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Journey Information

Newark, NJ to Charlotte, NC bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$75.00
Shortest Duration15h 5m
Trips per day3
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

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

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Newark to Charlotte?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $75.00 was the low point for bus fares from Newark to Charlotte. Buses from Charlotte to Newark are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $75.00 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 10 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $12.49 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 16 hours and 4 minutes to cover the 526 miles (846 kilometers) from Newark, NJ to Charlotte, NC. However, the fastest bus only takes 15 hours and 5 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?

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Newark to Charlotte for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Newark?

The first bus leaves at 3:00pm 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 3 scheduled buses that travel from Newark to Charlotte every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Newark, NJ to Charlotte, NC; 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
Greyhound316h 5m$80.33

Where does the bus leave from in Newark?

Most buses depart from the main station in Newark, New Jersey:

  • Penn Station

Where does the bus arrive in Charlotte?

All buses from Newark arrive at one main station in Charlotte, North Carolina:

  • Bus Terminal - 601 W Trade St

Price trends for buses from Newark to Charlotte

Average prices by travel date

$90$60$30OctOct

Monthly average prices

$75$60$45$30$15NDJFMAMJJASO

Prices as travel date approaches

$75$60$45$30$153020100

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Newark, NJ to Charlotte, NC
5.0
Based on 1 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.0
Staff
5.0
Value
5.0
Condition
5.0
Victor
5.0
October 21, 2019Visiting family
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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