There are 4 ways to get from Lowell to New Bedford by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Lowell to North Station Lowell Line
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA to Mt. Pleasant Park n Ride Boston Commuter

$12 - $27

Cheapest option

Line 352 bus, bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 352 bus from Chestnut Ave @ Cambridge St to State St @ Washington Mall - State St Sta 352
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New Bedford, MA Boston Commuter

$8 - $22

2 alternative options

Train, bus via New Bedford, MA  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Lowell to North Station Lowell Line
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New Bedford, MA Boston Commuter

$13 - $27

Drive  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Lowell to New Bedford 82.5 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Lowell to New Bedford is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lowell to New Bedford is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lowell to New Bedford. However, there are services departing from Kennedy Center and arriving at New Bedford, MA via Chestnut Ave @ Cambridge St and Boston, MA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 27 min.

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The distance between Lowell and New Bedford is 72 miles. The road distance is 82.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Lowell to New Bedford without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 35 min and costs $12 - $28.

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It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to get from Lowell to New Bedford, including transfers.

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Lowell to New Bedford bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Chestnut Ave @ Cambridge St station.

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Lowell to New Bedford bus services, operated by DATTCO, arrive at New Bedford, MA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lowell to New Bedford is 82 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to drive from Lowell to New Bedford.

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There are 44+ hotels available in New Bedford. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 72 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 35 min

What companies run services between Lowell, MA, USA and New Bedford, MA, USA?

You can take a bus from Lowell to New Bedford via Chestnut Street Burlington, Chestnut Ave @ Cambridge St, State St @ Washington Mall - State St Sta, and Boston, MA in around 4 h 27 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
DATTCO
Phone
1-860-229-4878
Website
dattco.com
Bus from Boston, MA to Mt. Pleasant Park n Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Schedules at
dattco.com
Bus from Boston, MA to New Bedford, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
dattco.com
MBTA
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Chestnut Ave @ Cambridge St to State St @ Washington Mall - State St Sta
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
mbta.com

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