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Boston to Hartford, CT bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$8.00
Shortest Duration1h 49m
Trips per day23
bus carriers2
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Overall score for Boston to Hartford
4.4
Based on 39 reviews

Based on 25 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 47 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.4
Staff
4.4
Value
3.7
Condition
4.4
Ellie
4.0
October 11, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
The driver was really friendly!
Cons
We were an hour+ delayed—getting there past 5 vs before 4 wasn’t the issue, it was that the bus was listed as arriving before 4. Basically I’d expect traveling from Boston to Hartford on a Friday afternoon to take closer to 3 hours because of traffic so I think the dest...More
Tips
Make sure you leave an hour or two of extra time for arrival.
Ranjan
5.0
October 9, 2019Solo travel
Pros
Professional driver and clean and comfortable journey
Cons
Keep up the goof work
Kamini
5.0
September 28, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
bus was on time and even early for both trips. very pleased.
Cons
N/A
Tips
N/A
Shasha
4.0
September 27, 2019Visiting family
Pros
The driver was safe on the road and kind to all passengers
Cons
The driver was honking the entire ride even though there were no cars in front of our bus which was very annoying
David
5.0
September 13, 2019Solo travel
Pros
Relaxing trip
Tips
Leave time to make sure you don't miss the bus

Based on 14 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Peter Pan Lines report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 64 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.9
Staff
4.2
Value
3.7
Condition
4.7
Marlisa
5.0
February 22, 2020Visiting family
Pros
Awesome
Cons
Everything was good
Tips
The best service ti B me
Chelsea
5.0
November 27, 2019Visiting family
Pros
The driver was hilarious and friendly
John
5.0
November 9, 2019Visiting family
Pros
The ease of the ride and the driver
Cons
I have no issues to report
Tips
Last minute tickets needed? Wanderu all the way! Especially for the best deals for tickets and bookings needed the day of.
Arlene
5.0
August 21, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Didn't have to deal with traffic
George
5.0
August 16, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Always good customer service
Cons
More times added to schedule
Tips
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Is there a direct bus from Boston to Hartford?

There are 2 bus carriers that together provide 13 daily direct routes between Boston and Hartford: Greyhound and Peter Pan. An average Greyhound ticket for this route costs about $14.50, while the average Peter Pan ticket costs about $32.50. Traveling direct, a bus can make it from Boston to Hartford in as fast as 1 hour and 49 minutes, depending on traffic and weather conditions.

Is there a train that goes from Boston to Hartford?

The Amtrak Northwest Regional travels part of the way between Boston and Hartford. However, the train is not direct — you will have to transfer in New Haven, CT. That means the fastest you can get to Hartford from Boston via train is 3 hours and 2 minutes, which makes the bus a much faster and cheaper option. (Train tickets for this route average about $67.)

What is the earliest bus from Boston to Hartford?

The earliest bus to Hartford from Boston departs Beantown at about 6:00 a.m. EDT. There are 18 daily scheduled trips throughout the day, and the latest bus departs Boston around 10:00 p.m. EDT. Saturday is the busiest day of the week for this route, while Thursdays are the least busy.

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

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Boston to Hartford were $13.64.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Boston to Hartford is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 18 days out, tickets are on average $6.25 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The distance between Boston and Hartford 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 26 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour and 49 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 Boston to Hartford?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Boston to Hartford, CT by bus is usually on Saturday. 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. Sunday 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 Boston to Hartford?

On average there are 23 scheduled bus trips per day. Peter Pan Lines has the most regularly scheduled departures from Boston to Hartford, CT, with an average of 12 trips per day and 247 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Boston to Hartford. Of the 23 trips there are 15 trips that are direct connections to Hartford.

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

2 carriers offer Boston to Hartford, CT bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Boston to Hartford from $8.00. There are 11 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Boston to Hartford and you can expect on average to pay $13.03 for a Greyhound ticket to Hartford. In Boston, Greyhound departs to Hartford from South Station Bus Terminal, In Hartford, Greyhound arrives at Union Station - 1 Union Pl,

An average trip on Greyhound from Boston to Hartford takes 2 hours and 15 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Hartford in 1 hours and 49 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 12 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $15.23 for a weekend trip to Hartford.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 15m
Avg. Price
$13.03

Peter Pan Lines

Book Peter Pan Lines from Boston to Hartford from $9.00. There are 12 trips per day offered by Peter Pan Lines from Boston to Hartford and you can expect on average to pay $23.09 for a Peter Pan Lines ticket to Hartford. In Boston, Peter Pan Lines departs to Hartford from South Station Bus Terminal and 4 other stations. In Hartford, Peter Pan Lines arrives at Union Station - 1 Union Pl,

An average trip on Peter Pan Lines from Boston to Hartford takes 2 hours and 40 minutes, while the fastest available Peter Pan Lines trip will get you to Hartford in 1 hours and 49 minutes,

On weekends, Peter Pan Lines offers 10 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $20.70 for a weekend trip to Hartford.

Restroom
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 40m
Avg. Price
$23.09
There are 5 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Hartford will depart from these stations in Boston:
  • South Station Bus Terminal
  • Logan Intl Airport
  • Copley Square
  • Park Square
  • Massachusetts State House
Buses from Boston arrive in Hartford at one main station:
  • Union Station - 1 Union Pl

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