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Journey Information

There are 25 intercity buses per day from Baltimore to Newark. Traveling by bus from Baltimore to Newark usually takes around 4 hours and 20 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 3 hours,

Distance163 mi (263 km)
Shortest duration3h 0m
Cheapest price$15.00
Trips per day8
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines3

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Baltimore to Newark

(Based on 13 ratings and reviews)

4.5

5.0

Katherine

December 8, 2023- Vacation

Greyhound

Pros: Si. Cons: Nada. Tips: Ninguno.

5.0

Taj

July 21, 2023- Solo travel

OurBus

Pros: Great service. Cons: More leg room. Tips: N/A.

5.0

Lillie A

December 18, 2022- Visiting family

Greyhound

Pros: Relaxing and on time. Cons: Nothing at this point and time. Tips: Stay safe 🙏🏾.

4.0

Andrea

November 24, 2022- Visiting family

Greyhound

Pros: The trip was pleasant and the bus was very clean. I really enjoyed this trip. Cons: Maybe play music during my trip. Tips: No.

4.0

Winfred Esther Wambui

November 11, 2022- Solo travel

OurBus

Pros: The drivers drove well and I filled up safely. Cons: Just tell me what the next stop is! I had no idea. Tips: Just be there earlier.

How much is a bus ticket from Baltimore to Newark?

Bus tickets for a trip from Baltimore to Newark cost $36.57 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 Baltimore to Newark are expected to cost between $35 and $52 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 $39. Don't wait too long to book your ticket, as prices tend to rise as the travel date approaches.

Monthly avg. prices

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Taking the bus from Baltimore to Newark is usually cheapest in May, when the average ticket price is only $42. If you're planning to take the bus from Baltimore to Newark during November, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $64. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

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 28 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $27.43 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from Baltimore to Newark?

There are 3 bus lines from Baltimore to Newark available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 9 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 US84h 39m$60.36
Greyhound93h 50m$52.13
Peter Pan Lines85h 4m$27.42
  • 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 8 trips per day from Baltimore 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 9 bus trips from Baltimore to Newark every day, with the average journey taking around 3 hours and 50 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Newark usually start from $31.

  • Book Peter Pan Lines from Baltimore to Newark from $15. There are 8 trips per day offered by Peter Pan Lines from Baltimore to Newark and you can expect on average to pay for a Peter Pan Lines ticket to Newark. In Baltimore, Peter Pan Lines departs to Newark from Baltimore . In Newark, Peter Pan Lines arrives at 1 Raymond Plaza W and one other station.

    An average trip on Peter Pan Lines from Baltimore to Newark takes 5 hours and 4 minutes , while the fastest available Peter Pan Lines trip will get you to Newark in 3 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, Peter Pan Lines offers 11 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 20 minutes to cover the 163 miles from Baltimore to Newark. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours. 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.

Because many passengers travel from Baltimore to Newark 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, 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 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Baltimore to Newark, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 25 scheduled buses that travel from Baltimore to Newark every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 8 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 Baltimore to Newark; ticket prices start at $15.00.

City Information

Baltimore

Baltimore is a seaport in Maryland best known for its crab cakes and baseball legend, Babe Ruth. As there is plenty to see in Charm City, you'll be singing "Good Morning, Baltimore'' as soon as you experience all of the sights and activities this quirky town has to offer.

Some of Baltimore's most impressive attractions are centered in and around Inner Harbor. This scenic waterfront is filled with historic ships, dating as far back as the Civil War in the case of the USS Constellation. Alongside shops and restaurants, Inner Harbor also hosts the National Aquarium, the Maryland Science Center, and several entertainment venues where you can catch live music. Enjoy a bird's-eye view of the harbor from atop Federal Hill Park, or if you prefer the view that inspired "The Star Spangled Banner," head out to Fort McHenry, known for its role in the War of 1812.

Baltimore is one of the stops on Wanderu's recommended East Coast wine tour, but don't worry about racking up a hefty tab; luckily, Baltimore is also one of the cheapest drinking cities in the U.S., with the cheapest bottle of beer going for just $1.42. Enjoy your wine or beer along the Avenue in Hampden, a neighborhood known for its hipster bars, restaurants, and boutiques.

Ready to plan your Baltimore adventure? Numerous bus and train options make Baltimore affordably accessible by ground transportation, and Baltimore-Washington International Airport not only offers hundreds of daily flights, it also is one of the best airports for food in the U.S.

Newark

Newark, NJ - NWK-0

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Newark, NJ - NWK-1

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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 Baltimore?

Baltimore, MD - Baltimore Downtown Bus Station (2110 Haines St) - BALGLI-0

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Main departure station: Bus Terminal - 2110 Haines St

The bus terminal located at 2110 Haines St is the main bus station in Baltimore. Opened in 2016, the station serves as the main stop near Downtown Baltimore for the two largest bus carriers that conduct trips in and out of the city – Greyhound and Peter Pan Bus Lines. The station is served by only one line of Baltimore’s transit bus network. However, a connection is also available to the University of Maryland, Baltimore County bus system. As there aren’t many food options near the Baltimore Bus Terminal, we suggest bringing your own sandwich if you think you’ll get hungry during your trip.

All bus stations in Baltimore:

  • Bus Terminal - 2110 Haines St

  • 400 Ponca St.

  • Baltimore

Where does the bus arrive in Newark?

Main arrival station: 1 Raymond Plaza W

Buses arrive in Newark at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Newark:

  • 1 Raymond Plaza W

  • 1 Raymond Plaza W

  • Penn Central Railroad Station

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