There are 5 ways to get from Hartford to Lowell by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma 2554 / ...
  2. Take the train from North Station to Lowell Lowell Line

$24 - $49

Cheapest option

Bus, line 350 bus  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Hartford, CT to Cambridge, MA
  2. Take the line 350 bus from Alewife to Chestnut Ave @ Cambridge St 350

$11 - $16

3 alternative options

Bus, line 352 bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma 2554 / ...
  2. Take the line 352 bus from State St @ Washington Mall - State St Sta to Chestnut Ave @ Cambridge St 352 / ...

$19 - $44

Train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak to New Haven Union Station
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Boston Back Bay Station
  3. Take the train from North Station to Lowell

$131 - $325

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Hartford to Lowell 107.1 miles

$10 - $16

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Hartford to Lowell. However, there are services departing from Hartford, Ct and arriving at Kennedy Center via State St @ Washington Mall - State St Sta and Chestnut Street Burlington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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The distance between Hartford and Lowell is 93 miles. The road distance is 107.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Hartford to Lowell without a car is to bus and train which takes 3 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Hartford to Lowell, including transfers.

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Hartford to Lowell bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Hartford, Ct station.

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The best way to get from Hartford to Lowell is to bus and line 352 bus which takes 4 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 10 min.

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Hartford to Lowell bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Chestnut Ave @ Cambridge St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hartford to Lowell is 107 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to drive from Hartford to Lowell.

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There are 79+ hotels available in Lowell. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hartford to Lowell.
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  • Distance: 92.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

What companies run services between Hartford, CT, USA and Lowell, MA, USA?

You can take a bus from Hartford to Lowell via Boston, Ma, State St @ Washington Mall - State St Sta, Chestnut Ave @ Cambridge St, and Chestnut Street Burlington in around 4 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hartford to Lowell via New Haven Union Station, Boston Back Bay Station, Back Bay, and North Station in around 5 h 10 min.

Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Hartford Amtrak to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $220
First Class Seat
$180 - $270
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 Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from State St @ Washington Mall - State St Sta to Chestnut Ave @ Cambridge St
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
MBTA
Bus from Alewife to Chestnut Ave @ Cambridge St
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
MBTA
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Hartford, CT to Cambridge, MA
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Website
gobuses.com

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