COVID-19 Travel Guide
Learn more ›

Search bus tickets to Newark

switcheroo

Quickview

How to get to Newark by bus

Routes213
Trips per day409
bus lines2
Stations1
Lowest PricesWe work directly with hundreds of carriers to find the best available fares.
No Wanderu FeesWe never add any extra fees. We just make it easy to book your travels.
Best Travel OptionsWe help you find & compare the best buses, trains and flights in one place.

What is a good price for a bus ticket to Newark?

$4.00 is the cheapest price for a bus ticket to Newark, 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 Newark. In the last month, buses from New York to Newark had the lowest average price at $4.00.

Where is the bus station in Newark, NJ?

The main bus station in Newark is Penn Station. As the busiest station, it has the most bus arrivals, although some buses may make other stops in and around Newark.

Where should you stay in Newark?

If your bus is arriving near Newark Penn Station or Raymond Plaza East (just outside of Penn Station), then two of the closest neighborhoods are Downtown Newark and the Ironbound District.

Downtown you’ll find a number of hotels for reasonable prices (especially considering how expensive it is to stay in nearby New York City). Staying downtown, you’re close to the Prudential Center, home of the New Jersey Devils and a popular concert venue.

South of Penn Station, the Ironbound District was formerly an industrial area settled by European immigrants. Today it’s an awesome place to stay, with tons of good food and activities you can easily walk to.

How do you get around Newark?

To get into Manhattan from Newark Penn Station and Raymond Plaza, you can easily take a number of different train lines departing out of Penn Station itself. Among them, the North Jersey Coast Line and the Northeast Corridor, both of which are operated by NJ Transit. The trip takes between 20 and 25 minutes, which makes staying in Newark a cheap and convenient alternative to Manhattan when visiting New York City.

In general, public transportation is pretty robust in and around Newark. There are various bus lines and trains to transport you within Newark itself, and to nearby areas like New York City and greater New Jersey.

What are some places to visit in Newark?

A great place to visit is The Newark Museum of Art — the largest museum in New Jersey. Its collection includes American art, contemporary art, and international art from Africa, Asia, the Americas and the ancient world.

Another awesome spot to visit is Branch Brook Park. The site itself has 360 acres of pristine woodlands, and is a terrific place to enjoy the outdoors. (Even better, it’s free.) In the fall, it’s especially charming with the colorful fall foliage.

What are some good restaurants in Newark?

Near Penn Station and Raymond Plaza East is the Ironbound neighborhood, deemed by Eater New York to be “Newark’s Culinary Gem.” It’s full of delicious international food, including Spanish, Brazilian and Portuguese cuisine. Some of the best options include classic spots like Brasilia Grill (especially if you’re a fan of meat skewers) and Iberia Peninsula (for some delicious paella).

If you are looking for something a little more elegant, Fornos of Spain (also in North Ironbound) is excellent. It stays open till 10:30 p.m. and serves Spanish cuisine with fine wines. If you’d prefer a good meal on a budget, South BBQ in the Ironbound is another local favorite. This spot is known for being family owned, with a really inviting atmosphere.

What is the best time to visit Newark by bus?

The best time to visit Newark by bus is from April to June, mostly because of weather conditions. During this time, the temperature is around the low 80s. April through June is ideal because it's hot enough to walk around without being smothering by the humidity. Because all the winter snow is melted by April, it also makes it easier for buses to travel the roads efficiently.

Amherst

There are 16 scheduled buses per day from Amherst to Newark. The route can be as long as 142 miles, or 229 kilometers. On average, the journey takes 7 hours and 37 minutes. One bus company, Peter Pan Lines, connects Amherst to Newark. Buses from Amherst usually arrive in Newark at Penn Station.
Avg. Time
7h 37m
Avg. Price
$33.87

New York

There are 13 scheduled buses per day from New York to Newark. The route can be as long as 9 miles, or 15 kilometers. On average, the journey takes 31 minutes. There are 2 bus lines that operate on this route. Fullington Trailways has the most daily buses. Buses from New York usually arrive in Newark at Penn Station.
Avg. Time
0h 31m
Avg. Price
$15.10

Atlantic City

There are 8 scheduled buses per day from Atlantic City to Newark. The route can be as long as 96 miles, or 154 kilometers. On average, the journey takes 4 hours and 41 minutes. One bus company, Greyhound, connects Atlantic City to Newark. Buses from Atlantic City usually arrive in Newark at Penn Station.
Avg. Time
4h 41m
Avg. Price
$31.96

Bourne

There are 7 scheduled buses per day from Bourne to Newark. The route can be as long as 199 miles, or 320 kilometers. On average, the journey takes 7 hours and 51 minutes. One bus company, Peter Pan Lines, connects Bourne to Newark. Buses from Bourne usually arrive in Newark at Penn Station.
Avg. Time
7h 51m
Avg. Price
$66.49

Los Angeles

There are 7 scheduled buses per day from Los Angeles to Newark. The route can be as long as 2437 miles, or 3922 kilometers. On average, the journey takes 67 hours and 50 minutes. One bus company, Greyhound, connects Los Angeles to Newark. Buses from Los Angeles usually arrive in Newark at Penn Station.
Avg. Time
2d 19h 50m
Avg. Price
$259.93

Located in New Jersey, Newark is accessible by bus from 213 other cities. You can choose from 409 daily scheduled trips when you search for buses to Newark on Wanderu. Greyhound usually has the most buses on any given day.

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

Bus companies serving Newark

Greyhound

There are 54 scheduled Greyhound buses per day. Greyhound can get you to Newark from 228 cities, including New York.
Greyhound
Greyhound
Avg. Time
15h 24m
Avg. Price
$77.62

Fullington Trailways

There are 5 scheduled Fullington Trailways buses per day. Fullington Trailways can get you to Newark from 23 cities, including State College.
Fullington Trailways
Fullington Trailways
Avg. Time
7h 37m
Avg. Price
$47.44

Top bus routes to and from Newark