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Newark - Silver Spring Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 11 intercity buses per day from Newark to Silver Spring. Traveling by bus from Newark to Silver Spring usually takes around 6 hours and 25 minutes, but the fastest Peter Pan Lines bus can make the trip in 5 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance193 mi (311 km)
Shortest duration5h 10m
Cheapest price$27.00
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines3

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Newark to Silver Spring

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Sabita

June 7, 2024- Visiting family

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: It was great experience. Cons: Every thing is fine. Tips: Yes.

How much is a bus ticket from Newark to Silver Spring?

Bus tickets for a trip from Newark to Silver Spring cost $43.80 on average. Tickets cheaper than $43.80 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

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Bus tickets from Newark to Silver Spring are expected to cost between $38 and $60 over the next four weeks. If you're planning a trip to Silver Spring within the next week, you can find the cheapest bus tickets starting from $44. Don't wait too long to book your ticket, as prices tend to rise as the travel date approaches.

Monthly avg. prices

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Bus tickets from Newark to Silver Spring are at their cheapest average price in May. This time of year usually offers the best deals on bus tickets for this route, with ticket prices around $42. On the other hand, traveling on this route during November might cost you a bit more than usual. Bus tickets for November trips cost $71, on average. But no need to stress — booking your bus ticket in advance can help you snag cheaper tickets.

Prices as travel date approaches

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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 22 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $28.89 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from Newark to Silver Spring?

There are 3 bus lines from Newark to Silver Spring available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 5 daily trips, Greyhound 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 US27h 0m$66.22
Greyhound56h 34m$64.90
Peter Pan Lines45h 14m$27.55
  • 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 Silver Spring, 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 5 bus trips from Newark to Silver Spring every day, with the average journey taking around 6 hours and 34 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Silver Spring usually start from $37.

  • Book Peter Pan Lines from Newark to Silver Spring from $27. There are 4 trips per day offered by Peter Pan Lines from Newark to Silver Spring and you can expect on average to pay for a Peter Pan Lines ticket to Silver Spring. In Newark, Peter Pan Lines departs to Silver Spring from 1 Raymond Plaza W and one other station. In Silver Spring, Peter Pan Lines arrives at Silver Spring Transit Center .

    An average trip on Peter Pan Lines from Newark to Silver Spring takes 5 hours and 14 minutes , while the fastest available Peter Pan Lines trip will get you to Silver Spring in 5 hours and 10 minutes .

    On weekends, Peter Pan Lines offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Silver Spring.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 6 hours and 25 minutes to cover the 193 miles from Newark to Silver Spring. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 10 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.

Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, 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.

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 Silver Spring, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 11 scheduled buses that travel from Newark to Silver Spring 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.

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.

Silver Spring

Silver Spring, MD

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Silver Spring is a small town that allows you to unwind and enjoy a simple holiday away from the large cities. It is blessed with amazing green areas and parks, of which the Wheaton Regional Park offers a wonderful playground for children. If you are into culturally-inclined activities, the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, which is a restored 1930s-era theatre, will provide a memorable experience. As you stroll around town, don’t forget to visit Washington D.C. Northern Boundary Stone, which is one of the oldest federal monuments.

For eats, Abol Ethiopian offers a unique Ethiopian twist for your dinner. If you wish to enjoy fresh seafood, check out Crisfield Seafood.

The busiest bus station in Silver Spring is the bus terminal at 8100 Fenton St, which welcomes buses operated by Greyhound and Peter Pan Bus Lines. There are no Amtrak trains that serve Silver Spring. Also, the city does not have its own dedicated airport but its close proximity to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore make it easy to fly in and out of either the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport or the Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Newark?

Main departure station: 1 Raymond Plaza W

Buses to Silver Spring leave from 3 stations in Newark.

All bus stations in Newark:

  • 1 Raymond Plaza W

  • 1 Raymond Plaza W

  • Penn Central Railroad Station

Where does the bus arrive in Silver Spring?

Bus Terminal - 8100 Fenton St  - SVSGLI-0

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Main arrival station: Bus Terminal - 8100 Fenton St

The Bus Terminal at 8100 Fenton St in Silver Springs is a hub of intercity bus transportation for Greyhound. The station building is not huge, but it does have restrooms and vending machines inside, along with a counter to speak with Greyhound customer service staff. The station is conveniently located in the downtown area, surrounded by restaurants and convenience stores. Popular destinations from this station include New York, Newark, Philadelphia, and Atlantic City.

All bus stations in Silver Spring:

  • Bus Terminal - 8100 Fenton St

  • Silver Spring Transit Center

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