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New Haven - Worcester Bus Schedule

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Other ways to get from New Haven to Worcester

There are usually 5 daily train trips available from New Haven to Worcester.

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Train
Avg. Price
Avg. Price
$36.61
Avg. Price
$62.01
Daily Trips
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Duration
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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from New Haven to Worcester. Traveling by bus from New Haven to Worcester usually takes around 2 hours and 51 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 2 hours,

Distance88 mi (141 km)
Shortest duration2h 0m
Cheapest price$24.49
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from New Haven to Worcester?

Bus tickets for a trip from New Haven to Worcester cost $31.93 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. 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

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If you're planning to travel by bus from New Haven to Worcester in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $29 to $39. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on July 16, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Worcester this week, bus tickets are available starting at $29.

Monthly avg. prices

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Taking the bus from New Haven to Worcester is usually cheapest in August, when the average ticket price is only $31. If you're planning to take the bus from New Haven to Worcester during November, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $44. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices closer to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. To find the cheapest bus tickets, book your trip at least 18 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $19.48 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from New Haven to Worcester?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from New Haven to Worcester that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 3 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound32h 36m$35.76
Peter Pan Lines35h 41m$68.60
  • 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 3 bus trips from New Haven to Worcester every day, with the average journey taking around 2 hours and 36 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Worcester usually start from $24.

  • Book Peter Pan Lines from New Haven to Worcester from $46. There are 3 trips per day offered by Peter Pan Lines from New Haven to Worcester and you can expect on average to pay for a Peter Pan Lines ticket to Worcester. In New Haven, Peter Pan Lines departs to Worcester from New Hvn Bus Station . In Worcester, Peter Pan Lines arrives at Union Station .

    An average trip on Peter Pan Lines from New Haven to Worcester takes 5 hours and 41 minutes , while the fastest available Peter Pan Lines trip will get you to Worcester in 2 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, Peter Pan Lines offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Worcester.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 51 minutes to cover the 88 miles from New Haven to Worcester. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. 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.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Worcester at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, 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.

The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 6:00pm. To see the times for all buses from New Haven to Worcester, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from New Haven to Worcester every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from New Haven to Worcester; ticket prices start at $30.00.

City Information

New Haven

Sitting on the mouth of the Quinnipiac River of Connecticut, New Haven has been the home of the esteemed Yale University for more than 300 years. The quaint college town, with its cultural significance, has long been a highly-rated destination for culturally-inclined travelers. The first thing to do in New Haven is to visit the Yale campus, which was designed by famous architects such as Eero Saarinen and Frank O. Gehry. Don’t forget to check out the university’s visitor center as well, which houses impressive historical displays. Other interesting destinations on the premises are the Yale University Art Gallery and the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History. If you wish to take a break from the urban environment and go hunting for some amazing nature shots, East Rock Park will be a premier choice. Inside the park is the Pardee Rose Garden, which features more than 50 varieties of roses blooming in June and July.

New Haven is a popular destination for foodies, and its greatest offering is pizza. New Haven’s special pizza, also known as “apizza,” is a must-try when you are in town, and the best place to try this delicacy is at Pepe’s, its birthplace. Another establishment to check out is Louis’ Lunch, which has been serving delightful fast food since 1895.

The central hub of transportation in the city is Union Station, where travelers can catch Amtrak trains or buses by Greyhound and Flixbus for intercity transits. Air services are handled by the Tweed New Haven Regional Airport, located 3 miles east of the business district.

Worcester

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We dare you to pronounce it right on the first try. Named after Worcester in England, Worcester is the second-most populous city in Massachusetts. The city boasts an extensive history, particularly because of its industrial and weaponry prowess during World War II; take your dad (or your dad friend) to the Worcester Historical Museum to learn more.

For those more interested in science and nature, visit the popular EcoTarium, which includes hands-on exhibits and an outdoor campus featuring forest and meadow trails. Then, to apply your newfound natural knowledge, take a relaxing stroll through Green Hill Park to try to identify the lake's wildlife. In the evening, visit The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts to catch anything from a burlesque show, Broadway performance, or even a silent film.

Worcester's location at the heart of the state makes it easy to travel to this bustling city. Worcester has its own regional airport, or head to Boston's Logan Airport for a wider variety of flights. Amtrak trains provide daily services from Boston, and bus service is available on Greyhound, Jefferson Lines, OurBus, and Peter Pan.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in New Haven?

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Main departure station: New Hvn Bus Station

Most buses depart from the main station in New Haven.

All bus stations in New Haven:

  • New Hvn Bus Station

Where does the bus arrive in Worcester?

Main arrival station: Union Station

All buses from New Haven arrive at one main station in Worcester.

All bus stations in Worcester:

  • Union Station

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