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Journey Information

Hartford to Boston coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£7.06
Shortest Duration1h 50m
Trips per day9
Coach lines2

Hartford to Boston Route Map

Hartford Boston

Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the bus ride from Hartford to Boston?

By bus, the average drive time between Hartford and Boston is between 2 and 2.5 hours. If the bus is direct and traffic conditions are light, the bus can make it to Boston is as fast as 1 hour and 50 minutes. Hartford and Boston are about 101 miles (162.5 kilometers) apart.

Is it better to travel by bus or train from Hartford to Boston?

It is both cheaper and faster to travel from Boston to Hartford by bus. Train tickets to Boston average about $70, and the trip takes around 5 hours on average because you have to transfer trains in New Haven.

Traveling by bus, you can expect the ride to be much faster — 2.5 hours or less and tickets average around $10.

Are there any tolls between Boston and Hartford?

There are a number of tolls between Hartford and Boston if you travel I-90 N. Expect to pay between $3.40 and $4.40 if you have an E-ZPass, or even more if you end up having to pay online or by mail. I-84 N does not have any tolls, but will take you an additional 49 minutes versus taking I-90.

If you’d rather not worry about tolls at all, we recommend traveling by bus.

Is it safe to travel by coach from Hartford 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 coach 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, coach 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 coach ticket from Hartford to Boston?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £10.93 was the low point for coach fares from Hartford to Boston. Coaches from Boston to Hartford are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £10.93 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 coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 25 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £7.78 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 1 hour 53 minutes to cover the 93 miles (150 kilometers) from Hartford, CT to Boston, MA. However, the fastest coach only takes 1 hour 50 minutes. 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 coach?

Because many passengers travel from Hartford to Boston at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for coaches. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, 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 coach travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the coach, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Hartford?

The first coach leaves at 09:00 and the last coach leaves at 20:00. To see the times for all coaches from Hartford to Boston, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 9 scheduled coaches that travel from Hartford to Boston every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct coaches which you can take the entire route from Connecticut to Massachusetts without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Hartford to Boston; ticket prices start at £25.11.

What coach companies travel from Hartford to Boston?

There are a couple of coach lines that have daily service from Hartford, Connecticut to Boston, Massachusetts. Of these two services, Peter Pan Lines usually offers more choice, with 5 coach trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound51h 57m£17.06
Peter Pan Lines51h 52m£14.70

Where does the coach leave from in Hartford?

Most coaches depart from the main station in Hartford, Connecticut:

  • Union Station - 1 Union Pl

Where does the coach arrive in Boston?

All coaches from Hartford arrive at one main station in Boston, Massachusetts:

  • South Station Bus Terminal

Price trends for coaches from Hartford to Boston

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coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Hartford, CT to Boston, MA
Based on 33 ratings and reviews

Based on 26 reviews
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 61 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
6 March 2020Visiting friends
clean and driver is very friendly
5 January 2020Visiting friends
The ride was very smooth
24 November 2019Solo travel
The drop-off location
Cleaner bus was trash everywhere
Be sure to arrive early
17 September 2019Solo travel
1 September 2019Solo travel
Driver was not nice

Based on 7 reviews
Users that traveled with Peter Pan Lines report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 83 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
27 September 2019Solo travel
20 September 2019Visiting family
So timely! We got in early.
27 May 2019Visiting family
Easy, on time, and affordable. Definitely the way to travel in the NE.
Driver was all business, not very friendly. A nice guy, solid job - but not "customer centric" in terms of a personality.
All good.

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