Find bus tickets from New York to Boston
New York to Boston bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||3h 30m|
|Trips per day||20|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is it cheaper to take the bus from NYC to Boston or drive there yourself?
Yes, taking the bus from NY to Boston is a cheaper than driving there yourself. The price of a bus ticket to Boston from NYC costs on average of $17, which is likely to be less than the average cost to fill a tank of gas for this route.
If you were to drive there in your own vehicle, you would come across several toll booths along I-84 East as you enter Boston, which would increase the cost of the trip even more.
What is the best bus from NY to Boston?
The best bus lines serving New York City to Boston based on traveler reviews are:
- Most consistent Wifi - OurBus
- Most on time - CoachRun and Peter Pan Lines
- Best deal - OurBus
How much is a bus ticket from New York to Boston?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, CA$16.79 was the low point for bus fares from New York to Boston. Buses from Boston to New York are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than CA$16.79 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 CA$31.63 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
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, 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.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave New York?
How many buses are there each day?
There are 20 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Boston every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 16 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 New York to Boston; ticket prices start at CA$52.69.
What bus companies travel from New York to Boston?
Where does the bus leave from in New York?
Buses to Boston leave from multiple locations in New York, New York. These are the 4 most popular bus stations:
- Port Authority Bus Station
- W 34th St and 11th Ave
- GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway
- Port Authority Bus Terminal, Gate 21
- 47 Chrystie St
Where does the bus arrive in Boston?
Buses arrive in Boston at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Boston, Massachusetts:
- South Station Bus Terminal
- Logan Intl Airport
- 39 Dalton Street
- 85 Bedford St
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