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Bus Newark to Philadelphia: Trip Overview

Daily Buses
12:10 AM - 9:40 PM
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures
Average Ticket Price
Average Bus Trip Duration

Trip Reviews for Newark - Philadelphia

3.3 out of 5 stars

User reviews from travelers who booked a bus ticket from Newark to Philadelphia

Ratings and Reviews (24)

Salvi P.February 24, 2020 | 

During previous trips the bus has always been there early so maybe there was traffic this time. The driver is always nice as well. Appreciate the extra leg room and outlet.

Tendai Z.December 14, 2019 | 

Thanks so much. We travelled so safely.

Vuthichai V.November 11, 2019 | 

The departure and arrival late should be improved. I understand, the driver was trying to do the best he can do. It was raining during the trip. The only thing I saw which need the improvement is; the stop at Camden instead of 5 minute pickup of 3 more passengers. The driver had to go, walk around and seek these 3 passengers. This was where I think, it need to improvement.

Devendra T.October 14, 2019 | 

Your bus never came , I called customer care and everybody available but all people sitting there are useless. They don’t know anything about the bus whether bus vanished in air or flied over Newark. Plz look for your bus and send my money and time back. I emailed to customer care of bolt bus as well.

Jenjenio C.October 5, 2019 | 

Overall the trip was ok, but the outlets didn’t work

Dipak S.September 25, 2019 | 

Service was reasonably good. It would have been still better if the driver made some announcements regarding the stops.

Dipak S.September 18, 2019 | 

Myself and my wife are senior citizens and had heavy bags with us for checking in. Unfortunately no help was available during loading or unloading the bags. A little help during loading/unloading will be very much appreciated.

Ronald J.June 15, 2019 | 

It was Okay

Saurav P.May 6, 2019 | 

Boltbuses are better than Greyhound although Greyhound was sent instead of bolt

Natasha K.April 15, 2019 | 

I'm getting on the bolt bus for now on

Wendi M.January 29, 2019 | 

The driver was excellent. He was very friendly and helpful. I feel his driving was safe and yet we got to my stop about five minutes early.

Jennifer A.November 20, 2018 | 

Overall the staff were very helpful at both stations. They assisted us with our bags and were quite friendly.

Elizabeth A.October 23, 2018 | 

I booked a bus for the wrong day (10/22 instead of 10/21) and the Greyhound bus employees were so slow at the desk that they couldn’t change my ticket in time and the bus pulled off without me. They charged me $20 for to get a new ticket but the price of a new one was $20 but I already paid $15. Why didn’t I just pay the difference? Instead I basically paid for 2 buses and I didn’t even miss the first one I booked it for the next day on accident and wanted to change it. The new bus was 5 hours later. I waited for it and it was 30 min delay and still we waited at Newark penn on the bus for 10 min before pulling out. So tell me why the bus at noon that day couldn’t wait for me? Once we arrived in Philly we waited in the freezing cold for 7 min as the bus driver stood there and didn’t open up the area where our bags were. Over all very disappointed in the whole service from start to finish. I will NEVER use the bus again!!

Paulina E.September 18, 2018 | 

We waited for the bus in the terminal, and they told us it was delayed, first 20 minutes, then 40 minutes and then they told us it was 1 hour and 40 minutes late. 5 minutes after they told us that, someone from the staff came and told us the bus had already gone. We had to take another bus to other city, and then take the train.

Arnold L.August 24, 2018 | 

Too bad the bus was cancelled 15 minutes before departure

Sharon B.June 20, 2018 | 

The bus was late to depart and arrive at our destination. It looked as though the inside had never been cleaned; very uncomfortable!

Manuela W.June 10, 2018 | 

Everything great, thank you

Carlos C.April 29, 2018 | 

I accidentally booked the wrong city departure and they weren’t able to just exchange my ticket . So I never got on the bus I refuse to spend money on low budget company who can’t exchange your ticket.

Shubham G.March 4, 2018 | 

I was supposed to board the bus at 7:55 am. But the bus never showed up until 2:30 pm when I decided to complete my journey through Uber. The worst thing was that I lost my check-in baggage . They did not give me any kind of tag or a baggage no. to put on my baggage. Once I got down at Newark, I didn't see my bag and had to complain about it. On top of it the staff at Newark station is so non-cooperative. He doesn't want to handle such situations and tried to ignore it continuously. This was my first and the worst experience ever . Never gonna book again on Greyhound.

Bukola Florence O.January 15, 2018 | 

Timeliness was zero , I was supposed to leave at 4.55 PM but we didn't leave until 6.35pm

Syed H.December 26, 2017 | 

It's ok

Sandra C.December 20, 2017 | 

Everything weny smooth and arrived even 10mins earlier. Thumbs up

Felista N.June 13, 2017 | 

The driver was very courteous.

Sean B.May 20, 2017 | 

The bus was one hour late.

Newark to Philadelphia Buses

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From cheap bus tickets to more luxurious buses traveling from Newark to Philadelphia, we offer a wide range of bus services to best suit your needs depending on how much your budget is.

Bus Companies

Newark to Philadelphia buses are provided by Greyhound and BoltBus.

Stations & Stops

For a bus leaving from Newark, the trip starts at Penn Station, EWR Airport or N Broad St.

In Philadelphia, your bus travel ends at Bus Station, Ludlow & 38th St, JFK Bd & N 30th St, 30th St Station, 30th St Station, 55 N. 11 St., #700 Adams Ave, Chinatown, Chinatown or Columbus Crossing.

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses5
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures12:10 AM - 9:40 PM
Minimum Price$12
Average Ticket Price$25
Minimum Trip Duration
Average Bus Trip Duration
Bus Companies on This RouteGreyhound US, BoltBus

Newark to Philadelphia Route Map

Newark to Philadelphia Route Map

Frequently asked questions for your trip Newark - Philadelphia

How much does a bus ticket from Newark to Philadelphia cost?

The cheapest average bus price from Newark to Philadelphia is $25. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Newark to Philadelphia is to book your tickets as early as possible. Prices tend to raise as your travel date approaches, so book in advance to secure the best prices!

How long is the bus ride from Newark to Philadelphia?

The average travel time between Newark and Philadelphia is around 2h, although the fastest bus will take about 1h 45m.This is the time it takes to travel the 76 miles that separates the two cities.

How many daily bus connections are there between Newark and Philadelphia?

The number of buses from Newark to Philadelphia can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 5 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from Newark to Philadelphia by comparing and selecting the bus that fits you travel style and budget on Busbud.

Which bus companies travel from Newark to Philadelphia?

When taking the bus from Newark to Philadelphia, you can travel comfortably and safely with Greyhound, BoltBus.

What are the departure and arrival stations when taking the bus from Newark to Philadelphia?

Buses traveling between Newark and Philadelphia leave from Penn Station or EWR Airport and arrive at Bus Station, Ludlow & 38th St, 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.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

Make friends with the driver. They usually know a lot about your destination and may even recommend which side of the bus to sit on to get the best views on the road between Newark and Philadelphia!

Much more than a mere vehicle taking you from Newark to Philadelphia, riding the bus will expose you to some of the most stunning panoramas while enroute to your final bus stop.

Taking the bus creates the smallest carbon footprint compared to other modes of transport. Not to mention that buses will allow you to discover scenic gems from Newark to Philadelphia that are otherwise impossible to come by with a plane.

Make a music playlist for your bus ride from Newark to Philadelphia, and enjoy the scenery to tunes from your own personal soundtrack.

Did you know?

It takes 27 hours to go by bus from Lima to Cusco, one of the craziest bus trips on the world. This route is used daily by locals and backpackers.

9.2% of ground transportation in Europe is done by bus versus 7.4% by train.

The bus driver with the longest career in the world drove more than 2,000,000 miles and is a happy World Record holder.

Will you be returning to Newark by bus?

If you are looking for the return bus journey, check out buses from Philadelphia to Newark.

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