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New Haven to Boston bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$23.94
Fastest time3h 10m
Trips per day1
Bus lines1
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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from New Haven, CT to Boston, MA
Based on 34 reviews

Based on 34 reviews
Users that traveled with BoltBus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 54 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
March 4, 2020Visiting family
It is a good trip I like to go with bolt bus
February 22, 2020Visiting friends
The bus didn't arrive on time (the trip from New Haven to Boston). This is a bit annoying since I almost missed lunch with friends.
January 18, 2020Visiting friends
The heather of the bus to Boston was broken and everyone felt very cold
January 12, 2020Visiting family
I was surprised at how clean the bus was and how efficiently it ran. It was on time and was a great experience.
December 27, 2019Vacation
on time, efficient, great value. Train would have been double the cost
bus was about 15 mins late both ways

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is New Haven from Boston?

New Haven is approximately 138 miles (222 kilometers) from Boston. The average travel time on BoltBus is 2 hours and 15 minutes, while the average time on Greyhound is 4 hours and 27 minutes.

Is it cheaper to travel by bus or by train from New Haven to Boston?

Traveling by bus is cheaper than traveling by train from New Haven to Boston. By bus, tickets cost an average of $13. By train, tickets cost an average of $85. That means traveling by bus will, on average, save you more than $70.

Does Megabus travel from New Haven to Boston?

Unfortunately, Megabus does not have a route from New Haven to Boston. The closest city Megabus travels to near New Haven is Ridgewood, NJ. However, Greyhound and BoltBus each offer 3 daily trips from New Haven to Boston, making them a suitable alternative.

Is it safe to travel by bus from New Haven to Boston right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from New Haven to Boston?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $23.94 was the low point for bus fares from New Haven to Boston. Buses from Boston to New Haven are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $23.94 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 16 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $23.09 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 3 hours and 17 minutes to cover the 121 miles (194 kilometers) from New Haven, CT to Boston, MA. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 10 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave New Haven?

There is usually only one bus per day from New Haven to Boston. It leaves the station in New Haven at 9:00am each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many buses are there each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from New Haven to Boston. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from New Haven to Boston; ticket prices start at $33.25.

What bus companies travel from New Haven to Boston?

There is one bus company that operates from New Haven to Boston. Greyhound is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound13h 18m$36.32

Where does the bus leave from in New Haven?

Most buses depart from the main station in New Haven, Connecticut:

  • Union Station

Where does the bus arrive in Boston?

All buses from New Haven arrive at one main station in Boston, Massachusetts:

  • South Station Bus Terminal

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