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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Burlington to Hartford. Traveling by bus from Burlington to Hartford usually takes around 8 hours and 25 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 7 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance189 mi (305 km)
Shortest duration7h 45m
Cheapest price$42.48
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Burlington to Hartford

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

4.0

4.0

Kwamex

June 25, 2019- Business

Greyhound

Pros: Everything. Cons: Customer Man and client relationship. Tips: Greyhound should try to improve their service.

How much is a bus ticket from Burlington to Hartford?

Bus tickets for a trip from Burlington to Hartford cost $42.48 on average. Tickets cheaper than $42.48 are an excellent bargain. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Monthly avg. prices

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Taking the bus from Burlington to Hartford is usually cheapest in August, when the average ticket price is only $58. If you're planning to take the bus from Burlington to Hartford during November, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $102. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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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 24 days in advance to save up to $53.42.

What bus companies travel from Burlington to Hartford?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Burlington to Hartford. Greyhound is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound28h 25m$79.26
  • 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 2 bus trips from Burlington to Hartford every day, with the average journey taking around 8 hours and 25 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Hartford usually start from $42.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 8 hours and 25 minutes to cover the 189 miles from Burlington to Hartford. However, the fastest bus only takes 7 hours and 45 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road 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.

Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Hartford. 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, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

The first bus leaves at 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00am. To see the times for all buses from Burlington to Hartford, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Burlington to Hartford. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Burlington, VT to Hartford, CT; ticket prices start at $175.00.

City Information

Burlington

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Burlington, VT - BTV-1

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Burlington is the most populous city in Vermont and also one of its most exciting cities to visit. Blessed with an amazing landscape and beautiful lakes, the city is a haven for people who enjoy immersing themselves in the great outdoors. In the winter, Burlington is definitely one of the country’s most amazing snow destinations. The best place to enjoy natural fauna in Burlington is at Green Mountain Audubon Center, full of diverse wildlife and rare birds. If you are interested in Burlington's historical and cultural significance, don't hesitate to check out the Shelburne Museum, which features old buildings, a vintage steamboat, and a railroad station. Fans of the famous Ben & Jerry's can also check out the local factory, the only factory in the U.S. that manufactures the delicious ice cream.

Burlington boasts a vibrant food scene with plenty of choices for everyone. For the best breakfast pancakes, check out The Skinny Pancake, which offers both sweet and savory options. Honey Road, with its eclectic Eastern Mediterranean menu, is another superb dining option.

Burlington's Downtown Transit Center is a hub for bus and train travel throughout New England and beyond. The Burlington Airport is about 3 miles from the city center for travelers coming from further afield.

Hartford

Hartford is the capital of Connecticut, and a New England destination with literary attractions, charming parks, and engaging activities for families.

The homes of Mark Twain and Harriet Beecher Stowe, both in Hartford, have been turned into museums to learn more about these authors and their lives. If you prefer Edward Cullen to Tom Sawyer, you may appreciate that a more contemporary literary giant, Stephenie Meyer, was born in Hartford too.

The Elizabeth Park Conservancy is a spread of formal gardens and grounds where you can walk, picnic, and catch outdoor concerts or tours. Kids will love the antique carousel in Bushnell Park, as well as the hands-on exhibits at the Connecticut Science Center. For those who prefer to wander through cute downtowns, West Hartford offers some of the best shopping in the area.

With a large nearby airport, and many intercity bus and train services providing access to hubs like Boston and New York, getting to Hartford is about as easy as a walk in Bushnell Park.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Burlington?

Main departure station: Downtown Transit Center - Cherry St

Most buses depart from the main station in Burlington.

All bus stations in Burlington:

  • Downtown Transit Center - Cherry St

Where does the bus arrive in Hartford?

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Main arrival station: Union Station - 1 Union Pl

Union Station is a historic bus and train station located in the downtown area of Hartford, CT. Built in 1889, the station serves as the main stop in Hartford for all four Amtrak train lines that pass through the city, including the Northeast Regional, the Vermonter and the Valley Flyer, as well as the Hartford Line commuter train. Union Station is also used by bus carriers Greyhound and Peter Pan Bus Lines as their main bus stop in Downtown Hartford. The station is easily accessible from all parts of the city and its surrounding areas through a variety of local and express transit bus lines. At Hartford’s Union Station, you will find some fast food options and vending machines, as well as restrooms and a waiting area.

All bus stations in Hartford:

  • Union Station - 1 Union Pl

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