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Journey Information

New York to Charlotte bus - cost & duration

Cheapest priceUS$60.00
Shortest Duration11h 15m
Trips per day8
Bus lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, US$60.00 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 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 26 days in advance. By doing so, you could save US$19.32 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 13 hours and 19 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?

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from New York to Charlotte for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, 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 Charlotte, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

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 8 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Charlotte every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 7 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 US$101.00.

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 13mUS$79.99
PandaNY Bus211h 25mUS$60.00
Wanda Coach111h 45mUS$60.06

Where does the bus leave from in New York?

Buses to Charlotte leave from multiple locations in New York, New York. These are the 3 most popular bus stations:

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

Where does the bus arrive in Charlotte?

Buses arrive in Charlotte at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Charlotte, North Carolina:

  • Bus Terminal - 601 W Trade St
  • 3301-400 Freedom Dr
  • 4127 Glenwood Dr

Price trends for buses from New York to Charlotte

Average prices by travel date

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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
4.6
Based on 8 ratings and reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.0
Staff
1.0
Value
2.0
Condition
3.0
Jacqueline
3.0
31 July 2019Visiting friends
Pros
It smelled like old pee the entire time and it was way to cold
Cons
Fix the A/C, clean the bathrooms

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)

Based on 4 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.3
Staff
4.5
Value
4.5
Condition
4.5
Michael
5.0
10 November 2019Regular commuter
Pros
It was safe and on time
Cons
You guys are doing a fine job
Tips
I recommend your company to travel with
Lydia
5.0
12 October 2019Visiting family
Pros
I Ike that we arrived on time or earlier than schedule
Cons
The cushions on the seats
Tips
Great company to travel with
Simcha Lorraine B.
5.0
1 September 2019Visiting friends
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

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
4.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.0
Amare
4.0
18 October 2019Visiting family
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.

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