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Boston to Amherst coach - cost & duration

Cheapest priceUS$36.00
Shortest Duration4h 50m
Trips per day2
Coach lines1
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coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Boston to Amherst
Based on 6 reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Users that traveled with Peter Pan Lines report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 25 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
2 February 2020Solo travel
It went exactly as planned!
Nothing. It was good! Maybe WIFI
31 December 2019Visiting family
Professionalism of driver
Loud passengers
bring headphones & pillow
24 October 2019Solo travel
Nice ride
Good and friendly staff
26 July 2019Visiting friends
Seats are more expensive than they should be

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. 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 Amherst?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, US$39.50 was the low point for coach fares from Boston to Amherst. Coaches from Amherst to Boston are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than US$39.50 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.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 4 hours and 53 minutes to cover the 75 miles (120 kilometers) from Boston to Amherst. However, the fastest coach only takes 4 hours and 50 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the coach.

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

Because many passengers travel from Boston to Amherst 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 Boston?

The first coach leaves at 13:00 and the last coach leaves at 13:00. 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 Lines24h 53mUS$40.00

Where does the coach leave from in Boston?

Boston, Massachusetts has two coach stations with service to Amherst, Massachusetts:

  • Logan Intl Airport

Where does the coach arrive in Amherst?

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

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

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