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Journey Information

There are 7 intercity buses per day from Springfield to New York. Traveling by bus from Springfield to New York usually takes around 6 hours and 37 minutes, but the fastest BestBus bus can make the trip in 5 hours and 30 minutes.

Distance215 mi (346 km)
Shortest duration5h 30m
Cheapest price$18.48
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines3

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Springfield to New York

(Based on 42 ratings and reviews)

4.7

5.0

Thierry

June 11, 2024- Visiting friends

BestBus

Pros: The comfort .I feel well in the bus. Cons: The Wi-Fi had to be better.It didn't 't work in my phone. Tips: No.

5.0

Michael

December 2, 2023- Couples trip

BestBus Prime

Pros: It was so convenient. The bus was comfortable and the bathroom was clean. The driver was excellent - he was a good communicator, had a good sense of humor, and was a good driver. Cons: Nothing.

5.0

Sintia

September 30, 2023- Vacation

BestBus Prime

Pros: The staff was so nice and very friendly. Cons: —. Tips: Everything was perfekt.

5.0

Shedric

June 2, 2023- Vacation

BestBus Prime

Pros: First bus had the right spacing. Second bus was good but the bathroom wasn’t operational. Recommend not running a bus if the bathroom is a known issue. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Great price and service.

5.0

Marla

February 18, 2023- Visiting family

BestBus Prime

Pros: Arrived on time and had a worry free trip. Tips: Dress comfortably, bring snacks.

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

Bus tickets for a trip from Springfield to New York cost $39.23 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. 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

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Bus tickets from Springfield to New York are expected to cost between $34 and $58 over the next four weeks. If you're planning a trip to New York within the next week, you can find the cheapest bus tickets starting from $35. Don't wait too long to book your ticket, as prices tend to rise as the travel date approaches.

Monthly avg. prices

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Taking the bus from Springfield to New York is usually cheapest in January, when the average ticket price is only $48. If you're planning to take the bus from Springfield to New York during November, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $67. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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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 29 days in advance to save up to $37.10.

What bus companies travel from Springfield to New York?

There are 3 bus lines from Springfield to New York available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 5 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
BestBus25h 30m$40.53
BestBus Prime15h 30m$53.14
Greyhound56h 46m$60.20
  • BestBus is known for offering affordable bus tickets to destinations across the Northeast, including Springfield and New York, with 2 daily trips on average. BestBus is green-certified, offers free Wi-Fi and water onboard, and earned the #1 spot as a Students' Favorite and a Commuters’ Favorite in the 2022 Wanderu Passengers' Choice Awards.

  • BestBus Prime is the luxury bus service offered by BestBus, delivering a business class-level of service throughout the Northeast. BestBus Prime provides free water to all passengers, free Wi-Fi, squeaky-clean restrooms, and 110V outlets under every seat. So relax in comfortable, extra-wide leather seats, stretch out in the extra legroom, and enjoy free movie streaming while BestBus Prime takes you to your destination.

  • 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 5 bus trips from Springfield to New York every day, with the average journey taking around 6 hours and 46 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to New York usually start from $18.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 6 hours and 37 minutes to cover the 215 miles from Springfield to New York. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 30 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.

Because many passengers travel from Springfield 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 2:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Springfield to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 7 scheduled buses that travel from Springfield to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 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

Springfield

Springfield, which was created as a station on the Orange and Alexandria Railroad in 1847, is the principal business center in the southern area of Fairfax County. Springfield, located in Virginia, is a pleasant town with plenty of indoor and outdoor entertainment options.

Lake Accotink is a great place to visit for the dam, lake surrounding walks, and picnicking. Parks, easy access to fishing, hiking paths, kayaking, and paddle boat rentals surround the Lake Accotink reservoir. The St. James Sports, Wellness, and Entertainment Complex also has internet films to keep you entertained during these periods.

If you prefer shopping and dining, Springfield Town Center should be on your list of places to visit. The Springfield Town Center offers a wide range of shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunities. Lake parks, zipline, golf courses, fight adventures, and lots more.

In terms of transportation, you can catch a bus, rent a bike or get in a taxi. The nearest train station is Amtrak Autotrain, with trips from the Amtrak Vermonter, Amtrak Lake Shore Limited, and Northeast Regional. These rail services connect from New Haven, Rensselaer, Chicago, and Windsor Locks. Greyhound provides most of the intercity bus transportation, with routes from Springfield to Tucson, Phoenix, Fredericksburg, San Antonio, and Washington. The Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is only 15 miles away, and the Washington Dulles International Airport is 27 miles away.

New York

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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 Springfield?

Main departure station: Springfield Bus Stop, VA

Springfield has two bus stations with service to New York.

All bus stations in Springfield:

  • Springfield Bus Stop, VA

  • Franconia-Springfield Metro Station

Where does the bus arrive in New York?

New York Midtown (31st St & 8th Ave) Bus stop - NYCGOB2-0

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Main arrival station: 300-310 W 31 St (SW Corner of 31st & 8th Ave)

Buses arrive in New York at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in New York:

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

  • 417 W 34th St

  • Port Authority - 625 8th Ave

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

  • GW Bridge Bus Station

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