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Newark - Hampton Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Newark to Hampton. Traveling by bus from Newark to Hampton usually takes around 8 hours and 53 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 8 hours and 20 minutes.

Distance281 mi (453 km)
Shortest duration8h 20m
Cheapest price$42.99
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Newark to Hampton?

Bus tickets for a trip from Newark to Hampton cost $49.49 on average. Tickets cheaper than $49.49 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.

Monthly avg. prices

Taking the bus from Newark to Hampton is usually cheapest in September, when the average ticket price is only $51. If you're planning to take the bus from Newark to Hampton during November, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $90. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

Prices as travel date approaches


Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices closer to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. To find the cheapest bus tickets, book your trip at least 20 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $50.34 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from Newark to Hampton?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Newark to Hampton. Greyhound connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound38h 54m$68.12
  • 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 3 bus trips from Newark to Hampton every day, with the average journey taking around 8 hours and 54 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Hampton usually start from $43.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 8 hours and 53 minutes to cover the 281 miles from Newark to Hampton. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 hours and 20 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 Hampton. 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, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

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 Hampton, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Newark to Hampton 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.

City Information


Newark, NJ - NWK-0

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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.


Hampton, VA, US - HVA-0

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Hampton has a vibrant arts community and cultural attractions, like the Virginia Air and Space Center, the American Theatre, the Fort Monroe National Monument, and the Hampton History Museum. You can also easily visit Virginia Beach from Hampton, and the city offers cruises and harbor tours. Take amazing views at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, and explore the Sandy Bottom Nature Park with your family. Try your hand at Atlantic fishing with the different charter fishing services, and play golf at the Woodlands Golf Course while in Hampton, VA.

Hampton is bustling with fun things to do for people of all ages and offers a thriving beer scene with popular names like St. George Brewing Company. Every year, Hampton organizes The Festival, which reenacts the 18th century Hampton when pirates overran it. If you can't wait till The Festival, the downtown Hampton area is located at the waterfront, with restaurants, art galleries, pubs, marinas, and a waterfront park.

You can easily travel to Hampton by bus. Greyhound offers the most routes, but you can also find lines from Wanda Coach. Hampton Roads Transit provides bus, ridesharing, light rail, paratransit, and ferry within the city.

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 Hampton?

Main arrival station: Hampton Bus Station

All buses from Newark arrive at one main station in Hampton.

All bus stations in Hampton:

  • Hampton Bus Station

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