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New York City to Boston Bus Service
Travel by premium motorcoach from New York, NY to Boston, Massachusetts. Every OurBus from NYC is a modern charter-style bus with WiFi, power outlets, reclining seats, a sanitized restroom and a free bottle of water. We work with only premium bus companies to provide the OurBus level of service that has made us a top travel option for NYC residents, tourists, and students. You'll leave from Port Authority Gate #21, conveniently located in Midtown Manhattan near Times Square and Penn Station.
An OurBus from NYC to Boston is a great alternative to driving, taking the train or any other means of transportation you may be considering. The beauty of a bus trip like this is you simply get on at New York’s Port Authority bus terminal and get off at the bus stop located in the Back Bay neighborhood of Boston. While this is one of many buses between Boston and New York, you can be confident that this will be a great experience for your trip.
Tickets for OurBus can be easily purchased on our website or via our app. There you will find bus tickets from NYC to Boston among many other routes that we offer. The NYC to Boston bus is a very popular route amongst business people and people looking for a quick trip to one of America’s oldest and most storied cities. So what are you waiting for? Buy your ticket and board your bus from New York City to Boston today!
Whether you call Boston "home" or are just looking for a great weekend trip for a break, Boston has what you need. Signature food (did someone say baked beans?), history (duck boats have no boundaries), nature (a harbor is never far away) and entertainment options that won’t disappoint! The easiest of this experience will be the ease of simply getting a bus ticket from New York to Boston and relaxing while zipping down the interstate. A trip on a New York to Boston bus provided by OurBus is the way to go.
The Boston Public Garden is one of the best outdoor places in the city. Calming and beautiful, it’s an excellent place to relax after a day of exploring or work on your business trip. You can simply walk around the Garden and enjoy its serene setting despite the usual hustle and bustle of the city. In addition to exploring the Boston Public Garden on foot, you can enjoy the views from the water with the famously inexpensive swan paddle boats that can be rented throughout the year.
If staying indoors is more of your speed we highly suggest visiting the Boston Public Library. The Boston Public Library at Copley Square is worth the few hours of exploration from both a historical and architectural standpoint for anyone that admires 19th-century structures and history. With its renaissance-style design based on the Bibliotheque Ste-Geneviève in Paris, the Boston Public Library is a stunning building that is one of the defining features of Copley Place.
In addition to the library’s stunning appearance, the Boston Public Library is an easy check on any book worm’s bucket list of libraries to visit in the United States for its historical significance. The library led the way with many innovations since its inception: the first publicly funded library, the first to open additional branches in the United States, the first to allow the public to borrow books and more recently, the first public library that offered free wifi for patrons.
Another popular attraction that is worth visiting is the New England Aquarium. The New England Aquarium is one of the best aquariums on the eastern seaboard and worth a visit if you have young ones in tow or simply enjoy learning more about the natural world.
There is a big focus on conservation at the Boston Aquarium in addition to the visually striking and education-focused exhibits that are on display. One of the coolest features of the aquarium lies within its prime location at the Harbor. Because of its unique location, some of the exhibits featured throughout the museum are able to use natural seawater for some of its exhibits!
In Back Bay, take a walk down Boylston Street or Newbury Street to shop in the retail stores or grab a bite at a restaurant or ice cream shop. The Boston Public Garden (and swan boats!) and Boston Commons with the Boston Common Frog Pond and Baseball Field are only a 10-minute walk away.
If you are spending time in Boston, the extensive MBTA system and bus routes will connect you to any destination in the city or surrounding areas like Boston College, Cleveland Circle, Riverside, Needham Heights, Middleborough, Worcester, Wachusett, Lowell, Haverhill, Rockport, Wonderland and Plymouth.
For more information about Boston, check out the Boston City Guide.
Bus Ticket Prices From New York To Boston
- Book in advance and save! OurBus offers affordable pricing on bus tickets NYC to Boston. Book a few weeks in advance to get the lowest prices.
- OurBus allows you to purchase a ticket for the bus from New York City to Boston for fares as cheap as $8*. If you're looking for cheap bus tickets from Boston, Mass, ours are typically less expensive than other bus lines.
- Ticket bookings are hassle-free, mobile-friendly, and can be made online at OurBus.com or on the OurBus app on iOS or Android.
- Our drop-down calendar allows you to schedule your trip by offering the best prices for your chosen dates of travel for the NY to Boston bus.
Pick Up And Drop Off Locations
NYC to Boston Bus Trip
When traveling by bus from NYC to Boston, you will depart from 625 8th Ave, New York NY Port Authority Bus Terminal, Gate #21
Port Authority is conveniently located near Pennsylvania Station, NJ Transit, Madison Square Garden (original Penn Station where the Pennsylvania Railroad train station was located) and 7th avenue in midtown.
Riders of the Long Island Rail Road and Jersey Transit can connect easily by walking a few minutes or taking public transportation. For any Port Authority bus, there is a waiting room area near the gate.
The bus stop at Boston is located in the Back Bay area at 39 Dalton St, Boston, MA 02199 Dalton and Belvidere Streets (In front of Sheraton Hotel).
There is an easy connection on the Green Line and Orange Line, by walking into the Prudential Center. These will connect to the Red Line, Silver Line and Blue Line. You can take the Red or Silver Line subway to South Station Transportation Center, near Atlantic Avenue for the other connections. The Downtown Crossing subway station on Summer Street is only a few stops away on the Orange Line.
The MBTA Commuter Rail and Amtrak can also be accessed directly in the Prudential Center.
The precise location and time of your departure with be available to you once you make your reservation on the OurBus App and through the link on your mobile boarding pass.
How long does bus travel take from NYC to Boston?
The bus journey to Boston from NYC takes 4 hours 20 minutes. However, this may change due to weather and traffic conditions.
What is the driving distance between NYC and Boston?
The distance in the bus between Boston and New York City is 215 miles.
What are the bus schedules for NYC to Boston?
The departure times and ETA are available on OurBus.com or the OurBus App once you search for your origin and destination.
How do I cancel my ticket for the New York, NY to Boston route?
You can cancel your ticket for a full refund up to 24 hours before departure by logging into your account at OurBus.com or on the OurBus app. For any issues, please contact our customer service team.
I would like to alter my bus ticket to Boston from New York to an earlier or later date. What do I do with my original ticket?
If your scheduled departure is more than 30 minutes away, you can simply cancel your original ticket on our website/app and transfer the money as stored credit to OurBus Wallet. This credit will reflect in your Wallet immediately and you can use this to book another bus ticket from Boston to New York or any other route on our website/app. You’ll need to pay the difference in fare, if any, for a new reservation. Within 30 minutes to departure, please contact our customer service team for assistance.
How do I get a chartered bus from NYC to Boston, MA?
OurBus taps into a network of high-quality bus owners and operators to be able to find you a charter bus rental in New York, NY or Boston, Mass areas at the lowest price. To find out more about OurBus charter hire, see our Charter information and Submit a Request.