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New York to Fairfax bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price€28.28
Shortest Duration4h 0m
Trips per day3
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

What buses go from New York to Fairfax?

There are 3 buses that go from New York City to Fairfax: BestBus, Go Buses and BestBus Prime. The cheapest of those is BestBus, with an average price of $25 per ticket. Both BestBus and GoBuses offer 3 trips per day, and all 3 buses have an average travel time of 4 hours. BestBus Prime is a luxury bus, equipped with wide leather seats and more legroom, which is what accounts for the more expensive ticket, at an average of $44. There is only 1 BestBus Prime trip per day on this route.

Is there a train from New York to Fairfax?

While there are no direct trains from New York City to downtown Fairfax, you can get as close as Burke, Virginia, which is just 6 miles south (about a 15-minute drive). There is only one train trip from New York City to Burke per day, with tickets averaging $74.

What is the best way to get from New York to Fairfax?

The best way to get from New York to Fairfax is by bus. Traveling by bus is cheaper, and gives you more departure times to choose from. The Amtrak Northeast Regional only provides 1 route per day, and instead of being dropped off in downtown Fairfax you would have to commute from nearby Burke.

By bus, there are 6 daily direct trips, with an average travel time of 4 hours. Bus tickets average $22, with 7 buses traveling this route per day.

Is it safe to travel by bus from New York to Fairfax during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

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

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, €28.28 was the low point for bus fares from New York to Fairfax. Buses from Fairfax to New York are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than €28.28 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 25 days in advance. By doing so, you could save €4.28 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 5 hours and 9 minutes to cover the 218 miles (350 kilometers) from New York, NY to Fairfax, VA. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours, 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?

Because many passengers travel from New York to Fairfax 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, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave New York?

The first bus leaves at 09:00 and the last bus leaves at 17:00. To see the times for all buses from New York to Fairfax, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Fairfax 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 Virginia without transferring.

What bus companies travel from New York to Fairfax?

There is one bus company that operates from New York to Fairfax. BestBus 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
BestBus35h 10m€29.08

Book BestBus from New York to Fairfax from €28. There are 3 BestBus schedules from New York to Fairfax and you can expect on average to pay €29 for a BestBus ticket to Fairfax. In New York, BestBus departs to Fairfax from 417 W 34th St and no other station. In Fairfax, BestBus arrives at Vienna-Fairfax-GMU Metro and no other station. An average trip on BestBus from New York to Fairfax takes 5 hours and 10 minutes, while the fastest available BestBus trip will get you to Fairfax in 4 hours and 0 minutes, On weekends, BestBus offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay €29 for a weekend getaway trip to Fairfax.

Where does the bus leave from in New York?

Most buses depart from the main station in New York, New York:

  • 417 W 34th St

Where does the bus arrive in Fairfax?

All buses from New York arrive at one main station in Fairfax, Virginia:

  • Vienna-Fairfax-GMU Metro

Price trends for buses from New York to Fairfax

Average prices by travel date

€37€25€12MarMar

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

€42€33€25€17€83020100

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from New York, NY to Fairfax, VA

(Based on 49 ratings and reviews)

4.7

5.0

Erica

29 July 2020 - Regular commuter

BestBus

Keep voices down (or be considerate of your neighboring passengersKeep voices down (or be considerate of your neighboring passengers

5.0

Bernardo

28 July 2020 - Visiting family

BestBus

👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍

5.0

Tiffani

21 July 2020 - Solo travel

BestBus

Pros: Fast ! There was good A.C. ! And very clean bus. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Do recommend ! If you want a good deal and a good bus ! Pros: Fast ! There was good A.C. ! And very clean bus. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Do recommend ! If you want a good deal and a good bus !

5.0

Askhat

2 July 2020 - Visiting family

BestBus

Pros: Everything except WiFi. It wasn’t working. Cons: Fix WiFi. Pros: Everything except WiFi. It wasn’t working. Cons: Fix WiFi.

5.0

Anurag

18 February 2020 - Visiting friends

BestBus

Good seats, air conditioner & washroom.Good seats, air conditioner & washroom.

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