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About New Brunswick

New Brunswick is a city located in Middlesex County, New Jersey. Many residents of this city commute to New York City, which is only an hour away by train. However, there is a lot to love about New Brunswick itself! With its historic buildings and quaint little shops, vibrant arts and culture scene, and plenty of dining and entertainment options, you'll find tons of activities in New Brunswick worth sticking around for.

One of the most popular neighborhoods in New Brunswick is downtown, known for its excellent restaurants and bars. Enjoy some not-so-far-off-Broadway excellence at some of New Brunswick's award-winning theaters like the State Theatre New Jersey and Crossroads Theatre Company.

If you're looking for a more laid-back atmosphere, head to the Easton Avenue neighborhood. This area is home to Rutgers University, so it's perfect for students or anyone who wants to enjoy a college town feel. There are plenty of coffee shops and bookstores here and some great places to eat like Hansel 'n Griddle and Stuff Yer Face.

The nearest airport to New Brunswick is in Newark, but you don't need to board a plane to explore the area. A short bus or train trip makes Stamford, and Trenton easy to reach. Of course, New Brunswick's location between New York City and Philadelphia means it is always easy to connect to farther destinations like Boston, Niagara Falls, or even Atlanta.

What bus companies travel to New Brunswick, New Jersey?

Located in New Jersey, New Brunswick is accessible by bus from 3 other cities. You can choose from 5 daily scheduled trips when you search for buses to New Brunswick on Wanderu. FlixBus US usually has the most buses on any given day.

Looking for other ways to get there? Train tickets to New Brunswick are also available.

Bus companies serving New Brunswick

BusRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US19314h 28m$99.23
  • 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.

Which bus carrier has the best service to New Brunswick?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to New Brunswick by bus with FlixBus US giving them a 5 rating out of 5.

Travelers also mentioned that Suburban Transit had the most comfortable bus service to New Brunswick taking into account the seats and amenities that Suburban Transit offers. They rate Suburban Transit a 5 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard.

If you are looking to arrive to New Brunswick punctually, travelers suggest that Suburban Transit has the best on time performance on their bus schedules to New Brunswick, rating them a 5 based on their on time arrivals.

Frequently Asked Questions

$11.99 is the cheapest price for a bus ticket to New Brunswick, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to New Brunswick. In the last month, buses from New York to New Brunswick had the lowest average price at $11.99.

The main bus station in New Brunswick is 24 French Street (opp Train Station). As the busiest station, it has the most bus arrivals, although some buses may make other stops in and around New Brunswick.

New Brunswick ranks number 5 among most popular bus destinations in the region. It also ranks number 157 in United States. New Brunswick ranks number 5 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to New Brunswick via bus service. On average 4 direct daily bus trips serve New Brunswick.
The population of New Brunswick is 57035. New Brunswick ranks number 6 in terms of population in New Jersey and number 341 in all of United States.
Bus tickets to New Brunswick range from $12 for a short trip to New Brunswick, while a 60 to 200 mile bus trip to New Brunswick starts at , and a longer trip by bus to New Brunswick can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as $12.
People who take the bus to New Brunswick are most often visiting their families or loved ones. With frequent schedules, the ability to book and hop on a bus last minute make taking a bus to New Brunswick easy whether you're planning a trip far in advance or need some quality time with loved ones at the last minute.
The closest bus station to the city center of New Brunswick is 24 French Street (opp Train Station), located just 0.7 miles away. Select 24 French Street (opp Train Station) as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of New Brunswick. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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