There are 3 ways to get from Worcester to Amherst 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.

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Bus  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Worcester, Ma to Springfield, Ma 277 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Springfield, MA to Amherst, MA

$21 - $41

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Worcester Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Springfield, MA to Amherst, MA

$34 - $64

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Worcester to Amherst 55.4 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Worcester to Amherst is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Worcester to Amherst is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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The distance between Worcester and Amherst is 38 miles. The road distance is 55.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to get from Worcester to Amherst, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Worcester to Amherst. However, there are services departing from Worcester, Ma and arriving at Amherst, MA via Springfield, MA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

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What companies run services between Worcester, MA, USA and Amherst, MA, USA?

You can take a bus from Worcester to Amherst via Springfield, Ma and Springfield, MA in around 2 h 50 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Worcester Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Worcester, Ma to Springfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Worcester, MA - Union Station to Springfield
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Bus from Springfield, MA to Amherst, MA
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com

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