New York City
Travel Guide

New York City 

Getting In

By Bus

Several bus companies operate local and regional bus routes to New York City with the Port Authority Bus Terminal (PABT) being the main gateway for many intercity buses. PABT is located at 625 Eighth Avenue and just a block away from Times Square. The bus terminal is the largest and busiest in the United States. Cabs are available outside the terminal and there is an underground passageway connecting PABT to several subway routes in New York City.

Greyhound is the largest intercity bus operator in the United States. The bus operator has connections with many cities in the region and via transfers with other cities across North America. PABT is the main terminal for Greyhound buses in the city. Internet-only bargain fares are available from Greyhound, especially if booked weeks in advance. Wi-Fi and electrical outlets are available on some of the Greyhound buses.

Greyhound Canada bus in New York City

Greyhound Canada bus in New York City by Adam E. Moreira

BoltBus provides services between Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. In New York City buses from Washington, D.C., stop at Seventh Avenue and 33rd Street and at Sixth Avenue and Canal Street. Buses from Philadelphia stop at Seventh Avenue and Canal Street and at Eighth Avenue and 34th Street. Online bargains are available if booked weeks in advance. The buses feature extra legroom, Wi-Fi, and electrical outlets.

Megabus provides service between Boston, Buffalo, Toronto, Atlantic City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. Most buses arrive on the west side of Eighth Avenue (just south of 28th Street) and depart from the west side of Ninth Avenue (just north of 31st Street). However, buses from Atlantic City arrive at PABT. Megabus offers discounts for reservations weeks in advance. Buses operated by Megabus feature Wi-Fi and electrical outlets.
BoltBus in New York City
BoltBus by Adam E. Moreira
Chinatown Buses
There are several small bus companies using Manhattan’s Chinatown as their base in New York City. These buses (referred as Chinatown buses) offer cheap fares between several destinations in the region. Fung Wah Bus travels between Boston for $15 and another is the Boston Deluxe traveling between Boston and Hartford. Today Bus and Everyday Bus travel between Virginia Beach and Tiger Bus between Norfolk in Virginia.

New Jersey Transit
The New Jersey Transit operates several commuter bus routes between destinations in northern New Jersey and New York City. Most of the routes end in New York City at PABT in Midtown Manhattan. There are other routes that end at the George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal in Washington Heights and one route via the Holland Tunnel end in Lower Manhattan.
New Jersey Transit bus

New Jersey Transit bus by Adam E. Moreira


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