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Wilmington-New York Bus Schedule

Journey Information

Wilmington to New York bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$27.00
Shortest Duration2h 20m
Trips per day2
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Wilmington 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 Wilmington to New York?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $27.00 was the low point for bus fares from Wilmington to New York. Buses from New York to Wilmington are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $27.00 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 21 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $20.36 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 2 hours and 50 minutes to cover the 105 miles (169 kilometers) from Wilmington, DE to New York, NY. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 20 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?

Because many passengers travel from Wilmington to New York at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, 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 New York, 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 New York, 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 New York. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Wilmington to New York; ticket prices start at $28.00.

What bus companies travel from Wilmington to New York?

There is one bus company that operates from Wilmington to New York. 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
Greyhound22h 50m$31.99

Where does the bus leave from in Wilmington?

Wilmington, Delaware has two bus stations with service to New York, New York:

  • Bus Terminal - 100 French St

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

Price trends for buses from Wilmington to New York

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15SepSep

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$50$40$30$20$103020100

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Wilmington, DE to New York, NY
4.6
Based on 7 ratings and reviews

Based on 7 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 86 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.6
Staff
4.3
Value
3.9
Condition
4.3
Rebecca
5.0
August 17, 2020Visiting family
Pros
The driver was so nice! I got there just on time and the driver waited for me as I ran towards the bus, he was very helpful with my bags! Also, we got there early and he drove safely!
Cons
The bus was packed which wasn't ideal for covid
Mark
5.0
January 19, 2020Visiting family
Pros
You got phone charger on the bus
Cons
All is well
Tips
Always come prepared with food for the travel
Raymond
5.0
December 13, 2019Couples trip
Pros
Great experience
Lori
5.0
December 13, 2019Couples trip
Pros
Loved to escape the traffic, having to drive into NYC ourselves. Having no car there was just fine!
Cons
Our trip back was pretty cold in the bus cabin...and the WIFI was great in THEORY, but was too slow and bogged down. Couldn't pull up anything.
Curtis
5.0
July 29, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
It was quite and pleasant
Cons
The Wilmington Delaware bus station was closed at 8:30 am. I was not able to print my ticket onsite. However, the bus driver had my name and number on his telephone computer. (Thank God)
Tips
Yes, first come-first serve is real. GET THERE EARLY

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