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Old December 5th, 2006, 09:25 AM
Beulah Beulah is offline
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Default Bus out of Boston

Husband and I are going on Dawn out of New York April of 07. We would like to take bus out of South Station. Anyone have information or done this before?
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Old December 7th, 2006, 07:02 PM
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Smile the bus company

Entertainment Bus company goes from Boston the the NYC port. I am trying to find one that also goes to NYC but travels through PA, no such luck so far.
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Old December 8th, 2006, 10:00 AM
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Buses also leave from Providence, RI to NYC port.
I have taken it in the past when NCL was in charge and it was very convient and at the time there was no charge for parking. From what I understand now that there is a charge but the lot is secure.
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Old December 10th, 2006, 11:56 AM
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Entertainment Tours - 800-310-9900 or 781-849-0200
The nice lady on the phone there was very helpful, the kind of place you can call and ask Questions.
We took bus from south station to Dawn last Jan.
Picked us up 7:00 am, at port by 12:30
Returning had to wait till 1:00 for bus, got back in Boston 6 PM or so.
Bus was overall nice trip, onetime, not crowded, was $50 round trip last year.
I had called and paid for bus trip on phone with C/Card, no tickets needed Driver had a list of who to pick up.
Yes i would do it again, only downside was waiting for bus in NY, but it did get there onetime.
Going on Dawn 3rd time soon, Driving this time due to large group.
Have a great trip.
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Old December 10th, 2006, 12:32 PM
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Never heard of Entertainment tours, but there is hourly express bus sevice from the South Station Bus Terminal to Port Authority Terminal on 41st Street in Manhattan. Assuming the Dawn sails out of the Passenger Ship Terminal on the west side, it is a very short taxi ride.Check the Greyhound website for further information on bus schedule, fares, etc.Another alternative, which I haven't tried, is the AMTRAK high speed train from South Station to Penn Station. Check their website for more information. Only a slightly longer cab ride from Penn Station to the pier.
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We used Entertainment tours last January (2006) and echo the above comments. We're using them again this January (2007). Two additional points I'd make is that (1) if you choose to take the bus, don't be in a rush to get off the ship, and (2) the price for January 2007 is $75 per person.
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