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From budget Lucky Star and YO! Bus through moderate BoltBus, Bonanza, Concord Coach, Greyhound, Megabus & Peter Pan to luxury LimoLiner, these companies serve Boston, Springfield, Providence, New York City and all New England.

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With limited train service in New England, bus is often the best way to travel if you don't have your own car.

Bus service between New York City and Boston is inexpensive, competitive, plentiful and frequent. More...

Major Bus Terminals

Most routes to and from Boston operate from the South Station Bus Terminal. More...

New York City's main bus station is the Port Authority Bus Terminal, Eighth Avenue and 42nd Street (tel 212-564-8484), but numerous companies do not use the terminal, preferring to load and unload passengers on street corners. More...

Cities & Towns Served by Bus

Here's a list of all towns and cities served by bus in New England and the bus comapnies that serve them. More...

Major Bus Companies

Here are New England's more prominent bus companies and notes about the cities and towns they serve:


Comfortable express buses to Boston, New York City, Philadelphia and Washington DC. More...

Bonanza Bus

Bonanza, once a major company in Rhode Island and adjoining states, was bought by Peter Pan Bus Lines, which now operates all of Bonanza's routes. More...

Boston Express

Routes from Concord, Manchester, North Londonderry, Londonderry, Salem NH and Tyngsboro MA to Boston and Logan Airport. More...

Bus Monitor, South Station Bus Terminal, Boston MA
Bus departures monitor at Boston's South Station.

Concord Coach

Major routes in New Hampshire and Maine. More...

C & J Bus

Connects Portsmouth NH with Boston and Logan Airport via Durham and Dover NH and Newburyport MA, and also has routes from Portsmouth direct to New York City. More...

Cyr Bus Lines

Buses to northern Maine towns: Bangor, Caribou, Fort Kent, Houlton, Howland, Limestone, Oakfield, Orono, Madawaska, Mars Hill, Medway, Presque Isle, Sherman, and Van Buren. More...

Dartmouth Coach

Connects Hanover, New London and Lebanon NH with Boston and Logan Airport. More...


Boston via Taunton, Mt Pleasant and New Bedford to Fairhaven MA. More...

GO Buses

Express buses from Cambridge MA and Newton MA (not Boston) to New York City. More...

Greyhound Lines

America's largest bus company runs important routes connecting New York City with Boston MA, Burlington and other Vermont cities and towns, Portland and Bangor ME. More...


This luxury express service between Boston and New York City meant to compete with—and be more comfortable than—the airlines, ended service on December 31, 2019. Unfortunately, you can no longer take a LimoLiner between Boston and New York. More...

Lucky Star Bus

Frequent inexpensive express departures between Boston and New York City. More...


MAXBus, now out of business (2017), ran a daily bus between Boston and Brattleboro VT via Framingham, Worcester, Leominster, Fitchburg, Gardner, Athol, Orange, Erving, Greenfield, and Bernardston MA.


Serves the Boston-New York City express route with 11 comfortable buses daily in each direction. Megabus also serves New Haven and Hartford CT, and Burlington VT. More...

Plymouth & Brockton Bus

Buses from Boston via Plymouth to Cape Cod, and among the towns on Cape Cod. More...

Peter Pan Bus Lines

New England's largest bus company operates routes to the Connecticut Shoreline, Hartford, western Connecticut, the Massachusetts Berkshire Hills, Cape Cod and southeastern Massachusetts (Fall River and New Bedford), the Pioneer Valley in central Massachusetts (with its college towns of Amherst, Deerfield, Northampton and South Hadley), Springfield MA, Providence and Newport RI. More...

Vermont Translines

A service of Premier Coach, Vermont Translines runs daily buses along north-south US Route 7 between Burlington VT and Albany NY; and along US Route 4 between Rutland VT and White River Junction VT, continuing to Hanover and Lebanon NH, connecting many smaller Vermont towns with main intercity bus and train lines. More...

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Plymouth & Brockton Bus

Above, a Plymouth & Brockton bus
at Hyannis MA on Cape Cod.


Massachusetts Turnpike

Eastbound on the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) toward Boston MA aboard a Peter Pan bus.

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