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Journey Information

You can pick from 22 daily bus trips between Hartford and New York. The average bus journey from Hartford to New York takes 2 hours and 56 minutes, but some Greyhound bus trips are as short as 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance100 mi (161 km)
Shortest duration2h 15m
Cheapest price$15.00
Trips per day20
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines4

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Hartford to New York

(Based on 124 ratings and reviews)




November 13, 2023- Visiting family


Pros: Comfortable, clean bus. Cons: The pickup stop was not clearly marked and was very difficult to find. Tips: No.



November 6, 2023


Pros: Driver was courteous and drove safely. Cons: Toilet paper in bathroom.



November 5, 2023- Visiting family

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: The driver was awesome and drove sensibly,traffic caused us to reach NY late. Cons: So far nothing really. Tips: Peter Pan I gives the best service and they make passengers feel safe. I’m always comfortable traveling with Peter Pan.



October 28, 2023- Visiting friends

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: My trip was excited I enjoy the drive. Cons: The public announcement was a bit confusing at times. Tips: Yes travel with Peter Pan always.



July 8, 2023- Solo travel


Pros: This was one of the best trips back and forth. Bus was super clean and the service was so excellent and easy. Departed on time both routes go and from new york. I really like this bus service. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Use Ourbus. Definitely gonna share it on my social media.

Hartford to New York Route Map

Hartford New York

How much is a bus ticket from Hartford to New York?

In the last month, the average price of a train ticket from Hartford to New York was $26.38. Compared to most train fares, this is an excellent price. Good news! You can find the cheapest tickets if you book your trip at least 29 days prior to the travel date. You’ll likely pay around $22.65 more if you wait to book until the last minute.

Average prices by travel date


The average cost of a one-way bus trip from Hartford to New York is expected to fluctuate between $23 and $68 in the next 30 days. If you’re planning a bus trip to New York in the upcoming week, the cheapest price in the next 7 days for a ticket from Hartford is $24.

Monthly average prices

You can find the lowest prices on this route during June. This time of year offers the best deals on train tickets from Hartford to New York, with the average price at just $27. Train tickets on this route are most expensive in November, when the average price goes up to $34. You can still score cheap deals below this average price, though, especially if you plan ahead and book your ticket in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches


If you're looking to save on your bus trip from Hartford to New York, book online with Wanderu at least 29 days in advance. That way, you’ll save $22.65 compared to booking your ticket last minute.

What bus companies travel from Hartford to New York?

There are 4 bus lines from Hartford to New York available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 10 daily trips, Greyhound 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 US22h 40m$36.26
Greyhound103h 7m$43.80
OurBus22h 41m$23.87
Peter Pan Lines92h 28m$39.19
  • 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 2 trips per day from Hartford to New York, 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 10 bus trips from Hartford to New York every day, with the average journey taking around 3 hours and 7 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to New York usually start from $22.

  • OurBus is an intercity bus company based in New York City. OurBus provides cheap bus tickets to some of the most popular cities in the United States. All OurBus coaches come equipped with a generous roster of amenities, including extra legroom, freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and complimentary bottled water. With cheap bus tickets starting from $15, OurBus is one of the best ways to travel by bus from Hartford to New York if you are looking for comfort at a good price.

  • Peter Pan Bus Lines is one of the biggest bus carriers in the Northeast region of the United States. Headquartered in Springfield, Massachusetts, the company offers affordable bus tickets and comfortable bus trips to over a dozen destinations across nine states and the District of Columbia. Peter Pan is known for their reliable bus service and green certified modern coaches that offer amenities such as onboard restrooms, free WiFi, power outlets and extra legroom between seats. Running an average of 9 bus trips every day during the week and 10 trips on weekends, Peter Pan is one of the main bus carriers between Hartford and New York, offering bus tickets as low as $18.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, there is a train that goes between Hartford and New York. Lines that cover this route include the Amtrak Vermonter and Amtrak Northeast Regional. Tickets are significantly more expensive than the bus, however. The average train ticket for this route is around $50, whereas the average bus ticket is just $11.
Greyhound, Go Buses and Peter Pan all have routes from Hartford to New York City. Greyhound has the most daily scheduled trips, with 17 per day, and an average ticket price of about $13. Peter Pan Lines offers 11 trips per day, and tickets run an average of $28. Go Buses has a single route per day, with tickets averaging around $15. Trips from Hartford to NYC average between 2 hours and 15 minutes and 2 hours and 50 minutes.

Taking I-84 S or CT-15 S, you can expect to pay around $7.00 by mail, or $2.80 by E-ZPass NY. If you decide to go by way of I-95 S, you can expect additional tolls amounting to $9.50 by mail or $6.12 with E-ZPass NY.

E-ZPass is a pre-packaged passenger car tag that can be purchased for $25 at an authorized retail location. Once purchased, you create an account online through which you can pay for tolls. When passing through a toll, there is a dedicated lane strictly for E-ZPass customers.

To avoid tolls entirely, consider traveling by bus instead.

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 56 minutes to cover the 100 miles from Hartford to New York. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 15 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. 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.

Buses departing from Hartford to New York tend to have the most passengers on Monday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Monday. If you are trying to snag a cheap bus tickets or just want an emptier bus you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Thursday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Hartford to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 22 scheduled buses that travel from Hartford to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 20 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 New York; ticket prices start at $13.00.

City Information


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.

New York


New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square. Or hop on a ferry to Ellis Island to meet the Statue of Liberty up-close and personal.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world. If you are ever looking to get out of town, NYC is centrally connected throughout the state and region, you can easily hop on a train to Albany to go explore upstate New York.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Hartford?

Hartford, CT - Union Station - HFDOUP-0

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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

  • Union Station area- North side of Church St

Where does the bus arrive in New York?

New York, NY -  Port Authority Bus Station - NYCPAS-0

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Main arrival station: Port Authority Bus Station

Port Authority Bus Terminal is the largest bus station in New York City. First opened in 1950, it is the main Manhattan bus stop for various regional and nationwide bus carriers that provide intercity transportation to and from NYC such as Greyhound, NY Trailways, Peter Pan Bus Lines, and Ourbus, among many others. Port Authority’s central location just steps away from Times Square provides easy connections to various other forms of transportation, including 13 lines of the NYC Subway, 11 lines of the NYC Bus, over 60 lines of the NJ Transit Bus, and shuttle services to each of the three airports in New York’s metropolitan area. At the terminal, you will find a variety of fast food restaurants and convenience stores, as well as a USPS branch and a bowling alley.

All bus stations in New York:

  • Port Authority Bus Station

  • Port Authority - 301 W 41st St

  • 7-11 - Jd Foods

  • GW Bridge Bus Station

  • 300-310 W 31 St (SW Corner of 31st & 8th Ave)

  • 672 1st Ave btwn 38th & 39th St

  • Port Authority Bus Terminal, Gate 21

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