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Journey Information

There are 34 intercity buses per day from New York to Atlantic City. Traveling by bus from New York to Atlantic City usually takes around 2 hours and 51 minutes, but the fastest OurBus bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 20 minutes.

Distance96 mi (154 km)
Shortest duration2h 20m
Cheapest price$24.00
Trips per day34
Most frequent serviceOurBus
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from New York to Atlantic City

(Based on 134 ratings and reviews)




May 24, 2023- Solo travel


Pros: everything. Cons: nothing.



May 21, 2023- Couples trip


Pros: I got to spend a pleasant time with my husband for his birthday. Cons: Nothing my trip was great and I arrived on time. Tips: I hope that experience the same.



May 6, 2023- Vacation





April 21, 2023- Solo travel


Pros: The driver/host was very amiable and answered my questions. One was Mario, and I think the other was Chris. Tips: Wear masks and have courtesy for other passengers. There was this one woman who was on a mobile call almost the entire trip and that annoyed a few people.



April 14, 2023- Business


Pros: The driver was amazing and safe. Cons: n/a. Tips: n/a.

New York to Atlantic City Route Map

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What bus companies travel from New York to Atlantic City?

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

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
OurBus342h 52m$48.75
  • OurBus is an intercity bus company based in New York City. OurBus provides cheap bus tickets to some of the most popular cities in the United States. All OurBus coaches come equipped with a generous roster of amenities, including extra legroom, freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and complimentary bottled water. With cheap bus tickets starting from $24, OurBus is one of the best ways to travel by bus from New York to Atlantic City if you are looking for comfort at a good price.

Frequently Asked Questions

Unfortunately, there is no Amtrak service from New York City to Atlantic City. The closest you can get via Amtrak is to take a train to Philadelphia, then transfer to a bus from there. Taking a direct bus for the full trip is more time-efficient, and a better deal (that train-bus combo is likely to run you around $81).

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.

Atlantic City is approximately 96 miles (154 kilometers) south of New York City. By bus, it takes an average of 2 hours and 40 minutes to get to Atlantic City, but with clear weather and traffic conditions, you can get there in as fast as 2 hours and 20 minutes.

Because many passengers travel from New York to Atlantic City at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 2:00pm. To see the times for all buses from New York to Atlantic City, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 34 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Atlantic City 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 Atlantic City without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from New York to Atlantic City; ticket prices start at $36.75.

City Information

New York


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.

Atlantic City

Atlantic City is a resort town located on the southeastern coast of New Jersey famous for its iconic boardwalk and numerous high-rise hotels and casinos. Dating all the way back to the 1800s, Atlantic City has established itself as one of the most popular gambling destinations on the East Coast of the United States.

Similar to Las Vegas, Atlantic City offers a rich variety of entertainment in addition to its many gambling houses ranging from sporting events to live performances by in-demand comedy and music acts. Many of the hotels in the area also offer first-class spa treatments and premium services for large parties of guests. As a result, Atlantic City has become a very popular destination for bachelor parties and bachelorette groups.

With its own airport and bus & train terminal, Atlantic City is easily accessible both by ground and air transportation, making it a breeze to plan a fun weekend with your friends.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in New York?

Main departure station: McDonald's - 1651 Broadway

Buses to Atlantic City leave from 5 stations in New York.

All bus stations in New York:

  • McDonald's - 1651 Broadway

  • Lexington Ave. (btwn E 85th & 86th St)

  • 59th Ave (btw Queens Blvd & 92nd St)

  • 202-230 West 36th St

  • 11th Ave (btw. 35th & 36th St.)

Where does the bus arrive in Atlantic City?

Main arrival station: Resorts Casino Transportation Center

Buses arrive in Atlantic City at 12 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Atlantic City:

  • Resorts Casino Transportation Center

  • Caesars Bus Terminal

  • Golden Nugget

  • Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa

  • Harrah's Resort

  • Ocean Casino Resort

  • Sheraton Hotel - Atlantic City Convention Center

  • Tropicana Casino Bus Terminal

  • Showboat Atlantic City Hotel

  • Ballys

  • Ballys Casino

  • 1133 Boardwalk

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