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Journey Information

Los Angeles, CA to Newark, NJ bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$137.00
Shortest Duration64h 45m
Trips per day5
Bus lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Los Angeles to Newark right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Los Angeles to Newark?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $148.00 was the low point for bus fares from Los Angeles to Newark. Buses from Newark to Los Angeles are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $148.00 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 28 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $115.71 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 68 hours and 41 minutes to cover the 2437 miles (3922 kilometers) from Los Angeles to Newark. However, the fastest bus only takes 64 hours and 45 minutes. 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?

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Los Angeles to Newark for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Los Angeles?

The first bus leaves at 10:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Los Angeles to Newark, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Los Angeles to Newark every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Los Angeles, CA to Newark, NJ; ticket prices start at $197.00.

What bus companies travel from Los Angeles to Newark?

There is one bus company that operates from Los Angeles to Newark. Greyhound 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
Greyhound52d 20h 42m$220.86

Where does the bus leave from in Los Angeles?

Most buses depart from the main station in Los Angeles, California:

  • Bus Terminal - 1716 E 7th St
  • North Hollywood Bus Station
  • Union Station

Where does the bus arrive in Newark?

All buses from Los Angeles arrive at one main station in Newark, New Jersey:

  • Penn Station

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