Bus New York to Philadelphia and return

Cheap bus and train tickets for trips from Philadelphia to New York and return

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You can get a bus ticket from New York to Philadelphia or from Philadelphia to New York for only $1.00. Peter Pan Bus Lines, Greyhound US, megabus US, GotoBus and Busbud offer affordable and convenient intercity bus routes between these two cities, allowing travellers to save money without compromising comfort. This route's fastest travel time starts at 1 hr 59 min . The choice is yours: Just click "Find Now" to see all available options and take your pick!
  Bus New York - Philadelphia    81 mi
Ø Bus connections7 x
Savings-90%

The cheapest bus routes from New York to Philadelphia

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • New York
    Philadelphia
      11:20 PM
      1:30 AM
    4 Dec
    +1
    megabus US
    from $0.85
  • New York
    Philadelphia
      9:20 PM
      11:30 PM
    3 Jan
    megabus US
    from $1.12
  • New York
    Philadelphia
      11:20 PM
      1:30 AM
    10 Dec
    +1
    megabus US
    from $1.12
  • New York
    Philadelphia
      11:20 PM
      1:30 AM
    22 Dec
    +1
    megabus US
    from $1.12
  • New York
    Philadelphia
      11:20 PM
      1:30 AM
    31 Oct
    megabus US
    from $4.25
  • New York
    Philadelphia
      11:20 PM
      1:30 AM
    1 Nov
    +1
    megabus US
    from $4.25
  • New York
    Philadelphia
      11:20 PM
      1:30 AM
    25 Oct
    +1
    megabus US
    from $4.25
  • New York
    Philadelphia
      6:00 PM
      7:50 PM
    8 Mar
    Busbud
    from $5.52
  • New York
    Philadelphia
      6:00 PM
      7:50 PM
    8 Mar
    Peter Pan Bus Lines
    from $5.95
  • New York
    Philadelphia
      6:00 PM
      7:50 PM
    12 Nov
    Peter Pan Bus Lines
    from $5.95
  • New York
    Philadelphia
      6:00 PM
      7:50 PM
    2 Jan
    Busbud
    from $8.50
  • New York
    Philadelphia
      7:45 PM
      9:45 PM
    31 Oct
    GotoBus
    from $8.50
  • New York
    Philadelphia
      10:00 PM
      12:10 AM
    13 Dec
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $8.50
  • New York
    Philadelphia
      1:00 PM
      3:10 PM
    9 Feb
    Greyhound US
    from $8.50


  Bus Philadelphia - New York    81 mi
Ø Bus connections7 x
Savings-90%

The cheapest bus routes from Philadelphia to New York

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Philadelphia
    New York
      9:00 PM
      11:10 PM
    25 Dec
    megabus US
    from $0.85
  • Philadelphia
    New York
      7:10 PM
      9:20 PM
    19 Dec
    megabus US
    from $0.85
  • Philadelphia
    New York
      7:10 PM
      9:20 PM
    4 Dec
    megabus US
    from $1.12
  • Philadelphia
    New York
      9:00 PM
      11:10 PM
    8 Jan
    megabus US
    from $1.12
  • Philadelphia
    New York
      9:00 PM
      11:10 PM
    27 Dec
    megabus US
    from $1.12
  • Philadelphia
    New York
      3:05 PM
      5:15 PM
    2 Dec
    megabus US
    from $1.12
  • Philadelphia
    New York
      6:00 PM
      7:50 PM
    5 Dec
    Busbud
    from $5.52
  • Philadelphia
    New York
      6:00 PM
      7:50 PM
    5 Dec
    Peter Pan Bus Lines
    from $5.95
  • Philadelphia
    New York
      11:25 PM
      1:35 AM
    23 Dec
    +1
    Busbud
    from $8.50
  • Philadelphia
    New York
      6:00 PM
      7:50 PM
    25 Oct
    Peter Pan Bus Lines
    from $8.50
  • Philadelphia
    New York
      3:45 PM
      5:45 PM
    18 Nov
    GotoBus
    from $8.50
  • Philadelphia
    New York
      3:45 PM
      5:45 PM
    22 Nov
    GotoBus
    from $8.50
  • Philadelphia
    New York
      11:25 PM
      1:35 AM
    28 Nov
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $8.50
  • Philadelphia
    New York
      11:25 PM
      1:35 AM
    6 Dec
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $8.50


Current ticket prices

Low-cost travel is what you're after? Then taking the bus is just perfect for you. But beware: there can be price differences nonetheless! Ticket prices for the route New York - Philadelphia are currently ranging from $1.00 to $12.00. If you're flexible timewise, we recommend checking different departure times. Sometimes you can save some dollars on top by simply taking an earlier bus. Another thing to take into account is the travel time: while Greyhound US will get you to your destination in only 1 hr 59 min, other companies' buses take up 3 hr 0 min.

Bus stops in New York and Philadelphia

  Stations
West 34th street 631, 10001 New York (USA)
8th Ave 625, 10018 New York (USA)
W 31st St 313, 10001 New York (USA)
Warren St 27, 10007 New York (USA)
  Stations
Market St 2955, 19104 Philadelphia (USA)
Filbert St 1001, 19107 Philadelphia (USA)
John F Kennedy Blvd 1401, 19102 Philadelphia (USA)

More on bus features and services

Finding a cheap bus ticket from New York to Philadelphia can become quite a chore if you don’t know where to look. That's exactly what we're here for: to help you find the right bus. You can check and compare all the offers available and select the perfect bus! Go for the fastest bus if you need to get there as fast as possible, select the most affordable one if you want to travel without breaking the bank or select the one that offers the best on-board features.

While carry-on baggage, air conditioned and extra legroom are becoming the norm on most buses, some companies go the extra mile and offer modern appliances such as power outlets (sometimes in every single row) or free wireless internet. Just enter your point of departure, destination and your preferred date of travel and let our smart bus search engine do the rest. For instance, when you take a bus from Philadelphia to New York, free wireless internet can be found on board most buses operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines.

We’ll help you pick the best offer so that your bus trip from New York to Philadelphia and back is as, or even more comfortable than taking the train or flying.

New York and Philadelphia: Useful Info

New York
8.18 Million
Philadelphia
1.53 Million
Taxi
$4.21
$4.13
New York
Philadelphia
A cab ride in New York is 2% more expensive than in Philadelphia.
Local buses
$2.75
$2.25
New York
Philadelphia
A bus fare in New York is 19% more expensive than in Philadelphia.
Beer
$6.00
$4.00
New York
Philadelphia
A large beer in New York is 34% more expensive than in Philadelphia.
Water
$2.15
$2.34
New York
Philadelphia
A bottle of water in New York is 9% cheaper than in Philadelphia.
Meal
$12.39
$12.09
New York
Philadelphia
A meal in New York is 3% more expensive than in Philadelphia.