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Newark - Virginia Beach Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Newark to Virginia Beach. Traveling by bus from Newark to Virginia Beach usually takes around 10 hours and 22 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 7 hours and 30 minutes.

Distance285 mi (459 km)
Shortest duration7h 30m
Cheapest price$43.48
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Newark to Virginia Beach?

Bus tickets for a trip from Newark to Virginia Beach cost $55.65 on average. Tickets cheaper than $55.65 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

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If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Newark to Virginia Beach, mark your calendar for June. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $59. However, taking the bus from Newark to Virginia Beach during November is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $86. 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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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 15 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $35.84 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from Newark to Virginia Beach?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Newark to Virginia Beach that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus US usually offers more choice, with 3 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US39h 0m$72.18
Greyhound111h 49m$76.45
  • 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 3 trips per day from Newark to Virginia Beach, 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 Virginia Beach every day, with the average journey taking around 11 hours and 49 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Virginia Beach usually start from $43.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 10 hours and 22 minutes to cover the 285 miles from Newark to Virginia Beach. However, the fastest bus only takes 7 hours and 30 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.

Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Virginia Beach. 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, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Newark to Virginia Beach, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Newark to Virginia Beach every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Newark to Virginia Beach; ticket prices start at $59.00.

City Information

Newark

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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.

Virginia Beach

While boasting a suburban atmosphere that will make anyone jealous of an East Coast life, Virginia Beach is the largest city in Virginia by population and one of the state's best destinations. Positioned at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay, its primary focus has always been its oceanfront location.

In the record books as having the longest pleasure beach in the world, the soft golden sands of Virginia Beach stretch for miles. One of the best ways to enjoy it is to take a stroll or bike along the three-mile boardwalk lined with cafés.

A block back, Atlantic Avenue plays host to Virginia Beach's dining scene, which incorporates everything from well-known names to family-run restaurants specializing in the bay's seafood.

But for all the glitz and glamour of Atlantic Avenue, it's Virginia Beach's natural splendors that will have you coming back again and again. As it twists with the coastline to become Shore Drive, you'll reach First Landing State Park. It preserves the spot at which English colonists first arrived on U.S. soil in 1607 after a five-month voyage. Meanwhile, out to sea, there's a chance to spot humpback whales and bottlenose dolphins.

The city’s central location on the Atlantic coastline means there are many destinations you can visit from Virginia Beach for very cheap. The busiest terminus in Virginia Beach is on Northampton Boulevard. It sees buses reach New York City in around eight hours. Head to Norfolk, and you can also jump on Amtrak's Northeast Regional train service to Boston.

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 Virginia Beach?

Main arrival station: Circle D Food Market

Greyhound buses traveling to and from Virginia Beach stop at the Circle D Food Mart to pick up and drop off passengers. This convenience store is located on Virginia Beach Blvd and offers various snacks perfect for munching while on the bus. The Circle D Food Mart is open most days from 7 am to 11 pm and until midnight on Fridays and Saturdays. Although Greyhound staff is not available on-site at the bus stop, the driver can answer any questions you have when the bus arrives. From Virginia Beach, you can take the bus to destinations like Richmond, Philadelphia, and New York City.

All bus stations in Virginia Beach:

  • Circle D Food Market

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