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Journey Information

There are 22 intercity buses per day from Boston to Baltimore. Traveling by bus from Boston to Baltimore usually takes around 9 hours and 33 minutes, but the fastest Peter Pan Lines bus can make the trip in 8 hours and 20 minutes.

Distance359 mi (578 km)
Shortest duration8h 20m
Cheapest price$35.99
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines3

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Boston to Baltimore

(Based on 5 ratings and reviews)

4.6

5.0

Camila

February 5, 2022- Visiting friends

Greyhound

Pros: Everything. Cons: Nothing. Tips: N/a.

Pros: Everything. Cons: Nothing. Tips: N/a.

5.0

Thomasina

December 24, 2019- Visiting friends

Megabus

Pros: Needs more let space. Cons: Cleaner bathroom. Tips: Expect to be closterphobic.

Pros: Needs more let space. Cons: Cleaner bathroom. Tips: Expect to be closterphobic.

4.0

Emmanuel

June 23, 2019- Solo travel

Megabus

Pros: Overall, it was good and On-Time! Cons: A/C was **too** cold (need to be at nicer temp). Seats could be more fluffy*. Tips: At White Marshall Mall in Baltimore, need to walk like 1km to take another Bus (Brown Bus) if your destination is different.

Pros: Overall, it was good and On-Time! Cons: A/C was **too** cold (need to be at nicer temp). Seats could be more fluffy*. Tips: At White Marshall Mall in Baltimore, need to walk like 1km to take another Bus (Brown Bus) if your destination is different.

4.0

Thomasina

June 21, 2019- Vacation

Megabus

Pros: I liked that the driver was super Friendly. Cons: The bathroom should smell like bleach and should be cleaned daily. Tips: Expect the bathroom to smell like urine, expect seats to be cramped somewhat.

Pros: I liked that the driver was super Friendly. Cons: The bathroom should smell like bleach and should be cleaned daily. Tips: Expect the bathroom to smell like urine, expect seats to be cramped somewhat.

How much is a bus ticket from Boston to Baltimore?

$56.21 is the average price of a bus ticket from Boston to Baltimore. Any tickets cheaper than $56.21 can be considered a great deal. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date

$90$60$30AugAug

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Boston to Baltimore is expected to range from $56 to $78. If you are looking to travel to Baltimore within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $60. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $56 and can be found on August 30, 2022.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in January. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $37 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Boston to Baltimore in July, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $54 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 29 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $30.04 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Boston to Baltimore?

There are 3 bus lines from Boston to Baltimore available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 13 daily trips, Greyhound usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US59h 11m$66.28
Greyhound1310h 13m$67.33
Peter Pan Lines58h 33m$76.76
  • FlixBus US

    FlixBus US

    FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 5 trips per day from Boston to Baltimore, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Greyhound

    Greyhound

    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 13 bus trips from Boston to Baltimore every day, with the average journey taking around 10 hours and 13 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Baltimore usually start from $50.

  • Peter Pan Lines

    Peter Pan Lines

    Peter Pan Bus Lines is one of the biggest bus carriers in the Northeast region of the United States. Headquartered in Springfield, Massachusetts, the company offers affordable bus tickets and comfortable bus trips to over a dozen destinations across nine states and the District of Columbia. Peter Pan is known for their reliable bus service and green certified modern coaches that offer amenities such as onboard restrooms, free WiFi, power outlets and extra legroom between seats. Running an average of 5 bus trips every day during the week and 6 trips on weekends, Peter Pan is one of the main bus carriers between Boston and Baltimore, offering bus tickets as low as $64.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Boston to Baltimore during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Boston to Baltimore?

The bus takes an average of 9 hours and 33 minutes to cover the 359 miles from Boston to Baltimore. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 hours and 20 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road 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.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Because many passengers travel from Boston to Baltimore 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, 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.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Boston?

The first bus leaves at 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Boston to Baltimore, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 22 scheduled buses that travel from Boston to Baltimore every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 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 Boston to Baltimore; ticket prices start at $35.00.

City Information

Boston

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.

Baltimore

Baltimore is a seaport in Maryland best known for its crab cakes and baseball legend, Babe Ruth. As there is plenty to see in Charm City, you'll be singing "Good Morning, Baltimore'' as soon as you experience all of the sights and activities this quirky town has to offer.

Some of Baltimore's most impressive attractions are centered in and around Inner Harbor. This scenic waterfront is filled with historic ships, dating as far back as the Civil War in the case of the USS Constellation. Alongside shops and restaurants, Inner Harbor also hosts the National Aquarium, the Maryland Science Center, and several entertainment venues where you can catch live music. Enjoy a bird's-eye view of the harbor from atop Federal Hill Park, or if you prefer the view that inspired "The Star Spangled Banner," head out to Fort McHenry, known for its role in the War of 1812.

Baltimore is one of the stops on Wanderu's recommended East Coast wine tour, but don't worry about racking up a hefty tab; luckily, Baltimore is also one of the cheapest drinking cities in the U.S., with the cheapest bottle of beer going for just $1.42. Enjoy your wine or beer along the Avenue in Hampden, a neighborhood known for its hipster bars, restaurants, and boutiques.

Ready to plan your Baltimore adventure? Numerous bus and train options make Baltimore affordably accessible by ground transportation, and Baltimore-Washington International Airport not only offers hundreds of daily flights, it also is one of the best airports for food in the U.S.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Boston?

Boston, MA - South Station Bus Terminal - BOSSSB-0

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Main departure station: South Station Bus Terminal

The South Station Bus Terminal is Boston's primary intercity bus station, and a major hub for bus companies like Greyhound, OurBus, Concord Coach Lines, Peter Pan Bus Lines, and more. The bus station is directly adjacent to the South Station Train Terminal, making it easy to access the local MBTA public transit, commuter rail, and connections to the airport. At the bus station, you'll find an on-site parking garage, a food court, and free WiFi. Nestled between the Financial District, Chinatown, and the Seaport, South Station is within a short walk from some of Boston's top sights and it is easily accessible by any mode of transportation.

All bus stations in Boston:

  • South Station Bus Terminal

  • South Station

  • 748 Atlantic Avenue - Alongside South Station Bus Terminal

  • LAZ parking lot - 90 Traveler Street

Where does the bus arrive in Baltimore?

Baltimore, MD - Baltimore Downtown Bus Station (2110 Haines St) - BALGLI-0

Image credit: STV Incorporated

Main arrival station: Bus Terminal - 2110 Haines St

The bus terminal located at 2110 Haines St is the main bus station in Baltimore. Opened in 2016, the station serves as the main stop near Downtown Baltimore for the two largest bus carriers that conduct trips in and out of the city – Greyhound and Peter Pan Bus Lines. The station is served by only one line of Baltimore’s transit bus network. However, a connection is also available to the University of Maryland, Baltimore County bus system. As there aren’t many food options near the Baltimore Bus Terminal, we suggest bringing your own sandwich if you think you’ll get hungry during your trip.

All bus stations in Baltimore:

  • Bus Terminal - 2110 Haines St

  • 400 Ponca St.

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