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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Lorton to New York. Traveling by bus from Lorton to New York usually takes around 5 hours and 35 minutes, but the fastest Vamoose Gold bus can make the trip in 5 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance220 mi (355 km)
Shortest duration5h 10m
Cheapest price$39.00
Trips per day5
Most frequent serviceVamoose
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Lorton to New York

(Based on 10 ratings and reviews)




May 6, 2022- Solo travel


Pros: The smoothness of the ride. Cons: Power ports to charge cellular devices.

Pros: The smoothness of the ride. Cons: Power ports to charge cellular devices.



June 30, 2021- Solo travel


Being able to do work without worrying about anything

Being able to do work without worrying about anything



May 11, 2021- Visiting family


Pros: Very comfortable and safe. Cons: For me everything is fine for me.

Pros: Very comfortable and safe. Cons: For me everything is fine for me.



November 29, 2019- Solo travel


Pros: I had fun visiting NY. Cons: The seats on first bus was very stiff. Tips: This was a good way to get up to NY.

Pros: I had fun visiting NY. Cons: The seats on first bus was very stiff. Tips: This was a good way to get up to NY.

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

The average price for a bus ticket to New York is $43.86, If your search turns up options priced lower than $43.86 then you've uncoverred an exceptional deal, don't let it get away. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on bus tickets everytime, we search all of the best bus options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.

Average prices by travel date


Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Lorton to New York is expected to range from $39 to $57. If you are looking to travel to New York within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $41. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $39 and can be found on July 19, 2022.

Monthly average prices


The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in April. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $44 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Lorton to New York in November, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $50 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches


Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 26 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $13.27 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Lorton to New York?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Lorton to New York that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Vamoose usually offers more choice, with 2 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Vamoose25h 35m$44.32
Vamoose Gold15h 39m$63.85
  • Vamoose


    Vamoose is a well-established bus line based in New York City and operates an average of 2 trips from Lorton to New York every day. WiFi and power outlets keep you connected and make the 5 hours and 35 minutes of the journey fly by. Most Vamoose trips from Lorton depart from Lorton VRE Station - 8990 Lorton Sta Blvd and arrive at 7th Ave Corner of W 30th St in New York.

  • Vamoose Gold

    Vamoose Gold

    Vamoose Gold is a premium bus service operated by Vamoose. The Vamoose Gold fleet is made up of business-class coaches, which have 36 seats rather than the typical 54. This extra space allows for more legroom, wider seats, and comfortable reclining. Vamoose Gold goes above and beyond with power outlets and reading lights at every seat, complimentary WiFi, free movies to download to your mobile device, and water bottles for each passenger. Travel from Lorton to New York in luxury without breaking the bank on Vamoose Gold.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Lorton to New York 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

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 long is the bus ride from Lorton to New York?

The bus takes an average of 5 hours and 35 minutes to cover the 220 miles from Lorton to New York. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 10 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.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Because many passengers travel from Lorton to New York at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Lorton?

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00am. To see the times for all buses from Lorton to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Lorton to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 5 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

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.

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 Lorton?

Main departure station: Lorton VRE Station - 8990 Lorton Sta Blvd

Most buses depart from the main station in Lorton.

All bus stations in Lorton:

  • Lorton VRE Station - 8990 Lorton Sta Blvd

Where does the bus arrive in New York?

Main arrival station: 7th Ave Corner of W 30th St

All buses from Lorton arrive at one main station in New York.

All bus stations in New York:

  • 7th Ave Corner of W 30th St

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