Worcester to Barnstable bus

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Worcester - Barnstable Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 6 intercity buses per day from Worcester to Barnstable. Traveling by bus from Worcester to Barnstable usually takes around 4 hours and 19 minutes, but the fastest Peter Pan Lines bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 25 minutes.

Distance86 mi (139 km)
Shortest duration2h 25m
Cheapest price$29.00
Most frequent servicePeter Pan Lines
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How much is a bus ticket from Worcester to Barnstable?

Bus tickets for a trip from Worcester to Barnstable cost $29.00 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.

Monthly avg. prices

If you're planning on taking a bus from Worcester to Barnstable, you'll be happy to know that the cost stays pretty stable throughout the year. You can expect to pay around $43 for your ticket regardless of when you plan to travel.

What bus companies travel from Worcester to Barnstable?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Worcester to Barnstable. Peter Pan Lines connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Peter Pan Lines64h 20m$41.55
  • Book Peter Pan Lines from Worcester to Barnstable from $29. There are 6 trips per day offered by Peter Pan Lines from Worcester to Barnstable and you can expect on average to pay for a Peter Pan Lines ticket to Barnstable. In Worcester, Peter Pan Lines departs to Barnstable from Union Station . In Barnstable, Peter Pan Lines arrives at Ocean Street Market and 3 other stations.

    An average trip on Peter Pan Lines from Worcester to Barnstable takes 4 hours and 20 minutes , while the fastest available Peter Pan Lines trip will get you to Barnstable in 2 hours and 25 minutes .

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

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 19 minutes to cover the 86 miles from Worcester to Barnstable. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 25 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. 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.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Barnstable at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00am. To see the times for all buses from Worcester to Barnstable, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Worcester to Barnstable every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

City Information


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We dare you to pronounce it right on the first try. Named after Worcester in England, Worcester is the second-most populous city in Massachusetts. The city boasts an extensive history, particularly because of its industrial and weaponry prowess during World War II; take your dad (or your dad friend) to the Worcester Historical Museum to learn more.

For those more interested in science and nature, visit the popular EcoTarium, which includes hands-on exhibits and an outdoor campus featuring forest and meadow trails. Then, to apply your newfound natural knowledge, take a relaxing stroll through Green Hill Park to try to identify the lake's wildlife. In the evening, visit The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts to catch anything from a burlesque show, Broadway performance, or even a silent film.

Worcester's location at the heart of the state makes it easy to travel to this bustling city. Worcester has its own regional airport, or head to Boston's Logan Airport for a wider variety of flights. Amtrak trains provide daily services from Boston, and bus service is available on Greyhound, Jefferson Lines, OurBus, and Peter Pan.


Hyannis, sometimes called the "Capital of the Cape," is the biggest and most vibrant of the seven sprawling villages that comprise the town of Barnstable. Barnstable, and Hyannis within it, is located in the middle of Cape Cod, one of the most iconic summer destinations in New England.

Indeed, the harbor village of Hyannis is a presidential choice for a trip since it was one of John F. Kennedy's favorite vacation spots. Although the beachfront Kennedy Compound is private property, you can visit the JFK Hyannis Museum to learn all about the Kennedys' relationship with the area.

To develop your own relationship with Cape Cod, shop and eat along the vibrant Main Street or take boatbuilding classes at the waterfront Cape Cod Maritime Museum. Windsurfers will be happy to know they can sail the winds of Kalmus Park Beach. Outside of Hyannis, the rest of Barnstable is graced with expanses of white-sand beaches, golf clubs, beautiful marshes, and marinas where boats leave for whale-watching tours.

Cape Cod's closest major airport is Logan International Airport in Boston. Traveling from Boston to Cape Cod is easy on Peter Pan buses to Hyannis. Seasonal commuter rail trains also connect to Hyannis in the summer. Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket, two islands off the Cape, are just a ferry ride away from the Hyannis waterfront.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Worcester?

Main departure station: Union Station

Most buses depart from the main station in Worcester.

All bus stations in Worcester:

  • Union Station

Where does the bus arrive in Barnstable?

Main arrival station: Ocean Street Market

Buses arrive in Barnstable at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Barnstable:

  • Ocean Street Market

  • 2155 Iyannough Rd

  • Hyannis Cpe Cod Gtwy Airport

  • Cape Cod Regional Hospital

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