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There are 10 ways to get from New York to Virginia Beach by train, plane, bus, subway, night bus or car

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Train to Newark, fly, line 960 bus  •  3h 41m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Norfolk (ORF) EWR - ORF
  3. Take the line 960 bus from Newtown Rd Station to Parks & 20Th

$136 - $435

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Bus via Norfolk - Military Crossing  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Norfolk - Military Crossing Nyc

$32

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Subway to New York La Guardia, fly, line 960 bus  •  3h 59m

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St-Wash Sq to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Norfolk (ORF) LGA - ORF
  3. Take the line 960 bus from Newtown Rd Station to Parks & 20Th

$125 - $334

Train to New York JFK, fly, line 960 bus  •  4h

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Norfolk (ORF) JFK - ORF
  3. Take the line 960 bus from Newtown Rd Station to Parks & 20Th

$191 - $465

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Norfolk (ORF) PHL - ORF

$165 - $712

Bus  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Times Square 37th St to Lynnhaven Mall NYC to Newport News

$47 - $57

Bus via Norfolk, VA - MP Island Cafe  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Canal St to Norfolk, VA - MP Island Cafe

$37

Train  •  9h 32m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Norfolk Northeast Regional

$97 - $202

Night bus  •  9h 20m

  1. Take the night bus from New York City to Virginia Beach N2601

Drive  •  6h 55m

  1. Drive from New York to Virginia Beach 362 miles

$35 - $55

New York to Virginia Beach by bus

The bus journey time between New York and Virginia Beach is around 10h 21m and covers a distance of around 370 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 8h 20m. Operated by Vibes Travel & Tours LLC and Hampton Roads Transit (HRT), the New York to Virginia Beach bus service departs from Canal St and arrives in Parks & 20Th. Typically four buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
10h 21m
Fastest bus time:
8h 20m
Buses per week:
4
Cheapest price:
$37
Carbon emissions:
73 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
19:00
Last bus departs at:
22:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York to Virginia Beach bus schedules

New York → Virginia Beach
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Virginia Beach is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Virginia Beach is to bus via Norfolk - Military Crossing which costs $32 and takes 8h 30m.

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The fastest way to get from New York to Virginia Beach is to train and fly and line 960 bus. Taking this option will cost $130 - $440 and takes 3h 41m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from New York City and arriving at Virginia Beach. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 20m.

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The distance between New York and Virginia Beach is 290 miles. The road distance is 362 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Virginia Beach without a car is to bus which takes 6h 31m and costs $45 - $60.

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It takes approximately 3h 41m to get from New York to Virginia Beach, including transfers.

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New York to Virginia Beach bus services, operated by Sprinter Bus, depart from New York, NY - Times Square 37th St station.

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The best way to get from New York to Virginia Beach is to bus which takes 6h 31m and costs $45 - $60. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $95 - $210 and takes 9h 32m.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Norfolk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 17m.

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New York to Virginia Beach bus services, operated by Sprinter Bus, arrive at Lynnhaven Mall station.

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Map of how to get from New York to Virginia Beach.
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  • Distance: 290 miles
  • Duration: 3h 41m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Virginia Beach, VA, USA?

Sprinter Bus operates a bus from New York, NY - Times Square 37th St to Lynnhaven Mall once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $55 and the journey takes 5h 50m. Alternatively, Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Norfolk twice daily. Tickets cost $90 - $200 and the journey takes 8h 29m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $420
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $420
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Newark to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $370
Flights from New York JFK to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $350
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from W 4 St-Wash Sq to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Train from New York Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
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
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
8h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $200
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$90 - $200
Business Class Seat
$150 - $260
Bus operators
Hampton Roads Transit (HRT)
Website
gohrt.com
Bus from Newtown Rd Station to Parks & 20Th
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gohrt.com
Sprinter Bus
Phone
+1 757-456-5555
Website
sprinterbus.net
Bus from New York, NY - Times Square 37th St to Lynnhaven Mall
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
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Sprinter Bus
Vibes Travel & Tours LLC
Website
vibes-travel-tours-llc.business.site
Bus from Canal St to Norfolk, VA - MP Island Cafe
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
vibes-travel-tours-llc.business.site
Hi Bus
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Norfolk - Military Crossing
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
gotobus.com
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from New York City to Virginia Beach
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Virginia Beach is 362 miles. It takes approximately 6h 55m to drive from New York to Virginia Beach.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Norfolk Airport.

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