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Journey Information

Newark to Charlotte bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$75.00
Shortest duration15h 45m
Trips per day4
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Newark to Charlotte 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 Charlotte?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $75.50 was the low point for bus fares from Newark to Charlotte. Buses from Charlotte to Newark are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $75.50 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 26 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $17.58 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 16 hours and 55 minutes to cover the 526 miles (846 kilometers) from Newark, NJ to Charlotte, NC. However, the fastest bus only takes 15 hours and 45 minutes. 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?

With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, 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 Charlotte, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Newark?

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

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Newark to Charlotte 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 Charlotte; ticket prices start at $101.00.

What bus companies travel from Newark to Charlotte?

There is one bus company that operates from Newark to Charlotte. 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
Greyhound416h 56m$77.99

Book Greyhound from Newark to Charlotte from $75. There are 4 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Newark to Charlotte and you can expect on average to pay $78 for a Greyhound ticket to Charlotte. In Newark, Greyhound departs to Charlotte from Penn Station, In Charlotte, Greyhound arrives at 518 W 4Th St, An average trip on Greyhound from Newark to Charlotte takes 16 hours and 56 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Charlotte in 15 hours and 45 minutes, On weekends, Greyhound offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $78 for a weekend trip to Charlotte.

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Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Newark, NJ to Charlotte, NC

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)




October 21, 2019 - Visiting family


Pros: was like traveling on a plan,Iwill do it again. Cons: foot space. Tips: Go Grayhound,go with the people who cares. Pros: was like traveling on a plan,Iwill do it again. Cons: foot space. Tips: Go Grayhound,go with the people who cares.

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