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Boston - Dover Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 31 intercity buses per day from Boston to Dover. Traveling by bus from Boston to Dover usually takes around one hour and 53 minutes, but the fastest C&J bus can make the trip in just one hour and 30 minutes.

Distance59 mi (94 km)
Shortest duration1h 30m
Cheapest price$14.99
Trips per day32
Most frequent serviceC&J
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Boston to Dover

(Based on 4 ratings and reviews)

4.5

4.0

Patricia

April 10, 2024- Visiting family

C&J

Pros: The driver was helpful, kind and polite. Cons: The bus was totally full. Very uncomfortable. Tips: C&J is the best bus line. Use them if you can!!

5.0

Patricia

August 27, 2023- Visiting family

C&J

Pros: The driver was friendly and very polite. Cons: Bring back the water and newspapers. Tips: Travel C&J whenever you have a Choice. Excellent.

4.0

Daniel

March 19, 2022- Visiting family

C&J

Pros: Quick and easy and saves me money all around. Cons: Nothing all was good.

How much is a bus ticket from Boston to Dover?

Bus tickets for a trip from Boston to Dover cost $25.48 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

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If you're planning to travel by bus from Boston to Dover in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $25 to $26. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on June 10, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Dover this week, bus tickets are available starting at $25.

Monthly avg. prices

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Traveling from Boston to Dover 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 $15 whenever you decide to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches

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To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Booking even a couple days before your trip can make your ticket cheaper than booking day-of.

What bus companies travel from Boston to Dover?

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

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
C&J311h 53m$25.64
  • C&J is a family-run bus carrier that provides first-class travel across the Northeast, with stops in New York, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. With free WiFi, extra legroom, and clean restrooms, C&J earned the 2022 Wanderu Passengers' Choice Award for Best Quality Vehicles in 2022. In addition, their green-certified fleet of coaches is among the most efficient in the region and emits the least amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) per traveler compared to any other kind of transportation vehicle.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of one hour and 53 minutes to cover the 59 miles from Boston to Dover. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 30 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.

Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Boston to Dover, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 31 scheduled buses that travel from Boston to Dover 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.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Boston, MA to Dover, NH; ticket prices start at $16.00.

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.

Dover

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As the 4th-largest city in New Hampshire, Dover is rich in cultural heritage and abundant in lovely attractions! One of the top attractions in the city is the Children's Museum of New Hampshire, where children will actually enjoy learning their history! Another museum worth exploring is the Woodman Institute Museum, which showcases local history and culture. If you simply wish to stroll around a scenic park, check out the Raymond & Simone Savage Wildlife Preserve, which boasts remarkable wildlife.

Dover offers a wide variety of dining experiences, with options for every palate. For incredible dishes that are available at very affordable prices, check out Christopher's Third Street Grille. If you wish to try Italian food with a twist, Patty B's, a local favorite, is the best choice around.

Amtrak trains and C&J buses offer service directly into Dover. The nearest airports are Portsmouth International Airport and Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Boston?

Main departure station: Boston Logan Airport

Boston has two bus stations with service to Dover.

All bus stations in Boston:

  • Boston Logan Airport

  • South Station Bus Terminal

Where does the bus arrive in Dover?

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Main arrival station: Park & Ride - 23 Indian Brook Dr

The New Hampshire Park & Ride lot features 414 parking spaces for residents to park and ride with public transit. Intercity travelers can also catch a C&J bus from this location, heading to destinations including Boston and Portland. The cute, red brick building has indoor seating, vending machines, and restrooms, and it is well-lit at night. If you're lucky, you might travel through this station on one of the days when a food truck sets up shop in the parking lot!

All bus stations in Dover:

  • Park & Ride - 23 Indian Brook Dr

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