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Journey Information

Boston to Amherst coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£21.19
Shortest Duration3h 45m
Trips per day2
Coach lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Boston 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 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 Boston to Amherst?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £27.16 was the low point for coach fares from Boston to Amherst. Coaches from Amherst to Boston are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £27.16 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 2 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £0.38 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 3 hours and 48 minutes to cover the 75 miles (120 kilometers) from Boston, MA to Amherst, MA. However, the fastest coach only takes 3 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 coach?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for coaches, as many passengers take the coach to Amherst at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Boston?

The first coach leaves at 07:00 and the last coach leaves at 07:00. To see the times for all coaches from Boston to Amherst, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

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

What coach companies travel from Boston to Amherst?

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

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Peter Pan Lines23h 48m£27.50

Where does the coach leave from in Boston?

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

  • South Station Bus Terminal

Where does the coach arrive in Amherst?

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

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

Price trends for coaches from Boston to Amherst

Monthly average prices


Prices as travel date approaches


Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Boston, MA to Amherst, MA

(Based on 6 ratings and reviews)




2 February 2020 - Solo travel

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: It went exactly as planned! Cons: Nothing. It was good! Maybe WIFI. Pros: It went exactly as planned! Cons: Nothing. It was good! Maybe WIFI.



31 December 2019 - Visiting family

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: Professionalism of driver. Cons: Loud passengers. Tips: bring headphones & pillow. Pros: Professionalism of driver. Cons: Loud passengers. Tips: bring headphones & pillow.



24 October 2019 - Solo travel

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: Nice ride. Tips: Good and friendly staff. Pros: Nice ride. Tips: Good and friendly staff.



26 July 2019 - Visiting friends

Peter Pan Lines

Seats are more expensive than they should be Seats are more expensive than they should be

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