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Get on the Bus

When you want to go places but you don't want to spend money on the ride.

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Updated July 2005


Boston, MA
Boston Deluxe
$15 one-way
Departs from New York at 32nd St. and Broadway and 86th St. and Second Ave. Arrives in Boston at 175 Huntington Ave.
Daily departures from 32nd St at 8:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 6 p.m., and from 86th St. 30 minutes later.
Purchase tickets on the Web.
Take note: Not for the unadventurous; rides can be loud and boisterous. Also, many employees speak limited English.
bostondeluxe.com

Fung Wah Transportation Inc.
$15 one-way
Departs from Chinatown New York, 139 Canal St. Arrives at South Station Boston, 700 Atlantic Ave.
Daily departures from New York every hour on the hour, 7am-10pm, as well as 3:30pm and 4:30pm.
Purchase tickets in person or at the bus stop or on the Web.
Take note: Many employees speak limited English.
Call 212-925-8889; fungwahbus.com

Philadelphia, PA
Today Travel
$12 one-way; $20 round-trip
Departs from Chinatown New York, 88 East Broadway. Arrives at 121 N. 11th Street in Philadelphia.
Arrive 40 minutes in advance to purchase tickets in person at the bus stop. Cash only. Or purchase tickets online with a credit card.
Take note: Many employees speak limited English.
• Call 212-964-6334; todaybus.com

Richmond, VA
Today Travel
$40 one-way; $60 round-trip
Departs from Chinatown New York, 88 East Broadway. Arrives in Richmond at 5215 West Broad Street. (Trip lasts approximately 6 hours.)
Only one daily departure at 5 p.m.
Arrive 40 minutes in advance to purchase tickets in person at the bus stop. Cash only. Or purchase tickets online with a credit card.
Take note: Many employees speak limited English.
• Call 212-964-6334; todaybus.com

Washington, DC
Washington Deluxe Premier Bus Travel Service
$20 one-way; $35 round-trip
Departs from 34th Street and Eighth Avenue. Makes two stops in DC: 1015 15th Street and 441 New Jersey Avenue.
Runs about four times daily. No service on Saturday.
Reservations can be made online, but tickets must be purchased in person. Cash only.
Take note: No bus service on Saturdays.
• Call 718-387-7523 or 877-287-6932; washny.com

Today Travel
$20 one-way; $35 round-trip
Departs from Chinatown New York, 88 East Broadway. Arrives at Chinatown DC, 610 I Street.
Arrive 40 minutes in advance to purchase tickets in person at the bus stop. Cash only. Or purchase tickets online with a credit card.
Take note: Many employees speak limited English.
• Call 212-964-6334; todaybus.com


East Coast Destinations
Peter Pan Bonanza
Provides service from New York to numerous destinations in and around the New England area such as Hartford, CT; Boston, MA; Providence, RI; and Cape Cod.
Sample fares as of July 2005: Hartford: $19.95 one-way; $39.90 round-trip. Boston: $35 one-way; $60 round-trip. Providence: $33 one-way; $59 round-trip; $45 same-day excursion.
All buses depart New York from Gate 17, Port Authority, 41st Street and 8th Avenue.
Tickets can be purchased in person, by mail, or over the phone. Pay with cash, MC, Visa, Amex, or Discover.
Take note: Weekend and holiday surcharges apply.
• Call 888-751-8800; bonanzabus.com

Greyhound
Plan ahead and Greyhound will reward you with surprisingly cheap fares to select Northeast destinations.
Purchase tickets seven days in advance and head to either Washington, DC or Silver Spring, MD for $29 one-way and $58 round-trip.
Departs New York from Port Authority, 41st Street and 8th Avenue.
Tickets may be purchased online or over the phone.
Take note: New York to Philadelphia costs $12 one-way.
• Call 800-229-9424; greyhound.com


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