User reviews from travelers who booked a bus ticket from New York to Philadelphia
Ratings and Reviews (30)
In New Jersey management needs to update there online booking as to where customers should go to take the bus it was confusing on Saturday 04/02/2022 That the pick up spot has change so passengers were at Fellowship Rd in Mount Laurel and the pick up spot was at the Clarion hotel.
Drivers need to enforce no loud conversations on the bus. I sat quietly working on the bus. However, there was a passenger with my same race speaking loudly for the entire trip. When we arrived in Philly, the driver asked me if I was the one speaking loudly on my phone for entire trip. I told him, “no, it was not me.” It was offensive for him to assume it was simply because I was black and the other person speaking loudly was black. If he had a problem with the other passenger speaking loudly, he should have said so in the moment, en route.This was actually offensive since he has the authority to tell passengers to stop speaking loudly. Do better, Peter Pan.
From start to finish, booking my trip was easy. The bus always boarded before departure time. The ride is very smooth and relaxing. Getting to your destination has never been quicker. I was once an avid greyhound passenger, after riding Peter pan one time, I was addicted to the drug of Peter pan.
Affordable fares, at a convenient time. Booking was easy, and electronic ticketing even better. I was surprised that the staff just looked on at boarding when passengers had luggage to store in the hold. Even if not assisting passengers, I thought they might manage the process so bags were stored quickly, or safely, or stacked more efficiently.
Super nice driver. Navigated the roads well and safely.
Seats were somewhat worn and our outlet didn't work to charge our phones.
Still satisfied with overall experience and would consider riding again if I needed.
My round trip to Phila. from NYC was entirely satisfactory. The arrival in Phila. was actually 15 min. early, and the return arrived exactly on time. The rides were both smooth and uneventful. The driver to Phila. was especially helpful in pointing me to where I wanted to go and in helping me off the bus. Both buses were available for boarding well before departure, and both were clean. I hope my future trips on Bolt will be as pleasant.
The bus being late to Philadelphia was out of the bus drivers control as we hit traffic. The bus itself, could use a little fixing as two of the cabinets above seats for not closing all the way. Other than that it was a pleasant ride
Frequently asked questions for your trip New York - Philadelphia
How much does a bus ticket from New York to Philadelphia cost?
The average bus ticket price from New York to Philadelphia is $22. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from New York to Philadelphia is to book your tickets as early as possible. Prices tend to rise as your travel date approaches, so book in advance to secure the best prices!
How long is the bus ride from New York to Philadelphia?
The average travel time between New York and Philadelphia is around 2h, although the fastest bus will take about 1h 40m.This is the time it takes to travel the 81 miles that separates the two cities.
How many daily bus connections are there between New York and Philadelphia?
The number of buses from New York to Philadelphia can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 33 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from New York to Philadelphia by comparing and selecting the bus that fits you travel style and budget on Busbud.
Which bus companies travel from New York to Philadelphia?
When taking the bus from New York to Philadelphia, you can travel comfortably and safely with Amtrak Acela, Wanda Coach, Peter Pan.
What are the departure and arrival stations when taking the bus from New York to Philadelphia?
Buses traveling between New York and Philadelphia leave from Port Authority or GW Bridge and arrive at Bus Station, NRG SEPTA Station, JFK Bd & N 30th St.
What are the best sights and things to do in Philadelphia?
Once in Philadelphia, you can start exploring the city and discover its surroundings. The top sights and things to do are Eastern State Penitentiary, Liberty Bell, Citizens Bank Park, Please Touch Museum, National Museum of Jewish History.
Best time to book your trip
Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past departures.
Days before departure
Buddy tip: The best time to book this trip is usually 1 days before departure.
The average bus ticket from New York to Philadelphia costs around $22 for departures 1 days prior.
Over the last 90 days, ticket prices from New York to Philadelphia vary and during peak season, ticket prices are around $45 while at other times, you can expect to pay around $16.
Usually GLI will charge you higher prices for tickets closer to the departure date. To find the best prices, you should be flexible on your date of travel.
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