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Journey Information

Worcester to Amherst bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$32.05
Fastest time2h 45m
Trips per day2
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Worcester to Amherst 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 Worcester to Amherst?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $35.39 was the low point for bus fares from Worcester to Amherst. Buses from Amherst to Worcester are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $35.39 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 15 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $0.23 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 2 hours and 48 minutes to cover the 37 miles (60 kilometers) from Worcester, MA to Amherst, MA. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 45 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?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Amherst. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Amherst, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Worcester?

The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00am. To see the times for all buses from Worcester to Amherst, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Worcester to Amherst. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the trip.

What bus companies travel from Worcester to Amherst?

There is one bus company that operates from Worcester to Amherst. Peter Pan Lines is the one bus line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Peter Pan Lines22h 48m$35.64

Where does the bus leave from in Worcester?

Most buses depart from the main station in Worcester, Massachusetts:

  • Union Station- 2 Washington Sqr

Where does the bus arrive in Amherst?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Amherst, Massachusetts:

  • UMass Amherst - 130 Presidents Dr
  • Amherst Center - 79 S Pleasant St

Price trends for buses from Worcester to Amherst

Monthly average prices

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