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Journey Information

New York to Atlantic City bus - cost & duration

Cheapest priceUS$20.00
Shortest Duration2h 24m
Trips per day6
Bus lines1

New York to Atlantic City Route Map

New York Atlantic City

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a train from New York City to Atlantic City?

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).

Is it safe to travel by bus from New York to Atlantic City 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 Atlantic City?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, US$30.00 was the low point for bus fares from New York to Atlantic City. Buses from Atlantic City to New York are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than US$30.00 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 14 days in advance. By doing so, you could save US$5.10 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How far is Atlantic City from New York?

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.

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 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, 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 07:00 and the last bus leaves at 18:00. To see the times for all buses from New York to Atlantic City, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 6 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 8 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 US$39.75.

What bus companies travel from New York to Atlantic City?

There is one bus company that operates from New York to Atlantic City. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound63h 24mUS$33.34

Where does the bus leave from in New York?

New York, New York has two bus stations with service to Atlantic City, New Jersey:

  • Port Authority Bus Station
  • GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway

Where does the bus arrive in Atlantic City?

All buses from New York arrive at one main station in Atlantic City, New Jersey:

  • 1901 Atlantic Ave

Price trends for buses from New York to Atlantic City

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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from New York, NY to Atlantic City, NJ
Based on 39 ratings and reviews

Based on 39 reviews
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 68 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
27 August 2020Vacation
Convenient Convenient
No social distancing No social distancing
12 August 2020Couples trip
Hospitality was greatHospitality was great
27 July 2020Regular commuter
Very comfortable, quiet and clean Very comfortable, quiet and clean
Travel with greyhound through wandering!!Travel with greyhound through wandering!!
Liora Zoë
21 February 2020Visiting friends
The power outlets weren’t working.The power outlets weren’t working.
18 February 2020Vacation
Nice quick comfortable ride Nice quick comfortable ride
The bus has absolutely NO WiFi even though they advertise it The bus has absolutely NO WiFi even though they advertise it

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