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Buses from Acton to Boston

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Acton to Boston. Traveling by bus from Acton to Boston usually takes around one hour and 10 minutes, but the fastest Yankee Line bus can make the trip in just one hour and 5 minutes.

Distance21 mi (34 km)
Shortest duration1h 5m
Cheapest price€11.43
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceYankee Line
Bus lines1

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What bus companies travel from Acton to Boston?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Acton to Boston. Yankee Line is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Yankee Line21h 10m€11.43
  • Yankee Line

    Yankee Line

    Founded in 1980, Yankee Line is one of the premier bus carriers in the Northeast Corridor of the United States. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Yankee Line offers affordable bus trips and chartered motorcoach services across much of New England. Yankee Line is well-known for its commitment to passenger safety, as well as its emphasis on green transport options. Every single one of the carrier's buses is equipped with all the essentials for coach travel, including lavatories, power outlets, complimentary WiFi, and disabled access.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Acton to Boston during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus 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, bus 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 bus 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 bus.

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 bus ride?

The bus takes an average of one hour and 10 minutes to cover the 34 kilometers from Acton to Boston. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 5 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short bus trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

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

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Acton to Boston for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, 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 bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Acton?

The first bus leaves at 06:00 and the last bus leaves at 06:00. To see the times for all buses from Acton to Boston, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Boston are there per day?

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

City Information


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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Acton?

Departure stations

Most buses depart from the main station in Acton.

All bus stations in Acton:

  • Rt. 119 & 2A - 75 Great Rd

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