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Burlington - Springfield Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Burlington to Springfield. Traveling by bus from Burlington to Springfield usually takes around 8 hours and 35 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 7 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance167 mi (269 km)
Shortest duration7h 45m
Cheapest price$21.98
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
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How much is a bus ticket from Burlington to Springfield?

Bus tickets for a trip from Burlington to Springfield cost $40.80 on average. Tickets cheaper than $40.80 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.

Average prices by travel date

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If you're planning to travel by bus from Burlington to Springfield in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $35 to $75. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on August 1, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Springfield this week, bus tickets are available starting at $40.

Monthly average prices

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Taking the bus from Burlington to Springfield is usually cheapest in August, when the average ticket price is only $47. If you're planning to take the bus from Burlington to Springfield during November, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $82. 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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The easiest way to save money on bus tickets is by booking in advance! Many carriers increase prices as the travel date approaches, so it's always a good idea to buy your tickets as early as possible. Book at least 27 days in advance to save $56.60 or more on your ticket, compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Burlington to Springfield?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Burlington to Springfield. 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 35m$57.39
  • 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 Springfield every day, with the average journey taking around 8 hours and 35 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Springfield usually start from $22.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 8 hours and 35 minutes to cover the 167 miles from Burlington to Springfield. 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.

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, 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.

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 Springfield, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Burlington to Springfield. 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 Springfield, MA; ticket prices start at $76.00.

City Information

Burlington

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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.

Springfield

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Founded in 1636 as the first Springfield in North America, this city sits on the eastern bank of the Connecticut River in Massachusetts. Perhaps best known as the birthplace of basketball, Springfield is a mecca for b-ball fans. Visitors can enjoy three levels of exhibits and interactive contests at the famous Basketball Hall of Fame.

Along with basketball, Springfield was also the birthplace of the immensely popular children's author, Theodore Geisel—more commonly known as Dr. Seuss. Enjoy a walk through the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden to see many of his most famous characters immortalized in bronze. History buffs should head to the Springfield Armory National Historic Site, highlighting the town's important role as an arsenal during the Revolutionary War.

Springfield's central location between major tourist destinations like NYC, Boston, and the Berkshires means that it can be reached easily by most modes of transport. The city is served by several Amtrak lines and Peter Pan and Greyhound buses. Bradley International Airport and Westover Metropolitan Airport are also closeby, with frequent flights from destinations around the country.

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 Springfield?

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Main arrival station: Union Station Transportation Center

Union Station is an iconic landmark in Springfield that just finished renovations in 2016- meaning you get the historic charm plus modern AC. Original features include the impressive entrance clock, wooden train schedule, and terrazzo flooring. You may stop at Union Station on Amtrak or Northeast Regional. Or, if you're commuting locally, you may transfer to the CTrail Hartford Line. Greyhound and Peter Pan provide bus services to the area as well, with connections across New England. Since the station operates with so many carriers, the waiting area has plenty of space and seating, ticket kiosks, and plenty of snack options like Dunkin Donuts and Subway.

All bus stations in Springfield:

  • Union Station Transportation Center

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