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Journey Information

Baltimore to Boston bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$28.00
Shortest Duration7h 50m
Trips per day4
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $28.67 was the low point for bus fares from Baltimore to Boston. Buses from Boston to Baltimore are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $28.67 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. You should book at least 22 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $19.63 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 8 hours and 46 minutes to cover the 359 miles (578 kilometers) from Baltimore, MD to Boston, MA. However, the fastest bus only takes 7 hours and 50 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Boston, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Baltimore?

The first bus leaves at 4:00am and the last bus leaves at 1:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Baltimore to Boston, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Baltimore to Boston 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.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Baltimore to Boston; ticket prices start at $44.00.

What bus companies travel from Baltimore to Boston?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Baltimore, Maryland to Boston, Massachusetts. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 3 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound39h 47m$37.03
Peter Pan Lines27h 50m$39.50

Where does the bus leave from in Baltimore?

Most buses depart from the main station in Baltimore, Maryland:

  • Bus Terminal - 2110 Haines St

Where does the bus arrive in Boston?

All buses from Baltimore arrive at one main station in Boston, Massachusetts:

  • South Station Bus Terminal

Price trends for buses from Baltimore to Boston

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15OctNov

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$75$60$45$30$153020100

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Baltimore, MD to Boston, MA
4.7
Based on 7 ratings and reviews

Based on 7 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Peter Pan Lines report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 57 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.7
Staff
4.0
Value
3.9
Condition
4.3
Stephen
5.0
January 17, 2020Visiting family
Pros
The comfort
Cons
The wifi was slow and occasionally did not work.
Tips
Great value and comfortable ride. I was able to get work done so it was a productive use of time.
Yvonne
4.0
January 2, 2020Visiting family
Pros
The availability of charging ports is a huge plus when traveling, so these buses were ideal for that. We had a late start from the point of departure, but still made it in good time to catch the second bus. Overall, it was a good trip and I would buy from this site agai...More
Cons
The bus could be a little cleaner, but it was decent enough and this is not a deal breaker.
Tips
Stand in line as soon as you get to the station if you have specific preferences for seating.
Sarah
5.0
October 4, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Stan the Man was a great guy!
Cons
The outlets weren’t working.
Tom
5.0
September 1, 2019Visiting family
Pros
No problem
Cons
Nothing much but I also recommend bus driver start onboarding early so we don't have to stand outside for an hour waiting to onboard.
Tips
Make sure to use the bathroom before getting onboard. There is only one single toilet that is very small and lots of instability because of the minor bumps. No running water as well. Lastly, make sure to clean and disinfect bath seat well before use.
Thomasina
4.0
June 24, 2019Vacation
Pros
I liked the room I had for my on baggage
Cons
The prices should be cheaper
Tips
Don't use a huge carry-on bag and wifi don't work

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