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Journey Information

There are 8 intercity buses per day from Newark to Baltimore. Traveling by bus from Newark to Baltimore usually takes around 4 hours and 29 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 3 hours,

Distance163 mi (263 km)
Shortest duration3h 0m
Cheapest price$25.00
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Newark to Baltimore

(Based on 17 ratings and reviews)

4.8

5.0

Moses

May 1, 2022- Visiting family

OurBus

Pros: Very nice bus and staff. Cons: Complimentary stuff, and Wi-Fi wasn't working. Tips: Please make sure you local internet because bus Wi-Fi doesn't work.

Pros: Very nice bus and staff. Cons: Complimentary stuff, and Wi-Fi wasn't working. Tips: Please make sure you local internet because bus Wi-Fi doesn't work.

4.0

Rona

November 24, 2021- Visiting family

Greyhound

Pros: Getting to my destination safely. Cons: All sockets was broken couldn't charge phones.

Pros: Getting to my destination safely. Cons: All sockets was broken couldn't charge phones.

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.

How much is a bus ticket from Newark to Baltimore?

$25.00 is the average price of a bus ticket from Newark to Baltimore. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15MayMay

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Newark to Baltimore is expected to range from $30 to $43. If you are looking to travel to Baltimore within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $34. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $30 and can be found on June 2, 2022.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in May. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $37 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Newark to Baltimore in November, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $43 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 27 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $11.55 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Newark to Baltimore?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Newark to Baltimore that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 7 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound74h 40m$39.02
OurBus33h 33m$25.00
  • Greyhound

    Greyhound

    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 7 bus trips from Newark to Baltimore every day, with the average journey taking around 4 hours and 40 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Baltimore usually start from $25.

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  • OurBus

    OurBus

    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 $25, OurBus is one of the best ways to travel by bus from Newark to Baltimore if you are looking for comfort at a good price.

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 long is the bus ride from Newark to Baltimore?

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 29 minutes to cover the 163 miles from Newark to Baltimore. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours. 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.

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 10:00pm. 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 8 scheduled buses that travel from Newark to Baltimore every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 4 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 $26.00.

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.

Baltimore

Baltimore is a seaport in Maryland best known for its crab cakes and baseball legend, Babe Ruth. As there is plenty to see in Charm City, you'll be singing "Good Morning, Baltimore'' as soon as you experience all of the sights and activities this quirky town has to offer.

Some of Baltimore's most impressive attractions are centered in and around Inner Harbor. This scenic waterfront is filled with historic ships, dating as far back as the Civil War in the case of the USS Constellation. Alongside shops and restaurants, Inner Harbor also hosts the National Aquarium, the Maryland Science Center, and several entertainment venues where you can catch live music. Enjoy a bird's-eye view of the harbor from atop Federal Hill Park, or if you prefer the view that inspired "The Star Spangled Banner," head out to Fort McHenry, known for its role in the War of 1812.

Baltimore is one of the stops on Wanderu's recommended East Coast wine tour, but don't worry about racking up a hefty tab; luckily, Baltimore is also one of the cheapest drinking cities in the U.S., with the cheapest bottle of beer going for just $1.42. Enjoy your wine or beer along the Avenue in Hampden, a neighborhood known for its hipster bars, restaurants, and boutiques.

Ready to plan your Baltimore adventure? Numerous bus and train options make Baltimore affordably accessible by ground transportation, and Baltimore-Washington International Airport not only offers hundreds of daily flights, it also is one of the best airports for food in the U.S.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Newark?

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Main departure station: Newark Penn Station

Not to be confused with the Penn Station in New York City just 10 miles away, Newark’s Penn Station is a vital regional transportation hub which serves the greater New York City and New Jersey area. Located a few blocks East of the central business district in Newark, Penn Station opened in 1935, when its Art Deco architecture was at the height of fashion - see if you can spot the Zodiac signs decorating the chandeliers! Travelers can access Amtrak intercity passenger trains running on the busy Northeast Corridor between Washington D.C. and Boston, as well as intercity buses like Greyhound and Fullington Trailways. Local transit available at Penn Station includes Newark Light Rail, Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) rapid transit linking Newark to Manhattan, and NJ Transit commuter trains serving coastal and central New Jersey.

All bus stations in Newark:

  • Newark Penn Station

  • Raymond Plaza E btwn Edison Pl & Ferry St

  • Newark Broad Street Station

Where does the bus arrive in Baltimore?

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Main arrival station: Bus Terminal - 2110 Haines St

The bus terminal located at 2110 Haines St is the main bus station in Baltimore. Opened in 2016, the station serves as the main stop near Downtown Baltimore for the two largest bus carriers that conduct trips in and out of the city – Greyhound and Peter Pan Bus Lines. The station is served by only one line of Baltimore’s transit bus network. However, a connection is also available to the University of Maryland, Baltimore County bus system. As there aren’t many food options near the Baltimore Bus Terminal, we suggest bringing your own sandwich if you think you’ll get hungry during your trip.

All bus stations in Baltimore:

  • Bus Terminal - 2110 Haines St

  • White Marsh Mall - Boscov's Parking Lot

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