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Journey Information

There are 8 intercity buses per day from New York to Arlington. Traveling by bus from New York to Arlington usually takes around 4 hours and 23 minutes, but the fastest Vamoose Gold bus can make the trip in 4 hours,

Distance208 mi (334 km)
Shortest duration4h 0m
Cheapest price$25.99
Trips per day8
Most frequent serviceVamoose
Bus lines6

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from New York to Arlington

(Based on 34 ratings and reviews)




July 17, 2022- Visiting friends

Tripper Bus

I am so so so happy the bus waited a few minutes before departing. I was late because Google Maps slightly changed the address TripperBus actually provided. The driver was also pretty cool.

I am so so so happy the bus waited a few minutes before departing. I was late because Google Maps slightly changed the address TripperBus actually provided. The driver was also pretty cool.



May 24, 2022- Visiting family


Thank you so much wanderu, I can have good bus for travel , always succes

Thank you so much wanderu, I can have good bus for travel , always succes



April 17, 2022- Solo travel


Pros: The driver was very nice. Tips: Be on time.

Pros: The driver was very nice. Tips: Be on time.



April 8, 2022- Visiting friends

Tripper Bus

Great value for money

Great value for money



March 20, 2022- Solo travel


Don’t make any stops

Don’t make any stops

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

$39.49 is the average price of a bus ticket from New York to Arlington. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. 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


Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from New York to Arlington is expected to range from $36 to $51. If you are looking to travel to Arlington within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $36. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $36 and can be found on August 15, 2022.

Monthly average prices


The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in February. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $31 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from New York to Arlington in October, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $44 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


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 18 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $11.13 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from New York to Arlington?

There are 6 bus lines from New York to Arlington available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 3 daily trips, Vamoose 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 US14h 35m$41.16
SprinterBus14h 30m$30.00
Tripper Bus24h 31m$45.51
Tripper Bus Elite14h 31m$61.44
Vamoose34h 0m$45.47
Vamoose Gold14h 0m$67.16
  • 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 1 trips per day from New York to Arlington, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • SprinterBus


    Sprinter Bus provides daily bus services between New York City, Hampton Road, and Dover Downs. Buses feature common amenities like WiFi and electrical outlets. Trips from New York to Arlington take about 4 hours and 30 minutes on Sprinter Bus, and most trips depart from 201 West 37th St in New York. Sprinter Bus is known for its affordable and reliable service in impeccably-maintained buses.

  • Tripper Bus

    Tripper Bus

    Tripper Bus is a bus service based in the New York City area, offering high-quality bus rides at affordable costs. The company provides intercity bus transportation between NYC and Arlington, VA, and Bethesda, MD. The service is famous for its cheap tickets, convenient travel times, and great amenities, including free WiFi, electrical outlets, and entertainment services. The carrier's buses pull up close to transit stops, making it extra convenient for you to move around.

  • Tripper Bus Elite

    Tripper Bus Elite

    Book Tripper Bus Elite from New York to Arlington from $50. Typically there is one Tripper Bus Elite schedule per day from New York to Arlington and you can expect on average to pay for a Tripper Bus Elite ticket to Arlington. In New York, Tripper Bus Elite departs to Arlington from New York, NY - 254 W 31 St . In Arlington, Tripper Bus Elite arrives at 1901 N Moore St .

    An average trip on Tripper Bus Elite from New York to Arlington takes 4 hours and 31 minutes , while the fastest available Tripper Bus Elite trip will get you to Arlington in 4 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, Tripper Bus Elite offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Arlington.

  • Vamoose


    Vamoose is a well-established bus line based in New York City and operates an average of 3 trips from New York to Arlington every day. WiFi and power outlets keep you connected and make the 4 hours and 0 minutes of the journey fly by. Most Vamoose trips from New York depart from 7th Ave Corner of W 30th St and arrive at Rosslyn - Cosi Café in Arlington.

  • Vamoose Gold

    Vamoose Gold

    Vamoose Gold is a premium bus service operated by Vamoose. The Vamoose Gold fleet is made up of business-class coaches, which have 36 seats rather than the typical 54. This extra space allows for more legroom, wider seats, and comfortable reclining. Vamoose Gold goes above and beyond with power outlets and reading lights at every seat, complimentary WiFi, free movies to download to your mobile device, and water bottles for each passenger. Travel from New York to Arlington in luxury without breaking the bank on Vamoose Gold.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from New York to Arlington 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

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 Arlington?

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 23 minutes to cover the 208 miles from New York to Arlington. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. 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?

Because many passengers travel from New York to Arlington at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, 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 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from New York to Arlington, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Arlington are there per day?

There are 8 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Arlington 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 Arlington without transferring.

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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Located just across the Potomac from Washington, D.C., Arlington is rich in cultural heritage and historical values. One of the most popular attractions in the city is the Arlington National Cemetery, where more than 400,000 soldiers have been laid to rest. The cemetery is also the home of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, which has been locked since 1937. Visiting the cemetery is free, and it’s one of the top free things to do in the DC area. For culturally inclined tourists, you might be interested in the Signature Theatre and their currently-screening shows. This award-winning theatre is a vibrant creative space where people are always striving for new ideas.

As a modern city, Arlington is full of exciting establishments that will cater to all your needs. If you wish to grab a cup of coffee for a wake-up call in the morning, Commonwealth Joe Coffee Roasters is a local favorite with over 14 years of experience. For the best pizza slices in town, check out Pupatella.

Bus service departs and arrives directly in Arlington, and you can head into neighboring Washington, D.C. or Alexandria to catch an Amtrak train. The Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is located just 4.2 miles from the center of Arlington.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in New York?

Main departure station: 7th Ave Corner of W 30th St

Buses to Arlington leave from 4 stations in New York.

All bus stations in New York:

  • 7th Ave Corner of W 30th St

  • New York, NY - 254 W 31 St

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

  • 201 West 37th St

Where does the bus arrive in Arlington?

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Main arrival station: Rosslyn - Cosi Café

Buses arrive in Arlington at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Arlington:

  • Rosslyn - Cosi Café

  • 1901 N Moore St

  • Pentagon City Mall - 1100 S Hayes St

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