m
Trips per day12
Bus lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from New York to Charlotte 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 much is a bus ticket from New York to Charlotte?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, €51.38 was the low point for bus fares from New York to Charlotte. Buses from Charlotte to New York are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than €51.38 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 29 days in advance. By doing so, you could save €8.07 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 13 hours and 30 minutes to cover the 531 miles (855 kilometers) from New York, NY to Charlotte, NC. However, the fastest bus only takes 11 hours and 15 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?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Charlotte. 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.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave New York?

The first bus leaves at 02:00 and the last bus leaves at 22:00. To see the times for all buses from New York to Charlotte, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 12 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Charlotte every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 10 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 Charlotte; ticket prices start at €84.81.

What bus companies travel from New York to Charlotte?

There are 3 bus lines from New York, New York to Charlotte, North Carolina. 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 33m€65.85
PandaNY Bus411h 33m€50.38
Wanda Coach311h 45m€50.38

Book Greyhound from New York to Charlotte from €63. There are 5 Greyhound schedules from New York to Charlotte and you can expect on average to pay €66 for a Greyhound ticket to Charlotte. In New York, Greyhound departs to Charlotte from Port Authority Bus Station and 1 other station. In Charlotte, Greyhound arrives at 518 W 4Th St and no other station. An average trip on Greyhound from New York to Charlotte takes 17 hours and 33 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Charlotte in 11 hours and 15 minutes, On weekends, Greyhound offers 5 trips per day and you could expect to pay €66 for a weekend getaway trip to Charlotte.

Book PandaNY Bus from New York to Charlotte from €50. There are 4 PandaNY Bus schedules from New York to Charlotte and you can expect on average to pay €50 for a PandaNY Bus ticket to Charlotte. In New York, PandaNY Bus departs to Charlotte from 19 Allen St and no other station. In Charlotte, PandaNY Bus arrives at 3301-400 Freedom Dr and no other station. An average trip on PandaNY Bus from New York to Charlotte takes 11 hours and 33 minutes, while the fastest available PandaNY Bus trip will get you to Charlotte in 11 hours and 15 minutes, On weekends, PandaNY Bus offers 5 trips per day and you could expect to pay €50 for a weekend getaway trip to Charlotte.

Book Wanda Coach from New York to Charlotte from €50. There are 3 Wanda Coach schedules from New York to Charlotte and you can expect on average to pay €50 for a Wanda Coach ticket to Charlotte. In New York, Wanda Coach departs to Charlotte from 103 Canal St and no other station. In Charlotte, Wanda Coach arrives at 4127 Glenwood Dr and no other station. An average trip on Wanda Coach from New York to Charlotte takes 11 hours and 45 minutes, while the fastest available Wanda Coach trip will get you to Charlotte in 11 hours and 15 minutes, On weekends, Wanda Coach offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay €50 for a weekend getaway trip to Charlotte.

Price trends for buses from New York to Charlotte

Average prices by travel date

€63€42€21AprApr

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from New York, NY to Charlotte, NC

(Based on 9 ratings and reviews)

4.6

4.0

Cymantha

27 March 2021 - Visiting family

Wanda Coach

Pros: Quality for the price point and the staff is always very pleasant. Cons: The lavatory but it’s a bus so it’s challenging to maintain. Pros: Quality for the price point and the staff is always very pleasant. Cons: The lavatory but it’s a bus so it’s challenging to maintain.

5.0

Michael

10 November 2019 - Regular commuter

PandaNY Bus

Pros: It was safe and on time. Cons: You guys are doing a fine job. Tips: I recommend your company to travel with. Pros: It was safe and on time. Cons: You guys are doing a fine job. Tips: I recommend your company to travel with.

4.0

Amare

18 October 2019 - Visiting family

Wanda Coach

Pros: Descent leg room from where I was sitting. And making stops at rest stop which enable to use the bathroom and stretch ours legs. Greatly appreciate that. Cons: Modernizing the bus to a more up to date version. Pros: Descent leg room from where I was sitting. And making stops at rest stop which enable to use the bathroom and stretch ours legs. Greatly appreciate that. Cons: Modernizing the bus to a more up to date version.

5.0

Lydia

12 October 2019 - Visiting family

PandaNY Bus

Pros: I Ike that we arrived on time or earlier than schedule. Cons: The cushions on the seats. Tips: Great company to travel with. Pros: I Ike that we arrived on time or earlier than schedule. Cons: The cushions on the seats. Tips: Great company to travel with.

5.0

Simcha Lorraine B.

1 September 2019 - Visiting friends

PandaNY Bus

Pros: It is an efficient bus service that achieves the purpose of passengers. Cons: The driver should not laugh aloud when passengers are sleeping. It is disturbing. Tips: Fast service Nobody said anything about wifi. Pros: It is an efficient bus service that achieves the purpose of passengers. Cons: The driver should not laugh aloud when passengers are sleeping. It is disturbing. Tips: Fast service Nobody said anything about wifi.

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