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College Park - New York Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 5 intercity buses per day from College Park to New York. Traveling by bus from College Park to New York usually takes around 7 hours and 36 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 5 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance196 mi (315 km)
Shortest duration5h 45m
Cheapest price$19.98
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from College Park to New York

(Based on 19 ratings and reviews)




January 18, 2020- Visiting family


Pros: Everything was good. Cons: Arrive on time. Tips: The bus was in College Park on time, so is better be puntual.



January 1, 2020- Vacation


The bus arrived on time, but the ETA on the ticket was incorrect.



December 27, 2019- Visiting friends


Pros: Overall great experience, timing was off by 1 hour. Cons: More accurate time.



December 21, 2019- Visiting friends


Pros: Pick up is on time. Cons: There is a strong odor on the bus, and the air feels like it has not been refreshed for a long time.



November 28, 2019- Visiting friends


fewer stops less delay

How much is a bus ticket from College Park to New York?

Bus tickets for a trip from College Park to New York cost $46.18 on average. Tickets cheaper than $46.18 are an excellent bargain. 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


If you're planning to travel by bus from College Park to New York in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $38 to $68. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on June 25, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to New York this week, bus tickets are available starting at $41.

Monthly average prices

Taking the bus from College Park to New York is usually cheapest in June, when the average ticket price is only $45. If you're planning to take the bus from College Park to New York during November, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $70. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

Prices as travel date approaches


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 29 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $26.13 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from College Park to New York?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from College Park to New York. Greyhound connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound57h 36m$55.85
  • 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 5 bus trips from College Park to New York every day, with the average journey taking around 7 hours and 36 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to New York usually start from $19.

Frequently Asked Questions

The cheapest bus from College Park to NYC is operated by CoachRun. On average, CoachRun tickets for this route cost around $13. CoachRun has 3 buses depart daily, with an average travel time of 4 hours and 19 minutes. Alternatively, you can take Greyhound, which offers 2 trips per day with tickets averaging around $19.
While there is no direct Amtrak service from College Park to New York City, there is a train station in nearby New Carrollton, about 4.5 miles southeast of College Park. Train tickets for this route are pricey, averaging about $92, and the duration is about an hour shorter than most bus trips.
A day-trip from College Park to New York City is not ideal. The first bus to NYC departs College Park at 6:00 a.m., and even if there is no traffic and the bus makes it to Manhattan in 3 hours and 40 minutes, you’d have a pretty exhausting day of travel. The last bus of the day leaves New York City at 10:00 p.m., which means you wouldn’t get back to College Park until past midnight. If you’re thinking of visiting New York from College Park, it may be better spent as a weekend trip.

The bus takes an average of 7 hours and 36 minutes to cover the 196 miles from College Park to New York. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 45 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. 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 College Park 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, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 4:00pm. To see the times for all buses from College Park to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from College Park to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

City Information

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 College Park?

Main departure station: 4931 Calvert Rd

Most buses depart from the main station in College Park.

All bus stations in College Park:

  • 4931 Calvert Rd

Where does the bus arrive in New York?

Main arrival station: Port Authority - 625 8th Ave

Buses arrive in New York at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in New York:

  • Port Authority - 625 8th Ave

  • 7-11 - Jd Foods

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

  • Chinatown - 28 Allen St (eastside b/w Hester and Canal St)

  • GW Bridge Bus Station

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