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Los Angeles-New York Bus Schedule
Los Angeles to New York bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||65h 30m|
|Trips per day||10|
Los Angeles to New York Route Map
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Los Angeles to New York 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. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep 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 New York?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $249.00 was the low point for bus fares from Los Angeles to New York. Buses from New York to Los Angeles are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $249.00 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 22 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $53.90 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 68 hours and 12 minutes to cover the 2446 miles (3936 kilometers) from Los Angeles, CA to New York, NY. However, the fastest bus only takes 65 hours and 30 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 New York 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, 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 Los Angeles?
The first bus leaves at 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Los Angeles to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are 10 scheduled buses that travel from Los Angeles to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Los Angeles to New York; ticket prices start at $197.00.
What bus companies travel from Los Angeles to New York?
There is one bus company that operates from Los Angeles to New York. 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.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Greyhound||10||2d 20h 13m||$269.65|
Where does the bus leave from in Los Angeles?
Buses to New York leave from multiple locations in Los Angeles, California. These are the 3 most popular bus stations:
- Bus Terminal - 1716 E 7th St
- North Hollywood Bus Station
- Union Station
Where does the bus arrive in New York?
These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in New York, New York:
- Port Authority Bus Station
- GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway
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