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Norfolk - New York Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 16 intercity buses per day from Norfolk to New York. Traveling by bus from Norfolk to New York usually takes around 10 hours and 40 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 6 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance294 mi (473 km)
Shortest duration6h 45m
Cheapest price$20.00
Trips per day7
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines4

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Norfolk to New York

(Based on 74 ratings and reviews)




February 26, 2024- Visiting family

PandaNY Bus

Pros: Arrived safe. Cons: Internet service. Tips: Travel with love.



January 22, 2024- Visiting friends

PandaNY Bus

Pros: Quick and good price and bus was not crowded. Cons: The bathroom needs to be cleaned and have toilet paper.


944 Trice Terrace

January 18, 2024- Visiting family

Wanda Coach

Pros: How I was comfortable. Cons: Bathroom smell.



January 9, 2024- Visiting family


Pros: The bus ride was very comfortable even though it was raining cats and dogs. The bathroom was clean and I enjoyed my first experience on a greyhound bus. Cons: NA.


Sathwik rao

December 24, 2023- Visiting friends



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

Bus tickets for a trip from Norfolk to New York cost $47.16 on average. Tickets cheaper than $47.16 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 Norfolk to New York is expected to be between $40 and $61. The cheapest day to travel in the next month is April 24, 2024, when tickets are available for April 24, 2024. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next week start at just $40.

Monthly avg. prices

If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Norfolk to New York, mark your calendar for June. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $55. However, taking the bus from Norfolk to New York during November is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $95. The best way to find deals on a trip in November is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

Prices as travel date approaches


To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Book your ticket at least 27 days in advance to save up to $48.75.

What bus companies travel from Norfolk to New York?

There are 4 bus lines from Norfolk to New York available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 8 daily trips, Greyhound usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US510h 39m$73.42
Greyhound811h 54m$75.55
SprinterBus17h 0m$54.83
Wanda Coach18h 35m$32.67
  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 5 trips per day from Norfolk to New York, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 8 bus trips from Norfolk to New York every day, with the average journey taking around 11 hours and 54 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to New York usually start from $39.

  • Sprinter Bus provides daily bus services between New York City, Hampton Road, and Dover Downs. Buses feature common amenities like WiFi and electrical outlets. Trips from Norfolk to New York take about 7 hours and 0 minutes on Sprinter Bus, and most trips depart from Best Square Shopping Center in Norfolk. Sprinter Bus is known for its affordable and reliable service in impeccably-maintained buses.

  • Wanda Coach is one of the leading Chinatown bus carriers in the U.S. The company offers 1 daily bus trips to and from more than 70 cities across the East Coast and the Midwest. With bus ticket prices starting from $20 and convenient pick-up and drop-off locations, Wanda Coach is one of the preferred bus carriers for passengers looking to travel between the Chinatown districts of Norfolk and New York.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 10 hours and 40 minutes to cover the 294 miles from Norfolk to New York. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 45 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.

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Norfolk to New York 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, 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.

The first bus leaves at 4:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Norfolk to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 16 scheduled buses that travel from Norfolk to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 7 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Norfolk to New York; ticket prices start at $46.00.

City Information


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A trip to Norfolk, VA will take your breath away. Sail away from its shores and just let the wind take you to a place of calm and quiet where you can shed your worries.

There are so many things to do in and around the coastal city of Norfolk. Start off with its main historic landmark, the 400-year-old port that houses the most extensive naval base in the world. Other history-rich areas worth visiting include St. Paul's Episcopal Church and MacArthur Memorial.

If you crave some water adventures, remember that you can always sail, fish, swim, kayak, and cruise in Norfolk. You can also sign up for the Naval Base Tour or visit the Nauticus Museum and Hampton Roads Naval Museum. Finally, don't forget to spend a day or two at the beach to rejuvenate your soul.

Arts and entertainment, nightlife, and shopping are thriving in Norfolk, too. If you wish to enjoy some live performances, visit the Harrison Opera house. Nightlife is always at its best downtown, particularly at Baxter's or Scotty Quixx. If you plan to do some shopping, the Selden Market offers the most eclectic selections of all.

Walking is the best mode of transportation in Norfolk, but there's also the Tide, which is the city's light rail system that can take you to your destination faster. It runs a 7.5-mile-long route that covers pretty much the entire downtown area with its 11 stops. Both Amtrak train service and bus service from carriers like Greyhound and OurBus make Norfolk easy to travel to for your next trip.

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 Norfolk?

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Main departure station: Harbor Park Station

Buses to New York leave from 5 stations in Norfolk.

All bus stations in Norfolk:

  • Harbor Park Station

  • Norfolk (Ballentine Broad Crk Station)

  • Newton Rd & Ethan Allen Ln

  • 5859 E Virginia Beach Blvd

  • Best Square Shopping Center

Where does the bus arrive in New York?

Main arrival station: Chinatown - 28 Allen St (eastside b/w Hester and Canal St)

Buses arrive in New York at 8 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in New York:

  • Chinatown - 28 Allen St (eastside b/w Hester and Canal St)

  • 300-310 W 31 St (SW Corner of 31st & 8th Ave)

  • Port Authority - 625 8th Ave

  • 7-11 - Jd Foods

  • 103 Canal St

  • GW Bridge Bus Station

  • 201 West 37th St

  • Port Authority - 301 W 41st St

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