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Journey Information

New Haven to Boston bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$13.00
Shortest duration3h 10m
Trips per day2
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is New Haven from Boston?

New Haven is approximately 138 miles (222 kilometers) from Boston. The average travel time on BoltBus is 2 hours and 15 minutes, while the average time on Greyhound is 4 hours and 27 minutes.

Is it cheaper to travel by bus or by train from New Haven to Boston?

Traveling by bus is cheaper than traveling by train from New Haven to Boston. By bus, tickets cost an average of $13. By train, tickets cost an average of $85. That means traveling by bus will, on average, save you more than $70.

Does Megabus travel from New Haven to Boston?

Unfortunately, Megabus does not have a route from New Haven to Boston. The closest city Megabus travels to near New Haven is Ridgewood, NJ. However, Greyhound and BoltBus each offer 3 daily trips from New Haven to Boston, making them a suitable alternative.

Is it safe to travel by bus from New Haven 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 much is a bus ticket from New Haven to Boston?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $17.28 was the low point for bus fares from New Haven to Boston. Buses from Boston to New Haven are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $17.28 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 25 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $12.53 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 3 hours and 58 minutes to cover the 121 miles (194 kilometers) from New Haven, CT to Boston, MA. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 10 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

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

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from New Haven 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 New Haven?

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00am. To see the times for all buses from New Haven to Boston, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from New Haven to Boston. One bus is a direct connection, meaning that you can stay on the same vehicle for the entire trip, without having to transfer onto a connecting bus at any point.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from New Haven to Boston; ticket prices start at $25.00.

What bus companies travel from New Haven to Boston?

There is one bus company that operates from New Haven to Boston. Greyhound is the one bus line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound23h 58m$19.39

Book Greyhound from New Haven to Boston from $13. There are 2 trips per day offered by Greyhound from New Haven to Boston and you can expect on average to pay $19 for a Greyhound ticket to Boston. In New Haven, Greyhound departs to Boston from Union Station, In Boston, Greyhound arrives at South Station Bus Terminal, An average trip on Greyhound from New Haven to Boston takes 3 hours and 58 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Boston in 3 hours and 10 minutes, On weekends, Greyhound offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $21 for a weekend trip to Boston.

Price trends for buses from New Haven to Boston

Average prices by travel date

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Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from New Haven, CT to Boston, MA

(Based on 34 ratings and reviews)

4.4

4.0

Orapin

March 4, 2020 - Visiting family

BoltBus

It is a good trip I like to go with bolt busIt is a good trip I like to go with bolt bus

5.0

Zeqiong

February 22, 2020 - Visiting friends

BoltBus

The bus didn't arrive on time (the trip from New Haven to Boston). This is a bit annoying since I almost missed lunch with friends. The bus didn't arrive on time (the trip from New Haven to Boston). This is a bit annoying since I almost missed lunch with friends.

5.0

Gabriela

January 18, 2020 - Visiting friends

BoltBus

The heather of the bus to Boston was broken and everyone felt very coldThe heather of the bus to Boston was broken and everyone felt very cold

5.0

Caroline

January 12, 2020 - Visiting family

BoltBus

I was surprised at how clean the bus was and how efficiently it ran. It was on time and was a great experience.I was surprised at how clean the bus was and how efficiently it ran. It was on time and was a great experience.

5.0

Cassidy

December 27, 2019 - Vacation

BoltBus

Pros: on time, efficient, great value. Train would have been double the cost. Cons: bus was about 15 mins late both ways. Pros: on time, efficient, great value. Train would have been double the cost. Cons: bus was about 15 mins late both ways.

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