There are 3 ways to get from Boston to Southbridge by bus, train or car

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Bus, line 29 bus  •  2h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to Worcester, Ma 277 / ...
  2. Take the line 29 bus from Central Hub At Union Station to Downtown Southbridge - Library 29

$14 - $22

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Train, line 29 bus  •  3h 14m

  1. Take the train from Boston / South Station Trains to Worcester Framingham/Worcester Line / ...
  2. Take the line 29 bus from Central Hub At Union Station to Mechanic St + Charlton St 29

$9 - $35

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 8m

  1. Drive from Boston to Southbridge 59.3 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Southbridge is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Southbridge is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Southbridge. However, there are services departing from Boston South Buses and arriving at Downtown Southbridge - Library via Central Hub At Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 50m.

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The distance between Boston and Southbridge is 54 miles. The road distance is 59.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Southbridge without a car is to bus and line 29 bus which takes 2h 50m and costs $13 - $23.

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It takes approximately 2h 50m to get from Boston to Southbridge, including transfers.

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Boston to Southbridge bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Boston South Buses station.

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Boston to Southbridge bus services, operated by WRTA, arrive at Downtown Southbridge - Library station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Southbridge is 59 miles. It takes approximately 1h 8m to drive from Boston to Southbridge.

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  • Distance: 53.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 50m

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Southbridge, MA, USA?

You can take a bus from Boston to Southbridge via Worcester, Ma and Central Hub At Union Station in around 2h 50m.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Boston / South Station Trains to Worcester
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Worcester Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston South Buses to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$28 - $40
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Union Station, Worcester, MA
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
peterpanbus.com
WRTA
Phone
+1 508-791-9782
Website
therta.com
Bus from Central Hub At Union Station to Downtown Southbridge - Library
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
therta.com
Bus from Central Hub At Union Station to Mechanic St + Charlton St
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
therta.com

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