Bus out of Boston

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#1
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Joined Aug 2005
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?
#2
Syracuse, NY
330 Posts
Joined Oct 2001
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.
#3
Central Mass
253 Posts
Joined May 2006
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.
#4
Pittsfield, Maine
65 Posts
Joined Mar 2005
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.
#5
New Hampshire
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Joined Mar 2006
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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