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Overview: Bus from Philadelphia to New York City

distanceDistance80 miles (129 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$11 (€9)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, Peter Pan Bus or Greyhound

Buses from Philadelphia to New York City cover the 80 miles (129 km) long route taking on average 2 h with our travel partners like Flixbus, Peter Pan Bus or Greyhound. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $10 (€8), but the average price of bus tickets is $11 (€9).

Bus companies: FlixBus from Philadelphia to New York City

FlixBus buses will get you between Philadelphia and New York City from $10 (€8). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

  • Average Price: $10

These are FlixBus' ticket policies for COVID-19 for the bus between Philadelphia and New York City:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Buses from Philadelphia to New York City

Travel via bus from Philadelphia to New York City is available as early as about 9:00 a.m. and as late as about 11:45 p.m. The journey lasts approximately 2h, with 20 departures per day from a variety of bus providers. You can choose from routes with Greyhound, Peter Pan, and FlixBus. Greyhound and Peter Pan buses will depart from Philadelphia Bus Station in Philadelphia, PA with arrivals at New York Port Authority Bus Station in New York City, NY. FlixBus departs from a stop at Market Street and 6th Street in Philadelphia, PA with arrivals at West 31st Street and 8th Avenue in New York City, NY.

How long is the journey by bus from Philadelphia to New York City?

The journey by bus from Philadelphia to New York City typically only takes about 2h. This is a direct route with no stops along the way. Depending on traffic, the trip can be as short as about 1h 45min, or as long as 3h. The total travel duration can be dependent on your departure time, so be sure to compare a variety of departure times to determine which option gives you the fastest travel while still fitting your schedule.

How many buses are there from Philadelphia to New York City?

There are more than 20 departures per day for travel by bus from Philadelphia to New York City. You have ten options with Greyhound, eight options with Peter Pan, and ten options with FlixBus. The earliest departure of the day is a 5:30 a.m. departure with Greyhound, arriving in New York City around 7:40 a.m. The last departure of the day is an 11:45 p.m. departure, arriving in New York City at approximately 1:45 a.m. of the following day.

Philadelphia Love Statue. Source: Shutterstock

What is/are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Philadelphia to New York City?

Departure bus station: The departure station for Greyhound and Peter Pan buses is Philadelphia Bus Station, located at Filbert Street and North 10th Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is the fourth busiest bus station in the United States, and located in the heart of Center City Philadelphia.

The station is a hub for local transit, including bus transit throughout the Philadelphia area and surrounding regions. Inside the station itself, you can find snack bars, vending machines, restrooms, pay telephones, waiting areas, televisions, and video games. There are also ticketing and help counters to assist you with any questions that come up during your travel experience. If you are riding with FlixBus, the bus will meet you at the corner of Market Street and 6th Street in Philadelphia, PA.

Arrival bus station: Say what the arrival station is. Distance and duration from city centre (public transport)? Mention the facilities available at the station.The arrival station for Greyhound and Peter Pan buses from Philadelphia to New York City is Port Authority Bus Station in New York City, New York. This is the busiest bus station in the world, with over 8,000 buses and 225,000 people per weekday passing through the station, and over 65 million travelers per year.

It is located in Midtown Manhattan, between 40th Street and 42nd Street at 625 Eighth Avenue. You can connect with local transit such as the MTA Subway system that runs beneath the streets of New York City, or local bus routes. Within the station, you will find yourself in a bustling shopping mall atmosphere with restaurants, retail shops, live entertainment, a post office, and even a bowling alley. These options serve the 223 departure gates throughout the station. FlixBus lines will arrive at the corner of West 31st Street and Eighth Avenue.

Which bus companies travel from Philadelphia to New York City?

There are three companies that provide bus transportation from Philadelphia to New York City - Greyhound, Peter Pan, and FlixBus. There are ten departures per day that are operated by Greyhound, eight departures operated by Peter Pan, and ten departures operated by FlixBus. Each of these companies offers direct routes that take approximately 2h to complete the journey. The main difference between providers is that Greyhound and Peter Pan utilize established bus stations for their departures and arrivals, while FlixBus leaves from designated spots on the street near bus stops.

To New York City by bus—travel tips

Once you arrive in New York City, the biggest challenge you face will be deciding what to do first. Whether this is your first time visiting or your fiftieth, simply walking the streets of The Big Apple can fill your day with excitement and sightseeing. You will find yourself looking straight up at iconic buildings like the Empire State Building and the Chrysler Building, or strolling through world-famous locations such as Times Square or Central Park.

Grab a slice of New York Pizza from Manhattan, or enjoy a hot dog from the carts in the park. You can ride a bike across the Brooklyn Bridge and into the neighboring boroughs, where the food and cultural melting pot is well worth a visit. For the sports fans, a visit to Yankee Stadium for a baseball game is almost required, especially if the rival Red Sox are in town. You can stop by Madison Square Garden to watch the Knicks play basketball or the Rangers play hockey, and keep your eyes peeled for the many celebrities who come to cheer on their favorite teams.

Greyhound Philadelphia to New York City

Provide information about bus services offered by the specific provider: frequency of the service, direct bus or not, duration of the journey, high-speed buses vs long-distance, etc. Greyhound offers ten journeys by bus from Philadelphia to New York City each day. These journeys average to about 2h total travel time, with no stops along this direct route.

All departures leave from Philadelphia Bus Station, located at Filbert Street and North 10th Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. You will arrive at Port Authority Bus Station in New York City, New York, located between 40th Street and 42nd Street at 625 Eighth Avenue. If you need public transit upon your arrival, you can connect with local transit such as the MTA Subway system that runs beneath the streets of New York City, or local bus routes.

Philadelphia Night Lights. Source: Shutterstock

Peter Pan Philadelphia to New York City

Peter Pan offers eight journeys by bus from Philadelphia to New York City each day. These are direct routes with an average of about 2h total travel time. All departures leave from Philadelphia Bus Station, located at Filbert Street and North 10th Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. You will arrive at Port Authority Bus Station in New York City, New York, located between 40th Street and 42nd Street at 625 Eighth Avenue. If you need public transit upon your arrival, you can connect with local transit such as the MTA Subway system that runs beneath the streets of New York City, or local bus routes.

FlixBus Philadelphia to New York City

There are ten bus departures per day provided by FlixBus from Philadelphia to New York City. Unlike Greyhound and Peter Pan, the FlixBus buses depart from designated spots throughout the cities they serve, not bus stations. In Philadelphia, you will depart from the corner of Market Street and 6th Street. After a direct route that takes about 2h to complete, you will arrive in New York City at the corner of West 31st Street and Eighth Avenue.

Philadelphia to New York City Bus: Services on Board

Each of the providers on this route - Greyhound, Peter Pan, and FlixBus - offer similar services on board, including complimentary Wi-Fi. Pets are not allowed except guide dogs with documentation. You can bring one carry-on piece of luggage onto the bus, with three pieces of luggage per traveler that can be stored under the bus. Bikes are counted as oversize luggage, which costs an additional fee to bring on your journey. Support for travelers with disabilities can be arranged in advance with each provider to ensure you have the support necessary throughout your journey, including the storage of wheelchairs beneath the bus and support in boarding and disembarking.

Travel Tips: Bus to New York City from Philadelphia

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FAQs

How much does a cheap bus from Philadelphia to New York City cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Philadelphia to New York City to cost as little as $10 (€8)  in the next 7 days.

How much does it cost to take a bus to New York City from Philadelphia?

The bus price to New York City from Philadelphia is on average $11 (€9)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.

How far is Philadelphia to New York City by bus?

The bus distance from Philadelphia to New York City is around 80 miles (129 km).

How long is the bus to New York City from Philadelphia?

While the time it takes to travel 80 miles (129 km) from Philadelphia to New York City can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Philadelphia to New York City bus journey time is on average 2 h.

What bus providers go from Philadelphia to New York City?

For the trip from Philadelphia to New York City you can take a bus with Flixbus, Peter Pan Bus or Greyhound. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services to New York City from Philadelphia on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Are there any direct buses from Philadelphia to New York City?

Yes, you can find a direct bus from Philadelphia to New York City with Flixbus, Greyhound or Peter Pan Bus  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.

When does the first bus depart from Philadelphia to New York City? When does the last bus depart from Philadelphia to New York City?

The earliest bus departing from Philadelphia to New York City leaves at 11: 00 AM. The last bus departing from Philadelphia to New York City leaves at 11: 45 PM. You can find the latest Philadelphia to New York City bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How early should I buy bus tickets from Philadelphia to New York City to score the best deals?

If you book the Philadelphia to New York City bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $11 (€9). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses between Philadelphia and New York City. Look out for bus tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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