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Boston - Barnstable Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 64 intercity coaches per day from Boston to Barnstable. Traveling by coach from Boston to Barnstable usually takes around 2 hours and 26 minutes, but the fastest Peter Pan Lines coach can make the trip in just one hour and 15 minutes.

Distance60 mi (96 km)
Shortest duration1h 15m
Cheapest price£15.08
Trips per day30
Most frequent servicePeter Pan Lines
Coach lines1

Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Boston to Barnstable

(Based on 32 ratings and reviews)

4.9

5.0

Meverlee

26 November 2023- Visiting family

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: Everything. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Try it.

5.0

Paulina

23 July 2023- Visiting family

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: Very convenient, clean bus . Tips: It is very good choice : Peter Pan Bus line, alvays in time, .

5.0

Kirsti

21 July 2023- Visiting friends

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: It was easy. Cons: The extra fees on top of the ticket price. Tips: It is an easy and comfortable way to travel.

5.0

Laurie

31 May 2023- Visiting friends

Peter Pan Lines

I had taken another bus to South station and the driver made us all put our own bags in the compartment I am 70 and hit my head twice. Peter Pan Driver put them in and out for us much appreciated!

5.0

Joan

11 February 2023- Visiting family

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: Very comfortable! Cons: Nothing! Tips: Tell someone to clean South Station.

Price trends for coaches from Boston to Barnstable

Average prices by travel date

£24£16£8MayJun

Monthly average prices

£20£16£12£8£4JJASONDJFMAM

Prices as travel date approaches

£20£16£12£8£43020100

What coach companies travel from Boston to Barnstable?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Boston to Barnstable. Peter Pan Lines connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Peter Pan Lines642h 27m£19.28
  • Book Peter Pan Lines from Boston to Barnstable from £15. There are 64 Peter Pan Lines schedules from Boston to Barnstable and you can expect on average to pay for a Peter Pan Lines ticket to Barnstable. In Boston, Peter Pan Lines departs to Barnstable from Logan Airport Visitor Center and 1 other station. In Barnstable, Peter Pan Lines arrives at 2155 Iyannough Rd and 3 other stations.

    An average trip on Peter Pan Lines from Boston to Barnstable takes 2 hours and 27 minutes , while the fastest available Peter Pan Lines trip will get you to Barnstable in 1 hours and 15 minutes .

    On weekends, Peter Pan Lines offers 66 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Barnstable.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, MBTA (Boston’s public transit system) has a train to Cape Cod, but it’s seasonal. The CapeFlyer only runs from Memorial Day through Labor Day, with stops at Wareham Village, Buzzard’s Bay and Hyannis. Tickets cost between $35 and $40 for a round trip. An important note: The CapeFlyer only runs Friday through Sunday, so if you want to travel during the week, consider a Peter Pan bus instead.
Yes, there is a ferry from Boston to Cape Cod. One-way ferry trips cost between $47 and $61 for one adult. A one-way ferry ticket to Provincetown from Boston is $57, but typically only has service during the summer months.
Yes, Peter Pan Lines offers direct trips from Boston Logan International Airport to Barnstable. Direct trips from the airport generally take between 2 and 3 hours.

The coach takes an average of 2 hours and 26 minutes to cover the 60 miles from Boston to Barnstable. However, the fastest coach only takes an hour and 15 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Because many passengers travel from Boston to Barnstable 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, Friday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

The first coach leaves at 08:00 and the last coach leaves at 19:00. To see the times for all coaches from Boston to Barnstable, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 64 scheduled coaches that travel from Boston to Barnstable every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 30 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

City Information

Boston

Boston is one of the oldest cities in the country, but it is kept young and fresh with the help of over 150,000 students who flock to the city’s prestigious universities every year. Beantown’s many sights and activities celebrate American history, prolific sports teams, and New England seafood. So let's spill the tea (into the harbor, if you will):

Boston's Freedom Trail is the best way to see the city on foot and visit some of the most iconic landmarks of the American Revolution: from Bunker Hill and the USS Constitution to the Old North Church and Faneuil Hall. The Freedom Trail officially begins in Boston Common, the oldest public park in the U.S. and a beautiful spot for walking, picnicking, or ice skating in the winter. Foodies will love tasting the Italian cuisine in the North End and the modern eateries of South End, while sports fans can tour Fenway Park, and art lovers can explore the expansive Museum of Fine Arts.

From Boston, travelers can easily get to the beachy summer destination of Cape Cod, or surrounding states like New Hampshire, Vermont, and Rhode Island. With four main train stations and several bus stops in the city, as well as Boston Logan Airport (which, by the way, has some excellent airport food), Boston is a central hub for travel throughout New England and beyond.

Barnstable

Hyannis, sometimes called the "Capital of the Cape," is the biggest and most vibrant of the seven sprawling villages that comprise the town of Barnstable. Barnstable, and Hyannis within it, is located in the middle of Cape Cod, one of the most iconic summer destinations in New England.

Indeed, the harbor village of Hyannis is a presidential choice for a trip since it was one of John F. Kennedy's favorite vacation spots. Although the beachfront Kennedy Compound is private property, you can visit the JFK Hyannis Museum to learn all about the Kennedys' relationship with the area.

To develop your own relationship with Cape Cod, shop and eat along the vibrant Main Street or take boatbuilding classes at the waterfront Cape Cod Maritime Museum. Windsurfers will be happy to know they can sail the winds of Kalmus Park Beach. Outside of Hyannis, the rest of Barnstable is graced with expanses of white-sand beaches, golf clubs, beautiful marshes, and marinas where boats leave for whale-watching tours.

Cape Cod's closest major airport is Logan International Airport in Boston. Traveling from Boston to Cape Cod is easy on Peter Pan buses to Hyannis. Seasonal commuter rail trains also connect to Hyannis in the summer. Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket, two islands off the Cape, are just a ferry ride away from the Hyannis waterfront.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Boston?

Main departure station: Logan Airport Visitor Center

Boston has two coach stations with service to Barnstable.

All coach stations in Boston:

  • Logan Airport Visitor Center

  • South Station

Where does the coach arrive in Barnstable?

Main arrival station: 2155 Iyannough Rd

Coaches arrive in Barnstable at 4 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with.

Coach stations in Barnstable:

  • 2155 Iyannough Rd

  • Ocean Street Market

  • Hyannis Cpe Cod Gtwy Airport

  • Cape Cod Regional Hospital

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