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Bangor - Springfield Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Bangor to Springfield. Traveling by bus from Bangor to Springfield usually takes around 8 hours and 30 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance267 mi (430 km)
Shortest duration8h 30m
Cheapest price$27.98
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
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How much is a bus ticket from Bangor to Springfield?

Bus tickets for a trip from Bangor to Springfield cost $39.55 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. 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

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Bus tickets from Bangor to Springfield are expected to cost between $34 and $63 over the next four weeks. If you're planning a trip to Springfield within the next week, you can find the cheapest bus tickets starting from $34. Don't wait too long to book your ticket, as prices tend to rise as the travel date approaches.

Monthly avg. prices

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Bus tickets from Bangor to Springfield are at their cheapest average price in September. This time of year usually offers the best deals on bus tickets for this route, with ticket prices around $37. On the other hand, traveling on this route during November might cost you a bit more than usual. Bus tickets for November trips cost $58, on average. But no need to stress — booking your bus ticket in advance can help you snag cheaper tickets.

Prices as travel date approaches

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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 20 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $24.13 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from Bangor to Springfield?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Bangor to Springfield. 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
Greyhound18h 31m$47.16
  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus 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 Bangor to Springfield every day, with the average journey taking around 8 hours and 31 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Springfield usually start from $28.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 8 hours and 30 minutes to cover the 267 miles from Bangor to Springfield. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road 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.

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Springfield. 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 bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

There is usually only one bus per day from Bangor to Springfield. It leaves the station in Bangor at 10:00am 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 Bangor to Springfield. However, it is not a direct bus, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change buses during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Bangor, ME to Springfield, MA; ticket prices start at $90.00.

City Information

Bangor

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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.

Springfield

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Founded in 1636 as the first Springfield in North America, this city sits on the eastern bank of the Connecticut River in Massachusetts. Perhaps best known as the birthplace of basketball, Springfield is a mecca for b-ball fans. Visitors can enjoy three levels of exhibits and interactive contests at the famous Basketball Hall of Fame.

Along with basketball, Springfield was also the birthplace of the immensely popular children's author, Theodore Geisel—more commonly known as Dr. Seuss. Enjoy a walk through the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden to see many of his most famous characters immortalized in bronze. History buffs should head to the Springfield Armory National Historic Site, highlighting the town's important role as an arsenal during the Revolutionary War.

Springfield's central location between major tourist destinations like NYC, Boston, and the Berkshires means that it can be reached easily by most modes of transport. The city is served by several Amtrak lines and Peter Pan and Greyhound buses. Bradley International Airport and Westover Metropolitan Airport are also closeby, with frequent flights from destinations around the country.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Bangor?

Main departure station: Park & Ride

Most buses depart from the main station in Bangor.

All bus stations in Bangor:

  • Park & Ride

Where does the bus arrive in Springfield?

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Main arrival station: Union Station Transportation Center

Union Station is an iconic landmark in Springfield that just finished renovations in 2016- meaning you get the historic charm plus modern AC. Original features include the impressive entrance clock, wooden train schedule, and terrazzo flooring. You may stop at Union Station on Amtrak or Northeast Regional. Or, if you're commuting locally, you may transfer to the CTrail Hartford Line. Greyhound and Peter Pan provide bus services to the area as well, with connections across New England. Since the station operates with so many carriers, the waiting area has plenty of space and seating, ticket kiosks, and plenty of snack options like Dunkin Donuts and Subway.

All bus stations in Springfield:

  • Union Station Transportation Center

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