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Journey Information

There are 10 intercity buses per day from Boston to Bangor. Traveling by bus from Boston to Bangor usually takes around 4 hours and 40 minutes, but the fastest Concord Coach Lines bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance204 mi (328 km)
Shortest duration4h 10m
Cheapest price$49.00
Trips per day7
Most frequent serviceConcord Coach Lines
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Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Boston to Bangor

(Based on 25 ratings and reviews)




April 23, 2023- Solo travel

Concord Coach Lines

Pros: Very comfortable smooth time bound journey. Cons: Bus terminus could improve with cleanliness & food stores.



January 15, 2023- Solo travel

Concord Coach Lines

Pros: I have never used a bus for long travel. This was my first time. I was prepared for something horrible. This was excellent! Driver was amazing and made everyone feel comfortable. The bus itself was much more roomy than I thought it would be. Very clean inside and out. I am now looking forward to many more bus based travels. Cons: One of my bus trips offered water. The other one didn’t. They were both 4 hour travels. I would have liked to see water offered during each trip. But if it’s not actually offered officially and we just got water during the one trip because the driver at that time was going out of his way to be nice, I can appreciate that too. Tips: Research the bus terminal location ahead of time for bigger stations. The website doesn’t offer much information on that and it takes a few minutes to find if it’s your first time. Luckily I arrived an hour early to South Station in Boston and was able to ask locals where the bus terminal was located.



November 6, 2022- Visiting family

Concord Coach Lines

Pros: It’s comfortable and on time. Cons: In my trip it’s all nice nothing for improved. Tips: No.



September 14, 2022- Visiting family

Concord Coach Lines

the WiFi can be spotty so plan accordingly.



July 29, 2022- Business

Concord Coach Lines

Pros: Punctuality and incredibly kind and courteous staff. Cons: Having snacks available for purchase would be great. The bus advertised wifi onboard but this option was never discussed or offered. Tips: Bring snacks.

How much is a bus ticket from Boston to Bangor?

Bus tickets for a trip from Boston to Bangor cost $50.45 on average. Tickets cheaper than $50.45 are an excellent bargain. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date


If you're planning to travel by bus from Boston to Bangor in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $51 to $51. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on June 5, 2023.

If you’re looking to travel to Bangor this week, bus tickets are available starting at $51.

Monthly average prices


Taking the bus from Boston to Bangor is usually cheapest in September, when the average ticket price is only$37,

If you're planning to take the bus from Boston to Bangor during May, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $47. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

Prices as travel date approaches


Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices closer to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. To find the cheapest bus tickets, book your trip at least 10 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $0.09 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from Boston to Bangor?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Boston to Bangor. Concord Coach Lines connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Concord Coach Lines104h 40m$50.70
  • Book Concord Coach Lines from Boston to Bangor from $49. There are 10 trips per day offered by Concord Coach Lines from Boston to Bangor and you can expect on average to pay for a Concord Coach Lines ticket to Bangor. In Boston, Concord Coach Lines departs to Bangor from South Station and one other station. In Bangor, Concord Coach Lines arrives at Bangor Transportation Center .

    An average trip on Concord Coach Lines from Boston to Bangor takes 4 hours and 40 minutes , while the fastest available Concord Coach Lines trip will get you to Bangor in 4 hours and 10 minutes .

    On weekends, Concord Coach Lines offers 9 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Bangor.

Frequently Asked Questions

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The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 40 minutes to cover the 204 miles from Boston to Bangor. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 10 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. 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.

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

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

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 4:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Boston to Bangor, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 10 scheduled buses that travel from Boston to Bangor every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 7 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Boston to Bangor; ticket prices start at $55.00.

City Information


Boston is one of the oldest cities in the country, but it is kept young and fresh with the help of over 150,000 students who flock to the city’s prestigious universities every year. Beantown’s many sights and activities celebrate American history, prolific sports teams, and New England seafood. So let's spill the tea (into the harbor, if you will):

Boston's Freedom Trail is the best way to see the city on foot and visit some of the most iconic landmarks of the American Revolution: from Bunker Hill and the USS Constitution to the Old North Church and Faneuil Hall. The Freedom Trail officially begins in Boston Common, the oldest public park in the U.S. and a beautiful spot for walking, picnicking, or ice skating in the winter. Foodies will love tasting the Italian cuisine in the North End and the modern eateries of South End, while sports fans can tour Fenway Park, and art lovers can explore the expansive Museum of Fine Arts.

From Boston, travelers can easily get to the beachy summer destination of Cape Cod, or surrounding states like New Hampshire, Vermont, and Rhode Island. With four main train stations and several bus stops in the city, as well as Boston Logan Airport (which, by the way, has some excellent airport food), Boston is a central hub for travel throughout New England and beyond.


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Although Bangor is best known as the setting for many of Stephen King's novels, there is far more to the town than just horror. With a vibrant art scene, multiple museums, galleries, and an annual sidewalk art festival, Bangor is a delightful destination for a weekend getaway. In the winter, Bangor is also one of the best destinations for a snowy vacation.

Bangor first grew its economy through the lumber and shipbuilding industries. The city's rich lumber history is evident on almost every street, as wealthy "lumber barons" built decadent brick and wood mansions throughout the city. You can learn more about the industry's impact on Bangor by visiting The Maine Forest and Logging Museum just outside town.

If you're a Stephen King fan, be sure to book a city tour of some of the locations featured in his novels and films, and learn about how the area inspired his work. You can also stroll past Stephen King's own house (don't bother him for autographs, it's a private residence!) and take a stroll through the neighborhood to admire many other magnificent houses.

Getting to Bangor is simple. Bangor International Airport is served by many major airlines and offers nonstop and connecting flights from various U.S. cities. Greyhound Lines and Concord Coach Lines also offer bus services to other Maine destinations and cities throughout New England. In addition, Amtrak Thruway buses connect Bangor to the nationwide rail network.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Boston?

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Main departure station: South Station

South Station is the largest and busiest train station in Boston, and a major transportation hub for the greater New England area. South Station's 13 tracks are used by Amtrak, Acela, the MBTA commuter rail, and the MBTA subway system (a.k.a. the "T") with connections to the Boston Logan International Airport. You can also access intercity bus service in the adjacent South Station Bus Terminal. South Station's historic train terminal opened in 1899 right in downtown Boston, and is close to many points of interest like the Boston Common, the Freedom Trail, and the hip Seaport district. At the terminal, you'll find free WiFi, luggage storage, a 24-hour information booth, and 14 dining options, including that New England favorite, Dunkin'.

All bus stations in Boston:

  • South Station

  • Boston Logan Airport

Where does the bus arrive in Bangor?

Main arrival station: Bangor Transportation Center

Bangor Transportation Center, aka the Concord bus Lines bus Terminal, is a small station north of the Bangor Airport. The center doesn't have many amenities, but McDonald's, Wendy's, and Dunkin' Donuts are right next door. There's also a small shopping center just down Union Street if you need to pick up any essentials- plus a trampoline adventure park if you have a lot of time to kill!

All bus stations in Bangor:

  • Bangor Transportation Center

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