Find bus tickets from Elmira to New York
Elmira to New York bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||6h 10m|
|Trips per day||1|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Elmira to New York right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a bus ticket from Elmira to New York?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $62.00 was the low point for bus fares from Elmira to New York. Buses from New York to Elmira are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $62.00 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.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 6 hours and 10 minutes to cover the 174 miles (279 kilometers) from Elmira, NY to New York, NY. 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?
Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Elmira?
There is usually only one bus per day from Elmira to New York. It leaves the station in Elmira at 12:00pm each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.
How many buses are there each day?
There is usually only one bus per day from Elmira to New York. However, it is not a direct bus, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change buses during the trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Elmira to New York; ticket prices start at $107.50.
What bus companies travel from Elmira to New York?
There is one bus company that operates from Elmira to New York. Trailways NY is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Trailways NY||1||6h 10m||$62.00|
Where does the bus leave from in Elmira?
Most buses depart from the main station in Elmira, New York:
- Trailways Bus Term - 100 East Church St
Where does the bus arrive in New York?
All buses from Elmira arrive at one main station in New York, New York:
- Port Authority Bus Station
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