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Newark - Florence Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Newark to Florence. Traveling by bus from Newark to Florence usually takes around 14 hours and 10 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 12 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance546 mi (878 km)
Shortest duration12h 45m
Cheapest price$36.98
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Newark to Florence?

Bus tickets for a trip from Newark to Florence cost $53.80 on average. Tickets cheaper than $53.80 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

$120$80$40JulJul

Bus tickets from Newark to Florence are expected to cost between $48 and $116 over the next four weeks. If you're planning a trip to Florence within the next week, you can find the cheapest bus tickets starting from $50. 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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If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Newark to Florence, mark your calendar for September. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $74. However, taking the bus from Newark to Florence during November is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $162. The best way to find deals on a trip in November is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

Prices as travel date approaches

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To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Book your ticket at least 29 days in advance to save up to $165.97.

What bus companies travel from Newark to Florence?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Newark to Florence that you can compare and book on Wanderu. However, each company only runs one bus per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US112h 45m$159.24
Greyhound114h 19m$83.37
  • 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 1 trips per day from Newark to Florence, 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 1 bus trips from Newark to Florence every day, with the average journey taking around 14 hours and 19 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Florence usually start from $37.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 14 hours and 10 minutes to cover the 546 miles from Newark to Florence. However, the fastest bus only takes 12 hours and 45 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.

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Florence. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, 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.

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Newark to Florence, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Newark to Florence. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Newark to Florence; ticket prices start at $115.00.

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.

Florence

Florence is a hidden gem in the northeast of South Carolina. Though best known for its history as a significant railway hub, Florence is a modern city with activities and sights to fill a weekend getaway or a longer vacation.

Every November, Florence goes nuts during the SC Pecan Music and Food Festival, an event hosted downtown to celebrate the beloved pecan. If you're in town during the festival, check out the car show, live music, half marathon, and other associated events to get to know Florence locals and culture.

Florence is a year-round destination for outdoor recreation. Golf is a favorite among Florence residents, so upgrade from mini-golf and try the real thing. Traces Golf Club welcomes golfers of all skill levels, don't worry. Don't leave Florence without spending a day at Lynches River County Park, the starting point of the 66-mile South Carolina Revolutionary Rivers Trail. You can kayak or canoe throughout the county, following the swampy path that allowed American patriots to evade British troops in the American Revolution.

Florence Regional Airport operates limited flights to connect to Charlotte, but most paths to Florence involve some kind of ground travel. Amtrak's Palmetto and Silver Service trains stop in Florence, with connections to New York and Washington to the north and Orlando and Miami to the south. Greyhound and Southeastern Stages offer intercity bus service to Florence that connects the city to other destinations throughout the South.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Newark?

Main departure station: 1 Raymond Plaza W

Most buses depart from the main station in Newark.

All bus stations in Newark:

  • 1 Raymond Plaza W

Where does the bus arrive in Florence?

Main arrival station: Southeastern Stages - 611 S Irby St

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Florence.

All bus stations in Florence:

  • Southeastern Stages - 611 S Irby St

  • 2301 W Lucas St (TA Gas Station)

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