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Journey Information

There are 30 intercity buses per day from Atlantic City to New York. Traveling by bus from Atlantic City to New York usually takes around 3 hours and 2 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 25 minutes.

Distance96 mi (154 km)
Shortest duration2h 25m
Cheapest price$17.98
Trips per day27
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Atlantic City to New York

(Based on 100 ratings and reviews)




November 15, 2023- Vacation


Pros: On time. Smooth ride with no incidents. Cons: Chairs need to be fixed. I could not recline the seat or use the armrest.



November 5, 2023- Business


Pros: It was good to travel and site seeing is always amazing to me. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Maybe🤔.



November 4, 2023- Solo travel


Pros: Driver was nice & efficient. Very spacious bus. Cons: Less stops. Tips: Be on time!



November 2, 2023- Solo travel


Pros: though the bus was late we got to NYC on time. Cons: The Atlantic City Ceasar's but stop. Someone was smoking crack in the bathroom. It should be staffed better.



October 25, 2023- Vacation


Pros: Clean and safety of the bus. Cons: Wi-Fi and cup holders.

How much is a bus ticket from Atlantic City to New York?

Bus tickets for a trip from Atlantic City to New York cost $23.81 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


If you're planning to travel by bus from Atlantic City to New York in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $22 to $42. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on April 30, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to New York this week, bus tickets are available starting at $23.

Monthly average prices

Taking the bus from Atlantic City to New York is usually cheapest in April, when the average ticket price is only $29. If you're planning to take the bus from Atlantic City to New York during August, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $51. 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 25 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $17.49 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from Atlantic City to New York?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Atlantic City to New York that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 24 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound243h 4m$33.81
OurBus62h 53m$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 24 bus trips from Atlantic City to New York every day, with the average journey taking around 3 hours and 4 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to New York usually start from $18.

  • 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 $24, OurBus is one of the best ways to travel by bus from Atlantic City to New York if you are looking for comfort at a good price.

Frequently Asked Questions

Bus tickets to New York City from Atlantic City are not terribly expensive. The average ticket price hovers around $23. If you buy far enough in advance, you can find a ticket for as cheap as $20.
The least busy day to travel this route is on Thursday. The first bus departs at 12:00 a.m., and the last bus of the day departs around 9:00 p.m. The most crowded day to travel from Atlantic City to NYC is on Monday, likely because many people are returning to the city after a weekend getaway.
Unfortunately, Megabus does not travel between Atlantic City and New York. The closest Megabus stops to Atlantic City are in Philadelphia and Princeton, New Jersey. However, Greyhound does travel from Atlantic City to New York. They offer 40 trips per day, 36 of which are direct.

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 2 minutes to cover the 96 miles from Atlantic City to New York. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 25 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. 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 Atlantic City 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, 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 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Atlantic City to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 30 scheduled buses that travel from Atlantic City to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 27 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 Atlantic City to New York; ticket prices start at $82.75.

City Information

Atlantic City

Atlantic City is a resort town located on the southeastern coast of New Jersey famous for its iconic boardwalk and numerous high-rise hotels and casinos. Dating all the way back to the 1800s, Atlantic City has established itself as one of the most popular gambling destinations on the East Coast of the United States.

Similar to Las Vegas, Atlantic City offers a rich variety of entertainment in addition to its many gambling houses ranging from sporting events to live performances by in-demand comedy and music acts. Many of the hotels in the area also offer first-class spa treatments and premium services for large parties of guests. As a result, Atlantic City has become a very popular destination for bachelor parties and bachelorette groups.

With its own airport and bus & train terminal, Atlantic City is easily accessible both by ground and air transportation, making it a breeze to plan a fun weekend with your friends.

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 Atlantic City?

Main departure station: 1133 Boardwalk

Buses to New York leave from 7 stations in Atlantic City.

All bus stations in Atlantic City:

  • 1133 Boardwalk

  • Caesars Bus Terminal

  • Tropicana Transportation Center

  • Resorts Casino Transportation Center

  • Caesars Casino

  • Showboat Atlantic City Hotel

  • Tropicana Casino Bus Terminal

Where does the bus arrive in New York?

Main arrival station: Port Authority - 625 8th Ave

Buses arrive in New York at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in New York:

  • Port Authority - 625 8th Ave

  • 850 8th Avenue

  • 7-11 - Jd Foods

  • 86th St and 3rd Ave

  • M&T Bank

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