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Journey Information

New York to Newark bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$6.00
Shortest Duration0h 25m
Trips per day11
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from New York to Newark right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

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

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $6.00 was the low point for bus fares from New York to Newark. Buses from Newark to New York are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $6.00 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 20 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $13.92 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 40 minutes to cover the 9 miles (14 kilometers) from New York, NY to Newark, NJ. However, the fastest bus only takes 25 minutes. It's a short trip that goes by very quickly.

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

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, 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.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave New York?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. 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 11 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 New Jersey without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from New York to Newark; ticket prices start at $13.00.

What bus companies travel from New York to Newark?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from New York, New York to Newark, New Jersey. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 11 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Fullington Trailways10h 30m$10.75
Greyhound110h 41m$14.92

Where does the bus leave from in New York?

New York, New York has two bus stations with service to Newark, New Jersey:

  • Port Authority Bus Station
  • GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway

Where does the bus arrive in Newark?

All buses from New York arrive at one main station in Newark, New Jersey:

  • Penn Station

Price trends for buses from New York to Newark

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Prices as travel date approaches


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