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

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the bus from SRTA Terminal, New Bedford, MA to Peter Pan Bus Terminal, Providence, RI Peter Pan
  2. Take the bus from Peter Pan Bus Terminal, Providence, RI to Union Station, Worcester, MA Peter Pan

$24 - $35

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Bus, train  •  3h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Mt. Pleasant Park n Ride to Boston, MA Boston Commuter
  2. Take the train from Yawkey to Worcester Framingham/Worcester Line

$11 - $28

2 alternative options

Bus DATTCO  •  3h 16m

  1. Take the bus from New Bedford, MA to Boston, MA Boston Commuter
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Worcester, Ma 277 / ...

$16 - $39

Drive  •  1h 14m

  1. Drive from New Bedford to Worcester 70.4 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from New Bedford to Worcester is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from New Bedford to Worcester is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Bedford to Worcester station. However, there are services departing from SRTA Terminal, New Bedford, MA and arriving at Union Station, Worcester, MA via Peter Pan Bus Terminal, Providence, RI. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 45m.

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The distance between New Bedford and Worcester is 63 miles. The road distance is 70.4 miles.

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The best way to get from New Bedford to Worcester without a car is to bus which takes 2h 45m and costs $24 - $35.

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It takes approximately 2h 45m to get from New Bedford to Worcester, including transfers.

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New Bedford to Worcester bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from SRTA Terminal, New Bedford, MA station.

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New Bedford to Worcester bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Union Station, Worcester, MA.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Bedford to Worcester is 70 miles. It takes approximately 1h 14m to drive from New Bedford to Worcester.

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  • Distance: 62.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 45m

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

You can take a bus from New Bedford to Worcester via Peter Pan Bus Terminal, Providence, RI in around 2h 45m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from SRTA Terminal, New Bedford, MA to Peter Pan Bus Terminal, Providence, RI
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Peter Pan Bus Terminal, Providence, RI to Union Station, Worcester, MA
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Union Station, Worcester, MA
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
peterpanbus.com
DATTCO
Phone
1-860-229-4878
Website
dattco.com
Bus from New Bedford, MA to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
dattco.com
Bus from Mt. Pleasant Park n Ride to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Schedules at
dattco.com
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, Ma to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24

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