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Journey Information

Albany to Boston bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$27.00
Shortest Duration4h 10m
Trips per day3
Bus lines2
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Albany-Boston Bus Schedule

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Price trends for buses from Albany to Boston

Average prices by travel date

$60$40$20AugAug

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Albany to Boston
4.8
Based on 4 reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
3.8
Value
4.3
Condition
4.5
Matt
5.0
August 16, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Great experience. Good driver. 5 minutes early. Thumbs up!
Cons
Get that WiFi going. Other than that, all good.
Tips
Wear something strange so people are less likely to sit next to you.
Jeannette
4.0
July 19, 2019Visiting family
Cons
The bus was way too cold. Turn down the air conditioning please!

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $28.00 was the low point for bus fares from Albany to Boston. Buses from Boston to Albany are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $28.00 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 23 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $14.06 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 5 hours and 23 minutes to cover the 139 miles (223 kilometers) from Albany to Boston. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 10 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?

Because many passengers travel from Albany to Boston at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Albany?

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Albany to Boston, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Albany to Boston every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

What bus companies travel from Albany to Boston?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Albany to Boston. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 2 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound24h 56m$33.17
Peter Pan Lines17h 0m$58.00

Where does the bus leave from in Albany?

Most buses depart from the main station in Albany, New York:

  • Albany Bus Term - 34 Hamilton St

Where does the bus arrive in Boston?

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

  • South Station Bus Terminal

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