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Burlington, VT to Boston bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$1.00
Shortest Duration3h 55m
Trips per day6
bus carriers2
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Overall score for Burlington to Boston
4.4
Based on 14 reviews

Based on 7 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 43 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.9
Staff
3.7
Value
3.4
Condition
4.1
Olivia
4.0
December 29, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Enjoyed the scenery
Cons
More organized
Joseph
5.0
December 23, 2019Couples trip
Pros
The ease of travel
Cons
The estimates
Aya
4.0
December 15, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Price
Cons
Punctuality with timing and communicating it with passengers. I was waiting outside in the cold and was not able to know when the vehicle was coming and if it was coming on time
Tips
Call greyhound to ask about whether bus comes on time or nor
Christine
4.0
July 29, 2019Solo travel
Pros
Bus was clean, comfortable, and quiet.
Cons
Asking people to put their “stuff” in the overhead rack.
Tips
Check out the stops involved before you book.
Trish
1.0
June 26, 2019Business
Pros
No air conditioning for For first two hours until we stopped and switched buses. It was very uncomfortable.
Cons
There were no staff at the airport greyhound desk so I was unable to print my ticket. Frustrating!
Tips
Avoid the bus, 7 hours from Burlington to Boston is too long.

Based on 7 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Megabus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 75 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.2
Staff
4.2
Value
4.0
Condition
4.6
Aya
5.0
February 14, 2020Visiting friends
Pros
The bargain price !
Morgan
5.0
December 15, 2019Vacation
Pros
it good, i forgot my phone charger so :((((( the trip good tho
Khadija
4.0
November 6, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Staff were so friendly, driver was very carful and drive in speed limit
Carol
5.0
September 1, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Bus driver great.
Lisa
5.0
July 25, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Very roomy and comfortable seats! Great visibility and scenic trip Very prompt departure and arrival
Cons
Friendliness of driver

What is the best way to travel from Burlington to Boston?

Traveling by bus is the best way to get from Burlington to Boston. Although there are only 8 daily routes, it is the cheapest option by far. Bus tickets cost an average of $31, whereas train tickets start at $100. There are no direct flights from Boston to Burlington, so you’ll have to connect through another airport, and can expect to pay more than $200 per ticket.

How bad is the traffic from Burlington to Boston?

Driving southeast from Burlington to Boston, traffic is not typically that bad. Traffic has the potential to become backed up at the normal rush hour times, so if possible, you may want to avoid booking bus tickets that will have you arriving into Boston between 4:00 and 7:00 p.m. In general, Burlington experiences less traffic than Boston, but you still might want to wait until the morning rush has let up before you depart.

Is Burlington to Boston a good day-trip?

A day-trip from Burlington to Boston would not be ideal because of the lengthy travel time. The shortest bus duration is through Megabus, with trips averaging 3 hours 55 minutes. If you want to plan a trip to Boston, you’re better off planning to stay overnight, or for multiple days.

How much does a bus ticket from Burlington, VT to Boston cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Burlington to Boston were $28.05.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Burlington to Boston is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 15 days out, tickets are on average $9.26 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Burlington, VT to Boston?

The distance between Burlington and Boston is approximately 181.88 miles, or 292.63 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 4 hours and 38 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 55 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Burlington to Boston?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Burlington, VT to Boston by bus is usually on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Sunday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Burlington to Boston?

On average there are 6 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Burlington, VT to Boston, with an average of 4 trips per day and 99 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Burlington to Boston. Of the 6 trips there are 6 trips that are direct connections to Boston.

2 carriers offer Burlington, VT to Boston bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Burlington to Boston from $13.00. There are 4 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Burlington to Boston and you can expect on average to pay $28.29 for a Greyhound ticket to Boston. In Burlington, Greyhound departs to Boston from Bus Terminal - 1200 Airport Dr 1 and one other station. In Boston, Greyhound arrives at South Station Bus Terminal,

An average trip on Greyhound from Burlington to Boston takes 5 hours and 14 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Boston in 3 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 5 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $30.51 for a weekend trip to Boston.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
5h 14m
Avg. Price
$28.29

Megabus

Book Megabus from Burlington to Boston from $1.00. Typically there is one Megabus schedule per day from Burlington to Boston and you can expect on average to pay $32.61 for a Megabus ticket to Boston. In Burlington, Megabus departs to Boston from Downtown Transit Center, In Boston, Megabus arrives at South Station Bus Terminal,

An average trip on Megabus from Burlington to Boston takes 3 hours and 56 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Boston in 3 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $35.17 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Boston.

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Power outlet
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 56m
Avg. Price
$32.61
There are 3 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Boston will depart from these stations in Burlington:
  • Bus Terminal - 1200 Airport Dr 1
  • Downtown Transit Center
  • Downtown Transit Center
Buses from Burlington arrive in Boston at one main station:
  • South Station Bus Terminal