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Cincinnati-New York Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Cincinnati to New York bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$52.00
Shortest Duration11h 30m
Trips per day2
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a train from Cincinnati to New York?

Yes, there is a train from Cincinnati to New York. Cincinnati is one of the stops on Amtrak’s Cardinal line, which runs between New York and Chicago 3 days a week. However, the train does take about 18 hours 30 minutes, and usually costs about $132 for a one-way ticket. It’s a better bet to take a bus, since bus tickets start at just $38 and take as little as 15 hours 30 minutes.

What is the distance from Cincinnati to New York?

A drive from Cincinnati to New York covers about 639 miles (about 1,028 kilometers). A bus takes about 15 to 18 hours to make this trip.

Is there an overnight bus from Cincinnati to New York?

Yes, quite a few buses from Cincinnati to New York run overnight. You have options ranging from leaving Cincinnati at 12:30 p.m. and arriving at 7:50 a.m. the next day, through leaving at 10:05 p.m. and arriving at 3:00 p.m. the next day.

Is it safe to travel by bus from Cincinnati to New York 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 this holiday season, click here.

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

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $74.55 was the low point for bus fares from Cincinnati to New York. Buses from New York to Cincinnati are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $74.55 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets for the upcoming winter holidays is by booking as early as possible. You should book your bus at least 4 days in advance in order to save on winter travel. By doing so, you could save $34.77 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 12 hours and 45 minutes to cover the 567 miles (913 kilometers) from Cincinnati, OH to New York, NY. However, the fastest bus only takes 11 hours and 30 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?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in New York. 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 Cincinnati?

The first bus leaves at 12:00pm and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Cincinnati to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Cincinnati to New York. One bus is a direct connection, meaning that you can stay on the same vehicle for the entire trip, without having to transfer onto a connecting bus at any point.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Cincinnati to New York; ticket prices start at $87.00.

What bus companies travel from Cincinnati to New York?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Cincinnati, Ohio to New York, New York. However, each company only runs one bus per day. We've compiled their average prices and journey times for easy comparison:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound117h 6m$75.32
Wanda Coach111h 30m$77.46

Where does the bus leave from in Cincinnati?

Cincinnati, Ohio has two bus stations with service to New York, New York:

  • 1005 Gilbert Ave
  • 11974 Lebanon Rd #340

Where does the bus arrive in New York?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in New York, New York:

  • GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway
  • 59 Canal St

Price trends for buses from Cincinnati to New York

Average prices by travel date

$90$60$30NovDec

Monthly average prices

$100$80$60$40$20JFMAMJJASOND

Prices as travel date approaches

$125$100$75$50$253020100

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