MAX Bus Fares & Discounts

MAX Bus fares are very reasonably priced and are available from drivers and here online for ticketing.  Fares are continually being updated based on where you buy them, day of week, travel volumes and the latest promotion programs.  For the lowest price, be sure to book your ticket here.

Here are a few of our most popular selections - all pricing is subject to regularly change:

  • Brattleboro - Boston:  $24.00 one way/$48.00 round trip
  • Greenfield - Boston: $22.00 one way/$44.00 round trip
  • Athol - Fitchburg: $6.00 one way/$10.50 round trip
  • Orange - Worcester: $13.00 one way/$22.75 round trip

Ticket prices range from $5 to $24 each way based on length of ride. 

Once payment is made, there are no refunds, exchanges or changes to ticketed travel.  Travel can not booked, ticketed or changed by telephone.

There are no fees for booking online, and cash and credit are available onboard the bus.  Only one-way tickets purchased may be purchased on the bus.

Special group pricing offers significant discounts for groups of 10-30 people who can travel on the MAX public schedule from a MAX public stop.  This is not charter service, but special group pricing.  Call 413.624.7339 for details.

Discounts are available for Seniors 65 or older, children 11 years and younger, VA Medical card holders and ADA Disabled with public agency identification (MBTA, MART, WRTA, FRTA or PVTA reduced fare cards are accepted).  The discount is 25% and is available online or onboard.  Identification may be requested to verify eligibility.  Displayed fares are for the lowest available fare depending whether the qualified reduced fare is lower than any promotional fares.

Luggage, bikes and other items may be brought aboard without charge. Large items must go under the bus.  All items brought on board or stowed are at the customer's own risk.