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Bus Trip Information: New York to Binghamton

There are 18 intercity buses per day from New York to Binghamton. Traveling by bus from New York to Binghamton usually takes around 3 hours and 35 minutes, but the fastest OurBus bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 50 minutes.

Distance138 mi (222 km)
Shortest duration2h 50m
Cheapest price$17.99
Trips per day16
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines6

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from New York to Binghamton

(Based on 65 ratings and reviews)

4.6

5.0

Hannah

January 18, 2022- Visiting family

OurBus

Pros: OurBus is quick, clean and driver is always friendly. Cons: I didn’t see the water bottles and there’s only an option to leave through GW Bridge Bus station. Tips: Wear cozy clothes.

Pros: OurBus is quick, clean and driver is always friendly. Cons: I didn’t see the water bottles and there’s only an option to leave through GW Bridge Bus station. Tips: Wear cozy clothes.

5.0

Jun

December 24, 2021- Visiting family

Trailways NY Pool

Fast and efficient

Fast and efficient

5.0

Felisa

November 23, 2021- Solo travel

OurBus

Pros: Driver was courteous, handled my wheelchair with care, helped me when I needed it and not when I didn't. He is awesome. Cons: Passengers who refuse to wear their mask properly should not be allowed on the bus. Tips: Wear your mask over your nose and mouth. It doe...

Pros: Driver was courteous, handled my wheelchair with care, helped me when I needed it and not when I didn't. He is awesome. Cons: Passengers who refuse to wear their mask properly should not be allowed on the bus. Tips: Wear your mask over your nose and mouth. It doesn't just protect you; it protects everyone.

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5.0

Melvina

September 21, 2021- Visiting family

Wanda Coach

Pros: Got to my destination safe. Cons: Nothing. Tips: No.

Pros: Got to my destination safe. Cons: Nothing. Tips: No.

5.0

Nicole

September 8, 2021- Solo travel

OurBus

Pros: There were outlets on the bus and the staff was very friendly and helpful. There was plenty of legroom as well. Cons: Maybe easier access to the onboard wifi. I could not figure out how to connect it and I couldn't find information in my email.

Pros: There were outlets on the bus and the staff was very friendly and helpful. There was plenty of legroom as well. Cons: Maybe easier access to the onboard wifi. I could not figure out how to connect it and I couldn't find information in my email.

New York to Binghamton Route Map

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

Typically $25.54 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Binghamton. At this price a bus trip is a cheap way to travel from New York to Binghamton. 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 Binghamton is expected to range from $29 to $33. If you are looking to travel to Binghamton within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $30. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $29 and can be found on February 13, 2022.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in June. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $32 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from New York to Binghamton in May, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $39 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

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 27 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $15.93 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from New York to Binghamton?

There are 6 bus lines from New York to Binghamton available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 7 daily trips, Greyhound 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
FlixBus US33h 20m$24.47
Greyhound74h 20m$40.96
OurBus33h 2m$32.65
PandaNY Bus14h 0m$30.00
Trailways NY Pool33h 21m$42.92
Wanda Coach13h 0m$28.00
  • FlixBus US

    FlixBus US

    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 3 trips per day from New York to Binghamton, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • 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 7 bus trips from New York to Binghamton every day, with the average journey taking around 4 hours and 20 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Binghamton usually start from $30.

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  • OurBus

    OurBus

    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 $18, OurBus is one of the best ways to travel by bus from New York to Binghamton if you are looking for comfort at a good price.

  • PandaNY Bus

    PandaNY Bus

    Panda NY Bus is an American bus company known as a Chinatown bus line that conducts trips to and from some of the largest and most unique Chinatown districts on the eastern seaboard. Aboard Panda NY buses, you can enjoy free WiFi, power outlets, comfortable reclining seats, and a restroom. Panda NY offers some of the cheapest bus tickets from New York to Binghamton, with prices starting from $30.

  • Trailways NY Pool

    Trailways NY Pool

    Book Trailways NY Pool from New York to Binghamton from $32. There are 3 trips per day offered by Trailways NY Pool from New York to Binghamton and you can expect on average to pay for a Trailways NY Pool ticket to Binghamton. In New York, Trailways NY Pool departs to Binghamton from Port Authority Bus Station . In Binghamton, Trailways NY Pool arrives at Greater Binghamton Transportation Center .

    An average trip on Trailways NY Pool from New York to Binghamton takes 3 hours and 21 minutes , while the fastest available Trailways NY Pool trip will get you to Binghamton in 2 hours and 50 minutes .

    On weekends, Trailways NY Pool offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Binghamton.

  • Wanda Coach

    Wanda Coach

    Wanda Coach is one of the leading Chinatown bus carriers in the U.S. The company offers 1 daily bus trips to and from more than 70 cities across the East Coast and the Midwest. With bus ticket prices starting from $28 and convenient pick-up and drop-off locations, Wanda Coach is one of the preferred bus carriers for passengers looking to travel between the Chinatown districts of New York and Binghamton.

Frequently Asked Questions

What bus companies go from New York City to Binghamton?

Five bus companies provide routes from New York to Binghamton: Greyhound, ShortLine, Trailways NY Pool, OurBus and Adirondack Pool.

Greyhound offers 12 daily schedules, the most of any bus company for this route. Greyhound tickets average about $32, and take an average of 3 hours and 53 minutes.

ShortLine offers 7 daily schedules, with tickets averaging $35. The average duration on a ShortLine bus is 3 hours and 37 minutes.

Trailways NY Pool offers 3 daily schedules, with tickets averaging about $33. The average duration on a Trailways NY Pool is about 3 hours and 21 minutes.

OurBus provides 3 daily schedules, with tickets averaging about $28. The average duration on an OurBus for this route is 3 hours and 32 minutes.

Adirondack Pool provides 1 daily schedule, with tickets averaging about $35. The average duration on an Adirondack Pool for this route is 3 hours and 11 minutes.

Is New York City to Binghamton a good day-trip?

A one-way trip from New York City to Binghamton takes a minimum of 3 hours by bus, which could be doable for a day-trip. However, you would need to depart on a very early bus. Bus routes for Binghamton depart as early as 5:15 a.m., so a day-trip is possible, though you’d likely be exhausted. The last bus from Binghamton back to New York City departs at 9:00 p.m. Tickets for this route average about $29, a reasonable price for a day-trip.

Is there a train from New York to Binghamton?

Unfortunately, there are no trains that have a route between New York City and Binghamton. There are no direct flights to Binghamton, either. The best way to get from New York City to Binghamton is by bus, of which there are 27 trips per day.

Is it safe to travel by bus from New York to Binghamton 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 Binghamton?

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 35 minutes to cover the 138 miles from New York to Binghamton. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 50 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. 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?

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 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from New York to Binghamton, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 18 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Binghamton every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 16 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

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.

Binghamton

Binghamton, NY

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Surrounded by idyllic rolling hills, the city of Binghamton offers a small-town vibe that makes it the perfect choice for travelers who wish to stay away from the big crowds. If you are a culturally inclined tourist, don’t miss the chance to enjoy a mosaic tour around the quarters. Mosaic is a famous medium through which local artists express their ideas, and in many corners of the downtown area you will find colorful artworks waiting for you to explore. For those with a brave heart, the haunted history trail will be a good choice. The trail will take you through the most famous local haunted mansions, where you will learn about their history and try your luck with the supernatural.

For a quick bite, head over to Garage, a local taco eatery which has captured the hearts of many local residents. If you want to try something new, A Tavolo Italian Restaurant, with homemade dishes and sauces, will be a solid choice.

The busiest bus station in Binghamton is the Greater Binghamton Transportation Center, which is located on Chenango Street. You can catch buses run by Greyhound, OurBus and New York Trailways at the station. There are no Amtrak trains that pass through Binghamton. The city is served by the Greater Binghamton Airport, which is located 10 miles north of downtown.

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

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

  • GW Bridge Bus Station - Slip 2

  • GW Bridge Bus Station

  • 95 Canal St

  • 127 East Broadway

  • Madison Ave btwn E. 26th and 27th St

  • 375 W 42nd St & 9th

Where does the bus arrive in Binghamton?

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Main arrival station: Greater Binghamton Transportation Center

The Greater Binghamton Transportation Center connects travelers to bus service on Adirondack Trailways, OurBus, and as the enormous light-up letters on the outside of the building indicate, Greyhound. Frequent routes run from this station to New York City, Buffalo, and Albany. As a hub for travel in Binghamton, the station also connects to many local bus routes on Broome County transit. The station has indoor seating, vending machines, and courtesy wifi available. Conveniently located in downtown Binghamton, the station is within a quick walk of several restaurants, bars, and public parking lots.

All bus stations in Binghamton:

  • Greater Binghamton Transportation Center

  • Greater Binghamton Bus Terminal

  • 1300 Front Street

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