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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from New York to Lorton. Traveling by bus from New York to Lorton usually takes around 4 hours and 19 minutes, but the fastest Vamoose Gold bus can make the trip in 4 hours,

Distance220 mi (355 km)
Shortest duration4h 0m
Cheapest price$39.00
Trips per day6
Most frequent serviceVamoose
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from New York to Lorton

(Based on 11 ratings and reviews)

4.9

5.0

Samuel

June 20, 2022- Vacation

Vamoose

Pros: It smooth and great. Cons: She seat is not comfortable specially out going is not good. Tips: Over all is great.

Pros: It smooth and great. Cons: She seat is not comfortable specially out going is not good. Tips: Over all is great.

5.0

Lisa

May 2, 2022- Solo travel

Vamoose

The drivers were very knowledgeable as to what route to take to avoid traffic. I was very impressed with this. I was scheduled for a 4:30 bus, and staff on the street helped me call and get a seat on the 1:30 bus, which got me home sooner. Very helpful staff on the co...

The drivers were very knowledgeable as to what route to take to avoid traffic. I was very impressed with this. I was scheduled for a 4:30 bus, and staff on the street helped me call and get a seat on the 1:30 bus, which got me home sooner. Very helpful staff on the corner.

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5.0

Ayyaz

November 29, 2021- Visiting family

Vamoose

Pros: Peaceful calm bus ride very clean n comfortable. Cons: Tv’s need to work if they have them on the bus. Tips: No.

Pros: Peaceful calm bus ride very clean n comfortable. Cons: Tv’s need to work if they have them on the bus. Tips: No.

5.0

Marilyn

November 25, 2021- Visiting family

Vamoose

Pros: First time riding the bus to Virginia and I absolutely loved the experience. I traveled with my mom and dad, they also had great things to say! Cons: Keep up the good work! Tips: Just be prepared for a nice and quiet ride to your destination.

Pros: First time riding the bus to Virginia and I absolutely loved the experience. I traveled with my mom and dad, they also had great things to say! Cons: Keep up the good work! Tips: Just be prepared for a nice and quiet ride to your destination.

5.0

Kelly

September 14, 2021- Visiting family

Vamoose

Pros: Clean bus. Cons: Would've liked to arrive on time.

Pros: Clean bus. Cons: Would've liked to arrive on time.

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

Typically $43.23 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Lorton. Any tickets cheaper than $43.23 can be considered a great deal. 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 Lorton is expected to range from $39 to $56. If you are looking to travel to Lorton within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $43. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $39 and can be found on July 20, 2022.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in July. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $45 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from New York to Lorton in December, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $51 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 29 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $14.45 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from New York to Lorton?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from New York to Lorton that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Vamoose usually offers more choice, with 3 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Vamoose34h 19m$45.35
Vamoose Gold14h 21m$63.97
  • Vamoose

    Vamoose

    Vamoose is a well-established bus line based in New York City and operates an average of 3 trips from New York to Lorton every day. WiFi and power outlets keep you connected and make the 4 hours and 19 minutes of the journey fly by. Most Vamoose trips from New York depart from 7th Ave Corner of W 30th St and arrive at Lorton VRE Station - 8990 Lorton Sta Blvd in Lorton.

  • 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 Lorton in luxury without breaking the bank on Vamoose Gold.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 19 minutes to cover the 220 miles from New York to Lorton. 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?

Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Lorton. 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 12:00pm and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from New York to Lorton, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus departures serve Lorton each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Lorton every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 6 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

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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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in New York?

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

Most buses depart from the main station in New York.

All bus stations in New York:

  • 7th Ave Corner of W 30th St

Where does the bus arrive in Lorton?

Main arrival station: Lorton VRE Station - 8990 Lorton Sta Blvd

All buses from New York arrive at one main station in Lorton.

All bus stations in Lorton:

  • Lorton VRE Station - 8990 Lorton Sta Blvd

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