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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Columbia to New York. Traveling by bus from Columbia to New York usually takes around 4 hours and 6 minutes, but the fastest OurBus bus can make the trip in 4 hours,

Distance184 mi (296 km)
Shortest duration4h 0m
Cheapest price$25.00
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceOurBus
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Columbia to New York

(Based on 8 ratings and reviews)

4.9

5.0

Claudia

May 4, 2022- Vacation

OurBus

Pros: Que estuvo bien ya que me relaje viendo el paisaje. Cons: Ubicación exacta de la parada en new york un poco confusa.

Pros: Que estuvo bien ya que me relaje viendo el paisaje. Cons: Ubicación exacta de la parada en new york un poco confusa.

5.0

Eveline

October 22, 2019- Visiting family

OurBus

On time and clean restroom

On time and clean restroom

5.0

Gerry

July 4, 2019- Visiting friends

OurBus

Pros: Driver was personable. Coach was in excellent condition. We were advised of the stops before reaching final destination, and we arrived on time! Cons: No request for improvement. 5 Star experience!

Pros: Driver was personable. Coach was in excellent condition. We were advised of the stops before reaching final destination, and we arrived on time! Cons: No request for improvement. 5 Star experience!

4.0

Zachary

May 31, 2019- Visiting family

OurBus

I fell asleep with my head against one of the chairs in front of me and it irritated the skin on my forehead. Maybe change the cleaning solution on the fabric?

I fell asleep with my head against one of the chairs in front of me and it irritated the skin on my forehead. Maybe change the cleaning solution on the fabric?

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

$29.69 is the average price of a bus ticket from Columbia to New York. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Columbia to New York by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around $34 whenever you decide to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 15 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $9.02 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Columbia to New York?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Columbia to New York. OurBus is the only company that has bus schedules available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
OurBus14h 7m$32.24
  • OurBus

    OurBus

    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 $25, OurBus is one of the best ways to travel by bus from Columbia to New York if you are looking for comfort at a good price.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Columbia to New York during the COVID-19 pandemic?

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.

How long is the bus ride from Columbia to New York?

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 6 minutes to cover the 184 miles from Columbia to New York. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 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.

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

Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in New York. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Columbia?

There is usually only one bus per day from Columbia to New York. It leaves the station in Columbia at 9:00am each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many bus trips to New York are there per day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Columbia to New York. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

New York

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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.

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 Columbia?

Main departure station: Broken Land Park & Ride, East Lot

Most buses depart from the main station in Columbia.

All bus stations in Columbia:

  • Broken Land Park & Ride, East Lot

Where does the bus arrive in New York?

Main arrival station: Hudson Yards

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

All bus stations in New York:

  • Hudson Yards

  • Hudson Yards

  • Park Avenue South (b/w E 26th St. and E 27th St.)

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