There are 2 ways to get from Boston to Bristol by bus or car

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Bus, line 102 bus  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct 2561 / ...
  2. Take the line 102 bus from Asylum St and Trumbull St to Riverside Ave and Main St 102 / ...

$17 - $40

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Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Bristol 119.5 miles

$11 - $17

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Bristol. However, there are services departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Riverside Ave and Main St via Asylum St and Trumbull St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 14 min.

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The distance between Boston and Bristol is 109 miles. The road distance is 119.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Bristol without a car is to bus and line 102 bus which takes 3 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Boston to Bristol, including transfers.

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Boston to Bristol bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Boston, Ma station.

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Boston to Bristol bus services, operated by CT Transit, arrive at Riverside Ave and Main St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Bristol is 119 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to drive from Boston to Bristol.

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There are 60+ hotels available in Bristol. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Bristol.
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  • Distance: 108.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 14 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Bristol, CT, USA?

You can take a bus from Boston to Bristol via Hartford, Ct and Asylum St and Trumbull St in around 3 h 14 min.

Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Harford, CT
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
peterpanbus.com
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Asylum St and Trumbull St to Riverside Ave and Main St
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
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