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Journey Information

There are 11 intercity buses per day from New York to Arlington. Traveling by bus from New York to Arlington usually takes around 4 hours and 41 minutes, but the fastest Tripper Bus bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 45.517 minutes.

Distance208 mi (334 km)
Shortest duration3h 46m
Cheapest price€8.39
Trips per day11
Most frequent serviceVamoose
Bus lines6

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from New York to Arlington

(Based on 68 ratings and reviews)




22 March 2024- Visiting friends

Tripper Bus

Pros: Alexander was very friendly and assuring of our safety. Cons: Improve the bathroom smell.



17 December 2023- Solo travel

Washington Deluxe

It was a smooth and safe trip.



3 December 2023- Visiting family

Vamoose Gold

Pros: Timely, clean, and had wifi/water/chargers. Cons: The bus ride was very rocky and I flew out of my seat at some points.


Javier A.

24 November 2023- Visiting friends

FlixBus US

Pros: Recliner seats and charging port. Cons: Definitely, the cleanliness. Floor under my seat was sticky. More seat room since it felt a little tight. Tips: Make sure to adjust your seats before the ride. Don’t want to disturb others in the middle of the ride.



20 August 2023- Visiting family


Pros: Your services are good and keep it up. Cons: The wifi should be more accessible to all users. Tips: Keep it simple 👌.

How much is a bus ticket from New York to Arlington?

€32.26 is the average price of a bus ticket from New York to Arlington. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date


Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from New York to Arlington is expected to range from €30 to €43. If you are looking to travel to Arlington within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from €30. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are €30 and can be found on 17 April 2024.

Monthly average prices

Bus tickets from New York to Arlington are at their cheapest average price in February. This time of year usually offers the best deals on bus tickets for this route, with ticket prices around €36. On the other hand, traveling on this route during November might cost you a bit more than usual. Bus tickets for November trips cost €45, on average. But no need to stress — booking your bus ticket in advance can help you snag cheaper tickets.

Prices as travel date approaches


To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Book your ticket at least 22 days in advance to save up to €19.54.

What bus companies travel from New York to Arlington?

There are 6 bus lines from New York to Arlington available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 4 daily trips, Vamoose 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 US14h 40m€37.48
Tripper Bus24h 37m€46.52
Tripper Bus Elite14h 31m€65.09
Vamoose44h 40m€43.01
Vamoose Gold14h 40m€62.78
Washington Deluxe34h 56m€44.90
  • 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 1 trips per day from New York to Arlington, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Tripper Bus is a bus service based in the New York City area, offering high-quality bus rides at affordable costs. The company provides intercity bus transportation between NYC and Arlington, VA, and Bethesda, MD. The service is famous for its cheap tickets, convenient travel times, and great amenities, including free WiFi, electrical outlets, and entertainment services. The carrier's buses pull up close to transit stops, making it extra convenient for you to move around.

  • Tripper Bus Elite is a luxury passenger bus service between New York City and the suburbs within the Washington DC metro area. Anyone looking to travel in comfort between the Big Apple and the nation's capital can connect between Midtown Manhattan and either Bethesda or Arlington. Seats onboard Tripper Bus Elite vehicles are leather recliners with extra wide seats, tray tables, and extra legroom. Passengers have onboard WiFi, complimentary bottled water, and electrical power outlets in every row.

  • Vamoose is a well-established bus line based in New York City and operates an average of 4 trips from New York to Arlington every day. WiFi and power outlets keep you connected and make the 4 hours and 40 minutes of the journey fly by. Most Vamoose trips from New York depart from Penn Station - W 30th Street and arrive at 1601 N Kent St, Corner Wilson Blvd. in Arlington.

  • Vamoose Gold is a premium bus service operated by Vamoose. The Vamoose Gold fleet is made up of business-class coaches, which have 36 seats rather than the typical 54. This extra space allows for more legroom, wider seats, and comfortable reclining. Vamoose Gold goes above and beyond with power outlets and reading lights at every seat, complimentary WiFi, free movies to download to your mobile device, and water bottles for each passenger. Travel from New York to Arlington in luxury without breaking the bank on Vamoose Gold.

  • Washington Deluxe is committed to providing passengers safety and comfort on its routes between Washington, D.C. and New York City. Each bus features a wide range of luxury amenities such as free onboard WiFi and electrical outlets to stay well-connected. Washington Deluxe usually offers 3 bus trips from New York to Arlington every day, with ticket prices as low as .

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 41 minutes to cover the 334 kilometers from New York to Arlington. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 45.517 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

"Because many passengers travel from New York to Arlington at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, 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 08:00 and the last bus leaves at 17:00. To see the times for all buses from New York to Arlington, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 11 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Arlington every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from New York to Arlington without transferring.

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.


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Located just across the Potomac from Washington, D.C., Arlington is rich in cultural heritage and historical values. One of the most popular attractions in the city is the Arlington National Cemetery, where more than 400,000 soldiers have been laid to rest. The cemetery is also the home of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, which has been locked since 1937. Visiting the cemetery is free, and it’s one of the top free things to do in the DC area. For culturally inclined tourists, you might be interested in the Signature Theatre and their currently-screening shows. This award-winning theatre is a vibrant creative space where people are always striving for new ideas.

As a modern city, Arlington is full of exciting establishments that will cater to all your needs. If you wish to grab a cup of coffee for a wake-up call in the morning, Commonwealth Joe Coffee Roasters is a local favorite with over 14 years of experience. For the best pizza slices in town, check out Pupatella.

Bus service departs and arrives directly in Arlington, and you can head into neighboring Washington, D.C. or Alexandria to catch an Amtrak train. The Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is located just 4.2 miles from the center of Arlington.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in New York?

Main departure station: Penn Station - W 30th Street

Buses to Arlington leave from 5 stations in New York.

All bus stations in New York:

  • Penn Station - W 30th Street

  • Opp 320 W 31st St/btwn 8th & 9th Ave.

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

  • 40 Empire Blvd

  • TD Bank - 72 Allen St

Where does the bus arrive in Arlington?

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Main arrival station: 1601 N Kent St, Corner Wilson Blvd.

Buses arrive in Arlington at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

Bus stations in Arlington:

  • 1601 N Kent St, Corner Wilson Blvd.

  • 1101 Wilson Blvd

  • 1101 Wilson Blvd

  • 1801 N Lynn St

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