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Dover - Boston Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 5 intercity buses per day from Dover to Boston. Traveling by bus from Dover to Boston usually takes around one hour and 52 minutes, but the fastest C&J bus can make the trip in just one hour and 35 minutes.

Distance59 mi (94 km)
Shortest duration1h 35m
Cheapest price$14.99
Trips per day5
Most frequent serviceC&J
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Dover to Boston

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Patricia

January 15, 2022- Visiting family

C&J

Pros: Driver was great! Bus was clean. Felt very safe. Cons: It could be free? LOL 😃. Tips: Great bus line. Never been disappointed.

Pros: Driver was great! Bus was clean. Felt very safe. Cons: It could be free? LOL 😃. Tips: Great bus line. Never been disappointed.

Price trends for buses from Dover to Boston

Average prices by travel date

$15$10$5JunJul

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$25$20$15$10$53020100

What bus companies travel from Dover to Boston?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Dover to Boston. C&J connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
C&J51h 52m$14.99
  • C&J

    C&J

    C&J is a family-run bus carrier that provides first-class travel across the Northeast, with stops in New York, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. With free WiFi, extra legroom, and clean restrooms, C&J earned the 2022 Wanderu Passengers' Choice Award for Best Quality Vehicles in 2022. In addition, their green-certified fleet of coaches is among the most efficient in the region and emits the least amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) per traveler compared to any other kind of transportation vehicle.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Dover to Boston during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Dover to Boston?

The bus takes an average of one hour and 52 minutes to cover the 59 miles from Dover to Boston. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 35 minutes. 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.

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 Boston. 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, 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.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Dover?

The first bus leaves at 4:00am and the last bus leaves at 7:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Dover to Boston, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus departures serve Boston each day?

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Dover to Boston every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Dover to Boston without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Dover, NH to Boston, MA; ticket prices start at $16.00.

City Information

Dover

Dover, NH - DOV-0

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As the 4th-largest city in New Hampshire, Dover is rich in cultural heritage and abundant in lovely attractions! One of the top attractions in the city is the Children's Museum of New Hampshire, where children will actually enjoy learning their history! Another museum worth exploring is the Woodman Institute Museum, which showcases local history and culture. If you simply wish to stroll around a scenic park, check out the Raymond & Simone Savage Wildlife Preserve, which boasts remarkable wildlife.

Dover offers a wide variety of dining experiences, with options for every palate. For incredible dishes that are available at very affordable prices, check out Christopher's Third Street Grille. If you wish to try Italian food with a twist, Patty B's, a local favorite, is the best choice around.

Amtrak trains and C&J buses offer service directly into Dover. The nearest airports are Portsmouth International Airport and Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.

Boston

Boston is one of the oldest cities in the country, but it is kept young and fresh with the help of over 150,000 students who flock to the city’s prestigious universities every year. Beantown’s many sights and activities celebrate American history, prolific sports teams, and New England seafood. So let's spill the tea (into the harbor, if you will):

Boston's Freedom Trail is the best way to see the city on foot and visit some of the most iconic landmarks of the American Revolution: from Bunker Hill and the USS Constitution to the Old North Church and Faneuil Hall. The Freedom Trail officially begins in Boston Common, the oldest public park in the U.S. and a beautiful spot for walking, picnicking, or ice skating in the winter. Foodies will love the Italian cuisine in the North End and the modern eateries of South End, while sports fans can tour Fenway Park, and art lovers can explore the expansive Museum of Fine Arts.

From Boston, travelers can easily get to the beachy summer destination of Cape Cod, or surrounding states like New Hampshire, Vermont, and Rhode Island. With four main train stations and several bus stops in the city, as well as Boston Logan Airport (which, by the way, has some excellent airport food), Boston is a central hub for travel throughout New England and beyond.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Dover?

Main departure station: Park & Ride - 23 Indian Brook Dr

The New Hampshire Park & Ride lot features 414 parking spaces for residents to park and ride with public transit. Intercity travelers can also catch a C&J bus from this location, heading to destinations including Boston and Portland. The cute, red brick building has indoor seating, vending machines, and restrooms, and it is well-lit at night. If you're lucky, you might travel through this station on one of the days when a food truck sets up shop in the parking lot!

All bus stations in Dover:

  • Park & Ride - 23 Indian Brook Dr

Where does the bus arrive in Boston?

Boston, MA - South Station Bus Terminal - BOSSSB-0

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Main arrival station: South Station Bus Terminal

The South Station Bus Terminal is Boston's primary intercity bus station, and a major hub for bus companies like Greyhound, OurBus, Concord Coach Lines, Peter Pan Bus Lines, and more. The bus station is directly adjacent to the South Station Train Terminal, making it easy to access the local MBTA public transit, commuter rail, and connections to the airport. At the bus station, you'll find an on-site parking garage, a food court, and free WiFi. Nestled between the Financial District, Chinatown, and the Seaport, South Station is within a short walk from some of Boston's top sights and it is easily accessible by any mode of transportation.

All bus stations in Boston:

  • South Station Bus Terminal

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