New York to Lorton bus

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from New York to Lorton. Traveling by bus from New York to Lorton usually takes around 5 hours and 20 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance220 mi (355 km)
Shortest duration5h 20m
Cheapest price€36.02
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceVamoose
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from New York to Lorton

(Based on 33 ratings and reviews)




9 February 2024- Visiting family


Cons: N/A. Tips: N/A.



4 September 2023- Solo travel


Pros: The trip was smooth really no complaints. Cons: Allow kids to travel at, at least half the price not a full fare. Tips: Pack light and bring snacks.



20 August 2023- Visiting family

Vamoose Gold

Our driver was excellent Abbas she was very friendly



2 August 2023- Solo travel


Bathroom stinks, trash in chairs when I got on the bus, bus driver didn’t speak at all!



20 July 2023- Visiting family


Leaving and trying to arrive on time, not setting such high expectations of arriving so early

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

€49.07 is the average price of a bus ticket from New York to Lorton. Any tickets cheaper than €49.07 can be considered a great deal. 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


Bus tickets from New York to Lorton are expected to cost between €42 and €62 over the next four weeks. If you're planning a trip to Lorton within the next week, you can find the cheapest bus tickets starting from €45. Don't wait too long to book your ticket, as prices tend to rise as the travel date approaches.

Monthly average prices

If you're planning on taking a bus from New York to Lorton, you'll be happy to know that the cost stays pretty stable throughout the year. You can expect to pay around €46 for your ticket regardless of when you plan to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches


The easiest way to save money on bus tickets is by booking in advance! Many carriers increase prices as the travel date approaches, so it's always a good idea to buy your tickets as early as possible. Book at least 29 days in advance to save €11.24 or more on your ticket, compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from New York to Lorton?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from New York to Lorton that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Vamoose usually offers more choice, with 2 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Vamoose25h 20m€45.17
Vamoose Gold15h 21m€64.74
  • Vamoose is a well-established bus line based in New York City and operates an average of 2 trips from New York to Lorton every day. WiFi and power outlets keep you connected and make the 5 hours and 20 minutes of the journey fly by. Most Vamoose trips from New York depart from Penn Station - W 30th Street and arrive at Lorton VRE Station - 8990 Lorton Sta Blvd in Lorton.

  • 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 Lorton in luxury without breaking the bank on Vamoose Gold.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 5 hours and 20 minutes to cover the 355 kilometers from New York to Lorton. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. 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 Lorton 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, 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."

The first bus leaves at 10:00 and the last bus leaves at 17:00. To see the times for all buses from New York to Lorton, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Lorton 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 Lorton 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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in New York?

Main departure station: Penn Station - W 30th Street

Most buses depart from the main station in New York.

All bus stations in New York:

  • Penn Station - W 30th Street

Where does the bus arrive in Lorton?

Main arrival station: Lorton VRE Station - 8990 Lorton Sta Blvd

All buses from New York arrive at one main station in Lorton.

Bus stations in Lorton:

  • Lorton VRE Station - 8990 Lorton Sta Blvd

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