Buses from Hyannis, Cape Cod to Boston

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Barnstable - Boston Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 63 intercity buses per day from Barnstable to Boston. Traveling by bus from Barnstable to Boston usually takes around one hour and 54 minutes, but the fastest Peter Pan Lines bus can make the trip in just one hour and 15 minutes.

Distance60 mi (96 km)
Shortest duration1h 15m
Cheapest price$19.00
Trips per day32
Most frequent servicePeter Pan Lines
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Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Barnstable to Boston

(Based on 34 ratings and reviews)




October 19, 2023- Visiting friends

Peter Pan Lines

The driver Dave was very pleasant



October 3, 2023- Vacation

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: It was very relaxing. The driver was terrific - he put everyone at ease. Cons: The information desk. I was actually sent to the wrong gate. A senior discount could be provided. Other companies provide this. Tips: Arrive on time because the bus leaves on time!



September 12, 2023- Visiting friends

Peter Pan Lines

Driver picked up our bags and stored for us.



September 4, 2023- Couples trip

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: Our bus station was not the one in which we took the bus, as it was so far away from our hotel and we didn't have another choice on the website; so, I commented this issue to the bus staff and they solved our problem so quickly. They've let us pick up the bus in that station and were so kind. Totally recommended! 👍🤓. Cons: I think maybe it would be helpful for the travelers to have some code for their own luggages that go into the bus store, because you are not seeing your luggage during the trip, and that may causes losses.



August 17, 2023- Visiting family

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: -. Cons: -. Tips: Plan for breakdowns / delays in the Zipper lane.

How much is a bus ticket from Barnstable to Boston?

Bus tickets for a trip from Barnstable to Boston cost $23.86 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


If you're planning to travel by bus from Barnstable to Boston in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $24 to $24. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on July 8, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Boston this week, bus tickets are available starting at $24.

Monthly average prices

Traveling from Barnstable to Boston by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for this route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around $24 whenever you decide to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches


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 17 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $0.50 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from Barnstable to Boston?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Barnstable to Boston. Peter Pan Lines connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Peter Pan Lines631h 55m$24.29
  • Book Peter Pan Lines from Barnstable to Boston from $19. There are 63 trips per day offered by Peter Pan Lines from Barnstable to Boston and you can expect on average to pay for a Peter Pan Lines ticket to Boston. In Barnstable, Peter Pan Lines departs to Boston from Ocean Street Market and 3 other stations. In Boston, Peter Pan Lines arrives at Logan Airport Visitor Center and one other station.

    An average trip on Peter Pan Lines from Barnstable to Boston takes 1 hours and 55 minutes , while the fastest available Peter Pan Lines trip will get you to Boston in 1 hours and 15 minutes .

    On weekends, Peter Pan Lines offers 66 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Boston.

Frequently Asked Questions

Unfortunately, there is not a train station in Barnstable, Massachusetts. However, on weekends from Memorial Day to Labor Day, the MBTA (Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority) offers a train called the CapeFlyer from Boston’s South Station to nearby villages such as Hyannis. One-way fares cost between $20 and $22. For more direct service that runs year-round, you’re better off just taking the bus.
The only bus from Barnstable to Boston is offered by Peter Pan Bus Lines. On average, there are 37 Peter Pan buses that cover this route every day, with an average travel time of 1 hour and 35 minutes. Tickets typically cost about $21, with the last bus of the day departing at 3:00 p.m.
The best way to travel from Barnstable to Boston is by bus. Train service is seasonal and indirect, meaning you would have to take public transit from a nearby town like Hyannis to get to Barnstable. Bus tickets are cheaper, are more direct, and have many more options.

The bus takes an average of one hour and 54 minutes to cover the 60 miles from Barnstable to Boston. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 15 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.

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Boston. 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 5:00am and the last bus leaves at 3:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Barnstable to Boston, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 63 scheduled buses that travel from Barnstable to Boston every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 32 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City Information


Hyannis, sometimes called the "Capital of the Cape," is the biggest and most vibrant of the seven sprawling villages that comprise the town of Barnstable. Barnstable, and Hyannis within it, is located in the middle of Cape Cod, one of the most iconic summer destinations in New England.

Indeed, the harbor village of Hyannis is a presidential choice for a trip since it was one of John F. Kennedy's favorite vacation spots. Although the beachfront Kennedy Compound is private property, you can visit the JFK Hyannis Museum to learn all about the Kennedys' relationship with the area.

To develop your own relationship with Cape Cod, shop and eat along the vibrant Main Street or take boatbuilding classes at the waterfront Cape Cod Maritime Museum. Windsurfers will be happy to know they can sail the winds of Kalmus Park Beach. Outside of Hyannis, the rest of Barnstable is graced with expanses of white-sand beaches, golf clubs, beautiful marshes, and marinas where boats leave for whale-watching tours.

Cape Cod's closest major airport is Logan International Airport in Boston. Traveling from Boston to Cape Cod is easy on Peter Pan buses to Hyannis. Seasonal commuter rail trains also connect to Hyannis in the summer. Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket, two islands off the Cape, are just a ferry ride away from the Hyannis waterfront.


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 tasting 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 Barnstable?

Main departure station: Ocean Street Market

Buses to Boston leave from 4 stations in Barnstable.

All bus stations in Barnstable:

  • Ocean Street Market

  • 2155 Iyannough Rd

  • Hyannis Cpe Cod Gtwy Airport

  • Cape Cod Regional Hospital

Where does the bus arrive in Boston?

Main arrival station: Logan Airport Visitor Center

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Boston.

All bus stations in Boston:

  • Logan Airport Visitor Center

  • South Station

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