Lorton to New York bus

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Lorton - New York Bus Schedule

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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 19 minutes, but the fastest Vamoose Gold bus can make the trip in 5 hours,

Distance220 mi (355 km)
Shortest duration5h 0m
Cheapest price$39.00
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceVamoose
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Lorton to New York

(Based on 28 ratings and reviews)




February 25, 2024- Visiting friends


Pros: Staff was nice and helpful. Cons: Be one time. Tips: Very good company.



February 25, 2024- Visiting friends


Pros: Miss communication with between the bus and train I was waiting for the train the bus was at the station on time because when I made the reservation the bus let I drive to union station but there was a girl that was working for another bus company she told me her company work the same she made a call vamoose company and change the bus for me she was an angel and she makes sure she puts us and the right bus I was so grateful and thank you to her. Cons: The bus driver needs needs to communicate with if the see someone is waiting for a bus or assist. Tips: I did enjoy the trip the bus cleared and safe I will travel with the same company.



January 27, 2024- Solo travel


Pros: I enjoyed not having to drive myself to and from New York. Cons: A more sense of security. When getting on the bus, the attendant stated that he didn't have a list to show who was supposed to be on the bus. That made me slightly nervous and there was no sense of security felt.



December 7, 2023- Visiting family


Pros: So nice quiet clean comfortable just a nice Ride. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Come relax and enjoy the nice ride.



August 23, 2023- Solo travel


Pros: Great. Cons: Wi-Fi doesn't work. Tips: Get the Wi-Fi working Advertise your services.

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

Bus tickets for a trip from Lorton to New York cost $54.58 on average. Tickets cheaper than $54.58 are an excellent bargain. 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


Over the next four weeks, the average price of bus tickets from Lorton to New York is expected to be between $47 and $67. The cheapest day to travel in the next month is July 2, 2024, when tickets are available for July 2, 2024. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next week start at just $50.

Monthly average prices

Taking the bus from Lorton to New York is usually cheapest in February, when the average ticket price is only $48. If you're planning to take the bus from Lorton to New York during December, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $55. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

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 29 days in advance to save $16.01 or more on your 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 19m$50.82
Vamoose Gold15h 20m$71.80
  • 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 19 minutes of the journey fly by. Most Vamoose trips from Lorton depart from Lorton VRE Station - 8990 Lorton Sta Blvd and arrive at Penn Station - W 30th Street in New York.

  • 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

The bus takes an average of 5 hours and 19 minutes to cover the 220 miles from Lorton to New York. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours. 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.

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, 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 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00am. To see the times for all buses from Lorton to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

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. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Lorton to New York without transferring.

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 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: Penn Station - W 30th Street

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

All bus stations in New York:

  • Penn Station - W 30th Street

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