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Quick facts about bus travel to Boston.

State: Massachusetts
Country: United States
Daily Arriving Trips: 1608
Connections: 219
Bus Carriers: 12
Bus Stations: 8


How popular is Boston among bus travelers?

Boston ranks as the number one most popular destination in Massachusetts, as well as the number two most popular destination in the United States for bus travelers.

What cities is Boston connected to by bus service?

You can travel to Boston by bus from 219 cities and towns. On average 1608 buses arrive in Boston every day, ranging from trips as short as 10 minutes to journeys that take as long as 94 hours 55 minutes to get you to Boston. The most popular departure destinations among bus riders to Boston based on the total number of daily trips are Portsmouth, Newburyport, New York, Portland and Dover.

How to find the best deals on bus tickets to Boston?

Wanderu searches far and wide to get you the cheapest bus tickets to Boston and we have been able to uncover some amazing bus deals for as low as $1.00 to travel to Boston. Even though long-distance trips can get pricey, as the most expensive ticket you can buy to Boston can set you back $341.00, have no fear Wanderu will help you find the very best prices from all 219 destinations.

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What bus stations serve Boston?

There are 8 arrival bus stations that serve bus travelers in Boston. The most popular bus station in Boston is South Station. It has the biggest number of daily trips and serves the largest selection of destinations. The South Station bus station welcomes 1155 incoming bus trips per day from 204 different departure destinations.

What bus carriers offer bus service to Boston?

There are 12 bus companies that offer scheduled service to Boston. Greyhound has the most daily schedules to Boston from the largest pool of destinations.

Bus CarrierDaily Bus SchedulesOrigin Locations
Greyhound 575 119
Peter Pan Lines 407 47
Concord Coach Lines 175 33
Greyhound - Peter Pan 158 15
C&J 133 3
7 other bus carriers


Traveling to Boston:

Boston is one of the oldest cities in the United States and one of the largest cities in New England. It is arguably the most historical destination in the United States. Since its foundation in the 17th century, the city has been a significant political, commercial, financial and educational center. The first British settlers founded the 13 colonies starting in New England. Boston is also where the American Revolution first started, when the patriots fought the British at the Boston Tea Party. Nowadays, Boston’s most visited neighborhoods are packed with historical sites, and taking a bus to Boston is the best way to experience it all.


Today, Boston is home to some of the finest colleges and universities, sporting events, cultural viewings, and is well-known for its medicine and technology. Many travelers take a bus to Boston to visit historic neighborhoods like Beacon Hill, as well as major shopping centers such as Newbury Street in Back Bay. This city hosts thousands of visitors a year, especially in the summer and fall, and offers a variety of activities and amazing places to visit.


Popular Bus Routes to Boston:
BoltBus – Bus to Boston from New York

Megabus – Bus to Boston from Washington, DC

Concord Coach – Bus to Boston from Concord, NH

Greyhound – Bus to Boston from Philadelphia


All of these bus schedules to Boston, as well as hundreds of others, can be easily booked on Wanderu.


Bus Stations in Boston:
If you take a bus to Boston with Greyhound, BoltBus, Megabus, Peter Pan or Concord Coach Lines, you will arrive at the main station in the city, Boston South Station located at 700 Atlantic Ave, Boston MA, 02110.


While South Station is the largest station in town, a few other bus companies drop off passenger in a different location. If you take a bus to Boston with LimoLiner, you will arrive at 40 Dalton St, Boston, MA 02115 in Back Bay. If you travel with Go Bus, you will be dropped off at the Alewife Terminal in north Cambridge.


Local transportation in Boston:
South Station is conveniently located on the MBTA Red Line, a popular train line in Boston, which stops in downtown Boston and Beacon Hill  before heading into Cambridge and Somerville. If you are looking to take the other train lines in Boston, you can easily transfer at nearby downtown stations. Take the Red Line to the Park Street station to transfer to the Green Line or to Downtown Crossing to transfer to the Orange Line.


At Boston South Station, passengers can also take advantage of the Silver line, which goes  to Logan Airport. And if you are looking to travel to the suburbs outside of Boston, South Station offers several commuter rail lines to towns south and west of Boston such as Framingham, Norwood, Needham, Newton, Mansfield, Plymouth and more. Using the commuter rail, you can even get to Cape Cod from Boston.


5 Amazing Things to Do in Boston:
The Freedom Trail – A great way to learn more about Boston’s history is to take the Freedom Trail, a 2.5-mile guided walking tour around Boston’s most historically significant sites like Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market and the Old State House on State Street. You can buy tickets for the tour and get more information about schedules by visiting the Freedom Trail Foundation’s website.


Quincy Market – Faneuil Hall’s Marketplace is located in the heart of Boston’s downtown, in the area between the Boston Harbor and  City Hall. Quincy Market is a very popular place for both locals and visitors and it highlights food stands serving meals from around the world – from the iconic New England clam chowder and buttered lobster rolls to Greek spanakopita and Indian tandoori chicken.


Boston Museum of Science – Located in Science Park in Boston’s West End, this museum is a city landmark. Housing over 100 different animals, it offers shows at the Charles Hayden Planetarium and the Mugar Omni IMAX theater, the only domed IMAX screen in New England.


Newbury Street – Newbury Street in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood (located not far from the iconic Boston Common and the Public Garden) is the most famous shopping area in the city. The street is a popular stop for both locals and visitors, not only for the commercial nature of the district but also because of its scenery and history. Newbury Street has broad tree-lined sidewalks and its buildings, almost all erected in the 19th century, feature European design elements.


Prudential Center – Located in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood as well, this skyscraper provides tons of shopping and serves as one of the three starting locations for the Boston Duck Tours, an attraction that is popular amongst tourists.


As you can see, the Massachusetts capital is a top-notch destination for a weekend getaway or a family vacation, so wait no more and book your bus to Boston with Wanderu.