Find bus tickets from Boston to New York
There are several bus options that can take you from Boston to New York City:
Boston to New York bus - cost & duration
|Fastest time||4h 10m|
|Trips per day||16|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is the bus from Boston to New York a good day trip?
How is the bus compared to taking a train or flying?
Is it safe to travel by bus from Boston to New York 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.
In order to keep their 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 Boston to New York?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, US$19.92 was the low point for bus fares from Boston to New York. Buses from New York to Boston are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than US$19.92 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 29 days in advance. By doing so, you could save US$17.38 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to New York at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Boston?
How many buses are there each day?
There are 16 scheduled buses that travel from Boston to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 14 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Boston to New York; ticket prices start at US$29.00.
What bus companies travel from Boston to New York?
Where does the bus leave from in Boston?
Buses to New York leave from multiple locations in Boston, Massachusetts. These are the 3 most popular bus stations:
- South Station Bus Terminal
- Logan Intl Airport
Where does the bus arrive in New York?
Buses arrive in New York at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in New York, New York:
- Port Authority Bus Station
- 7th Ave and W 27th St
- GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway
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