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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Boston to Manchester. Traveling by bus from Boston to Manchester usually takes around one hour and 38 minutes, but the fastest Concord Coach Lines bus can make the trip in just one hour and 15 minutes.

Distance48 mi (78 km)
Shortest duration1h 15m
Cheapest price$15.00
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceConcord Coach Lines
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Boston, MA to Manchester, NH

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

4.0

4.0

Kenneth

October 25, 2019- Visiting family

Greyhound

Pros: Just taking a bus trip in general. Cons: Material on seats. Everything else was great. Tips: None.

Pros: Just taking a bus trip in general. Cons: Material on seats. Everything else was great. Tips: None.

What bus companies travel from Boston to Manchester?

There is one intercity bus company that operates from Boston to Manchester. Concord Coach Lines is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Concord Coach Lines41h 38m$17.00

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Boston to Manchester 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.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

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?

The bus takes an average of one hour and 38 minutes to cover the 48 miles from Boston to Manchester. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 15 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.

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

The busiest and least busy days to travel on this route tend to change frequently from week to week. Weather, holidays, local events, and other factors can affect how crowded the bus is on any given day.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Boston?

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00am. To see the times for all buses from Boston to Manchester, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Boston to Manchester every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Massachusetts to New Hampshire without transferring.

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 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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Boston?

Departure stations

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.

Bus stations in Boston:

  • Logan Intl Airport - Term A

Where does the bus arrive in Manchester?

Arrival stations

All buses from Boston arrive at one main station in Manchester.

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