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Journey Information

Newark to New York bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$7.00
Shortest duration0h 30m
Trips per day10
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Newark to New York 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 New York?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $13.24 was the low point for bus fares from Newark to New York. Buses from New York to Newark are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $13.24 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 25 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $7.83 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 39 minutes to cover the 9 miles (14 kilometers) from Newark, NJ to New York, NY. However, the fastest bus only takes 30 minutes. It's a short trip that goes by very quickly.

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 New York 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, 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.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Newark?

The first bus leaves at 5:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Newark to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 10 scheduled buses that travel from Newark to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from New Jersey to New York without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Newark to New York; ticket prices start at $13.00.

What bus companies travel from Newark to New York?

There is one bus company that operates from Newark to New York. 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
Greyhound100h 39m$14.29

Book Greyhound from Newark to New York from $7. There are 10 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Newark to New York and you can expect on average to pay $14 for a Greyhound ticket to New York. In Newark, Greyhound departs to New York from Penn Station, In New York, Greyhound arrives at Port Authority Bus Station and one other station. An average trip on Greyhound from Newark to New York takes 0 hours and 39 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to New York in 0 hours and 30 minutes, On weekends, Greyhound offers 10 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $15 for a weekend trip to New York.

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