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Hartford, CT to Boston bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$8.00
Shortest Duration1h 50m
Trips per day15
bus carriers2
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Overall score for Hartford to Boston
4.5
Based on 30 reviews

Based on 24 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 62 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.2
Staff
4.0
Value
3.8
Condition
4.0
Linnette
5.0
January 5, 2020Visiting friends
Pros
The ride was very smooth
Bruce
5.0
November 24, 2019Solo travel
Pros
The drop-off location
Cons
Cleaner bus was trash everywhere
Tips
Be sure to arrive early
Teodor
4.0
September 17, 2019Solo travel
Pros
Boston
Paula
5.0
September 1, 2019Solo travel
Cons
Driver was not nice
Hamilton
5.0
August 31, 2019Solo travel
Pros
The bus got in a bit early to Boston.
Cons
N/A
Tips
N/A

Based on 6 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Peter Pan Lines report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 83 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
4.7
Value
3.8
Condition
4.7
Elijah
4.0
September 27, 2019Solo travel
Cons
Timing
Madison
5.0
September 20, 2019Visiting family
Pros
So timely! We got in early.
Chris
4.0
May 27, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Easy, on time, and affordable. Definitely the way to travel in the NE.
Cons
Driver was all business, not very friendly. A nice guy, solid job - but not "customer centric" in terms of a personality.
Tips
All good.

How long is the bus ride from Hartford to Boston?

By bus, the average drive time between Hartford and Boston is between 2 and 2.5 hours. If the bus is direct and traffic conditions are light, the bus can make it to Boston is as fast as 1 hour and 50 minutes. Hartford and Boston are about 101 miles (162.5 kilometers) apart.

Is it better to travel by bus or train from Hartford to Boston?

It is both cheaper and faster to travel from Boston to Hartford by bus. Train tickets to Boston average about $70, and the trip takes around 5 hours on average because you have to transfer trains in New Haven.

Traveling by bus, you can expect the ride to be much faster — 2.5 hours or less and tickets average around $10.

Are there any tolls between Boston and Hartford?

There are a number of tolls between Hartford and Boston if you travel I-90 N. Expect to pay between $3.40 and $4.40 if you have an E-ZPass, or even more if you end up having to pay online or by mail. I-84 N does not have any tolls, but will take you an additional 49 minutes versus taking I-90.

If you’d rather not worry about tolls at all, we recommend traveling by bus.

How much does a bus ticket from Hartford, CT to Boston cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Hartford to Boston were $11.71.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Hartford to Boston is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 16 days out, tickets are on average $7.66 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Hartford, CT to Boston?

The distance between Hartford and Boston is approximately 93.09 miles, or 149.78 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 2 hours and 7 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour and 50 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Hartford to Boston?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Hartford, CT to Boston by bus is usually on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Thursday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Hartford to Boston?

On average there are 15 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Hartford, CT to Boston, with an average of 9 trips per day and 193 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Hartford to Boston. Of the 15 trips there are 14 trips that are direct connections to Boston.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Hartford, CT to Boston start at $54.00.

2 carriers offer Hartford, CT to Boston bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Hartford to Boston from $8.00. There are 9 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Hartford to Boston and you can expect on average to pay $13.35 for a Greyhound ticket to Boston. In Hartford, Greyhound departs to Boston from Union Station - 1 Union Pl, In Boston, Greyhound arrives at South Station Bus Terminal,

An average trip on Greyhound from Hartford to Boston takes 1 hours and 58 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Boston in 1 hours and 50 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 11 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $15.81 for a weekend trip to Boston.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 58m
Avg. Price
$13.35

Peter Pan Lines

Book Peter Pan Lines from Hartford to Boston from $9.00. There are 6 trips per day offered by Peter Pan Lines from Hartford to Boston and you can expect on average to pay $16.75 for a Peter Pan Lines ticket to Boston. In Hartford, Peter Pan Lines departs to Boston from Union Station - 1 Union Pl, In Boston, Peter Pan Lines arrives at South Station Bus Terminal and one other station.

An average trip on Peter Pan Lines from Hartford to Boston takes 2 hours and 23 minutes, while the fastest available Peter Pan Lines trip will get you to Boston in 1 hours and 50 minutes,

On weekends, Peter Pan Lines offers 7 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $17.23 for a weekend trip to Boston.

Restroom
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 23m
Avg. Price
$16.75
Buses to Boston depart from one main station in Hartford:
  • Union Station - 1 Union Pl
Buses arrive in Boston at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Boston for trips arriving from Hartford:
  • South Station Bus Terminal
  • Logan Intl Airport