Find bus tickets from Newark to Allentown
Newark, NJ to Allentown, PA bus - cost & duration
|Shortest duration||4h 20m|
|Trips per day||3|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Newark to Allentown 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 Allentown?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $35.67 was the low point for bus fares from Newark to Allentown. Buses from Allentown to Newark are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $35.67 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 2 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $4.33 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 6 hours and 54 minutes to cover the 70 miles (112 kilometers) from Newark, NJ to Allentown, PA. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 20 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?
Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Allentown at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Newark?
The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00am. To see the times for all buses from Newark to Allentown, 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 Allentown 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, NJ to Allentown, PA; ticket prices start at $46.00.
What bus companies travel from Newark to Allentown?
There is one bus company that operates from Newark to Allentown. 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.
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Book Greyhound from Newark to Allentown from $26. There are 3 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Newark to Allentown and you can expect on average to pay $30 for a Greyhound ticket to Allentown. In Newark, Greyhound departs to Allentown from Penn Station, In Allentown, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 325 Hamilton St, An average trip on Greyhound from Newark to Allentown takes 6 hours and 54 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Allentown in 4 hours and 20 minutes, On weekends, Greyhound offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $28 for a weekend trip to Allentown.
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 Allentown?
All buses from Newark arrive at one main station in Allentown, Pennsylvania:
- Bus Terminal - 325 Hamilton St
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