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About Go Buses

Go Buses is a popular bus company offering very affordable bus ticket options to top travel destinations in the Northeast. Owned and operated by Academy Bus, one of the leaders in the ground transportation industry, Go Buses routes cover trips between New York, Cambridge and Washington, D.C., as well as many other locations across Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maryland and Virginia.

Overall, Go Buses serves 10 routes, connecting 6 cities in one country. To cover all these routes, Go Buses runs an average of 19 bus trips per day and 269 bus trips per month. The bus ticket prices for these trips range from $24.00 to $73.00 based on a variety of factors such as departure date and total distance.

Providing a reliable and safe service to travelers is Go Buses’ most important priority. The amenities onboard Go Buses vehicles include seats with extra legroom, free WiFi, restrooms on every bus, and power outlets at your seat. Wanderu is an official Go Buses partner, so you can book your trip with confidence knowing that you will always find the best available deals on Go Buses schedules and the cheapest Go Buses bus tickets by searching Wanderu.com.

* #2 Students' Favorite   
 * #5 Commuters' Favorite   
 * #5 Best Bus Service in the United States   
 * #5 Best Value Service
  • #2 Students' Favorite
    • #5 Commuters' Favorite
    • #5 Best Bus Service in the United States
    • #5 Best Value Service

Go Buses Amenities

Air conditioningAir conditioning
RestroomRestroom
Free waterFree water
Power outletPower outlet
WiFiWiFi

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Go Buses bus coverage

Daily Trips19
stations6
cities6
countries1

What travelers are saying about Go Buses

Here’s what Wanderu users who have booked trips with Go Buses had to say about their travel experience.

Traveling During COVID-19

“They took COVID safety precautions seriously.”
based on 252 reviews

Onboard Experience

“The WiFi actually worked for the entire trip”
based on 310 reviews
“I’ll travel with them again just for the staff!”
based on 518 reviews
“Really cheap tickets and really good service.”
based on 615 reviews
“The bus got there on time.”
based on 477 reviews
“Seats were really comfy and spacious”
based on 538 reviews
“The bus was almost suspiciously clean”
based on 624 reviews

Go Buses reviews from Wanderu customers

Overall review score for Go Buses

(Based on 749 reviews)

4.0
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort

3.9

Timeliness

3.9

Staff

4.1

Value

3.7

Condition

4.3

Go Buses passenger reviews

5.0

Carmen

September 20, 2022- Solo travel

Fairfax to New York

I never travelled from Fairfax before. I like that location for the pick up and learned that there were so many local bus options which would be convenient for me to take a bus and go straight to work at the Fairfax County Government Center from there or leave work and ...

I never travelled from Fairfax before. I like that location for the pick up and learned that there were so many local bus options which would be convenient for me to take a bus and go straight to work at the Fairfax County Government Center from there or leave work and go to that location to catch a bus. I had no idea it was there and now that I do, I may be doing it again really soon.

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5.0

Georgiana

September 19, 2022- Vacation

Cambridge to New York

Pros: Extra space. The bus was not crowded. Cons: Add charging docks. Tips: Don't forget your water bottle, the bus is not always stocked up.

Pros: Extra space. The bus was not crowded. Cons: Add charging docks. Tips: Don't forget your water bottle, the bus is not always stocked up.

5.0

Dawn

September 18, 2022- Vacation

New York to Fairfax

Seats are very narrow. I do appreciate your services, though. On both going to NYC on Friday and coming back to Vienna Metro Station on Sunday, the trip was 30 minutes longer than what was printed on my ticket. Luckily I did not have to be there any sooner on either ...

Seats are very narrow. I do appreciate your services, though. On both going to NYC on Friday and coming back to Vienna Metro Station on Sunday, the trip was 30 minutes longer than what was printed on my ticket. Luckily I did not have to be there any sooner on either end.

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4.0

Sohaila

September 18, 2022- Visiting family

Newton to New York

Pros: The only bad thing was that we arrived later than listed time on the ticket. Cons: I believe if the way is 4 or 5 hours the bus schedule should list the exact time but if it is 4 hours and is written 3 hrs that is miss leading. Tips: Very comfortable and clean bu...

Pros: The only bad thing was that we arrived later than listed time on the ticket. Cons: I believe if the way is 4 or 5 hours the bus schedule should list the exact time but if it is 4 hours and is written 3 hrs that is miss leading. Tips: Very comfortable and clean bus ride but please add an hour or two to your trip ahead of the time.

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4.0

King Chung Pius

September 16, 2022- Solo travel

New York to Cambridge

Toilet has no hand sanitizer.

Toilet has no hand sanitizer.

Go Buses Routes & Network

Go Buses’s bus network features 10 bus routes that connect 6 cities serving 6 stations. On average, Go Buses performs about 19 bus trips every day. The top cities to which Go Buses offers the highest number of daily bus service include New York and Cambridge.

Top Cities Served by Go Buses

CityRouteEarliest busLatest bus
New York1911:00 am10:20 pm
Cambridge241:00 pm9:00 pm
Fairfax2012:30 pm10:00 pm
Newton121:00 pm9:00 pm
Manassas1212:30 pm10:00 pm
Tysons1212:30 pm10:00 pm

Most popular Go Buses routes

The bus from New York to Cambridge is Go Buses’s most popular route. Trips from Fairfax to New York and Newton to New York are also highly popular.

Top Go Buses routes

RouteDaily TripsDurationPrice
New York to Cambridge24h 15m$24
Fairfax to New York24h 0m$32
Newton to New York23h 45m$28
Manassas to New York24h 30m$32
Tysons to New York23h 40m$36

Go Buses Cancellation Policy

GoBuses tickets are refundable up to 48 hours before the bus’ scheduled departure time. You can easily cancel your GoBuses ticket from your Wanderu user account or contact Wanderu or GoBuses directly. You will receive a refund for the amount of your ticket, minus the $2.50 USD GoBuses processing fee.

Although your GoBuses reservation cannot be changed or rescheduled, if you’d like to make changes to your travel plans, you can simply cancel your ticket for a refund and book a new ticket. Please keep in mind that GoBuses tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable less than 48 hours before the bus’ departure.

Wanderu also offers an affordable trip protection option by Allianz Global Assistance that you can purchase when booking your tickets. In addition to 24-hour assistance during your trip and other benefits, trip protection can help you get your money back in case you need to cancel or change your GoBuses booking within the non-refundable window. If you cannot travel on your bus trip due to covered reasons such as extreme weather, illness, or required work shifts, you can file a claim to be reimbursed by Allianz.

Go Buses Bus Guide & FAQs

Do Go Buses buses have WiFi?

Yes, Go Buses offers WiFi on their buses. Although most trips with Go Buses will have WiFi as advertised, some buses might not come equipped with WiFi and onboard WiFi can lose its connection in rural areas. We recommend you bring a book or download a movie just to play it safe. Go Buses WiFi is generally best used for surfing the web, checking emails and chatting with friends; you shouldn’t count on the WiFi to binge watch your favorite show.

Are there power outlets or USB plugs on the bus?

Yes, there are power outlets onboard Go Buses buses. You can generally find one or two sockets per row of seats, so be a good traveller and check if your seat neighbor might want to charge up their devices as well. With the onboard power outlets, you can charge both a computer and USB devices with a USB power adapter that typically comes with most phones and tablets.

Since Go Buses might sometimes use replacement bus vehicles, not all trips are guaranteed to have power points. We recommend to bring a power bank to charge your phone for all trips over 2 hours, just in case.

What is Go Buses's schedule?

On a typical day, Go Buses has 19 scheduled bus trips in total. However, the exact departure and arrival times vary depending on the day and route. The best way to find the exact schedule for your trip is to use the search tool on this page.

Can you pick up will call tickets at the station?

No, Go Buses does not offer will call tickets. You should purchase your tickets online and make sure you have everything you need to board before you arrive at the station.

Do you need an ID to get on the bus?

No, Go Buses does not require an ID to board its buses at this time. Of course, it is always a good idea to carry a government-issued ID whenever you hit the road.

What are Go Buses’s COVID-19 policies?

Visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide to view the most up-to-date information about Go Buses’s cleaning protocols and adjusted ticket change policies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Are there bathrooms on Go Buses buses?

Yes, there are bathrooms on Go Buses buses. The bathrooms are pretty basic and include a toilet, toilet paper and hand sanitizer. Most bathrooms don’t have running water. As you will be using a bathroom on a moving vehicle, please use caution and hold on to a rail at all times.

Are meals or beverages available?

Go Buses does not offer meals or beverages onboard. We recommend you bring a drink and some snacks for your trip. We also suggest packing a reusable water bottle with you to reduce your impact on the environment. However, note that most buses do not allow you to bring your own alcoholic drinks.

Your thirst is a priority for Go Buses, and to make sure you are never parched onboard their bus, they offer free bottles of water. Just remember - the only right thing to do at the end of your trip is to make sure every water bottle is placed in a recycle bin to reduce your impact on the environment.

Does Go Buses offer any premium features like extra legroom or movies?

Go Buses focuses on delivering a great travel experience at a low price and currently does not offer premium features like extra legroom or onboard entertainment. But these days, between your laptop, tablet, smartphone and e-reader, you’re the master of your own entertainment even on longer journeys.

Cheap Go Buses tickets recently found on Wanderu

With 19 Go Buses trips per day, there are a lot of great deals to uncover for the bargain hunter and Go Buses tickets start at just $24.00. Check out some of the latest and greatest deals snatched up by Wanderu users.

How do I get the best deal on Go Buses tickets?

Wanderu is the best place to score cheap Go Buses tickets. Wanderu offers the lowest available fares every day and charges no extra booking fees. Plus, you can compare Go Buses prices with trips offered by other bus companies to be sure you’re getting the best deal on your tickets!

Pro travelers know that booking your ticket well in advance is key to finding the lowest price. Ticket prices normally go up the closer you get to the travel date, so don’t miss out on a good deal when you see one. If you can be flexible with your travel date, you can also get cheap tickets by traveling on weekdays instead of weekends.

When you’re ready to book, type your departure city and destination city in the search bar above, select your travel date, and let Wanderu work its magic to show you all of the best bus and train ticket prices available for your trip. Pick the ticket that’s best for your budget, schedule, and preferences, and complete the booking right on Wanderu to secure your great deal.

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