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Journey Information

There are 17 intercity buses per day from Hartford to Newark. Traveling by bus from Hartford to Newark usually takes around 4 hours and 43 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 5 minutes.

Distance105 mi (169 km)
Shortest duration3h 5m
Cheapest price$23.98
Trips per day2
Most frequent servicePeter Pan Lines
Bus lines3

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Hartford to Newark

(Based on 8 ratings and reviews)

4.9

5.0

Jhossiana

May 7, 2024- Solo travel

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: El aire acondicionado. Cons: Todo está bien. Tips: Muy bueno el viaje, cómodo, lo recomiendo.

5.0

Louise

October 22, 2023- Visiting family

Greyhound

Bus driver was friendly and very helpful in assisting with baggage. Because of a traffic problem on CT Highway 84 the bus was delayed 30 min on arrival time. That is not the fault of the bus driver. Overhaul the trip was pleasant

4.0

Milca

October 28, 2022- Visiting family

Greyhound

Pros: It was my first time traveling on a coach bus, except field trips in high school lol. I wasn't sure what to expect. I liked that the drive took the time it said it would. Cons: Things that probably won't change: width and depth of seats; less expensive tickets because it's so crowded anyway. Tips: Bring earphones, don't wear bottoms that are slippery bcuz the seats aren't fabric, u will slide.

5.0

Jennifer

December 18, 2021- Visiting family

Greyhound

Pros: The bus driver was very nice and helpful! Cons: The seats are a bit worn but overall good.

5.0

Alice June

December 12, 2021- Visiting family

Greyhound

Quiet. I didn't have to fight the traffic and could just relax while getting to my destination. Great convenience and price

How much is a bus ticket from Hartford to Newark?

Bus tickets for a trip from Hartford to Newark cost $30.65 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date

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Bus tickets from Hartford to Newark are expected to cost between $30 and $53 over the next four weeks. If you're planning a trip to Newark within the next week, you can find the cheapest bus tickets starting from $36. Don't wait too long to book your ticket, as prices tend to rise as the travel date approaches.

Monthly average prices

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If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Hartford to Newark, mark your calendar for May. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $29. However, taking the bus from Hartford to Newark during November is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $41. The best way to find deals on a trip in November is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices closer to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. To find the cheapest bus tickets, book your trip at least 23 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $21.28 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from Hartford to Newark?

There are 3 bus lines from Hartford to Newark available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 9 daily trips, Peter Pan Lines usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US14h 21m$45.84
Greyhound84h 14m$43.14
Peter Pan Lines95h 57m$44.10
  • 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. On average, FlixBus US operates 1 trips per day from Hartford to Newark, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 8 bus trips from Hartford to Newark every day, with the average journey taking around 4 hours and 14 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Newark usually start from $24.

  • Book Peter Pan Lines from Hartford to Newark from $28. There are 9 trips per day offered by Peter Pan Lines from Hartford to Newark and you can expect on average to pay for a Peter Pan Lines ticket to Newark. In Hartford, Peter Pan Lines departs to Newark from Union Station - 1 Union Pl and 7 other stations. In Newark, Peter Pan Lines arrives at 1 Raymond Plaza W .

    An average trip on Peter Pan Lines from Hartford to Newark takes 5 hours and 57 minutes , while the fastest available Peter Pan Lines trip will get you to Newark in 3 hours and 5 minutes .

    On weekends, Peter Pan Lines offers 8 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Newark.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 43 minutes to cover the 105 miles from Hartford to Newark. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 5 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. 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.

Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Newark. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Hartford to Newark, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 17 scheduled buses that travel from Hartford to Newark every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 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 Hartford to Newark; ticket prices start at $25.00.

City Information

Hartford

Hartford is the capital of Connecticut, and a New England destination with literary attractions, charming parks, and engaging activities for families.

The homes of Mark Twain and Harriet Beecher Stowe, both in Hartford, have been turned into museums to learn more about these authors and their lives. If you prefer Edward Cullen to Tom Sawyer, you may appreciate that a more contemporary literary giant, Stephenie Meyer, was born in Hartford too.

The Elizabeth Park Conservancy is a spread of formal gardens and grounds where you can walk, picnic, and catch outdoor concerts or tours. Kids will love the antique carousel in Bushnell Park, as well as the hands-on exhibits at the Connecticut Science Center. For those who prefer to wander through cute downtowns, West Hartford offers some of the best shopping in the area.

With a large nearby airport, and many intercity bus and train services providing access to hubs like Boston and New York, getting to Hartford is about as easy as a walk in Bushnell Park.

Newark

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As the most populous city in New Jersey, Newark offers some excellent museums, parks and restaurants that you can enjoy year-round. Art lovers should stop by the famous Newark Museum to enjoy a rich collection of works by American artists and sculptors. History buffs should check out the New Jersey Historical Society for ongoing exhibitions documenting the state’s rich history.

Located by the Passaic River, Newark offers various places where you can enjoy a relaxing stroll by the water. For the best views, head over to the city’s Riverfront Park near the hip Ironbound neighborhood. If you’re seeking more outdoor enjoyment, check out Branch Brook Park where you will find various lakes and plenty of cherry blossoms.

Newark is one of the biggest travel hubs in the United States, which makes it very easily accessible via all types of transportation. The Newark Liberty International Airport is one of the three airports that serves the New York City metro area, and its close proximity to Newark’s Penn Station makes it easy to reach from anywhere via bus or train.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Hartford?

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Main departure station: Union Station - 1 Union Pl

Union Station is a historic bus and train station located in the downtown area of Hartford, CT. Built in 1889, the station serves as the main stop in Hartford for all four Amtrak train lines that pass through the city, including the Northeast Regional, the Vermonter and the Valley Flyer, as well as the Hartford Line commuter train. Union Station is also used by bus carriers Greyhound and Peter Pan Bus Lines as their main bus stop in Downtown Hartford. The station is easily accessible from all parts of the city and its surrounding areas through a variety of local and express transit bus lines. At Hartford’s Union Station, you will find some fast food options and vending machines, as well as restrooms and a waiting area.

All bus stations in Hartford:

  • Union Station - 1 Union Pl

  • 419 Asylum Street (Across Union Sta)

  • Central Row at Old State House

  • Pearl and Trumbull St

  • Pearl and Ann St.

  • Market and Talcott St

  • Pearl and Lewis St

  • Asylum St. At Bushnell Park

Where does the bus arrive in Newark?

Main arrival station: 1 Raymond Plaza W

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Newark.

All bus stations in Newark:

  • 1 Raymond Plaza W

  • 1 Raymond Plaza W

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