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Journey Information

Syracuse to Newark bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$35.00
Shortest Duration4h 55m
Trips per day3
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Syracuse to Newark 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 Syracuse to Newark?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $37.13 was the low point for bus fares from Syracuse to Newark. Buses from Newark to Syracuse are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $37.13 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 4 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $17.48 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 6 hours and 21 minutes to cover the 189 miles (305 kilometers) from Syracuse, NY to Newark, NJ. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 55 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?

With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Syracuse?

The first bus leaves at 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Syracuse to Newark, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Syracuse to Newark every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Syracuse to Newark; ticket prices start at $66.00.

What bus companies travel from Syracuse to Newark?

There is one bus company that operates from Syracuse to Newark. 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 21m$48.26

Where does the bus leave from in Syracuse?

Most buses depart from the main station in Syracuse, New York:

  • Reg Transp Ctr - 1 Walsh Cir

Where does the bus arrive in Newark?

All buses from Syracuse arrive at one main station in Newark, New Jersey:

  • Penn Station

Price trends for buses from Syracuse to Newark

Average prices by travel date

$90$60$30NovDec

Monthly average prices

$50$40$30$20$10DJFMAMJJASON

Prices as travel date approaches

$75$60$45$30$153020100

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