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Worcester - Springfield Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 5 intercity buses per day from Worcester to Springfield. Traveling by bus from Worcester to Springfield usually takes around one hour and 8 minutes, but the fastest Peter Pan Lines bus can make the trip in just one hour,

Distance42 mi (67 km)
Shortest duration1h 0m
Cheapest price$16.00
Trips per day4
Most frequent servicePeter Pan Lines
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Worcester to Springfield

(Based on 5 ratings and reviews)




April 4, 2024- Visiting family

Peter Pan Lines

It was a good trip



September 11, 2022- Solo travel

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: Cheap. Cons: I preferred cup holders to the little table thing. Tips: Bring a book and wear a face mask even if other people are not.



April 17, 2021- Visiting friends

Peter Pan Lines

Loved it



June 15, 2019- Visiting family


Pros: Bus left on time, was only a few minutes late due to traffic. Cons: Nothing that I can think of. Tips: Leave at least half an hour for connections to other forms of transportation.

How much is a bus ticket from Worcester to Springfield?

Bus tickets for a trip from Worcester to Springfield cost $19.29 on average. This is an excellent value for the 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


If you're planning to travel by bus from Worcester to Springfield in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $18 to $22. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on July 8, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Springfield this week, bus tickets are available starting at $18.

Monthly average prices

If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Worcester to Springfield, mark your calendar for June. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $19. However, taking the bus from Worcester to Springfield during December is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $26. The best way to find deals on a trip in December is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

Prices as travel date approaches


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. Book your ticket at least 11 days in advance to save up to $0.54.

What bus companies travel from Worcester to Springfield?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Worcester to Springfield that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Peter Pan Lines usually offers more choice, with 4 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound11h 5m$21.99
Peter Pan Lines41h 10m$18.46
  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 1 bus trips from Worcester to Springfield every day, with the average journey taking around 1 hours and 5 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Springfield usually start from $20.

  • Book Peter Pan Lines from Worcester to Springfield from $16. There are 4 trips per day offered by Peter Pan Lines from Worcester to Springfield and you can expect on average to pay for a Peter Pan Lines ticket to Springfield. In Worcester, Peter Pan Lines departs to Springfield from Union Station . In Springfield, Peter Pan Lines arrives at Springfield .

    An average trip on Peter Pan Lines from Worcester to Springfield takes 1 hours and 10 minutes , while the fastest available Peter Pan Lines trip will get you to Springfield in 1 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, Peter Pan Lines offers 5 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Springfield.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of one hour and 8 minutes to cover the 42 miles from Worcester to Springfield. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour. 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.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Springfield 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, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Worcester to Springfield, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Worcester to Springfield every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 4 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 Worcester, MA to Springfield, MA; ticket prices start at $13.00.

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.


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Founded in 1636 as the first Springfield in North America, this city sits on the eastern bank of the Connecticut River in Massachusetts. Perhaps best known as the birthplace of basketball, Springfield is a mecca for b-ball fans. Visitors can enjoy three levels of exhibits and interactive contests at the famous Basketball Hall of Fame.

Along with basketball, Springfield was also the birthplace of the immensely popular children's author, Theodore Geisel—more commonly known as Dr. Seuss. Enjoy a walk through the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden to see many of his most famous characters immortalized in bronze. History buffs should head to the Springfield Armory National Historic Site, highlighting the town's important role as an arsenal during the Revolutionary War.

Springfield's central location between major tourist destinations like NYC, Boston, and the Berkshires means that it can be reached easily by most modes of transport. The city is served by several Amtrak lines and Peter Pan and Greyhound buses. Bradley International Airport and Westover Metropolitan Airport are also closeby, with frequent flights from destinations around the country.

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 Springfield?

Main arrival station: Springfield

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Springfield.

All bus stations in Springfield:

  • Springfield

  • Union Station Transportation Center

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