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Journey Information

There are 34 intercity buses per day from Hartford to Baltimore. Traveling by bus from Hartford to Baltimore usually takes around 8 hours and 24 minutes, but the fastest Peter Pan Lines bus can make the trip in 6 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance268 mi (431 km)
Shortest duration6h 10m
Cheapest price$37.98
Trips per day1
Most frequent servicePeter Pan Lines
Bus lines3

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Hartford to Baltimore

(Based on 8 ratings and reviews)

4.6

4.0

Michael

March 3, 2024- Visiting family

Greyhound

Pros: I arrived Baltimore on time as scheduled. Cons: It wasn't a smooth ride. Bus is either too old or needs some work especially with the rear suspension/shocks.

5.0

Danika

November 25, 2023- Visiting family

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: Good and experience drivers. Cons: All is well. Tips: None.

5.0

Ugochukwu

March 16, 2023- Visiting family

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: The timeliness. I arrived on time with no delays or issues. Cons: Nothing i could point out. Tips: Come on time.

5.0

Dinsefo

July 20, 2019- Visiting family

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: It was a nice trip. Cons: It is nice for me.

How much is a bus ticket from Hartford to Baltimore?

Bus tickets for a trip from Hartford to Baltimore cost $55.91 on average. Tickets cheaper than $55.91 are an excellent bargain. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date

$75$50$25JunJun

If you're planning to travel by bus from Hartford to Baltimore in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $50 to $70. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on June 12, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Baltimore this week, bus tickets are available starting at $50.

Monthly avg. prices

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If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Hartford to Baltimore, mark your calendar for May. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $51. However, taking the bus from Hartford to Baltimore during November is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $77. The best way to find deals on a trip in November is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

Prices as travel date approaches

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To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Book your ticket at least 27 days in advance to save up to $20.81.

What bus companies travel from Hartford to Baltimore?

There are 3 bus lines from Hartford to Baltimore available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 23 daily trips, Peter Pan Lines usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US39h 6m$74.18
Greyhound108h 33m$72.19
Peter Pan Lines238h 10m$61.37
  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 3 trips per day from Hartford to Baltimore, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • 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 10 bus trips from Hartford to Baltimore every day, with the average journey taking around 8 hours and 33 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Baltimore usually start from $38.

  • Book Peter Pan Lines from Hartford to Baltimore from $53. There are 23 trips per day offered by Peter Pan Lines from Hartford to Baltimore and you can expect on average to pay for a Peter Pan Lines ticket to Baltimore. In Hartford, Peter Pan Lines departs to Baltimore from Union Station - 1 Union Pl and 7 other stations. In Baltimore, Peter Pan Lines arrives at Baltimore .

    An average trip on Peter Pan Lines from Hartford to Baltimore takes 8 hours and 10 minutes , while the fastest available Peter Pan Lines trip will get you to Baltimore in 6 hours and 10 minutes .

    On weekends, Peter Pan Lines offers 25 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Baltimore.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 8 hours and 24 minutes to cover the 268 miles from Hartford to Baltimore. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 10 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road 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.

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Baltimore. 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, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Hartford to Baltimore, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 34 scheduled buses that travel from Hartford to Baltimore every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Hartford to Baltimore; ticket prices start at $44.00.

City Information

Hartford

Hartford is the capital of Connecticut, and a New England destination with literary attractions, charming parks, and engaging activities for families.

The homes of Mark Twain and Harriet Beecher Stowe, both in Hartford, have been turned into museums to learn more about these authors and their lives. If you prefer Edward Cullen to Tom Sawyer, you may appreciate that a more contemporary literary giant, Stephenie Meyer, was born in Hartford too.

The Elizabeth Park Conservancy is a spread of formal gardens and grounds where you can walk, picnic, and catch outdoor concerts or tours. Kids will love the antique carousel in Bushnell Park, as well as the hands-on exhibits at the Connecticut Science Center. For those who prefer to wander through cute downtowns, West Hartford offers some of the best shopping in the area.

With a large nearby airport, and many intercity bus and train services providing access to hubs like Boston and New York, getting to Hartford is about as easy as a walk in Bushnell Park.

Baltimore

Baltimore is a seaport in Maryland best known for its crab cakes and baseball legend, Babe Ruth. As there is plenty to see in Charm City, you'll be singing "Good Morning, Baltimore'' as soon as you experience all of the sights and activities this quirky town has to offer.

Some of Baltimore's most impressive attractions are centered in and around Inner Harbor. This scenic waterfront is filled with historic ships, dating as far back as the Civil War in the case of the USS Constellation. Alongside shops and restaurants, Inner Harbor also hosts the National Aquarium, the Maryland Science Center, and several entertainment venues where you can catch live music. Enjoy a bird's-eye view of the harbor from atop Federal Hill Park, or if you prefer the view that inspired "The Star Spangled Banner," head out to Fort McHenry, known for its role in the War of 1812.

Baltimore is one of the stops on Wanderu's recommended East Coast wine tour, but don't worry about racking up a hefty tab; luckily, Baltimore is also one of the cheapest drinking cities in the U.S., with the cheapest bottle of beer going for just $1.42. Enjoy your wine or beer along the Avenue in Hampden, a neighborhood known for its hipster bars, restaurants, and boutiques.

Ready to plan your Baltimore adventure? Numerous bus and train options make Baltimore affordably accessible by ground transportation, and Baltimore-Washington International Airport not only offers hundreds of daily flights, it also is one of the best airports for food in the U.S.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Hartford?

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Main departure station: Union Station - 1 Union Pl

Union Station is a historic bus and train station located in the downtown area of Hartford, CT. Built in 1889, the station serves as the main stop in Hartford for all four Amtrak train lines that pass through the city, including the Northeast Regional, the Vermonter and the Valley Flyer, as well as the Hartford Line commuter train. Union Station is also used by bus carriers Greyhound and Peter Pan Bus Lines as their main bus stop in Downtown Hartford. The station is easily accessible from all parts of the city and its surrounding areas through a variety of local and express transit bus lines. At Hartford’s Union Station, you will find some fast food options and vending machines, as well as restrooms and a waiting area.

All bus stations in Hartford:

  • Union Station - 1 Union Pl

  • Central Row at Old State House

  • 419 Asylum Street (Across Union Sta)

  • Pearl and Ann St.

  • Pearl and Trumbull St

  • Asylum St. At Bushnell Park

  • Market and Talcott St

  • Pearl and Lewis St

Where does the bus arrive in Baltimore?

Main arrival station: Baltimore

Buses arrive in Baltimore at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Baltimore:

  • Baltimore

  • Bus Terminal - 2110 Haines St

  • 400 Ponca St.

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