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Journey Information

New York to Allentown bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$18.00
Shortest Duration4h 40m
Trips per day3
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $21.33 was the low point for bus fares from New York to Allentown. Buses from Allentown to New York are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $21.33 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 19 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $19.79 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 6 hours and 59 minutes to cover the 78 miles (126 kilometers) from New York, NY to Allentown, PA. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 40 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Allentown. 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.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave New York?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00am. To see the times for all buses from New York to Allentown, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Allentown every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from New York to Allentown; ticket prices start at $41.00.

What bus companies travel from New York to Allentown?

There is one bus company that operates from New York to Allentown. 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
Greyhound36h 59m$29.23

Where does the bus leave from in New York?

New York, New York has two bus stations with service to Allentown, Pennsylvania:

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

Where does the bus arrive in Allentown?

All buses from New York arrive at one main station in Allentown, Pennsylvania:

  • Bus Terminal - 325 Hamilton St

Price trends for buses from New York to Allentown

Average prices by travel date

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Monthly average prices

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Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from New York, NY to Allentown, PA
5.0
Based on 1 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
5.0
Condition
5.0
Tina
5.0
November 22, 2019Visiting family
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Efficiency Efficiency
Cons
It is was it is and keep this thing going!It is was it is and keep this thing going!
Tips
If your mission is to get somewhere- this is both cost and time efficient!If your mission is to get somewhere- this is both cost and time efficient!

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