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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Reading to New York. Traveling by bus from Reading to New York usually takes around 3 hours and 40 minutes, but the fastest OurBus bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 20 minutes.

Distance104 mi (168 km)
Shortest duration3h 20m
Cheapest price$39.00
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceOurBus
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Reading to New York

(Based on 17 ratings and reviews)




December 28, 2022- Visiting family


Pros: Trip was as expected and uneventful. Cons: Nothing at this time.



December 8, 2022- Visiting friends


Pros: Easy comfortable and safe journey. Cons: It would be helpful if you can arrange trips in frequently. 4-5 trips per day.



March 26, 2022- Solo travel


Everything was very easy-booking but also entering the bus



February 6, 2022- Visiting family


Pros: Pleasent ride and driver very informative. Cons: Internet....... there was none.



March 1, 2020- Solo travel


Pros: fast trip. Cons: seats could have more space im only 6 ft 220 and i had no leg space. Tips: arrive 30 minutes early.

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

Bus tickets for a trip from Reading to New York cost $39.00 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. 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 Reading to New York in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $39 to $40. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on July 17, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to New York this week, bus tickets are available starting at $39.

Monthly avg. prices

If you're planning on taking a bus from Reading to New York, you'll be happy to know that the cost stays pretty stable throughout the year. You can expect to pay around $38 for your ticket regardless of when you plan to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches


The easiest way to save money on bus tickets is by booking in advance! Many carriers increase prices as the travel date approaches, so it's always a good idea to buy your tickets as early as possible. Book at least 20 days in advance to save $13.18 or more on your ticket, compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Reading to New York?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Reading to New York. OurBus connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
OurBus43h 40m$41.08
  • OurBus is an intercity bus company based in New York City. OurBus provides cheap bus tickets to some of the most popular cities in the United States. All OurBus coaches come equipped with a generous roster of amenities, including extra legroom, freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and complimentary bottled water. With cheap bus tickets starting from $39, OurBus is one of the best ways to travel by bus from Reading to New York if you are looking for comfort at a good price.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 40 minutes to cover the 104 miles from Reading to New York. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 20 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. 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.

Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday 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.

The first bus leaves at 5:00am and the last bus leaves at 3:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Reading to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

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

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Reading to New York; ticket prices start at $39.00.

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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Reading?

Main departure station: Fairground Square Mall

Reading has two bus stations with service to New York.

All bus stations in Reading:

  • Fairground Square Mall

  • 518 Penn St

Where does the bus arrive in New York?

Main arrival station: 11th Ave (btw. 35th & 36th St.)

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

All bus stations in New York:

  • 11th Ave (btw. 35th & 36th St.)

  • W 31 St, Ave of the Americas

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