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Cheapest price$22.00
Shortest Duration2h 5m
Trips per day6
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How to book cheap bus tickets from New Bedford to Boston

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from New Bedford to Boston is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from New Bedford to Boston were $22.00. By booking 10 days out, tickets are on average $1.53 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from New Bedford to Boston?

The distance between New Bedford and Boston is approximately 50.45 miles, or 81.17 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 2 hours and 48 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 5 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 New Bedford to Boston?

The busiest time of the week for travel from New Bedford to Boston 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. Thursday 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.

Which bus should you take from New Bedford to Boston?

Typically there are 6 scheduled buses per day. One bus company currently travels from New Bedford to Boston.

The best option will depend on the time of your trip, available prices and other factors, but Peter Pan Lines has the most regularly scheduled departures from New Bedford to Boston, with an average of 6 trips per day and 100 monthly trips.

Of the 6 trips there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the bus and boarding another bus to complete your trip.

1 carriers offer New Bedford to Boston bus trips

Peter Pan Lines

Book Peter Pan Lines from New Bedford to Boston from $22.00. There are 6 trips per day offered by Peter Pan Lines from New Bedford to Boston and you can expect on average to pay $22.93 for a Peter Pan Lines ticket to Boston. In New Bedford, Peter Pan Lines departs to Boston from SRTA Term - 134 Elm St, In Boston, Peter Pan Lines arrives at South Station Bus Terminal and one other station.

An average trip on Peter Pan Lines from New Bedford to Boston takes 2 hours and 49 minutes, while the fastest available Peter Pan Lines trip will get you to Boston in 2 hours and 5 minutes,

On weekends, Peter Pan Lines offers 6 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $24.00 for a weekend trip to Boston.

Restroom
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 49m
Avg. Price
$22.93
Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from New Bedford. Most bus trips to Boston will depart from:
  • SRTA Term - 134 Elm St
Bus trips arrive in Boston at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Boston for trips arriving from New Bedford:
  • South Station Bus Terminal
  • Logan Intl Airport