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New York-Philadelphia Bus Timetable
New York to Philadelphia bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||1h 50m|
|Trips per day||18|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from New York to Philadelphia 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.
Does the bus take you directly from New York to Philadelphia?
How much is a bus ticket from New York to Philadelphia?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, US$16.01 was the low point for bus fares from New York to Philadelphia. Buses from Philadelphia to New York are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than US$16.01 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 7 days in advance. By doing so, you could save US$3.87 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 2 hours and 8 minutes to cover the 81 miles (130 kilometers) from New York, NY to Philadelphia, PA. However, the fastest bus only takes 1 hour 50 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.
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 Philadelphia. 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, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Philadelphia, 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 00:00 and the last bus leaves at 20:00. To see the times for all buses from New York to Philadelphia, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are 18 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Philadelphia every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 17 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 Philadelphia; ticket prices start at US$25.00.
What bus companies travel from New York to Philadelphia?
There are 3 bus lines from New York, New York to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. With 11 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:
Where does the bus leave from in New York?
New York, New York has two bus stations with service to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
- Port Authority Bus Station
- 87 Division St
- GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway
Where does the bus arrive in Philadelphia?
These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
- Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St
- 55-57 N 11th St
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