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Worcester-Boston Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Worcester, MA to Boston bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$13.35
Fastest time1h 0m
Trips per day2
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a train from Worcester to Boston?

The Amtrak Lake Shore Limited provides one daily trip from Worcester to Boston. You can board the train at Union Station in Worcester, and disembark at either South Station or Back Bay Station in Boston. The average travel time is about 1 hour 15 minutes, and tickets cost around $18.

How do you get from Worcester to Logan International Airport?

To travel to Logan International Airport from Worcester, Peter Pan Lines offers a direct bus that departs from Union Station. Multiple buses run this route every day with varying travel times, though the fastest is 1 hour 20 minutes.

When is the last bus from Worcester to Boston?

The last bus of the day from Worcester to Boston departs around 10:00 p.m.

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

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $14.69 was the low point for bus fares from Worcester to Boston. Buses from Boston to Worcester are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $14.69 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 28 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $5.15 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 1 hour to cover the 39 miles (62 kilometers) from Worcester, MA to Boston, MA. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short trip.

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

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Worcester to Boston for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Worcester?

The first bus leaves at 11:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00am. To see the times for all buses from Worcester to Boston, 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 Boston. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Worcester, MA to Boston; ticket prices start at $24.04.

What bus companies travel from Worcester to Boston?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Worcester, Massachusetts to Boston, Massachusetts. However, each company only runs one bus per day. We've compiled their average prices and journey times for easy comparison:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound11h 0m$15.01
Peter Pan Lines11h 0m$15.49

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 Boston?

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

  • South Station Bus Terminal

Price trends for buses from Worcester to Boston

Average prices by travel date

$20$13$7JanFeb

Monthly average prices

$33$27$20$13$7FMAMJJASONDJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$33$27$20$13$73020100

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Worcester, MA to Boston, MA
4.6
Based on 12 ratings and reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 80 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.3
Staff
3.8
Value
3.7
Condition
4.5
Ally
4.0
February 14, 2020Solo travel
Pros
No delays No delays
Cons
Cleanliness of the bus, the outlets on the right side row usually never work on most greyhound busesCleanliness of the bus, the outlets on the right side row usually never work on most greyhound buses
Tips
Get here on time so you can get a seat Get here on time so you can get a seat
Brenda
5.0
September 30, 2019Vacation
Pros
My trip went very well.My trip went very well.
Cons
NothingNothing
Tips
The bus was convenient and cost efficient.The bus was convenient and cost efficient.
Patricia
2.0
June 26, 2019Visiting family
Pros
I liked the fact I did not have to drive.I liked the fact I did not have to drive.
Cons
The bus was 15 minutes late. I heard the bus driver in NYC did not show up and they found a substitute. Then the trip took a hour and a half, instead of an hour, (because of heavy traffic), so I missed my connection to Portland, being 1.25 hours late. Next TIME I WILL T...The bus was 15 minutes late. I heard the bus driver in NYC did not show up and they found a substitute. Then the trip took a hour and a half, instead of an hour, (because of heavy traffic), so I missed my connection to Portland, being 1.25 hours late. Next TIME I WILL TAKE THE TRAIN.More
Tips
Please adjust your schedule to reflect traffic.Please adjust your schedule to reflect traffic.
Aimee
5.0
May 25, 2019Solo travel
Pros
It got me where I needed to go in the simplest, cheapest fashion.It got me where I needed to go in the simplest, cheapest fashion.
Cons
I guess maybe have tray tables.I guess maybe have tray tables.
Tips
Don't expect anything fancy, but if you're looking for cheap, bare-bones transportation, this is the way to go.Don't expect anything fancy, but if you're looking for cheap, bare-bones transportation, this is the way to go.
Andrea M
4.0
May 26, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Wi-fi on the bus was goodWi-fi on the bus was good
Cons
Online travel time claimed to be 1 hour, but with traffic it was closer to 2.5 - would have been nice to include that when booking the bus.Online travel time claimed to be 1 hour, but with traffic it was closer to 2.5 - would have been nice to include that when booking the bus.
Tips
Plan for trafficPlan for traffic

Based on 6 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Peter Pan Lines report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
4.3
Value
3.5
Condition
4.5
Nadia
5.0
June 21, 2020Visiting friends
Pros
The bus was comfortable and clean. My driver also was professional and efficient. And I love that there is a outlet within every seat!The bus was comfortable and clean. My driver also was professional and efficient. And I love that there is a outlet within every seat!
Cons
NoneNone
Tips
This is a sure way to purchase tickets on the go!This is a sure way to purchase tickets on the go!
Tenzinglekzen
5.0
March 21, 2020Regular commuter
Pros
On timeOn time
Alexis
5.0
October 3, 2019Solo travel
Pros
It was easy boarding with my ticket on my phone. It was easy boarding with my ticket on my phone.
Cons
I could not find the charging port.I could not find the charging port.
Tips
Get your ticket on your phone! Its super convenient and easy.Get your ticket on your phone! Its super convenient and easy.
Esmeralda
5.0
September 2, 2019Solo travel
Pros
Si Si
Cons
Todo está bien Todo está bien
C
5.0
July 20, 2019Solo travel
Pros
The girl at the Worcester ticket was soooo nice and courteous and really helped me a lot. This girl deserves a raise!!!! You don’t want to lose her!The girl at the Worcester ticket was soooo nice and courteous and really helped me a lot. This girl deserves a raise!!!! You don’t want to lose her!

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