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Journey Information

There are 15 intercity buses per day from Newark to Hartford. Traveling by bus from Newark to Hartford usually takes around 4 hours and 24 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 5 minutes.

Distance105 mi (169 km)
Shortest duration3h 5m
Cheapest price$19.48
Trips per day2
Most frequent servicePeter Pan Lines
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Newark to Hartford

(Based on 5 ratings and reviews)

4.4

4.0

Andy

December 21, 2022- Visiting family

Greyhound

Need Wi-Fi

5.0

Olusegun

November 28, 2021- Business

Greyhound

Pros: Timeliness and smooth drive. Cons: baggage collection 7 retrieval procedure maybe. Tips: Be on time.

4.0

Melissa

February 8, 2020- Visiting friends

Greyhound

Pros: Fast, sent alone. Cons: My seat didn't recline, the bottle holder was broken and dirty.

How much is a bus ticket from Newark to Hartford?

Bus tickets for a trip from Newark to Hartford cost $22.36 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.

Monthly average prices

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Taking the bus from Newark to Hartford is usually cheapest in May, when the average ticket price is only $30. If you're planning to take the bus from Newark to Hartford during November, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $43. 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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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 24 days in advance to save $23.15 or more on your ticket, compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Newark to Hartford?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Newark to Hartford that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Peter Pan Lines usually offers more choice, with 9 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound64h 35m$39.08
Peter Pan Lines94h 3m$36.50
  • 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 6 bus trips from Newark to Hartford every day, with the average journey taking around 4 hours and 35 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Hartford usually start from $19.

  • Book Peter Pan Lines from Newark to Hartford from $23. There are 9 trips per day offered by Peter Pan Lines from Newark to Hartford and you can expect on average to pay for a Peter Pan Lines ticket to Hartford. In Newark, Peter Pan Lines departs to Hartford from 1 Raymond Plaza W and one other station. In Hartford, Peter Pan Lines arrives at Union Station - 1 Union Pl and 4 other stations.

    An average trip on Peter Pan Lines from Newark to Hartford takes 4 hours and 3 minutes , while the fastest available Peter Pan Lines trip will get you to Hartford in 3 hours and 5 minutes .

    On weekends, Peter Pan Lines offers 12 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Hartford.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 24 minutes to cover the 105 miles from Newark to Hartford. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 5 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. 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.

Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Hartford. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 5:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Newark to Hartford, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 15 scheduled buses that travel from Newark to Hartford every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 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 Newark to Hartford; ticket prices start at $25.00.

City Information

Newark

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Newark, NJ - NWK-1

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As the most populous city in New Jersey, Newark offers some excellent museums, parks and restaurants that you can enjoy year-round. Art lovers should stop by the famous Newark Museum to enjoy a rich collection of works by American artists and sculptors. History buffs should check out the New Jersey Historical Society for ongoing exhibitions documenting the state’s rich history.

Located by the Passaic River, Newark offers various places where you can enjoy a relaxing stroll by the water. For the best views, head over to the city’s Riverfront Park near the hip Ironbound neighborhood. If you’re seeking more outdoor enjoyment, check out Branch Brook Park where you will find various lakes and plenty of cherry blossoms.

Newark is one of the biggest travel hubs in the United States, which makes it very easily accessible via all types of transportation. The Newark Liberty International Airport is one of the three airports that serves the New York City metro area, and its close proximity to Newark’s Penn Station makes it easy to reach from anywhere via bus or train.

Hartford

Hartford is the capital of Connecticut, and a New England destination with literary attractions, charming parks, and engaging activities for families.

The homes of Mark Twain and Harriet Beecher Stowe, both in Hartford, have been turned into museums to learn more about these authors and their lives. If you prefer Edward Cullen to Tom Sawyer, you may appreciate that a more contemporary literary giant, Stephenie Meyer, was born in Hartford too.

The Elizabeth Park Conservancy is a spread of formal gardens and grounds where you can walk, picnic, and catch outdoor concerts or tours. Kids will love the antique carousel in Bushnell Park, as well as the hands-on exhibits at the Connecticut Science Center. For those who prefer to wander through cute downtowns, West Hartford offers some of the best shopping in the area.

With a large nearby airport, and many intercity bus and train services providing access to hubs like Boston and New York, getting to Hartford is about as easy as a walk in Bushnell Park.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Newark?

Main departure station: 1 Raymond Plaza W

Buses to Hartford leave from 3 stations in Newark.

All bus stations in Newark:

  • 1 Raymond Plaza W

  • 1 Raymond Plaza W

  • Penn Central Railroad Station

Where does the bus arrive in Hartford?

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Main arrival station: Union Station - 1 Union Pl

Union Station is a historic bus and train station located in the downtown area of Hartford, CT. Built in 1889, the station serves as the main stop in Hartford for all four Amtrak train lines that pass through the city, including the Northeast Regional, the Vermonter and the Valley Flyer, as well as the Hartford Line commuter train. Union Station is also used by bus carriers Greyhound and Peter Pan Bus Lines as their main bus stop in Downtown Hartford. The station is easily accessible from all parts of the city and its surrounding areas through a variety of local and express transit bus lines. At Hartford’s Union Station, you will find some fast food options and vending machines, as well as restrooms and a waiting area.

All bus stations in Hartford:

  • Union Station - 1 Union Pl

  • State St

  • Pearl and Lewis St

  • Pearl and Ann St.

  • Asylum St. At Bushnell Park

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