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Journey Information

There are 27 intercity buses per day from Silver Spring to New York. Traveling by bus from Silver Spring to New York usually takes around 6 hours and 42 minutes, but the fastest Peter Pan Lines bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 20 minutes.

Distance200 mi (321 km)
Shortest duration4h 20m
Cheapest price$13.00
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Silver Spring to New York

(Based on 76 ratings and reviews)




May 25, 2024- Business

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: Everything. Cons: To have a charging outlet on the stations for riders, to charge their phone if their phone battery runs down. To have, snacks, water, tea or coffee on the stations for riders. Tips: same.



April 28, 2024- Vacation

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: The prize was surprisingly low, and after reading other reviews I was a little worried before going. Everything turned out well, we had a comfortable journey and arrived in NYC on time. Cons: The reason for four and not five stars; there was no toilet paper in the lavatory. Tips: Bring your own toilet paper.



March 18, 2024- Vacation

Peter Pan Lines

Yeah it’s very nice



February 10, 2024- Visiting friends

Peter Pan Lines

Cons: Maybe the TV. Tips: Peter Pan is the best, arrival into New York was just on time.



December 14, 2023- Visiting family

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: The first bus was roomy and not too full, but the bus we transferred to was cramped and uncomfortable.We made it safe and on time. Cons: The seating is too cramped. Tips: Please stop putting your bags in the seats because you don't want anyone to sit unless you paid for the seats.

How much is a bus ticket from Silver Spring to New York?

Bus tickets for a trip from Silver Spring to New York cost $40.81 on average. Tickets cheaper than $40.81 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 Silver Spring to New York in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $34 to $53. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on July 10, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to New York this week, bus tickets are available starting at $37.

Monthly average prices

Taking the bus from Silver Spring to New York is usually cheapest in May, when the average ticket price is only $40. If you're planning to take the bus from Silver Spring to New York during November, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $68. 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 22 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $20.35 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from Silver Spring to New York?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Silver Spring to New York that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 21 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound216h 50m$54.84
Peter Pan Lines65h 16m$27.52
  • 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 21 bus trips from Silver Spring to New York every day, with the average journey taking around 6 hours and 50 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to New York usually start from $21.

  • Book Peter Pan Lines from Silver Spring to New York from $13. There are 6 trips per day offered by Peter Pan Lines from Silver Spring to New York and you can expect on average to pay for a Peter Pan Lines ticket to New York. In Silver Spring, Peter Pan Lines departs to New York from Silver Spring Transit Center . In New York, Peter Pan Lines arrives at Port Authority Bus Station .

    An average trip on Peter Pan Lines from Silver Spring to New York takes 5 hours and 16 minutes , while the fastest available Peter Pan Lines trip will get you to New York in 4 hours and 20 minutes .

    On weekends, Peter Pan Lines offers 8 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to New York.

Frequently Asked Questions

The 2 bus companies that travel between New York City and Silver Spring are Greyhound and Peter Pan. Between the two, they offer 16 trips per day, with an average travel time between 4 hours 20 minutes and 6 hours 30 minutes.
The cheapest way to get from Silver Spring to New York is by Greyhound, with an average ticket price of $23. Peter Pan is slightly more expensive, averaging $28 per ticket. In terms of other travel modes, there is no train available for this route, and flights generally cost between $115 and $200, making a bus the clear cheapest option.
Yes, there is direct bus service between Silver Spring and New York City. Both Greyhound and Peter Pan Bus Lines offer direct trips, which generally take about 4 hours 30 minutes.

The bus takes an average of 6 hours and 42 minutes to cover the 200 miles from Silver Spring to New York. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 20 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 Silver Spring 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, 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 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Silver Spring to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 27 scheduled buses that travel from Silver Spring to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

Silver Spring

Silver Spring, MD

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Silver Spring is a small town that allows you to unwind and enjoy a simple holiday away from the large cities. It is blessed with amazing green areas and parks, of which the Wheaton Regional Park offers a wonderful playground for children. If you are into culturally-inclined activities, the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, which is a restored 1930s-era theatre, will provide a memorable experience. As you stroll around town, don’t forget to visit Washington D.C. Northern Boundary Stone, which is one of the oldest federal monuments.

For eats, Abol Ethiopian offers a unique Ethiopian twist for your dinner. If you wish to enjoy fresh seafood, check out Crisfield Seafood.

The busiest bus station in Silver Spring is the bus terminal at 8100 Fenton St, which welcomes buses operated by Greyhound and Peter Pan Bus Lines. There are no Amtrak trains that serve Silver Spring. Also, the city does not have its own dedicated airport but its close proximity to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore make it easy to fly in and out of either the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport or the Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.

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 Silver Spring?

Bus Terminal - 8100 Fenton St  - SVSGLI-0

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Main departure station: Bus Terminal - 8100 Fenton St

The Bus Terminal at 8100 Fenton St in Silver Springs is a hub of intercity bus transportation for Greyhound. The station building is not huge, but it does have restrooms and vending machines inside, along with a counter to speak with Greyhound customer service staff. The station is conveniently located in the downtown area, surrounded by restaurants and convenience stores. Popular destinations from this station include New York, Newark, Philadelphia, and Atlantic City.

All bus stations in Silver Spring:

  • Bus Terminal - 8100 Fenton St

  • Silver Spring Transit Center

Where does the bus arrive in New York?

Main arrival station: Port Authority - 625 8th Ave

Buses arrive in New York at 6 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in New York:

  • Port Authority - 625 8th Ave

  • Port Authority Bus Station

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

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

  • 7-11 - Jd Foods

  • GW Bridge Bus Station

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