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Journey Information

New York to Norfolk bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$55.00
Shortest Duration7h 0m
Trips per day5
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $55.07 was the low point for bus fares from New York to Norfolk. Buses from Norfolk to New York are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $55.07 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 $8.59 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 8 hours and 55 minutes to cover the 294 miles (473 kilometers) from New York, NY to Norfolk, VA. However, the fastest bus only takes 7 hours, 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?

Because many passengers travel from New York to Norfolk 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 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from New York to Norfolk, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Norfolk every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from New York to Norfolk; ticket prices start at $43.00.

What bus companies travel from New York to Norfolk?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from New York, New York to Norfolk, Virginia. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 4 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound411h 1m$60.27
SprinterBus17h 0m$55.02

Where does the bus leave from in New York?

New York, New York has two bus stations with service to Norfolk, Virginia:

  • Port Authority Bus Station
  • 201 W 37th St
  • GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway

Where does the bus arrive in Norfolk?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Norfolk, Virginia:

  • Bus Terminal - 701 Monticello Ave
  • 410 Briar Hill Suite 101

Price trends for buses from New York to Norfolk

Average prices by travel date

$75$50$25SepOct

Monthly average prices

$50$40$30$20$10ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

$75$60$45$30$153020100

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from New York, NY to Norfolk, VA
4.5
Based on 10 ratings and reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 67 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
4.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Shawn
5.0
May 9, 2020Visiting family
Pros
Comfortablity
Diana Ruby
4.0
July 5, 2019Vacation
Cons
Not comfy to sleep in on the chairs Also, too cold
Tips
Bring a blanket

Based on 5 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with SprinterBus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 60 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.8
Staff
4.8
Value
5.0
Condition
4.8
Joshua
5.0
July 3, 2020Visiting family
Pros
Professional, friendly & organized
Cons
My seat was a bit uncomfortable but hey it was a long ride
Tips
Nope!
Shernita
4.0
December 30, 2019Visiting family
Pros
The trip was comfortable...driver pleasant & well organized. Had an unforeseen stop for an hour but otherwise good trip.
Cons
Will use again.
Sean
4.0
December 29, 2019Solo travel
Cons
Too crowded

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with OurBus 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
Kim
5.0
January 10, 2020Solo travel
Pros
The bus was exceptionally clean and the driver polite and personable
Cons
Nothing
Tips
just be on time and when the driver says "It's a one hour layover that's it!!!"
Carmen
5.0
October 5, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Driver conducted himself in a professional manner and polite. Bus departed and arrived in a timely manner.
Cons
All good.
Tips
Bring earplugs...lol because some of the passengers don't know how to keep their voice volume low when talking on the phone. Or use their headphone when listening to their music.

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