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Houston, TX to Newark, NJ bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$174.00
Shortest Duration38h 30m
Trips per day4
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Houston to Newark during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How much is a bus ticket from Houston to Newark?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $192.00 was the low point for bus fares from Houston to Newark. Buses from Newark to Houston are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $192.00 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 18 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $92.00 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 40 hours and 17 minutes to cover the 1410 miles (2270 kilometers) from Houston, TX to Newark, NJ. However, the fastest bus only takes 38 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?

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Houston to Newark for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Houston?

The first bus leaves at 5:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Houston to Newark, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Houston to Newark every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Houston, TX to Newark, NJ; ticket prices start at $185.00.

What bus companies travel from Houston to Newark?

There is one bus company that operates from Houston 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
Greyhound41d 16h 17m$224.61

Book Greyhound from Houston to Newark from $174. There are 4 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Houston to Newark and you can expect on average to pay $225 for a Greyhound ticket to Newark. In Houston, Greyhound departs to Newark from Bus Terminal - 2121 Main St, In Newark, Greyhound arrives at Penn Station, An average trip on Greyhound from Houston to Newark takes 40 hours and 17 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Newark in 38 hours and 30 minutes, On weekends, Greyhound offers 5 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $231 for a weekend trip to Newark.

Where does the bus leave from in Houston?

Most buses depart from the main station in Houston, Texas:

  • Bus Terminal - 2121 Main St

Where does the bus arrive in Newark?

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

  • Penn Station

Price trends for buses from Houston to Newark

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