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Journey Information

Newark to Baltimore bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$30.00
Shortest duration3h 0m
Trips per day6
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Newark to Baltimore 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.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

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 much is a bus ticket from Newark to Baltimore?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $36.55 was the low point for bus fares from Newark to Baltimore. Buses from Baltimore to Newark are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $36.55 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 22 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $7.53 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 5 hours and 27 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?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Baltimore. 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, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Newark?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am 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 3 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 are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Newark, New Jersey to Baltimore, Maryland. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 6 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound65h 28m$38.05
OurBus13h 30m$34.94

Book Greyhound from Newark to Baltimore from $35. There are 6 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Newark to Baltimore and you can expect on average to pay $38 for a Greyhound ticket to Baltimore. In Newark, Greyhound departs to Baltimore from Penn Station, In Baltimore, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 2110 Haines St, An average trip on Greyhound from Newark to Baltimore takes 5 hours and 28 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Baltimore in 3 hours and 0 minutes, On weekends, Greyhound offers 6 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $40 for a weekend trip to Baltimore.

Book OurBus from Newark to Baltimore from $30. Typically there is one OurBus schedule per day from Newark to Baltimore and you can expect on average to pay $35 for a OurBus ticket to Baltimore. In Newark, OurBus departs to Baltimore from Raymond Plaza E btwn Edison Pl & Ferry St, In Baltimore, OurBus arrives at White Marsh Mall - Boscov's Parking Lot, An average trip on OurBus from Newark to Baltimore takes 3 hours and 30 minutes, while the fastest available OurBus trip will get you to Baltimore in 3 hours and 0 minutes, On weekends, OurBus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $35 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Baltimore.

Price trends for buses from Newark to Baltimore

Average prices by travel date

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Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Newark, NJ to Baltimore, MD

(Based on 12 ratings and reviews)

4.8

4.0

Narah

July 31, 2020 - Visiting family

Greyhound

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. 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.

5.0

Anum

December 23, 2019 - Visiting family

BoltBus

Pros: Punctuality. Cons: Be more polite. Pros: Punctuality. Cons: Be more polite.

5.0

Beatrice

December 14, 2019 - Regular commuter

BoltBus

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. 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.

5.0

Amy

November 21, 2019 - Business

BoltBus

The bus ride was efficient and quick. We feel this was cheaper and much less stressful than it would have been to drive ourselves.The bus ride was efficient and quick. We feel this was cheaper and much less stressful than it would have been to drive ourselves.

5.0

Elizabeth

November 16, 2019 - Vacation

OurBus

Very kind, patient bus driver; smooth and very inexpensive trip!Very kind, patient bus driver; smooth and very inexpensive trip!

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