Buses from Hanover to Wilmington

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Hanover - Wilmington Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Hanover to Wilmington. Traveling by bus from Hanover to Wilmington usually takes around 25 hours and 17 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 24 hours and 30 minutes.

Distance721 mi (1161 km)
Shortest duration24h 30m
Cheapest price$113.00
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Hanover to Wilmington?

$154.96 is the average price of a bus ticket from Hanover to Wilmington. Bus tickets on this route can be more expensive due to the length of the trip. However, taking the bus can still be a good alternative to flying. 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.

Average prices by travel date

$195$130$65AugAug

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Hanover to Wilmington is expected to range from $148 to $189. If you are looking to travel to Wilmington within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $149. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $148 and can be found on August 16, 2022.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in February. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $122 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Hanover to Wilmington in November, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $151 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What bus companies travel from Hanover to Wilmington?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Hanover to Wilmington. Greyhound is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound21d 1h 17m$158.17
  • Greyhound

    Greyhound

    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 Hanover to Wilmington every day, with the average journey taking around 25 hours and 17 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Wilmington usually start from $113.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Hanover to Wilmington 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 Hanover to Wilmington?

The bus takes an average of 25 hours and 17 minutes to cover the 721 miles from Hanover to Wilmington. However, the fastest bus only takes 24 hours and 30 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.

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

With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Wilmington, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Hanover?

The first bus leaves at 1:00pm and the last bus leaves at 1:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Hanover to Wilmington, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Hanover to Wilmington. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the trip.

City Information

Wilmington

A hidden jewel in the South, Wilmington has seen a steady increase in popularity in recent years, with some even going as far as calling it Hollywood East. To fully explore the city’s rich history and cultural heritage, take a stroll around the Historic District. Featuring not only quaint mansions but also interesting museums and superb eateries, the district offers a wealth of fascinating information about the city and its people. While walking around, don’t miss out on the chance to explore the Riverwalk. As one of the most romantic spots in the city, it offers plenty of chances to take the perfect Instagram shot. If military history is your thing, Battleship North Carolina, which has now been turned into a museum, will be a satisfying experience.

For eats, one of the most-loved establishments is Nippy’s Soul Food Restaurant, which offers a lovely mix of seafood and soul foods. Wine lovers should also not miss the chance to try a tasting session at the Noni Bacca Winery, a local favorite.

Wilmington transportation center is WAVE Forden Station Transit Center, which is located on Cando St. From the station, tourists can catch Greyhound buses. While there’s no rail service in and out of Wilmington, the city is part of the Amtrak network via the carrier’s Thruway bus line. The Wilmington International Airport is the principal airport in the city.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Hanover?

Main departure station: Hanover Inn

Most buses depart from the main station in Hanover.

All bus stations in Hanover:

  • Hanover Inn

Where does the bus arrive in Wilmington?

WAVE Forden Station Transit Ctr - 505 Cando St  - WMNAMT-0

Image credit: Wave Transit

Main arrival station: WAVE Forden Station Transit Ctr - 505 Cando St

The Forden Station Transit Center is a hub for transportation services from Wilmington’s local Wave Transit buses as well as intercity bus service on Greyhound and Amtrak Thruway. The station was built in 1974 to improve public transportation in Wilmington and features aptly shaped wavy roofs atop sheltered sidewalks. Plenty of parking spots are available at the station, and if you’re up for a short walk, you can head to Costco around the corner for a $1.50 hot dog before your trip. The station is located a few miles north of downtown, about a 10-minute drive from Wilmington International Airport.

All bus stations in Wilmington:

  • WAVE Forden Station Transit Ctr - 505 Cando St

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