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Journey Information

New York to Atlantic City bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$30.00
Shortest duration2h 25m
Trips per day5
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from New York, NY to Atlantic City, NJ

(Based on 39 ratings and reviews)

4.5

4.0

susan

August 27, 2020 - Vacation

Greyhound

Pros: Convenient. Cons: No social distancing. Tips: No. Pros: Convenient. Cons: No social distancing. Tips: No.

5.0

Toshua

August 12, 2020 - Couples trip

Greyhound

Hospitality was greatHospitality was great

5.0

Michael

July 27, 2020 - Regular commuter

Greyhound

Pros: Very comfortable, quiet and clean. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Travel with greyhound through wandering!! Pros: Very comfortable, quiet and clean. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Travel with greyhound through wandering!!

4.0

Liora Zoë

February 21, 2020 - Visiting friends

Greyhound

The power outlets weren’t working.The power outlets weren’t working.

5.0

Yarissa

February 18, 2020 - Vacation

Greyhound

Pros: Nice quick comfortable ride. Cons: The bus has absolutely NO WiFi even though they advertise it. Pros: Nice quick comfortable ride. Cons: The bus has absolutely NO WiFi even though they advertise it.

New York to Atlantic City Route Map

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a train from New York City to Atlantic City?

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).

Is it safe to travel by bus from New York to Atlantic City 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.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

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 much is a bus ticket from New York to Atlantic City?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $30.64 was the low point for bus fares from New York to Atlantic City. Buses from Atlantic City to New York are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $30.64 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 3 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $10.26 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How far is Atlantic City from New York?

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.

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

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Atlantic City at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, 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 New York?

The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from New York to Atlantic City, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 5 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 New Jersey without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from New York to Atlantic City; ticket prices start at $29.75.

What bus companies travel from New York to Atlantic City?

There is one bus company that operates from New York to Atlantic City. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound52h 54m$33.91

Book Greyhound from New York to Atlantic City from $30. There are 5 trips per day offered by Greyhound from New York to Atlantic City and you can expect on average to pay $34 for a Greyhound ticket to Atlantic City. In New York, Greyhound departs to Atlantic City from Port Authority Bus Station, In Atlantic City, Greyhound arrives at 1901 Atlantic Ave, An average trip on Greyhound from New York to Atlantic City takes 2 hours and 54 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Atlantic City in 2 hours and 25 minutes, On weekends, Greyhound offers 6 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $35 for a weekend trip to Atlantic City.

Price trends for buses from New York to Atlantic City

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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.

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.

Atlantic City

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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

New York

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Port Authority Bus Terminal

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.

Atlantic City

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Atlantic City Bus Terminal

The Atlantic City Bus Terminal located at 1901 Atlantic Avenue is the primary bus station for Greyhound service in and out of Atlantic City, as well as a hub for New Jersey Transit buses. Just two blocks from the boardwalk and the beach, and three blocks from the Atlantic City Convention Center and Rail Terminal (with connections to Amtrak), the Bus Terminal is in an ideal location surrounded by excellent shopping and dining options downtown. Once inside the station, you'll find a comfortable seating area, vending machines, restrooms, and Greyhound staff available to help you on your journey.

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