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Boston to Springfield, MA bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$5.00
Shortest Duration1h 45m
Trips per day15
bus carriers2
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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Boston to Springfield
4.6
Based on 25 reviews

Based on 8 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
4.3
Value
3.8
Condition
4.4
Marlene
5.0
December 10, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Easy, convenient, inexpensive and enjoyable.
Tips
Plan ahead and purchase your ticket.
Danielle
5.0
October 25, 2019Couples trip
Pros
Departed pretty much on time. Arrived within a reasonable time
Cons
I didn’t know that the Wanderu confirmation code wouldn’t work on the Greyhound website. More clarity on that would have been helpful. It caused a bit of an alarm because I thought my tickets weren’t valid
Kamil
5.0
August 1, 2019
Pros
Rasheed Black is a wonderful staff you have please keep him he's smart and was able to answer all customers questions helpful and attended to all customers politely.
Bernadine
3.0
May 6, 2019Solo travel
Pros
Left Boston terminal on time and arrived in Springfield terminal on time, in spite of the start of rush hour.
Cons
Bus condition. Clean but interior looks rough and outdated.

Based on 17 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
3.9
Value
3.8
Condition
4.4
Mindy
5.0
January 27, 2020Visiting friends
Pros
Fast, inexpensive, got me there
Cons
WiFi didn't work till Worcester, though I was probably the only one on the bus who cared....
Kristen
5.0
January 18, 2020Solo travel
Pros
Easy .. left right on time .. got there on time and safe even in the snow
Kim
5.0
September 28, 2019Solo travel
Pros
Driver was very polite and road serious.
Patricia
5.0
September 12, 2019Visiting family
Pros
I had spoken with a Pater Pan employee to ask a question about departure and he turned out to be a driver of an earlier bus and offered me an earlier departure.
Cons
Everything was great
Nicole
4.0
August 25, 2019Solo travel
Pros
Arrived early

What buses go from Boston to Springfield?

Greyhound and Peter Pan Bus Lines both offer routes from Boston to Springfield, Massachusetts. Peter Pan offers the most options with 10 per day, and you can expect to pay about $21 for a ticket. The average travel time on Peter Pan is approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes. Greyhound offers 4 routes per day, but has cheaper tickets than Peter Pan, averaging just $10. The average travel time on Greyhound is 2 hours and 17 minutes.

Is there a train from Boston to Springfield?

There are two direct trains per day between Boston and Springfield on the Amtrak Lakeshore Limited. Tickets average $22, and the average travel time is 2 hours and 24 minutes. There are also a number of indirect trains that operate daily, if you are willing to endure transfers. Tickets tend to be more expensive, however, and the travel time takes an additional 2 hours.

Is Boston to Springfield a good day-trip?

A day trip from Boston to Springfield is definitely doable. Considering the first bus of the day leaves Boston at 6:00 a.m., and the ride takes just 2 hours and 15 minutes, you could get in a relatively complete day of activities in Springfield before heading home. The last bus back to Boston doesn’t leave until 9:00 p.m., so theoretically you could get in a full 12 hours in Springfield.

How much does a bus ticket from Boston to Springfield, MA cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Boston to Springfield were $7.33.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Boston to Springfield is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 16 days out, tickets are on average $7.42 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Boston to Springfield, MA?

The distance between Boston and Springfield is approximately 80.38 miles, or 129.32 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 2 hours and 19 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour and 45 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 Springfield?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Boston to Springfield, MA 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 Springfield?

On average there are 15 scheduled bus trips per day. Peter Pan Lines has the most regularly scheduled departures from Boston to Springfield, MA, with an average of 11 trips per day and 220 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Boston to Springfield. Of the 15 trips there are 12 trips that are direct connections to Springfield.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Boston to Springfield, MA start at $17.00.

2 carriers offer Boston to Springfield, MA bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Boston to Springfield from $5.00. There are 4 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Boston to Springfield and you can expect on average to pay $8.79 for a Greyhound ticket to Springfield. In Boston, Greyhound departs to Springfield from South Station Bus Terminal, In Springfield, Greyhound arrives at Union Station Transportation Center,

An average trip on Greyhound from Boston to Springfield takes 2 hours and 17 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Springfield in 1 hours and 45 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $10.80 for a weekend trip to Springfield.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 17m
Avg. Price
$8.79

Peter Pan Lines

Book Peter Pan Lines from Boston to Springfield from $11.00. There are 11 trips per day offered by Peter Pan Lines from Boston to Springfield and you can expect on average to pay $18.25 for a Peter Pan Lines ticket to Springfield. In Boston, Peter Pan Lines departs to Springfield from South Station Bus Terminal and 3 other stations. In Springfield, Peter Pan Lines arrives at Union Station Transportation Center,

An average trip on Peter Pan Lines from Boston to Springfield takes 2 hours and 21 minutes, while the fastest available Peter Pan Lines trip will get you to Springfield in 1 hours and 45 minutes,

On weekends, Peter Pan Lines offers 10 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $18.16 for a weekend trip to Springfield.

Restroom
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 21m
Avg. Price
$18.25

Plan your next adventure

There are 4 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Springfield will depart from these stations in Boston:
  • South Station Bus Terminal
  • Logan Intl Airport
  • Copley Square
  • Park Square
Buses from Boston arrive in Springfield at one main station:
  • Union Station Transportation Center

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