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Journey Information

Richmond, VA to Newark, NJ bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$39.00
Shortest Duration6h 45m
Trips per day4
Bus lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Richmond to Newark?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $39.00 was the low point for bus fares from Richmond to Newark. Buses from Newark to Richmond are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $39.00 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 28 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $22.53 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 6 hours and 48 minutes to cover the 282 miles (453 kilometers) from Richmond to Newark. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 45 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?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Newark at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, 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 Richmond?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Richmond 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 Richmond to Newark every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 4 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 Richmond, VA to Newark, NJ; ticket prices start at $79.00.

What bus companies travel from Richmond to Newark?

There is one bus company that operates from Richmond 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
Greyhound46h 48m$48.13

Where does the bus leave from in Richmond?

Most buses depart from the main station in Richmond, Virginia:

  • Bus Terminal - 2910 N Blvd

Where does the bus arrive in Newark?

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

  • Penn Station

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