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Silver Spring - New York Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 24 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 28 minutes, but the fastest Peter Pan Lines bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance200 mi (321 km)
Shortest duration4h 10m
Cheapest price$13.48
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines3

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Silver Spring to New York

(Based on 71 ratings and reviews)

4.7

5.0

Adewale

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.

5.0

Angelique

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.

5.0

Evelyn

November 18, 2023- Visiting family

Peter Pan Lines

Every thing is okay

5.0

Rene

October 14, 2023- Visiting family

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: What I liked about the trip was how friendly the bus driver was and how safe I felt. Cons: Could improve on the comfort of the seats. Tips: No tips.

5.0

Shawnya

October 1, 2023- Visiting friends

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: Reliable. Cons: Mask enforcement My seats charger port was not working, my seat mate had to use his laptop to charge his phone and I was just out of luck. Tips: Wear mask!

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

Bus tickets for a trip from Silver Spring to New York cost $38.51 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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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 $35 to $58. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on February 28, 2024.

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

Monthly average prices

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Taking the bus from Silver Spring to New York is usually cheapest in June, when the average ticket price is only $41. If you're planning to take the bus from Silver Spring to New York during July, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $62. 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 17 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $16.43 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from Silver Spring to New York?

There are 3 bus lines from Silver Spring to New York available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 14 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
Greyhound146h 35m$46.89
Peter Pan Lines34h 29m$20.03
Peter Pan Lines85h 1m$26.09
  • 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 14 bus trips from Silver Spring to New York every day, with the average journey taking around 6 hours and 35 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to New York usually start from $13.

  • Peter Pan Bus Lines is one of the biggest bus carriers in the Northeast region of the United States. Headquartered in Springfield, Massachusetts, the company offers affordable bus tickets and comfortable bus trips to over a dozen destinations across nine states and the District of Columbia. Peter Pan is known for their reliable bus service and green certified modern coaches that offer amenities such as onboard restrooms, free WiFi, power outlets and extra legroom between seats. Running an average of 3 bus trips every day during the week and 4 trips on weekends, Peter Pan is one of the main bus carriers between Silver Spring and New York, offering bus tickets as low as $20.
  • Book Peter Pan Lines from Silver Spring to New York from $20. There are 8 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 and one other station.

    An average trip on Peter Pan Lines from Silver Spring to New York takes 5 hours and 1 minutes , while the fastest available Peter Pan Lines trip will get you to New York in 4 hours and 10 minutes .

    On weekends, Peter Pan Lines offers 14 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 28 minutes to cover the 200 miles from Silver Spring to New York. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 10 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.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to New York at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, 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.

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 24 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

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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

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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. 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?

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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 8 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)

  • 321 W 42nd St

  • Port Authority Bus Station

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

  • 7-11 - Jd Foods

  • GW Bridge Bus Station

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