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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Portsmouth to Portland. Traveling by bus from Portsmouth to Portland usually takes around one hour, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance48 mi (77 km)
Shortest duration1h 0m
Cheapest price€14.32
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines1

Price trends for buses from Portsmouth to Portland

Average prices by travel date

€28€18€9FebMar

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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What bus companies travel from Portsmouth to Portland?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Portsmouth to Portland. Greyhound is the only company that has bus schedules available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound11h 0m€16.59
  • 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 1 bus trips from Portsmouth to Portland every day, with the average journey taking around 1 hours and 0 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Portland usually start from €14.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of one hour to cover the 77 kilometers from Portsmouth to Portland. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short bus trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

There is usually only one bus per day from Portsmouth to Portland. It leaves the station in Portsmouth at 19:00 each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

There is usually only one bus per day from Portsmouth to Portland. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

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.

Portland

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Portland is Maine's largest city and, because of that, the main transportation hub in the state. From Portland, travelers can easily reach destinations such as Boston, Albany, and even Gainesville, Texas, by a combination of buses, trains, and ferries. And there’s plenty to do in the city, even if you’re traveling solo.

Since its foundation in 1786, Portland has recovered from no less than four major fires, creating a fascinating blend of old and new. The dedicated Arts District around upper Congress Street has a smattering of important museum collections, including the Portland Museum of Art, the state's oldest public art institution.

The West End hosts the majority of Portland's historic buildings, creating an olde worlde feel. However, the presence of several well-regarded schools and colleges ensures Portland remains one of the most vibrant small cities in the U.S.

After several years of hardship, the Old Port district has once again become the center of the action. Its attractive cobblestone streets and 19th-century red-brick warehouses now contain a selection of on-trend cafes, bars, and boutique stores. At the same time, it's still possible to watch the time-honored tradition of fishermen unloading their lobster pots onto the foreshore.

East of the downtown area, you'll find Munjoy Hill. It's a district with strong Irish and Italian roots, making it one of the best places in Portland to enjoy the authentic cuisine of Italy. It’s no wonder we named Portland one of our top vacation destinations in Maine.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Portsmouth?

Main departure station: Portsmouth Bus Stop

The Greyhound bus stop on Hanover street is surrounded by a ton of restaurants and cafes, and, right across the street, is the Juicery and Soupery for all of your juice and soup needs. The stop itself has outdoor, covered seating, and there's a parking garage close by if you bring your car. There's a Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn Suites, and The Inn Downtown just a block or two away if you want easy accommodations near the bus stop.

All bus stations in Portsmouth:

  • Portsmouth Bus Stop

Where does the bus arrive in Portland?

Main arrival station: Park & Ride - 274 Marginal Way

Greyhound and FlixBus routes to Portland arrive at a Park & Ride lot off I-295 in the East Bayside area of the city. The Park & Ride lot has 200 free parking spaces but no station building. So make sure to use the restroom before heading to the bus stop, and pack any snacks you'll want on the ride. Luckily, there are a handful of coffee shops and bars in the area around the Park & Ride, so you can enjoy a beverage of your choice if you are waiting a while for your bus.

Bus stations in Portland:

  • Park & Ride - 274 Marginal Way

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