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Journey Information

Boston to Springfield, MA coach - cost & duration

Cheapest priceUS$0.99
Shortest Duration1h 45m
Trips per day4
Coach lines2
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Price trends for coaches from Boston to Springfield

Average prices by travel date

US$30US$20US$10JunJun

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

US$25US$20US$15US$10US$53020100

coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Boston to Springfield
4.6
Based on 26 reviews

Based on 9 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 57 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.1
Staff
4.3
Value
3.8
Condition
4.4
Jennifer
4.0
29 February 2020Visiting family
Pros
the environment on the bus is very nice, good temperature and spacious seats
Cons
better internet connection, it works but very slow
Marlene
5.0
10 December 2019Visiting family
Pros
Easy, convenient, inexpensive and enjoyable.
Tips
Plan ahead and purchase your ticket.
Danielle
5.0
25 October 2019Couples trip
Pros
Departed pretty much on time. Arrived within a reasonable time
Cons
I didn’t know that the Wanderu confirmation code wouldn’t work on the Greyhound website. More clarity on that would have been helpful. It caused a bit of an alarm because I thought my tickets weren’t valid
Kamil
5.0
1 August 2019
Pros
Rasheed Black is a wonderful staff you have please keep him he's smart and was able to answer all customers questions helpful and attended to all customers politely.
Bernadine
3.0
6 May 2019Solo travel
Pros
Left Boston terminal on time and arrived in Springfield terminal on time, in spite of the start of rush hour.
Cons
Bus condition. Clean but interior looks rough and outdated.

Based on 17 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
3.9
Value
3.8
Condition
4.4
Mindy
5.0
27 January 2020Visiting friends
Pros
Fast, inexpensive, got me there
Cons
WiFi didn't work till Worcester, though I was probably the only one on the bus who cared....
Kristen
5.0
18 January 2020Solo travel
Pros
Easy .. left right on time .. got there on time and safe even in the snow
Kim
5.0
28 September 2019Solo travel
Pros
Driver was very polite and road serious.
Patricia
5.0
12 September 2019Visiting family
Pros
I had spoken with a Pater Pan employee to ask a question about departure and he turned out to be a driver of an earlier bus and offered me an earlier departure.
Cons
Everything was great
Nicole
4.0
25 August 2019Solo travel
Pros
Arrived early

Frequently Asked Questions

What buses go from Boston to Springfield?

Greyhound and Peter Pan Bus Lines both offer routes from Boston to Springfield, Massachusetts. Peter Pan offers the most options with 10 per day, and you can expect to pay about $21 for a ticket. The average travel time on Peter Pan is approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes. Greyhound offers 4 routes per day, but has cheaper tickets than Peter Pan, averaging just $10. The average travel time on Greyhound is 2 hours and 17 minutes.

Is there a train from Boston to Springfield?

There are two direct trains per day between Boston and Springfield on the Amtrak Lakeshore Limited. Tickets average $22, and the average travel time is 2 hours and 24 minutes. There are also a number of indirect trains that operate daily, if you are willing to endure transfers. Tickets tend to be more expensive, however, and the travel time takes an additional 2 hours.

Is Boston to Springfield a good day-trip?

A day trip from Boston to Springfield is definitely doable. Considering the first bus of the day leaves Boston at 6:00 a.m., and the ride takes just 2 hours and 15 minutes, you could get in a relatively complete day of activities in Springfield before heading home. The last bus back to Boston doesn’t leave until 9:00 p.m., so theoretically you could get in a full 12 hours in Springfield.

How much is a coach ticket from Boston to Springfield?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, US$7.22 was the low point for coach fares from Boston to Springfield. Coaches from Springfield to Boston are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than US$7.22 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 17 days in advance. By doing so, you could save US$9.81 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 2 hours and 19 minutes to cover the 80 miles (129 kilometers) from Boston to Springfield. However, the fastest coach only takes 1 hour 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?

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when coaches are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, 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.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Boston?

The first coach leaves at 07:00 and the last coach leaves at 17:00. To see the times for all coaches from Boston to Springfield, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled coaches that travel from Boston to Springfield every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 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 Springfield, MA; ticket prices start at US$9.00.

What coach companies travel from Boston to Springfield?

There are a couple of coach lines that have daily service from Boston to Springfield. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 2 coach trips per day.
CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound22h 23mUS$12.31
Peter Pan Lines42h 15mUS$8.45

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
  • Copley Square
  • Park Square

Where does the coach arrive in Springfield?

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

  • Union Station Transportation Center

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