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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity coaches per day from Boston to Burlington. Traveling by coach from Boston to Burlington usually takes around 4 hours and 36 minutes, but the fastest Megabus coach can make the trip in 3 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance182 mi (293 km)
Shortest duration3h 45m
Cheapest price£25.39
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Coach lines2

Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Boston to Burlington

(Based on 12 ratings and reviews)

4.7

5.0

Cora

18 December 2019- Solo travel

Megabus

Pros: The bus was very timely and the trip was quick. Cons: If the backs of the seats went a bit higher, they would be more comfortable. Tips: Get there earlier if you want to have a window seat.

5.0

Elizabeth

25 November 2019- Visiting family

Megabus

Pros: Very smooth, on time, not overly-packed, quiet. Cons: Passengers need to use headphones rather than playing movies/music out loud; power outlets were not working. Tips: Bring backup phone charger if power outlets aren’t working.

5.0

Susrita

5 October 2019- Vacation

Megabus

Pros: The megabits service to Burlington is always amazing! Plus it always reaches on time. Tips: When traveling from Boston to Burlington and back, always book Megabus!

5.0

Theresa

16 July 2019- Visiting friends

Greyhound

Pros: This was my first time taking a Greyhound bus and travelling alone so I was a bit apprehensive. I told the driver that it was my first trip on a bus and that I was nervous. He was so nice and friendly and he said that he'd take good care of me. The bus left on time and arrived on time. Cons: This isn't a Greyhound issue but it would be nice to have more food/refreshment options at the South Station bus terminal in Boston.

5.0

Erin

13 July 2019- Visiting family

Greyhound

Pros: I love that someone else drove! Tips: Bring a sweater during the summer, the AC is chilly!

How much is a coach ticket from Boston to Burlington?

£32.01 is the average price of a bus ticket from Boston to Burlington. Any tickets cheaper than £32.01 can be considered a great deal. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date

£60£40£20MayJun

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Boston to Burlington is expected to range from £27 to £52. If you are looking to travel to Burlington within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from £28. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are £27 and can be found on 5 June 2024.

Monthly average prices

£60£48£36£24£12JJASONDJFMAM

The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in May. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just £31 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Boston to Burlington in August, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to £48 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

£60£48£36£24£123020100

Most coach companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your coach tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap coach tickets is to book at least 29 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save £26.11 on your coach ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What coach companies travel from Boston to Burlington?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Boston to Burlington that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 2 scheduled trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound24h 38m£41.68
Megabus13h 45m£58.72
  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide coach carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 2 bus trips from Boston to Burlington every day, with the average journey taking around 4 hours and 38 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Burlington usually start from £25.

  • Book Megabus from Boston to Burlington from £59. There are 1 Megabus schedules from Boston to Burlington and you can expect on average to pay for a Megabus ticket to Burlington. In Boston, Megabus departs to Burlington from South Station Bus Terminal and no other station. In Burlington, Megabus arrives at Downtown Transit Center - Pearl St and no other station.

    An average trip on Megabus from Boston to Burlington takes 3 hours and 45 minutes .

    On weekends, Megabus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Burlington.

Frequently Asked Questions

Megabus and Greyhound are both great companies to travel with. If you want more options when it comes to departure time, then Greyhound is the bus for you. Greyhound has more buses per day covering this route than Megabus, but the average travel time is about 5 hours 30 minutes.

Megabus has only 1 bus covering this route per day, however, the average travel time is about 4 hours — much faster than Greyhound. Megabus tickets are also, on average, about $4 cheaper than Greyhound tickets.

Yes, there is a bus that will take you from Boston to Burlington overnight. There is a direct Greyhound bus that departs Boston at 11:50 p.m., arriving into Burlington at about 4:00 a.m.
Unfortunately, there is no train from Boston to Burlington, VT. The closest you can get to Burlington on a train is Rutland, VT, via Amtrak’s Ethan Allen Express. Even then, you’ll have to take a bus an additional 2 hours. For that reason, a direct bus from Boston to Burlington is a better option.

The coach takes an average of 4 hours and 36 minutes to cover the 182 miles from Boston to Burlington. However, the fastest coach only takes 3 hours and 45 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. 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.

Saturday is usually the day when coaches are busiest, as many travelers take the coach to enjoy the weekend in Burlington. 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, 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 10:00 and the last coach leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all coaches from Boston to Burlington, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are usually only 2 coaches per day from Boston to Burlington. Both of these are direct coaches, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring coaches at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Boston, MA to Burlington, VT; ticket prices start at £80.17.

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.

Burlington

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Burlington is the most populous city in Vermont and also one of its most exciting cities to visit. Blessed with an amazing landscape and beautiful lakes, the city is a haven for people who enjoy immersing themselves in the great outdoors. In the winter, Burlington is definitely one of the country’s most amazing snow destinations. The best place to enjoy natural fauna in Burlington is at Green Mountain Audubon Center, full of diverse wildlife and rare birds. If you are interested in Burlington's historical and cultural significance, don't hesitate to check out the Shelburne Museum, which features old buildings, a vintage steamboat, and a railroad station. Fans of the famous Ben & Jerry's can also check out the local factory, the only factory in the U.S. that manufactures the delicious ice cream.

Burlington boasts a vibrant food scene with plenty of choices for everyone. For the best breakfast pancakes, check out The Skinny Pancake, which offers both sweet and savory options. Honey Road, with its eclectic Eastern Mediterranean menu, is another superb dining option.

Burlington's Downtown Transit Center is a hub for bus and train travel throughout New England and beyond. The Burlington Airport is about 3 miles from the city center for travelers coming from further afield.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Boston?

Main departure station: 748 Atlantic Avenue - Alongside South Station Bus Terminal

Boston has two coach stations with service to Burlington.

All coach stations in Boston:

  • 748 Atlantic Avenue - Alongside South Station Bus Terminal

  • South Station Bus Terminal

Where does the coach arrive in Burlington?

Main arrival station: Downtown Transit Center - Cherry St

These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Burlington.

Coach stations in Burlington:

  • Downtown Transit Center - Cherry St

  • Downtown Transit Center - Pearl St

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