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Bus Route Overview: New York to Silver Spring

There are 6 intercity buses per day from New York to Silver Spring. Traveling by bus from New York to Silver Spring usually takes around 5 hours and 38 minutes, but the fastest Peter Pan Lines bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 5 minutes.

Distance200 mi (321 km)
Shortest duration3h 5m
Cheapest price$33.00
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from New York to Silver Spring

(Based on 54 ratings and reviews)

4.7

5.0

Flor

November 15, 2022- Visiting friends

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: Excelente. Cons: Para hoy los precios al doble?

Pros: Excelente. Cons: Para hoy los precios al doble?

5.0

Melissa

October 23, 2022- Vacation

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: USB ports, individual air control vent. Cons: I almost forgot water. Offering bottle water would be nice. Tips: Get to the bus early if you'd like to sit together.

Pros: USB ports, individual air control vent. Cons: I almost forgot water. Offering bottle water would be nice. Tips: Get to the bus early if you'd like to sit together.

5.0

Ravinder

October 16, 2022- Visiting family

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: Everything perfect. Cons: No need. Tips: Choose Peter Pan , it’s clean fast.

Pros: Everything perfect. Cons: No need. Tips: Choose Peter Pan , it’s clean fast.

5.0

Gail

August 26, 2022- Visiting family

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: Very much on time. Tips: Encourage travelers to wear masks.

Pros: Very much on time. Tips: Encourage travelers to wear masks.

5.0

saron

August 7, 2022- Visiting family

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: It was on time. Cons: Keep up punctuality. Tips: Go for it.

Pros: It was on time. Cons: Keep up punctuality. Tips: Go for it.

How much is a bus ticket from New York to Silver Spring?

$35.00 is the average price of a bus ticket from New York to Silver Spring. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date

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Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from New York to Silver Spring is expected to range from $37 to $87. If you are looking to travel to Silver Spring within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $37. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $37 and can be found on November 29, 2022.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from New York to Silver Spring by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around $39 whenever you decide to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 29 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $13.79 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from New York to Silver Spring?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from New York to Silver Spring that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 3 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound38h 18m$54.02
Peter Pan Lines34h 7m$45.59
  • Greyhound

    Greyhound

    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 New York to Silver Spring every day, with the average journey taking around 8 hours and 18 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Silver Spring usually start from $32.

  • Peter Pan Lines

    Peter Pan Lines

    Peter Pan Bus Lines is one of the biggest bus carriers in the Northeast region of the United States. Headquartered in Springfield, Massachusetts, the company offers affordable bus tickets and comfortable bus trips to over a dozen destinations across nine states and the District of Columbia. Peter Pan is known for their reliable bus service and green certified modern coaches that offer amenities such as onboard restrooms, free WiFi, power outlets and extra legroom between seats. Running an average of 3 bus trips every day during the week and 3 trips on weekends, Peter Pan is one of the main bus carriers between New York and Silver Spring, offering bus tickets as low as $33.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Peter Pan go from New York City to Silver Spring?

Yes, Peter Pan Bus Lines does offer regular trips between New York City and Silver Spring. Peter Pan has 4 trips per day on this route, which generally take around 4 hours 20 minutes. On average, a Peter Pan Lines bus ticket for this route will cost close to $30.

What is the fastest way to get from New York to Silver Spring?

The fastest way to get from New York City to Silver Spring is by plane. Even if you build in the recommended 2 hours early you need to arrive at the airport, it will still only take around 3 hours 30 minutes to reach Silver Spring from the time you get to the airport. That said, flights generally cost between $115 and $195, whereas bus tickets go for as low as $8, and can take as little as 4 hours 20 minutes to reach Silver Spring.

Is New York to Silver Spring a good day-trip?

No, New York to Silver Spring is not a good day-trip. The fastest bus takes at least 4 hours 20 minutes to arrive in Silver Spring. It would be better to spend at least one night in Silver Spring before heading back to New York.

Is it safe to travel by bus from New York to Silver Spring during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from New York to Silver Spring?

The bus takes an average of 5 hours and 38 minutes to cover the 200 miles from New York to Silver Spring. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 5 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.

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

Buses departing from New York to Silver Spring tend to have the most passengers on Monday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Monday. If you are trying to snag a cheap bus tickets or just want an emptier bus you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Wednesday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave New York?

The first bus leaves at 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 6:00pm. To see the times for all buses from New York to Silver Spring, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Silver Spring 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.

City Information

New York

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New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square. Or hop on a ferry to Ellis Island to meet the Statue of Liberty up-close and personal.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world. If you are ever looking to get out of town, NYC is centrally connected throughout the state and region, you can easily hop on a train to Albany to go explore upstate New York.

Silver Spring

Silver Spring, MD

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Silver Spring is a small town that allows you to unwind and enjoy a simple holiday away from the large cities. It is blessed with amazing green areas and parks, of which the Wheaton Regional Park offers a wonderful playground for children. If you are into culturally-inclined activities, the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, which is a restored 1930s-era theatre, will provide a memorable experience. As you stroll around town, don’t forget to visit Washington D.C. Northern Boundary Stone, which is one of the oldest federal monuments.

For eats, Abol Ethiopian offers a unique Ethiopian twist for your dinner. If you wish to enjoy fresh seafood, check out Crisfield Seafood.

The busiest bus station in Silver Spring is the bus terminal at 8100 Fenton St, which welcomes buses operated by Greyhound and Peter Pan Bus Lines. There are no Amtrak trains that serve Silver Spring. Also, the city does not have its own dedicated airport but its close proximity to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore make it easy to fly in and out of either the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport or the Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in New York?

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Main departure station: Port Authority Bus Station

Port Authority Bus Terminal is the largest bus station in New York City. First opened in 1950, it is the main Manhattan bus stop for various regional and nationwide bus carriers that provide intercity transportation to and from NYC such as Greyhound, NY Trailways, Peter Pan Bus Lines, and Ourbus, among many others. Port Authority’s central location just steps away from Times Square provides easy connections to various other forms of transportation, including 13 lines of the NYC Subway, 11 lines of the NYC Bus, over 60 lines of the NJ Transit Bus, and shuttle services to each of the three airports in New York’s metropolitan area. At the terminal, you will find a variety of fast food restaurants and convenience stores, as well as a USPS branch and a bowling alley.

All bus stations in New York:

  • Port Authority Bus Station

Where does the bus arrive in Silver Spring?

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Main arrival station: Bus Terminal - 8100 Fenton St

The Bus Terminal at 8100 Fenton St in Silver Springs is a hub of intercity bus transportation for Greyhound. The station building is not huge, but it does have restrooms and vending machines inside, along with a counter to speak with Greyhound customer service staff. The station is conveniently located in the downtown area, surrounded by restaurants and convenience stores. Popular destinations from this station include New York, Newark, Philadelphia, and Atlantic City.

All bus stations in Silver Spring:

  • Bus Terminal - 8100 Fenton St

  • Silver Spring Transit Center

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