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Journey Information

New York to Portland bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$25.00
Shortest Duration6h 0m
Trips per day3
Bus lines2
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Price trends for buses from New York to Portland

Average prices by travel date

$75$50$25JunJul

Monthly average prices

$75$60$45$30$15ASONDJFMAMJJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$75$60$45$30$153020100

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for New York to Portland
4.7
Based on 11 reviews

Based on 7 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Concord Coach Lines report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 83 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.6
Staff
4.7
Value
4.0
Condition
4.9
Shelby
5.0
February 17, 2020Visiting family
Pros
Snacks-friendliest of drivers..
Cons
No one has control over the NYC traffic! On the way down same movie played twice...
Sally
4.0
January 21, 2020Business
Pros
Better in every way than flying. Probably better for the environment too. (It arrived early, not just on time, but that was not an option on this questionnaire.)
Cons
Your questionnaire.
Tips
Especially nice music selection on channel 4. Seats are a little narrow but there are only three in a row (all the way across!), not like a plane.
Thomas
5.0
May 23, 2019Couples trip
Pros
Courteous and clean
Cons
Better waiting facility
Tuyet Hoa
5.0
May 31, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
I really enjoyed the snacks, free wifi, outlets, and the friendliness of the staff!
Cons
After the pit stop, the outlets stopped working for a couple of hours.
Tips
The snacks get taken up pretty quickly! I would suggest taking a look at the refreshment section in the back of the bus during the beginning of the trip!

Based on 4 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.3
Staff
4.5
Value
4.0
Condition
4.8
Marie-Cecile
4.0
November 28, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
not too expensive, bus on time, comfortable enough to sleep
Rachel
5.0
September 1, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
The staff were all wonderful and helpful.
Cons
Remove the seat belt to make it easier to sleep on.
Tips
Sleep makes the journey go faster.
Brian
4.0
July 29, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Simple, easy, and I didn't have to worry about any part of it.
Cons
Clarity of gate/location on tickets.
Tips
Travel later at night, better bang for buck and everything runs smoother. If you have young children though, please do not do this.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from New York to Portland 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 bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus 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 bus ticket from New York to Portland?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $28.00 was the low point for bus fares from New York to Portland. Buses from Portland to New York are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $28.00 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 bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 28 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $31.16 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 7 hours and 59 minutes to cover the 280 miles (450 kilometers) from New York to Portland. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours, The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Portland, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave New York?

The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 1:00pm. To see the times for all buses from New York to Portland, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Portland every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 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 New York to Portland; ticket prices start at $63.00.

What bus companies travel from New York to Portland?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from New York to Portland. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 2 bus trips per day.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Concord Coach Lines26h 0m$79.00
Greyhound28h 54m$36.48

Where does the bus leave from in New York?

New York, New York has two bus stations with service to Portland, Maine:

  • Port Authority Bus Station
  • GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway
  • 373 East 42nd St

Where does the bus arrive in Portland?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Portland, Maine:

  • Bus Terminal - 950 Congress St
  • 100 Thompsons Pt Rd

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