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Bus Route Overview: New York to Newark

There are 13 intercity buses per day from New York to Newark. Traveling by bus from New York to Newark usually takes around 32 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 25 minutes.

Distance9 mi (14 km)
Shortest duration0h 25m
Cheapest price$6.00
Trips per day13
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from New York to Newark

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

SummerGrace

July 6, 2021- Visiting family

Greyhound

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.

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?

$10.75 is the average price of a bus ticket from New York to Newark. This is currently one of the best deals in bus travel. 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 Newark is expected to range from $14 to $17. If you are looking to travel to Newark within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $14. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $14 and can be found on January 25, 2022.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from New York to Newark 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 $15 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 28 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $7.42 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from New York to Newark?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from New York to Newark that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 12 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Fullington Trailways10h 30m$10.75
Greyhound120h 32m$15.86
  • Fullington Trailways

    Fullington Trailways

    Book Fullington Trailways from New York to Newark from $11. Typically there is one Fullington Trailways schedule per day from New York to Newark and you can expect on average to pay for a Fullington Trailways ticket to Newark. In New York, Fullington Trailways departs to Newark from Port Authority Bus Station . In Newark, Fullington Trailways arrives at Newark Penn Station .

    An average trip on Fullington Trailways from New York to Newark takes 0 hours and 30 minutes , while the fastest available Fullington Trailways trip will get you to Newark in 0 hours and 25 minutes .

    On weekends, Fullington Trailways offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Newark.

  • 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 12 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 $6.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from New York to Newark 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 long is the bus ride from New York to Newark?

The bus takes an average of 32 minutes to cover the 9 miles from New York to Newark. However, the fastest bus only takes 25 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.

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

Buses departing from New York to Newark tend to have the most passangers on Saturday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Saturday. 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 Sunday 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 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.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 13 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 $10.00.

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.

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.

Newark

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?

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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

  • GW Bridge Bus Station

Where does the bus arrive in Newark?

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Main arrival station: Newark Penn Station

Not to be confused with the Penn Station in New York City just 10 miles away, Newark’s Penn Station is a vital regional transportation hub which serves the greater New York City and New Jersey area. Located a few blocks East of the central business district in Newark, Penn Station opened in 1935, when its Art Deco architecture was at the height of fashion - see if you can spot the Zodiac signs decorating the chandeliers! Travelers can access Amtrak intercity passenger trains running on the busy Northeast Corridor between Washington D.C. and Boston, as well as intercity buses like Greyhound and Fullington Trailways. Local transit available at Penn Station includes Newark Light Rail, Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) rapid transit linking Newark to Manhattan, and NJ Transit commuter trains serving coastal and central New Jersey.

All bus stations in Newark:

  • Newark Penn Station

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