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Journey Information

There are 37 intercity buses per day from New York to Atlantic City. Traveling by bus from New York to Atlantic City usually takes around 3 hours and 8 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 24 minutes.

Distance96 mi (154 km)
Shortest duration2h 24m
Cheapest price€15.07
Trips per day33
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines3

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from New York to Atlantic City

(Based on 164 ratings and reviews)




10 July 2024- Solo travel


Pros: The price is unmatched and it included a casino credit. I had the last seat next to the bathroom and to my surprise it was very clean. Cons: The bus did arrive late to gate 80 it was suppose to leave at 1:05pm but we didn’t get on until about 1:45/50 no one came out to explain to us that the bus was late we just stood on the line hoping we didn’t miss out bus or if it was a change in gate.



29 June 2024- Visiting family


Pros: Cómodo y seguro. Cons: Agua.



21 June 2024- Vacation


Pros: The bus was very clean and the driver was very knowledge and friendly. Even though we made stops still arrived before arrival time. Cons: The seating was a little hectic, but all worked out. Tips: Make sure your bag can fit overhead.



26 May 2024- Regular commuter


Pros: The speed of the ride. We had no delays and no traffic. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Great.



29 April 2024- Visiting friends


Pros: Very professional and nice. Cons: Condition of seats. Upgrade or maintenance needed.

New York to Atlantic City Route Map

New York Atlantic City

How much is a bus ticket from New York to Atlantic City?

Bus tickets for a trip from New York to Atlantic City cost €24.84 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date


If you're planning to travel by bus from New York to Atlantic City in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from €23 to €43. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on 30 July 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Atlantic City this week, bus tickets are available starting at €25.

Monthly average prices

Taking the bus from New York to Atlantic City is usually cheapest in January, when the average ticket price is only €27. If you're planning to take the bus from New York to Atlantic City during August, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of €42. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

Prices as travel date approaches


Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices closer to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. To find the cheapest bus tickets, book your trip at least 26 days in advance. This way, you can save up to €27.67 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from New York to Atlantic City?

There are 3 bus lines from New York to Atlantic City available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 19 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
FlixBus US33h 21m€58.53
Greyhound193h 10m€42.36
OurBus153h 0m€28.38
  • 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 3 trips per day from New York to Atlantic City, 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 19 bus trips from New York to Atlantic City every day, with the average journey taking around 3 hours and 10 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Atlantic City usually start from €15.

  • 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 €22, OurBus is one of the best ways to travel by bus from New York to Atlantic City if you are looking for comfort at a good price.

Frequently Asked Questions

Unfortunately, there is no Amtrak service from New York City to Atlantic City. The closest you can get via Amtrak is to take a train to Philadelphia, then transfer to a bus from there. Taking a direct bus for the full trip is more time-efficient, and a better deal (that train-bus combo is likely to run you around $81).
Atlantic City is approximately 96 miles (154 kilometers) south of New York City. By bus, it takes an average of 2 hours and 40 minutes to get to Atlantic City, but with clear weather and traffic conditions, you can get there in as fast as 2 hours and 20 minutes.

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Atlantic City. 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, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

The first bus leaves at 07:00 and the last bus leaves at 20:00. To see the times for all buses from New York to Atlantic City, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 37 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Atlantic City every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 33 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 Atlantic City; ticket prices start at €75.69.

City Information

New York


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.

Atlantic City

Atlantic City is a resort town located on the southeastern coast of New Jersey famous for its iconic boardwalk and numerous high-rise hotels and casinos. Dating all the way back to the 1800s, Atlantic City has established itself as one of the most popular gambling destinations on the East Coast of the United States.

Similar to Las Vegas, Atlantic City offers a rich variety of entertainment in addition to its many gambling houses ranging from sporting events to live performances by in-demand comedy and music acts. Many of the hotels in the area also offer first-class spa treatments and premium services for large parties of guests. As a result, Atlantic City has become a very popular destination for bachelor parties and bachelorette groups.

With its own airport and bus & train terminal, Atlantic City is easily accessible both by ground and air transportation, making it a breeze to plan a fun weekend with your friends.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in New York?

Main departure station: Port Authority - 625 8th Ave

Buses to Atlantic City leave from 12 stations in New York.

All bus stations in New York:

  • Port Authority - 625 8th Ave

  • McDonald's - 1651 Broadway

  • Lexington Ave. (btwn E 85th & 86th St)

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

  • M&T Bank

  • 7-11 - Jd Foods

  • In front of 203 W 42nd St

  • NE Corner of Livingston & Smith St

  • 59th Ave (btw Queens Blvd & 92nd St)

  • 6010 Main

  • 11th Ave (btw. 35th & 36th St.)

  • Brooklyn - 484 Union Ave

Where does the bus arrive in Atlantic City?

Main arrival station: Caesars Bus Terminal

Buses arrive in Atlantic City at 7 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

Bus stations in Atlantic City:

  • Caesars Bus Terminal

  • 1133 Boardwalk

  • Resorts Casino Transportation Center

  • Tropicana Transportation Center

  • Tropicana Casino Bus Terminal

  • Showboat Atlantic City Hotel

  • Ballys Casino

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