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Duration 2 days 2h
Distance 1241.9 miles
Average price $224
Frequency 3/week

Trip overview

The bus between New York and Council Bluffs takes 2 days 2h. The bus runs, on average, 3 times per week from New York to Council Bluffs. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. New York
  2. Kansas City, MO
  3. Council Bluffs
36h 50m
$159 - $229

New York to Council Bluffs bus times

Buses run three times a week between New York and Council Bluffs. The service departs New York at 16:00 in the afternoon, which arrives into Council Bluffs at 17:08. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2 days 2h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Council Bluffs. However, there are services departing from New York and arriving at 20th & East Locust SW via Kansas City, MO and 13th & Farnam NE. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36h 50m.

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The distance between New York and Council Bluffs is 1144 miles. The road distance is 1241.9 miles.

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New York to Council Bluffs bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York station.

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New York to Council Bluffs bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Omaha, NE station.

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Council Bluffs is 1h behind New York. It is currently 6:10 PM in New York and 5:10 PM in Council Bluffs.

There are 290+ hotels available in Council Bluffs. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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