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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity coaches per day from Portsmouth to New York. Traveling by coach from Portsmouth to New York usually takes around 6 hours and 6 minutes, but the fastest C&J coach can make the trip in 5 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance233 mi (375 km)
Shortest duration5h 10m
Cheapest price£28.68
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceC&J
Coach lines2

Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Portsmouth to New York

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Christopher

27 May 2019- Visiting family

C&J

The C&J bus to and from NYC is very spacious and comfortable. There are only total three seats per row so it is not cramped at all. The seats recline and are very comfortable. There are also snacks, drinks, coffee, and newspapers at the back of the bus which are all com...

The C&J bus to and from NYC is very spacious and comfortable. There are only total three seats per row so it is not cramped at all. The seats recline and are very comfortable. There are also snacks, drinks, coffee, and newspapers at the back of the bus which are all complementary.

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

The average price for a coach ticket to New York is £55.08, Considering the long distance nature of this route, the pricier average ticket price is still a great deal to get from Portsmouth to New York. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on coach tickets everytime, we search all of the best coach options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.

Average prices by travel date

£74£49£25JunJul

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a coach from Portsmouth to New York is expected to range from £53 to £65. If you are looking to travel to New York within the next week, you can find coach tickets starting from £53. The cheapest coach tickets in the next month are £53 and can be found on 27 June 2022.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest coach ticket prices on this route can usually be found in June. That’s when the average price of a coach ticket is expected to be just £38 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Portsmouth to New York in November, expect to spend more on your coach trip, as the average ticket price may surge to £55 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

£82£66£49£33£163020100

Most coach companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your coach tickets as early as possible. Booking in advance is the best way to find cheap coach tickets, even if it’s only by a few days.

What coach companies travel from Portsmouth to New York?

There are two coach lines that have daily service from Portsmouth to New York that you can search and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, C&J usually offers more choice, with 2 scheduled trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
C&J25h 13m£68.83
Greyhound27h 59m£39.30
  • C&J

    C&J

    C&J is a family-run bus carrier that provides first-class travel across the Northeast, with stops in New York, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. With free WiF, extra legroom, and clean restrooms, C&J earned the 2022 Wanderu Passengers' Choice Award for Best Quality Vehicles in 2022. In addition, their green-certified fleet of coaches is among the most efficient in the region and emits the least amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) per traveler compared to any other kind of transportation vehicle.

  • Greyhound

    Greyhound

    Greyhound is the largest nationwide coach carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 2 bus trips from Portsmouth to New York every day, with the average journey taking around 7 hours and 59 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to New York usually start from £29.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Portsmouth to New York during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, coach carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all coach passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the coach.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the coach ride from Portsmouth to New York?

The coach takes an average of 6 hours and 6 minutes to cover the 233 miles from Portsmouth to New York. However, the fastest coach only takes 5 hours and 10 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

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

"Travelers prefer riding the coach on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in New York. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, 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 Portsmouth?

The first coach leaves at 06:00 and the last coach leaves at 14:00. To see the times for all coaches from Portsmouth to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coach schedules are there most days?

There are 3 scheduled coaches that travel from Portsmouth to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Portsmouth to New York; ticket prices start at £37.69.

City Information

Portsmouth

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Once a bustling seaport and now a popular summer holiday destination, Portsmouth, New Hampshire is well worth visiting. Just an hour and a half north of Boston, Portsmouth offers an exciting mix of unique history and contemporary experience.

Discover Portsmouth's history at the Strawbery Banke Museum and enjoy 10 acres worth of outdoor exhibits, consisting of tours of historic houses and buildings on their original foundations. Costumed actors will regale you with stories about each location.

For those interested in naval history, Portsmouth offers tours of the USS Albacore, a retired U.S. Navy submarine, as well as a gift shop for all your souvenir needs. Portsmouth is also home to hundreds of restaurants and cafes where you can taste local delicacies or world cuisine to refuel after a day of exploring.

Portsmouth is easily accessible by air, rail, road, and coach. Portsmouth International Airport offers several direct flights from various airports, while Boston's Logan Airport is only an hour south of the town. Amtrak's Downeaster travels to Portsmouth, with a gorgeous route during leaf-peeping season. C&J Bus Lines provide regular stops from Logan Airport and other cities.

New York

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New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Portsmouth?

Main departure station: Portsmouth Transp Ctr - 185 Grafton Rd

Portsmouth has two coach stations with service to New York.

All coach stations in Portsmouth:

  • Portsmouth Transp Ctr - 185 Grafton Rd

  • Bus Stop - 54 Hanover St

Where does the coach arrive in New York?

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Main arrival station: Port Authority Bus Station

Port Authority Bus Terminal is the largest bus station in New York City. First opened in 1950, it is the main Manhattan bus stop for various regional and nationwide bus carriers that provide intercity transportation to and from NYC such as Greyhound, NY Trailways, Peter Pan Bus Lines, and Ourbus, among many others. Port Authority’s central location just steps away from Times Square provides easy connections to various other forms of transportation, including 13 lines of the NYC Subway, 11 lines of the NYC Bus, over 60 lines of the NJ Transit Bus, and shuttle services to each of the three airports in New York’s metropolitan area. At the terminal, you will find a variety of fast food restaurants and convenience stores, as well as a USPS branch and a bowling alley.

Coach stations in New York:

  • Port Authority Bus Station

  • GW Bridge Bus Station

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