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Journey Information

Boston, MA to Burlington, VT bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$24.99
Shortest Duration3h 55m
Trips per day1
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it better to travel with Megabus or Greyhound from Boston to Burlington?

Megabus and Greyhound are both great companies to travel with. If you want more options when it comes to departure time, then Greyhound is the bus for you. Greyhound has more buses per day covering this route than Megabus, but the average travel time is about 5 hours 30 minutes.

Megabus has only 1 bus covering this route per day, however, the average travel time is about 4 hours — much faster than Greyhound. Megabus tickets are also, on average, about $4 cheaper than Greyhound tickets.

Is there an overnight bus from Boston to Burlington?

Yes, there is a bus that will take you from Boston to Burlington overnight. There is a direct Greyhound bus that departs Boston at 11:50 p.m., arriving into Burlington at about 4:00 a.m.

Is there a train from Boston to Burlington?

Unfortunately, there is no train from Boston to Burlington, VT. The closest you can get to Burlington on a train is Rutland, VT, via Amtrak’s Ethan Allen Express. Even then, you’ll have to take a bus an additional 2 hours. For that reason, a direct bus from Boston to Burlington is a better option.

Is it safe to travel by bus from Boston to Burlington 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 Burlington?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $24.99 was the low point for bus fares from Boston to Burlington. Buses from Burlington to Boston are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $24.99 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.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 3 hours and 55 minutes to cover the 182 miles (293 kilometers) from Boston, MA to Burlington, VT. 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?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Burlington. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Boston?

There is usually only one bus per day from Boston to Burlington. It leaves the station in Boston at 11:00am each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many buses are there each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Boston to Burlington. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

What bus companies travel from Boston to Burlington?

There is one bus company that operates from Boston to Burlington. Megabus is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Megabus13h 55m$30.76

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 Burlington?

All buses from Boston arrive at one main station in Burlington, Vermont:

  • Downtown Transit Center

Price trends for buses from Boston to Burlington

Average prices by travel date

$60$40$20JunJun

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Boston, MA to Burlington, VT
4.7
Based on 10 ratings and reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
4.8
Value
3.7
Condition
4.3
Theresa
5.0
July 16, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
This was my first time taking a Greyhound bus and travelling alone so I was a bit apprehensive. I told the driver that it was my first trip on a bus and that I was nervous. He was so nice and friendly and he said that he'd take good care of me. The bus left on time ...More
Cons
This isn't a Greyhound issue but it would be nice to have more food/refreshment options at the South Station bus terminal in Boston.
Erin
5.0
July 13, 2019Visiting family
Pros
I love that someone else drove!
Tips
Bring a sweater during the summer, the AC is chilly!
Lilli
4.0
July 13, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
On the way there’s my bus was very clean and nice and temperature controlled
Cons
On the way back the bus was so dirty and I had been expecting the same bus as the ride there so was severely Dissappointed.
Ali
3.0
June 20, 2019Solo travel
Pros
Arrived one hour late
Antoine
5.0
June 11, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Trip was great, easy to book a ticket through Wanderu and definitely a good experience
Cons
Greyhound should have more times for buses, except for that it was good

Based on 4 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Megabus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 25 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
4.3
Value
4.0
Condition
4.8
Cora
5.0
December 18, 2019Solo travel
Pros
The bus was very timely and the trip was quick.
Cons
If the backs of the seats went a bit higher, they would be more comfortable.
Tips
Get there earlier if you want to have a window seat.
Elizabeth
5.0
November 25, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Very smooth, on time, not overly-packed, quiet.
Cons
Passengers need to use headphones rather than playing movies/music out loud; power outlets were not working
Tips
Bring backup phone charger if power outlets aren’t working
Susrita
5.0
October 5, 2019Vacation
Pros
The megabits service to Burlington is always amazing! Plus it always reaches on time.
Tips
When traveling from Boston to Burlington and back, always book Megabus!

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