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Wilmington-Newark Bus Schedule

Journey Information

Wilmington, DE to Newark, NJ bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$27.00
Shortest Duration2h 25m
Trips per day2
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Wilmington 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. 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 Wilmington to Newark?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $29.50 was the low point for bus fares from Wilmington to Newark. Buses from Newark to Wilmington are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $29.50 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 7 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $19.91 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 3 hours and 47 minutes to cover the 100 miles (160 kilometers) from Wilmington, DE to Newark, NJ. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 25 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Newark, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Wilmington?

The first bus leaves at 4:00am and the last bus leaves at 7:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Wilmington to Newark, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Wilmington to Newark. One bus is a direct connection, meaning that you can stay on the same vehicle for the entire trip, without having to transfer onto a connecting bus at any point.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Wilmington, DE to Newark, NJ; ticket prices start at $28.00.

What bus companies travel from Wilmington to Newark?

There is one bus company that operates from Wilmington to Newark. Greyhound is the one bus line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound23h 47m$33.38

Where does the bus leave from in Wilmington?

Most buses depart from the main station in Wilmington, Delaware:

  • Bus Terminal - 100 French St

Where does the bus arrive in Newark?

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

  • Penn Station

Price trends for buses from Wilmington to Newark

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15SepSep

Monthly average prices

$50$40$30$20$10ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

$50$40$30$20$103020100

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Wilmington, DE to Newark, NJ
5.0
Based on 1 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
4.0
Value
3.0
Condition
4.0
Joshua
5.0
December 21, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Free WiFi, could nap, empty seats. Charging spots.
Cons
The bus was clearly old but I don’t really care.

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