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There are 4 ways to get from New York to Atlantic City by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal 319 / ...

$1 - $28

3 alternative options

Bus via 8 St-NYU  •  3h 39m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Atlantic City, NJ OurBus

$24 - $38

Train  •  3h 43m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Atlantic City Atlantic City Rail Line

$41 - $99

Drive  •  2h 14m

  1. Drive from New York to Atlantic City 127.6 miles

$12 - $18

New York to Atlantic City by bus

The bus journey time between New York and Atlantic City is around 2h 38m and covers a distance of around 130 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 2h 25m. Operated by NJ Transit and Greyhound USA, the New York to Atlantic City bus service departs from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arrives in Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal. Typically 143 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
2h 38m
Fastest bus time:
2h 25m
Buses per week:
143
Cheapest price:
$1
Carbon emissions:
25 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
07:00
Last bus departs at:
23:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York to Atlantic City bus schedules

New York → Atlantic City
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Atlantic City is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Atlantic City is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Atlantic City is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Atlantic City is to bus which costs $1 - $28 and takes 2h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Atlantic City is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2h 14m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from New York to Atlantic City. However, there are services departing from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arriving at Atlantic City via 30th Street Train Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 43m.

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The distance between New York and Atlantic City is 98 miles. The road distance is 127.6 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Atlantic City without a car is to bus which takes 2h 35m and costs $1 - $28.

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The bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal takes 2h 35m including transfers and departs hourly.

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New York to Atlantic City bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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New York to Atlantic City train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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The best way to get from New York to Atlantic City is to bus which takes 2h 35m and costs $1 - $28. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $40 - $100 and takes 3h 43m.

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Map of how to get from New York to Atlantic City.
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  • Distance: 97.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 35m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Atlantic City, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $11 and the journey takes 2h 35m. Greyhound USA also services this route 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from New York to Atlantic City via Philadelphia and 30th Street Train Station in around 3h 43m.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Atlantic City
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $5
Adult
$3 - $11
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York to Resorts
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $28
Flexible
$35 - $55
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Atlantic City, NJ
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com

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New York to Atlantic City bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal station.

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New York to Atlantic City train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Atlantic City station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Atlantic City is 128 miles. It takes approximately 2h 14m to drive from New York to Atlantic City.

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