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Journey Information

There are 19 intercity buses per day from Durham to New York. Traveling by bus from Durham to New York usually takes around 11 hours and 12 minutes, but the fastest CoachRun bus can make the trip in 8 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance420 mi (676 km)
Shortest duration8h 45m
Cheapest price$55.00
Trips per day12
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines4

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Durham to New York

(Based on 25 ratings and reviews)

4.7

5.0

Wendell

June 17, 2023- Visiting family

Wanda Coach

Pros: Seeing my family. Cons: The price for family groups and small children. Tips: Get to the bus early.

4.0

Garfield

April 16, 2023- Visiting friends

Wanda Coach

Pros: Quiet. Not too crowded. Got to destination a few minutes ahead of schedule time. Tips: Be aware that other passengers do not smoke.....so, try and reduce the scent before you enter.

4.0

Ronald

April 6, 2023- Visiting family

PandaNY Bus

Pros: The safety. Cons: My be new buses. Tips: It's a great trip.

4.0

JERSON

November 24, 2022- Visiting family

PandaNY Bus

Need to adjust to schedule

5.0

Deborah

June 28, 2022- Visiting family

Wanda Coach

Pros: Overall the trip was fast very quiet two stops and we were home 🏠. Cons: The restrooms.

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

Bus tickets for a trip from Durham to New York cost $74.91 on average. While it’s a bit pricey for a bus ticket, it’s still significantly more cost-effective than flying. 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

$105$70$35JulJul

Bus tickets from Durham to New York are expected to cost between $74 and $104 over the next four weeks. If you're planning a trip to New York within the next week, you can find the cheapest bus tickets starting from $78. 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 Durham to New York is usually cheapest in April, when the average ticket price is only $84. If you're planning to take the bus from Durham to New York during November, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $104. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

Prices as travel date approaches

$150$120$90$60$303020100

The easiest way to save money on bus tickets is by booking in advance! Many carriers increase prices as the travel date approaches, so it's always a good idea to buy your tickets as early as possible. Book at least 28 days in advance to save $70.02 or more on your ticket, compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Durham to New York?

There are 4 bus lines from Durham to New York available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 11 daily trips, FlixBus US 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
CoachRun19h 37m$58.56
FlixBus US1112h 43m$117.71
Greyhound215h 7m$104.85
Wanda Coach59h 36m$81.32
  • Book CoachRun from Durham to New York from $55. Typically there is one CoachRun schedule per day from Durham to New York and you can expect on average to pay for a CoachRun ticket to New York. In Durham, CoachRun departs to New York from 3521 Hillsborough Rd . In New York, CoachRun arrives at 127 East Broadway .

    An average trip on CoachRun from Durham to New York takes 9 hours and 37 minutes , while the fastest available CoachRun trip will get you to New York in 8 hours and 45 minutes .

    On weekends, CoachRun offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to New York.

  • 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 11 trips per day from Durham to New York, 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 2 bus trips from Durham to New York every day, with the average journey taking around 15 hours and 7 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to New York usually start from $53.

  • Wanda Coach is one of the leading Chinatown bus carriers in the U.S. The company offers 5 daily bus trips to and from more than 70 cities across the East Coast and the Midwest. With bus ticket prices starting from $58 and convenient pick-up and drop-off locations, Wanda Coach is one of the preferred bus carriers for passengers looking to travel between the Chinatown districts of Durham and New York.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 11 hours and 12 minutes to cover the 420 miles from Durham to New York. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 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.

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, 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 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Durham to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 19 scheduled buses that travel from Durham to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 12 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 Durham to New York; ticket prices start at $77.00.

City Information

Durham

Durham is a little treasure cove for all fans of history and the United States’ heritage. The first and foremost thing you should try out is go on a hike on one of the city’s iconic trails. For a more traditional hiking experience, try the Eno River Trail. If you wish to enjoy a more unique experience, the American Tobacco Trail will be a better choice, as it follows the old CSX railroad. For those who want to explore the city’s rich history, check out the Stagville Plantation, which is now a museum dedicated to the city’s antebellum history, offering a unique historical perspective.

Durham’s food scene is vibrant and exciting. Fans of seafood will definitely be amazed at how fresh and delicious the seafood at Mateo Bar de Tapas is. If you wish to try out Italian eats with a twist, check out Devil’s Pizzeria & Restaurant.

The main bus station is the Transportation Center located at 515 W Pettigrew St in Downtown Durham. From there, you can take a bus to New York, Richmond, Washington D.C., and dozens of other destinations across the country. The main Amtrak train station in Durham is located around the corner from the bus stop at 601 W Main St. Durham is served by Amtrak’s Carolinian and Piedmont lines. The city’s air services are handled by the Raleigh-Durham International Airport, 12 miles southeast of the city.

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 Durham?

Main departure station: Durham Transportation Center - Bus Bay T

Buses to New York leave from 3 stations in Durham.

All bus stations in Durham:

  • Durham Transportation Center - Bus Bay T

  • 2724 Guess Rd

  • 3521 Hillsborough Rd

Where does the bus arrive in New York?

Main arrival station: 103 Canal St

Buses arrive in New York at 9 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in New York:

  • 103 Canal St

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

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

  • 7-11 - Jd Foods

  • Port Authority - 625 8th Ave

  • 127 East Broadway

  • GW Bridge Bus Station

  • Port Authority - 301 W 41st St

  • Midtown West - 241 W 36th Street

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