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Newark - New Haven Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 9 intercity buses per day from Newark to New Haven. Traveling by bus from Newark to New Haven usually takes around 4 hours and 5 minutes, but the fastest Peter Pan Lines bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance76 mi (122 km)
Shortest duration2h 15m
Cheapest price$17.49
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines3

How much is a bus ticket from Newark to New Haven?

Bus tickets for a trip from Newark to New Haven 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

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If you're planning to travel by bus from Newark to New Haven in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $21 to $33. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on July 30, 2024.

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

Monthly avg. prices

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Traveling from Newark to New Haven by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for this route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around $24 whenever you decide to travel.

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 23 days in advance to save $12.67 or more on your ticket, compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Newark to New Haven?

There are 3 bus lines from Newark to New Haven available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 5 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
FlixBus US54h 7m$31.91
Greyhound44h 10m$31.41
Peter Pan Lines12h 15m$33.03
  • 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 5 trips per day from Newark to New Haven, 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 4 bus trips from Newark to New Haven every day, with the average journey taking around 4 hours and 10 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to New Haven usually start from $20.

  • Book Peter Pan Lines from Newark to New Haven from $33. Typically there is one Peter Pan Lines schedule per day from Newark to New Haven and you can expect on average to pay for a Peter Pan Lines ticket to New Haven. In Newark, Peter Pan Lines departs to New Haven from 1 Raymond Plaza W . In New Haven, Peter Pan Lines arrives at New Hvn Bus Station .

    An average trip on Peter Pan Lines from Newark to New Haven takes 2 hours and 15 minutes .

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

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 5 minutes to cover the 76 miles from Newark to New Haven. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 15 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 New Haven. 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, 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 4:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Newark to New Haven, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 9 scheduled buses that travel from Newark to New Haven every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Newark to New Haven; ticket prices start at $22.00.

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.

New Haven

Sitting on the mouth of the Quinnipiac River of Connecticut, New Haven has been the home of the esteemed Yale University for more than 300 years. The quaint college town, with its cultural significance, has long been a highly-rated destination for culturally-inclined travelers. The first thing to do in New Haven is to visit the Yale campus, which was designed by famous architects such as Eero Saarinen and Frank O. Gehry. Don’t forget to check out the university’s visitor center as well, which houses impressive historical displays. Other interesting destinations on the premises are the Yale University Art Gallery and the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History. If you wish to take a break from the urban environment and go hunting for some amazing nature shots, East Rock Park will be a premier choice. Inside the park is the Pardee Rose Garden, which features more than 50 varieties of roses blooming in June and July.

New Haven is a popular destination for foodies, and its greatest offering is pizza. New Haven’s special pizza, also known as “apizza,” is a must-try when you are in town, and the best place to try this delicacy is at Pepe’s, its birthplace. Another establishment to check out is Louis’ Lunch, which has been serving delightful fast food since 1895.

The central hub of transportation in the city is Union Station, where travelers can catch Amtrak trains or buses by Greyhound and Flixbus for intercity transits. Air services are handled by the Tweed New Haven Regional Airport, located 3 miles east of the business district.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Newark?

Main departure station: 1 Raymond Plaza W

Newark has two bus stations with service to New Haven.

All bus stations in Newark:

  • 1 Raymond Plaza W

  • 1 Raymond Plaza W

Where does the bus arrive in New Haven?

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Main arrival station: New Hvn Bus Station

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in New Haven.

All bus stations in New Haven:

  • New Hvn Bus Station

  • Union Station Parking Garage

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