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Portland-New York Coach Timetable

Journey Information

Portland to New York coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£21.19
Shortest Duration8h 55m
Trips per day1
Coach lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Portland to New York right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most coach companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, coach companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a coach ticket from Portland to New York?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £23.23 was the low point for coach fares from Portland to New York. Coaches from New York to Portland are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £23.23 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 13 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £40.61 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 8 hours and 56 minutes to cover the 280 miles (450 kilometers) from Portland, ME to New York, NY. However, the fastest coach only takes 8 hours and 55 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the coach. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

Friday is the busiest travel day for coaches as people head from Portland to New York for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Portland?

There is usually only one coach per day from Portland to New York. It leaves the station in Portland at 12:00 each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many coaches are there each day?

There is usually only one coach per day from Portland to New York. However, it is not a direct coach, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change coaches during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Portland to New York; ticket prices start at £41.59.

What coach companies travel from Portland to New York?

There is one coach company that operates from Portland to New York. Greyhound is the only company to provide coach transportation at the moment. It only operates one coach trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound18h 56m£32.62

Where does the coach leave from in Portland?

Most coaches depart from the main station in Portland, Maine:

  • Bus Terminal - 950 Congress St

Where does the coach arrive in New York?

All coaches from Portland arrive at one main station in New York, New York:

  • Port Authority Bus Station

Price trends for coaches from Portland to New York

Average prices by travel date

£47£31£16OctNov

Monthly average prices

£59£47£35£24£12NDJFMAMJJASO

Prices as travel date approaches

£59£47£35£24£123020100

coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Portland, ME to New York, NY
4.8
Based on 4 ratings and reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Concord Coach Lines report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.3
Staff
4.7
Value
4.0
Condition
4.7
Darice
5.0
28 February 2020Solo travel
Pros
It's unfortunate that the bus 'terminus' is so far east in Manhattan (walking to the subway at Grand Central is a pain with luggage) but 1st and 42nd makes for an easy approach to Manhattan; it's much better than going to NJ and crossing back into Manhattan through the ...More
Cons
Rattling window frames seems to be typical of Concord Coach buses. Tighten them please! They're noisy.
Tips
Get to the station in Portland or to the stop in NYC early so you can nab one of the single seats.
Natalya
5.0
25 October 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Free headphones, pit stop half way through that had a cafe, two movies to watch, and the “no talking on your phone” rule was great.
Cons
The bus ride was nearly 7 hours long but the bus was only geared up to show 2. Adding a few more movies to the cue would have been great.

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)

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