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Journey Information

Newark to Baltimore bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$35.00
Shortest Duration3h 0m
Trips per day6
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Newark to Baltimore right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Does the bus take you directly from Newark to Baltimore?

Unfortunately there are currently no buses that go the entire distance from Newark to Baltimore. At some point, you will need to switch onto another vehicle to complete the journey, such as a local shuttle or even a train. More details are available as you peruse individual tickets.

How much is a bus ticket from Newark to Baltimore?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $35.00 was the low point for bus fares from Newark to Baltimore. Buses from Baltimore to Newark are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $35.00 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 20 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $9.58 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 5 hours and 33 minutes to cover the 163 miles (263 kilometers) from Newark, NJ to Baltimore, MD. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours, The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Newark?

The first bus leaves at 10:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Newark to Baltimore, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Newark to Baltimore 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 Baltimore; ticket prices start at $35.00.

What bus companies travel from Newark to Baltimore?

There is one bus company that operates from Newark to Baltimore. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound65h 33m$39.95

Where does the bus leave from in Newark?

Most buses depart from the main station in Newark, New Jersey:

  • Penn Station

Where does the bus arrive in Baltimore?

All buses from Newark arrive at one main station in Baltimore, Maryland:

  • Bus Terminal - 2110 Haines St

Price trends for buses from Newark to Baltimore

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15SepOct

Monthly average prices

$25$20$15$10$5ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

$50$40$30$20$103020100

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Newark, NJ to Baltimore, MD
4.8
Based on 12 ratings and reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with BoltBus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.3
Staff
4.3
Value
4.5
Condition
4.5
Anum
5.0
December 23, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Punctuality
Cons
Be more polite
Beatrice
5.0
December 14, 2019Regular commuter
Pros
Driver was nice and was a good driver.
Cons
A lot of the armrests were torn.
Tips
Book with Wanderu. They always have good deals.
Amy
5.0
November 21, 2019Business
Pros
The bus ride was efficient and quick. We feel this was cheaper and much less stressful than it would have been to drive ourselves.

Based on 4 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 75 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.3
Staff
3.8
Value
3.3
Condition
4.3
Narah
4.0
July 31, 2020Visiting family
Pros
It's was lovely trip driver speed excellent. But the two trip I have travelled? The restroom smell at the back seat area very unpleasant. But all good. Thanks
Cons
Cleaning of the restroom
Tips
Safe to travel with greyhound. Good enternet entertainment

Based on 4 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with OurBus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 75 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
4.5
Value
4.0
Condition
4.8
Elizabeth
5.0
November 16, 2019Vacation
Pros
Very kind, patient bus driver; smooth and very inexpensive trip!

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