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Journey Information

There are 203 intercity buses per day from New York to Newark. Traveling by bus from New York to Newark usually takes around 45 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 20 minutes.

Distance9 mi (14 km)
Shortest duration0h 20m
Cheapest price$7.00
Trips per day203
Most frequent serviceCoach USA
Bus lines6

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from New York to Newark

(Based on 3 ratings and reviews)




December 17, 2023- Visiting family


Pros: We arrived even a little ahead of schedule. Cons: N/A. Tips: Find an open seat to sit by yourself. The Wi-Fi only really works when the bus is not moving.



October 22, 2023- Visiting friends


Pros: It got me to where I needed to be. Cons: The delays. Tips: Be safe.



July 6, 2021- Visiting family


Pros: Friendly staff, on time, and an absolute bargain. This is the way to travel. Tips: Book early if you can but we bought the tickets the day before and still sat together.

How much is a bus ticket from New York to Newark?

Bus tickets for a trip from New York to Newark cost $16.15 on average. This is an excellent value for the trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date


If you're planning to travel by bus from New York to Newark in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $16 to $20. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on June 3, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Newark this week, bus tickets are available starting at $18.

Monthly average prices

If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from New York to Newark, mark your calendar for June. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $15. However, taking the bus from New York to Newark during November is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $22. The best way to find deals on a trip in November is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

Prices as travel date approaches


Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices closer to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. To find the cheapest bus tickets, book your trip at least 24 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $3.10 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from New York to Newark?

There are 6 bus lines from New York to Newark available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 212 daily trips, Coach USA usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Coach USA2120h 51m$21.20
FlixBus US80h 28m$15.34
Fullington Trailways10h 30m$18.00
Greyhound170h 32m$15.06
OurBus10h 30m$25.00
Peter Pan Lines40h 31m$8.42
  • Book Coach USA from New York to Newark from $21. There are 212 trips per day offered by Coach USA from New York to Newark and you can expect on average to pay for a Coach USA ticket to Newark. In New York, Coach USA departs to Newark from Port Authority - 301 W 41st St and 2 other stations. In Newark, Coach USA arrives at Newark Liberty International Airport Terminal C and one other station.

    An average trip on Coach USA from New York to Newark takes 0 hours and 51 minutes , while the fastest available Coach USA trip will get you to Newark in 0 hours and 20 minutes .

    On weekends, Coach USA offers 216 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Newark.

  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 8 trips per day from New York to Newark, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Originally founded in 1908, Fullington Trailways is one of the oldest transportation companies in the United States. Today, it's one of the leading intercity bus carriers within the Trailways network and provides cheap, reliable bus service to several metropolitan destinations, including New York City and Philadelphia. All coaches are equipped with clean restrooms, and Fullington Trailways earned a 2022 Wanderu Passengers' Choice Award for their helpful crew.

  • 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 17 bus trips from New York to Newark every day, with the average journey taking around 0 hours and 32 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Newark usually start from $14.

  • 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 $25, OurBus is one of the best ways to travel by bus from New York to Newark if you are looking for comfort at a good price.

  • Book Peter Pan Lines from New York to Newark from $7. There are 4 trips per day offered by Peter Pan Lines from New York to Newark and you can expect on average to pay for a Peter Pan Lines ticket to Newark. In New York, Peter Pan Lines departs to Newark from Port Authority Bus Station . In Newark, Peter Pan Lines arrives at Penn Central Railroad Station .

    An average trip on Peter Pan Lines from New York to Newark takes 0 hours and 31 minutes , while the fastest available Peter Pan Lines trip will get you to Newark in 0 hours and 20 minutes .

    On weekends, Peter Pan Lines offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Newark.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 45 minutes to cover the 9 miles from New York to Newark. However, the fastest bus only takes 20 minutes. It's a short trip that goes by very quickly. 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.

Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Newark. 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.

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from New York to Newark, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 203 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Newark 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 Newark without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from New York to Newark; ticket prices start at $4.00.

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.


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As the most populous city in New Jersey, Newark offers some excellent museums, parks and restaurants that you can enjoy year-round. Art lovers should stop by the famous Newark Museum to enjoy a rich collection of works by American artists and sculptors. History buffs should check out the New Jersey Historical Society for ongoing exhibitions documenting the state’s rich history.

Located by the Passaic River, Newark offers various places where you can enjoy a relaxing stroll by the water. For the best views, head over to the city’s Riverfront Park near the hip Ironbound neighborhood. If you’re seeking more outdoor enjoyment, check out Branch Brook Park where you will find various lakes and plenty of cherry blossoms.

Newark is one of the biggest travel hubs in the United States, which makes it very easily accessible via all types of transportation. The Newark Liberty International Airport is one of the three airports that serves the New York City metro area, and its close proximity to Newark’s Penn Station makes it easy to reach from anywhere via bus or train.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in New York?

Main departure station: Port Authority - 301 W 41st St

Buses to Newark leave from 9 stations in New York.

All bus stations in New York:

  • Port Authority - 301 W 41st St

  • 9 W 42nd St

  • Grand Central Station

  • Port Authority - 625 8th Ave

  • 300-310 W 31 St (SW Corner of 31st & 8th Ave)

  • Port Authority Bus Station

  • GW Bridge Bus Station

  • Port Authority Bus Station

  • Chinatown - 28 Allen St (eastside b/w Hester and Canal St)

Where does the bus arrive in Newark?

Main arrival station: Newark Liberty International Airport Terminal B

Buses arrive in Newark at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Newark:

  • Newark Liberty International Airport Terminal B

  • Newark Liberty International Airport Terminal C

  • 1 Raymond Plaza W

  • Penn Central Railroad Station

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