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Journey Information

Boston to Hartford coach - cost & duration

Cheapest priceUS$7.00
Shortest Duration1h 48m
Trips per day7
Coach lines2
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Price trends for coaches from Boston to Hartford

Average prices by travel date

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Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Boston to Hartford
4.4
Based on 39 reviews

Based on 25 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 47 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.4
Staff
4.4
Value
3.7
Condition
4.4
Ellie
4.0
11 October 2019Visiting friends
Pros
The driver was really friendly!
Cons
We were an hour+ delayed—getting there past 5 vs before 4 wasn’t the issue, it was that the bus was listed as arriving before 4. Basically I’d expect traveling from Boston to Hartford on a Friday afternoon to take closer to 3 hours because of traffic so I think the dest...More
Tips
Make sure you leave an hour or two of extra time for arrival.
Ranjan
5.0
9 October 2019Solo travel
Pros
Professional driver and clean and comfortable journey
Cons
Keep up the goof work
Kamini
5.0
28 September 2019Visiting friends
Pros
bus was on time and even early for both trips. very pleased.
Cons
N/A
Tips
N/A
Shasha
4.0
27 September 2019Visiting family
Pros
The driver was safe on the road and kind to all passengers
Cons
The driver was honking the entire ride even though there were no cars in front of our bus which was very annoying
David
5.0
13 September 2019Solo travel
Pros
Relaxing trip
Tips
Leave time to make sure you don't miss the bus

Based on 14 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Peter Pan Lines report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 64 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.9
Staff
4.2
Value
3.7
Condition
4.7
Marlisa
5.0
22 February 2020Visiting family
Pros
Awesome
Cons
Everything was good
Tips
The best service ti B me
Chelsea
5.0
27 November 2019Visiting family
Pros
The driver was hilarious and friendly
John
5.0
9 November 2019Visiting family
Pros
The ease of the ride and the driver
Cons
I have no issues to report
Tips
Last minute tickets needed? Wanderu all the way! Especially for the best deals for tickets and bookings needed the day of.
Arlene
5.0
21 August 2019Visiting family
Pros
Didn't have to deal with traffic
George
5.0
16 August 2019Visiting family
Pros
Always good customer service
Cons
More times added to schedule
Tips
Choose Wanderu to book your next trip

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a direct bus from Boston to Hartford?

There are 2 bus carriers that together provide 13 daily direct routes between Boston and Hartford: Greyhound and Peter Pan. An average Greyhound ticket for this route costs about $14.50, while the average Peter Pan ticket costs about $32.50. Traveling direct, a bus can make it from Boston to Hartford in as fast as 1 hour and 49 minutes, depending on traffic and weather conditions.

Is there a train that goes from Boston to Hartford?

The Amtrak Northwest Regional travels part of the way between Boston and Hartford. However, the train is not direct — you will have to transfer in New Haven, CT. That means the fastest you can get to Hartford from Boston via train is 3 hours and 2 minutes, which makes the bus a much faster and cheaper option. (Train tickets for this route average about $67.)

What is the earliest bus from Boston to Hartford?

The earliest bus to Hartford from Boston departs Beantown at about 6:00 a.m. EDT. There are 18 daily scheduled trips throughout the day, and the latest bus departs Boston around 10:00 p.m. EDT. Saturday is the busiest day of the week for this route, while Thursdays are the least busy.

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

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, US$15.21 was the low point for coach fares from Boston to Hartford. Coaches from Hartford to Boston are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than US$15.21 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 coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 15 days in advance. By doing so, you could save US$10.12 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 1 hour 54 minutes to cover the 93 miles (150 kilometers) from Boston to Hartford. However, the fastest coach only takes 1 hour 48 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?

Saturday is usually the day when coaches are busiest, as many travelers take the coach to enjoy the weekend in Hartford. 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, 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 Boston?

The first coach leaves at 01:00 and the last coach leaves at 16:00. To see the times for all coaches from Boston to Hartford, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 7 scheduled coaches that travel from Boston to Hartford every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 7 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Boston to Hartford; ticket prices start at US$32.00.

What coach companies travel from Boston to Hartford?

There are a couple of coach lines that have daily service from Boston to Hartford. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 4 coach trips per day.
CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound41h 50mUS$20.17
Peter Pan Lines51h 58mUS$19.04

Where does the coach leave from in Boston?

Most coaches depart from the main station in Boston, Massachusetts:

  • South Station Bus Terminal
  • Logan Intl Airport

Where does the coach arrive in Hartford?

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

  • Union Station - 1 Union Pl

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