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Boston-New Haven Bus Schedule
Boston to New Haven bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||3h 20m|
|Trips per day||2|
Boston to New Haven Route Map
Frequently Asked Questions
Does Greyhound travel to New Haven from Boston?
Is New Haven a good day-trip from Boston?
A day-trip from Boston to New Haven is very doable, especially if you take BoltBus, with an average travel time of just 2 hours and 15 minutes.
However, BoltBus only offers 3 trips per day for this route, so make sure you book far enough ahead to snag a seat. The earliest bus for New Haven departs Boston at 2:00 a.m., and the latest bus from New Haven back to Boston leaves at 4:00 p.m. BoltBus tickets for this route average about $15.
Is there a train that goes from Boston to New Haven?
Yes, there are 2 Amtrak train lines that travel between Boston and New Haven. Together, they provide 33 direct routes. The earliest train departs at 4:00 a.m. EDT, with the latest train leaving at 9:00pm EDT.
Amtrak Northeast Regional offers the most daily routes with 18 trips, at a duration of 2 hours and 32 minutes. Tickets start at $47, and on average cost about $60.
Amtrak Acela offers 15 daily routes, at a duration of approximately 2 hours and 4 minutes. Tickets start at $117, and on average cost about $131.
Is it safe to travel by bus from Boston to New Haven right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a bus ticket from Boston to New Haven?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $20.69 was the low point for bus fares from Boston to New Haven. Buses from New Haven to Boston are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $20.69 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 4 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $12.27 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 3 hours and 25 minutes to cover the 121 miles (194 kilometers) from Boston, MA to New Haven, CT. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 20 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?
Because many passengers travel from Boston to New Haven at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, 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.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Boston?
The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 1:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Boston to New Haven, 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 Boston to New Haven. 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 Boston to New Haven; ticket prices start at $25.00.
What bus companies travel from Boston to New Haven?
There is one bus company that operates from Boston to New Haven. 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.
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Where does the bus leave from in Boston?
Most buses depart from the main station in Boston, Massachusetts:
- South Station Bus Terminal
Where does the bus arrive in New Haven?
All buses from Boston arrive at one main station in New Haven, Connecticut:
- Union Station
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