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Journey Information

New York to Hartford bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$9.00
Shortest Duration2h 15m
Trips per day7
Bus lines2

New York to Hartford Route Map

New York Hartford

Frequently Asked Questions

How expensive are bus tickets from New York City to Hartford?

Bus tickets to Hartford from NYC average about $12. The cheapest possible price you can find for this route is $7. The earlier you book, the cheaper you can expect tickets to be. As buses get close to selling out, their prices tend to spike.

What is the busiest day to travel from New York City to Hartford?

The busiest day to travel from New York to Hartford is on Monday. If you plan to travel on a Monday, you may want to consider booking your ticket further in advance, as buses are more likely to sell out. To avoid crowds, travel this route on a Thursday, the least busy day of the week. Prices are less likely to spike on a Thursday, and buses tend to be less crowded.

What is the latest time the bus departs New York for Hartford?

The last bus from New York to Hartford typically departs around 10:00 p.m. The earliest bus departs around 2:00 a.m., so if you don’t mind leaving very early in the morning, that option may be best. Both Greyhound and Peter Pan provide routes later in the evening and early in the morning.

Is it safe to travel by bus from New York to Hartford 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 New York to Hartford?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $14.72 was the low point for bus fares from New York to Hartford. Buses from Hartford to New York are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $14.72 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 21 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $19.11 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 2 hours and 38 minutes to cover the 100 miles (161 kilometers) from New York, NY to Hartford, CT. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 15 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Hartford. 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, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave New York?

The first bus leaves at 5:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from New York to Hartford, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 7 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Hartford every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from New York to Connecticut without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from New York to Hartford; ticket prices start at $19.00.

What bus companies travel from New York to Hartford?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from New York, New York to Hartford, Connecticut. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 5 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound52h 53m$23.13
Peter Pan Lines32h 20m$35.71

Where does the bus leave from in New York?

New York, New York has two bus stations with service to Hartford, Connecticut:

  • Port Authority Bus Station
  • GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway

Where does the bus arrive in Hartford?

All buses from New York arrive at one main station in Hartford, Connecticut:

  • Union Station - 1 Union Pl

Price trends for buses from New York to Hartford

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15JanJan

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from New York, NY to Hartford, CT

(Based on 50 ratings and reviews)

4.5

5.0

KEHINDE

July 28, 2020 - Business

Greyhound

Pros: Good and splendid. Tips: Give a try and see the different. Pros: Good and splendid. Tips: Give a try and see the different.

5.0

Mubarak

May 12, 2020 - Solo travel

Greyhound

Bus driver very kind and attentive to the passengers. Bus driver very kind and attentive to the passengers.

4.0

Olu-Solo

March 31, 2020 - Visiting family

Greyhound

Pros: On time. Cons: Always room for improvement. Pros: On time. Cons: Always room for improvement.

5.0

Kevin

February 28, 2020 - Solo travel

Greyhound

Great experience Great experience

5.0

Christina

February 20, 2020 - Regular commuter

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: It was quiet nobody was on the phone loud. It was a nice quiet trip. Tips: Sit back and relax. Pros: It was quiet nobody was on the phone loud. It was a nice quiet trip. Tips: Sit back and relax.

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