There are 3 ways to get from Worcester to Amherst by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Worcester, Ma to Springfield, Ma 277 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Springfield, MA to Amherst, MA - 79 South Pleasant Street

$21 - $41

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Worcester Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Springfield, MA to Amherst, MA - 79 South Pleasant Street

$34 - $64

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Worcester to Amherst 55.4 miles

$5 - $8

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 39 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Worcester, MA - Union Station to Springfield, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Springfield, MA to Amherst, MA - 79 South Pleasant Street
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Worcester to Amherst?

The distance between Worcester and Amherst is 60 km. The road distance is 89 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Worcester to Amherst?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Worcester to Amherst?

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

Is there a direct bus between Worcester and Amherst?

No, there is no direct bus from Worcester to Amherst. However, there are services departing from Worcester, Ma and arriving at Amherst, MA - 79 South Pleasant Street via Springfield, MA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 39 min.

How long does it take to get from Worcester to Amherst?

It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Worcester to Amherst, including transfers.