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There are 4 daily coaches from Harrisburg to Boston. Traveling by coach from Harrisburg to Boston usually takes around 12 hours and 40 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound coach can make the trip in 9 hours,
|Distance||335 mi (539 km)|
|Shortest duration||9h 0m|
|Most frequent service||Greyhound|
How much is a coach ticket from Harrisburg to Boston?
The average coach ticket price from Harrisburg to Boston is £47.84. That price is based on the daily average cost for all coach trips from Harrisburg to Boston in the last 30 days. Any tickets cheaper than £47.84 can be considered a great deal. You are very likely to find a coach ticket at this price or lower if you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Harrisburg to Boston by coach so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for April. That’s when the average price for a coach ticket is expected to be just £40 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Harrisburg to Boston in October, expect to spend more on your coach trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £49 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.
Prices as travel date approaches
The best way to find cheap coach tickets from Harrisburg to Boston is by booking your trip as early as possible, as most coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. That’s why you should book at least 3 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £22.83 on your coach ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
What coach companies travel from Harrisburg to Boston?
There is one coach company that operates from Harrisburg to Boston. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by coach. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled coaches per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
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Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus 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 4 bus trips from Harrisburg to Boston every day, with the average journey taking around 12 hours and 40 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Boston usually start from £38.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by coach from Harrisburg to Boston during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our coach partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, coach carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all coach passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the coach.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the coach ride?
The coach usually takes around 12 hours and 40 minutes to cover the 335 miles (539 kilometers) from Harrisburg, PA to Boston, MA. However, the fastest coach only takes 9 hours, The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the coach. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?
Saturday is usually the day when coaches are busiest, as many travelers take the coach to enjoy the weekend in Boston. 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.
When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Harrisburg?
The first coach leaves at 05:00 and the last coach leaves at 20:00. To see the times for all coaches from Harrisburg to Boston, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many coaches are there each day?
There are 4 scheduled coaches that travel from Harrisburg to Boston every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which coach you take, you will have to transfer coaches at least once during your journey.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Harrisburg to Boston; ticket prices start at £47.84.
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 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.
Where does the coach leave from in Harrisburg?
Most coaches depart from the main station in Harrisburg.
Where does the coach arrive in Boston?
The South Station Bus Terminal is Boston's primary intercity bus station, and a major hub for bus companies like Greyhound, OurBus, Concord Coach Lines, Peter Pan Bus Lines, and more. The bus station is directly adjacent to the South Station Train Terminal, making it easy to access the local MBTA public transit, commuter rail, and connections to the airport. At the bus station, you'll find an on-site parking garage, a food court, and free WiFi. Nestled between the Financial District, Chinatown, and the Seaport, South Station is within a short walk from some of Boston's top sights and it is easily accessible by any mode of transportation.
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