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BoltBus Fares Schedule & Tickets

BoltBus runs daily bus service in the Northeast and West Coast of the USA, including Boston to New York and Seattle to Vancouver. Besides offering $1 tickets on every BoltBus, Boltbus make sure to keep their customers happy during their trip. Every BoltBus ticket purchased guarantees a reserved seat for all their customers as well as lets their customers standby for any other BoltBus schedule traveling the same route that day. BoltBus trips offer more room between seats so your trip is comfortable and they offer free wifi on every bus.

Popular BoltBus bus routes:


About Boltbus

BoltbusQuick Facts
Routes: 71
Daily Trips: 334
Cities Served: 25
Stations: 25
Countries: 2


About Boltbus Routes and Schedules.

Boltbus is a popular bus company offering very affordable ticket options to top travel destinations. You will always find the cheapest Boltbus tickets by searching on Wanderu.com. Overall Boltbus serves 71 bus routes, connecting 25 cities in 2 countries. To cover all these routes Boltbus runs an average 334 trips per day and 10,020 trips per month. These bus trips range in price from $1.00 to $342.00 based on a variety of factors. Wanderu helps you search all available Boltbus tickets to find the best deals for routes in 20+ countries.

Boltbus Tickets, Prices, and Deals.

Based on Boltbus average ticket prices and demand history, the company’s average bus ticket price is $24.05. The best way to save money on Boltbus tickets is by booking 44 days out from your travel date when the average price is $6.00. By booking this many days out you can save around $11.00 on your bus ticket price.


The cheapest day of the week to travel with Boltbus is Wednesday, but can vary if that day falls on a holiday which tends to drive up bus ticket demand and prices. The most expensive day is generally Monday because of people’s travel habits. Even though you may be traveling on Monday, Wanderu will help by comparing deals across 60+ bus and train lines, finding you fares starting at $1.00. 7 pm on Saturday tends to be the busiest time and day for ridership on Boltbus and trips might be more crowded than usual. The best time to travel if you want to have some extra space on the bus is 10 am on Tuesday as this tends to be the quietest time and day.

Finding the Cheapest and Most Popular Boltbus Routes

With approximately 71 different routes and almost 10,020 bus trips per month it is easy to get overwhelmed with all the options and destinations Boltbus can get you to. The filtering and sorting capabilities of Wanderu makes it simple to find the best prices on popular Boltbus trips. The most popular bus routes served by Boltbus are Philadelphia to New York, New York to Philadelphia, New York to Washington, Washington to New York and New York to Boston.


Boltbus has a lot of great deals, with the cheapest trips averaging just $1.00. Wanderu aggregates the cheapest prices and the best deals on Boltbus tickets allowing you to pick the ideal trip for your next adventure! If you don't have a destination in mind, but you’re looking for an affordable trip to get out of town, Wanderu can help with that too. Find trips to popular destinations in 20+ countries at amazing prices with Explore by Wanderu.

Top Boltbus Stations and Stops

Boltbus has 25 stations in over 25 cities to ensure you find the closest bus station for your trip. Your convenience is always a major factor in how Wanderu searches all Boltbus trips and helps you browse your options, presenting bus stations as close as possible to your exact desired destination. The most popular Boltbus stations are Corner of W 33rd St and 11th Ave, Union Station, 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, 5th Ave S and S King St and SW Everett St btwn NW Broadway and NW 8th.


How many bags can you take on a BoltBus?

BoltBus allows one piece of baggage under the coach and two small bags to carry on (i.e., a purse or backpack). The carry-on bags should be small enough to fit in the overhead bin. You are responsible for placing your bags in the baggage bin under the bus and retrieving your bags at your destination. If you need assistance with your bags the driver will help you.


How many people can fit on a BoltBus?

The majority of BoltBuses are 2008/2009 Prevost X3-45 intercity motor coaches. The X3-45 has a longer wheelbase for an especially smooth ride. These coaches are equipped with ABS, disc brakes, and stability control. Recently 2011/2013 MCI D4505 motor coaches have been added to the BoltBus fleet. Each BoltBus coach can carry up to 50 passengers.


Do you have to have an ID for BoltBus?

No, you do not need an ID to travel on BoltBus, but international travel requires you to have valid and current identification and/or travel documents. In some cases, a VISA might also be required. If you have purchased online, your email confirmation will act as your boarding pass. Please bring your email confirmation (either printed or electronic). Your ID can also act as a BoltBus boarding pass if you have forgotten your email confirmation. You will need to show it to the driver so they can verify your reservation.


How many routes does BoltBus cover?

There are currently 23 different routes and 98 schedules for Boltbus.


Are BoltBus tickets refundable?

All BoltBus tickets booked through Wanderu are nonrefundable.


Are dogs allowed on BoltBus?

Sorry, no animals are allowed on BoltBus except a legitimate service animal as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).


Is there WiFi on BoltBus?

All BusBolt coaches offer free Wi-Fi for surfing the web and email and online chatting.


Can I stream videos or Netflix on BoltBus?

Unfortunately BoltBus limits video streaming on their routes so every passenger can enjoy the Wi-Fi without having slowed down speeds. We recommend you bring an eBook (don’t worry power outlets will ensure your book’s batteries don’t die) or loading videos onto your laptop before boarding BoltBus. The Wi-Fi will be perfect for updating your friends where you’re at on social media and general web surfing.


BoltBus Routes & Schedules

BoltBus specializes in non-stop bus travel in the northeast and northwest and has recently expanded service into the southwest. Some of BoltBus’ most popular routes include Boston to New York, New York to Philadelphia, and Los Angeles to Oakland. BoltBus also provides international travel with routes to and from Vancouver. Take the Los Angeles to Las Vegas route for a fun filled weekend getaway. A trip from New York to Washington D.C. makes for a great national monument tour and overall great landmark sightseeing tour.


BoltBus is the go-to bus carrier for premium travel in the northeast, northwest, and now west coast. All BoltBus coaches offer free Wi-Fi, extra legroom, power plug-ins, and reserved seating. All BoltBus routes offer $1 fares, but their awarded randomly and usually are sold in the first few reservations so book your trip early for the best chance and scoring a $1 dollar ticket! BoltBus offers more carry-on bags than its competitors and more non-stop trips. Wanderu.com provides easy to access BoltBus schedules, fares and routes and allows you to purchase tickets online. On Wanderu you can easily find the best deals on Boltbus tickets.


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Popular cities served by BoltBus

  • Los Angeles

    Los Angeles is the entertainment capital of the world. Rich on history and cultural heritage, Los Angeles is well known as the nation's film and television industry center. Tour the city to see the iconic Hollywood sign, visit Paramount Pictures or Universal studios, and walk on Hollywood Boulevard to snap a shot at the Walk of Fame.

  • Seattle

    Visit Seattle, the world-class city that became home to a booming tech industry with Microsoft and Amazon headquartered in its metropolitan area. Nicknamed Emerald City, Seattle is a premier destination for arts and entertainment, with well-known landmarks like the Seattle Art Museum, the Space Needle, Pike Place Market and the historic Pioneer Square.

  • Baltimore

    Another city famous for its history, Baltimore is where you’ll learn about the origin of the national anthem and Francis Scott Key at Fort McHenry. Skip the history lesson and spend an afternoon outdoors to watch the Baltimore Orioles or stay indoors and visit the National Aquarium.

  • San Francisco

    Known as the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California, San Francisco is one of the favorite tourist destinations that need no introduction. From fine Fisherman’s Wharf and Union Square to Alcatraz tour and wineries in Napa and Sonoma, there is so much to see and do!

  • Vancouver

    The coastal seaport city of Vancouver, Canada is steadily growing as a popular tourist destination. There, you can find attractions for any taste, including Granville Island, the Vancouver Aquarium, and Stanley Park. Be sure to take a walk around Downtown Vancouver, the English Bay and VanDusen Botanical Garden while visiting Vancouver.

  • Boston

    Home to Wanderu, the Boston Red Sox, and some of the most prestigious colleges and universities, Boston is the best city to visit in the Northeast. Take a walk along the Esplanade and soak in the beautiful views of the Charles River, or stroll down Newbury Street to find the perfect restaurant for a night out with friends!

  • Las Vegas

    The most populous city in the state of Nevada, Las Vegas is primarily known for gambling, shopping and nightlife. The city is famous for its mega casino-hotels, spectacular shows and other related entertainment. Not interested in gambling? Visit Red Rock Canyon and the Mandalay Bay Shark Reef for an unforgettable outdoor experience.

  • New York

    New York City is the most populous city in the United States and has been described as the cultural capital of the world. Nicknamed The City That Never Sleeps, New York is well known for the fast-paced and high-energy lifestyles of its inhabitants.

  • Washington

    The capital of the U.S., Washington D.C. welcomes its visitors with an amazing collection of memorials and monuments, eclectic neighborhoods, free museums and the most desired tourist spot – the White House. There are plenty of exciting things to see and do in this international, cosmopolitan city!

  • Portland

    Oregon’s largest city, Portland is famous for its micro-breweries, late nightlife and variety of daytime attractions of any kind. Be sure to check out Powell’s bookstore downtown, Radish Underground, a boutique that focuses on independent designers, and Portland’s one-of-a-kind Japanese Garden.