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Harrisburg to Boston bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$64.01
Fastest time8h 50m
Trips per day4
Bus lines1
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Harrisburg-Boston Bus Schedule

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Price trends for buses from Harrisburg to Boston

Average prices by travel date

$180$120$60JulAug

Monthly average prices

$100$80$60$40$20SONDJFMAMJJA

Prices as travel date approaches

$167$133$100$67$333020100

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $65.21 was the low point for bus fares from Harrisburg to Boston. Buses from Boston to Harrisburg are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $65.21 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 13 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $138.59 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 12 hours and 19 minutes to cover the 539 kilometers (335 miles) from Harrisburg to Boston. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 hours and 50 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

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

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Harrisburg?

The first bus leaves at 5:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Harrisburg to Boston, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Harrisburg to Boston every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Harrisburg to Boston; ticket prices start at $66.68.

What bus companies travel from Harrisburg to Boston?

There is one bus company that operates from Harrisburg to Boston. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound412h 19m$99.74

Where does the bus leave from in Harrisburg?

Most buses depart from the main station in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania:

  • Harrisburg Transp Ctr

Where does the bus arrive in Boston?

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

  • South Station Bus Terminal

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