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Journey Information

Milwaukee to Boston bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$132.00
Shortest Duration29h 25m
Trips per day2
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $139.50 was the low point for bus fares from Milwaukee to Boston. Buses from Boston to Milwaukee are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $139.50 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 20 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $111.64 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 34 hours and 36 minutes to cover the 855 miles (1377 kilometers) from Milwaukee, WI to Boston, MA. However, the fastest bus only takes 29 hours and 25 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?

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Milwaukee?

The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 7:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Milwaukee to Boston, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Milwaukee to Boston. 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 Milwaukee to Boston; ticket prices start at $121.00.

What bus companies travel from Milwaukee to Boston?

There is one bus company that operates from Milwaukee to Boston. Greyhound is the one bus line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound21d 10h 37m$182.32

Where does the bus leave from in Milwaukee?

Most buses depart from the main station in Milwaukee, Wisconsin:

  • Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave

Where does the bus arrive in Boston?

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

  • South Station Bus Terminal

Price trends for buses from Milwaukee to Boston

Monthly average prices

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