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Newark - New Carrollton Bus Schedule

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Other ways to get from Newark to New Carrollton

There are usually 26 daily train trips available from Newark to New Carrollton.

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Newark to New Carrollton. Traveling by bus from Newark to New Carrollton usually takes around 7 hours and 29 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 5 hours and 35 minutes.

Distance189 mi (304 km)
Shortest duration5h 35m
Cheapest price$37.48
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Newark to New Carrollton

(Based on 7 ratings and reviews)




July 27, 2022- Visiting family


Pros: Driver was on time departure as well as on arrival. Cons: Internet service should not be paid for customers. Tips: Just book your trip with confidence.



April 28, 2022- Visiting family


Pros: I love road trips and it was a beautiful day to be on the road. Cons: Nothing at this time. Thanks for your service. Tips: Enjoy the ride!



December 26, 2021- Vacation


Pros: Seeing countryside and traveling in a bus. Cons: leg space in the seats and friendly disposition of staff to traveller particularly foreigners.



July 7, 2021- Visiting friends


Pros: Smooth driving. Cons: Nothing I can think about. Tips: Walk with snacks.

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

Bus tickets for a trip from Newark to New Carrollton cost $47.67 on average. Tickets cheaper than $47.67 are an excellent bargain. 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


Bus tickets from Newark to New Carrollton are expected to cost between $45 and $78 over the next four weeks. If you're planning a trip to New Carrollton within the next week, you can find the cheapest bus tickets starting from $45. Don't wait too long to book your ticket, as prices tend to rise as the travel date approaches.

Monthly average prices

Taking the bus from Newark to New Carrollton is usually cheapest in May, when the average ticket price is only $50. If you're planning to take the bus from Newark to New Carrollton during November, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $61. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

Prices as travel date approaches


Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices closer to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. To find the cheapest bus tickets, book your trip at least 29 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $49.60 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from Newark to New Carrollton?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Newark to New Carrollton that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 3 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US28h 38m$68.91
Greyhound37h 14m$73.09
  • 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 2 trips per day from Newark to New Carrollton, 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 3 bus trips from Newark to New Carrollton every day, with the average journey taking around 7 hours and 14 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to New Carrollton usually start from $37.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 7 hours and 29 minutes to cover the 189 miles from Newark to New Carrollton. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 35 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. 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.

Because many passengers travel from Newark to New Carrollton at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, 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 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Newark to New Carrollton, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Newark to New Carrollton every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

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

City Information


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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 Carrollton

New Carrollton is a small town in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, located about 13 miles northeast of the nation's capital. Much of the city is residential, with services typical for a suburb, including a shopping mall, grocery stores, several restaurants, and so on. A true hidden gem in the area is Greenbelt Park, a forested park with 172 campsites and nine miles of trails perfect for an escape to nature.

A few hotels in New Carrollton and neighboring Lanham welcome D.C. visitors who would rather not pay downtown prices. It's easy to reach D.C. from the New Carrollton station, which connects to the Washington Metro's Orange Line and the MARC trains that serve Maryland. It takes just 11 minutes to reach Union Station in D.C. from New Carrollton on the Metro.

The New Carrollton train station is also a stop for Amtrak trains heading north. The Northeast Regional departing from D.C. makes its first stop in New Carrollton before continuing on to Philadelphia, New York City, and Boston. In addition, bus lines provide service to New Carrollton from as far away as Indianapolis or St. Louis. For those who prefer to fly, the nearest major airport is the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Newark?

Main departure station: 1 Raymond Plaza W

Most buses depart from the main station in Newark.

All bus stations in Newark:

  • 1 Raymond Plaza W

Where does the bus arrive in New Carrollton?

Main arrival station: 4700 Gdn City Dr Jct

All buses from Newark arrive at one main station in New Carrollton.

All bus stations in New Carrollton:

  • 4700 Gdn City Dr Jct

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