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Bus Trip Information: New York to Norfolk

There are 4 intercity buses per day from New York to Norfolk. Traveling by bus from New York to Norfolk usually takes around 7 hours and 20 minutes, but the fastest PandaNY Bus bus can make the trip in 6 hours and 35 minutes.

Distance294 mi (473 km)
Shortest duration6h 35m
Cheapest price$40.00
Trips per day4
Most frequent servicePandaNY Bus
Bus lines3

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from New York to Norfolk

(Based on 38 ratings and reviews)




March 3, 2023- Business

PandaNY Bus

Pros: I appreciated the easy and fast travel with panday bus from nyc to Norfolk. Cons: Nothing ! Excellent service and very descriptive of arrival time drop off locations and Wi-Fi usage on bus. Tips: I would recommend Beijing a blanket and neck pillow for a 7+ hour travel , also carry a usb plug in cable for phone chargers.



January 29, 2023- Visiting family

Wanda Coach

Pros: the time to get back was good. Cons: you could have the driver announce that the bus would be making stops on the way especially for first time travelers. Tips: just be patient.



December 15, 2022- Solo travel

Wanda Coach

Pros: The driver drove good timimg. Cons: Need drivers who speak better English. Tips: No.



November 4, 2022- Visiting friends


Pros: On time safe and friendly. Cons: Nothing. Tips: A little more expensive but well worth it.



October 4, 2022- Visiting family

Wanda Coach

The ride was great

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

Bus tickets for a trip from New York to Norfolk cost $41.24 on average. Tickets cheaper than $41.24 are an excellent bargain. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date


If you're planning to travel by bus from New York to Norfolk in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $41 to $47. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on June 7, 2023.

If you’re looking to travel to Norfolk this week, bus tickets are available starting at $41.

Monthly average prices


Taking the bus from New York to Norfolk is usually cheapest in January, when the average ticket price is only $52,

If you're planning to take the bus from New York to Norfolk during October, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $61. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

Prices as travel date approaches


Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices closer to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. To save money on bus tickets and ensure availability, it's always best to book in advance.

What bus companies travel from New York to Norfolk?

There are 3 bus lines from New York to Norfolk available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. PandaNY Bus offers the most choice in regards to departure times, with a couple of different times on its daily bus schedule.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
PandaNY Bus26h 46m$40.00
SprinterBus17h 5m$55.05
Wanda Coach18h 0m$40.00
  • 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 Norfolk, with prices starting from $40.

  • 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 Norfolk take about 7 hours and 5 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.

  • 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 $40 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 Norfolk.

Frequently Asked Questions

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The bus takes an average of 7 hours and 20 minutes to cover the 294 miles from New York to Norfolk. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 35 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. 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.

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by buses from New York to Norfolk on Saturday. Tickets for Saturday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Thursday. Thursday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from New York to Norfolk, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Norfolk 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 Norfolk without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from New York to Norfolk; ticket prices start at $33.00.

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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A trip to Norfolk, VA will take your breath away. Sail away from its shores and just let the wind take you to a place of calm and quiet where you can shed your worries.

There are so many things to do in and around the coastal city of Norfolk. Start off with its main historic landmark, the 400-year-old port that houses the most extensive naval base in the world. Other history-rich areas worth visiting include St. Paul's Episcopal Church and MacArthur Memorial.

If you crave some water adventures, remember that you can always sail, fish, swim, kayak, and cruise in Norfolk. You can also sign up for the Naval Base Tour or visit the Nauticus Museum and Hampton Roads Naval Museum. Finally, don't forget to spend a day or two at the beach to rejuvenate your soul.

Arts and entertainment, nightlife, and shopping are thriving in Norfolk, too. If you wish to enjoy some live performances, visit the Harrison Opera house. Nightlife is always at its best downtown, particularly at Baxter's or Scotty Quixx. If you plan to do some shopping, the Selden Market offers the most eclectic selections of all.

Walking is the best mode of transportation in Norfolk, but there's also the Tide, which is the city's light rail system that can take you to your destination faster. It runs a 7.5-mile-long route that covers pretty much the entire downtown area with its 11 stops. Both Amtrak train service and bus service from carriers like Greyhound and OurBus make Norfolk easy to travel to for your next trip.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in New York?

Main departure station: 59 Canal St

Buses to Norfolk leave from 3 stations in New York.

All bus stations in New York:

  • 59 Canal St

  • 103 Canal St

  • 201 West 37th St

Where does the bus arrive in Norfolk?

Main arrival station: Wawa Convenience Store

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

All bus stations in Norfolk:

  • Wawa Convenience Store

  • 5859 E Virginia Beach Blvd

  • Best Square Shopping Center

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