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Duration 2h 10m
Distance 40.2 miles
Average price $13
Frequency 12/day

Trip overview

The average bus between Boston and Plum Island takes 2h 10m and the fastest bus takes 1h 21m. There is a bus service every few hours from Boston to Plum Island. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Boston
  2. Amesbury
2h 34m
$12 - $15

Boston to Plum Island bus times

Buses run every two hours between Boston and Amesbury. The service departs Boston at 22:00 at night, which arrives into Amesbury at 05:29. All services require a transfer at Newburyport (Transportation Center), MA and take an average of 2h 10m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Plum Island. However, there are services departing from Boston and arriving at Elm Street and Youngs Court via Port Plaza, Newburyport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 34m.

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The distance between Boston and Plum Island is 33 miles. The road distance is 40.2 miles.

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Boston to Plum Island bus services, operated by C&J Bus, depart from Boston station.

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Boston to Plum Island bus services, operated by C&J Bus, arrive at Newburyport station.

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There are 72+ hotels available in Plum Island. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Boston and Plum Island?

C&J Bus operates a bus from Boston to Newburyport hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 1h 10m. Amtrak also services this route twice a week.
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