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Journey Information

There are 8 intercity buses per day from Portland to New York. Traveling by bus from Portland to New York usually takes around 95 hours and 2 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 71 hours and 35 minutes.

Distance2439 mi (3925 km)
Shortest duration71h 35m
Cheapest price$106.95
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
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How much is a bus ticket from Portland to New York?

Bus tickets for a trip from Portland to New York cost $132.73 on average. Bus tickets on this route can be a bit expensive due to the length of the trip. But even with a higher price tag, taking the bus is often more affordable than flying to New York. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Monthly avg. prices

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Bus tickets from Portland to New York are at their cheapest average price in May. This time of year usually offers the best deals on bus tickets for this route, with ticket prices around $207. On the other hand, traveling on this route during March might cost you a bit more than usual. Bus tickets for March trips cost $379, 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 28 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $390.39 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from Portland to New York?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Portland to New York. FlixBus US connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US83d 23h 3m$313.39
  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 8 trips per day from Portland to New York, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 95 hours and 2 minutes to cover the 2439 miles from Portland to New York. However, the fastest bus only takes 71 hours and 35 minutes. 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.

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

The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 7:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Portland to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 8 scheduled buses that travel from Portland to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Portland, OR to New York, NY; ticket prices start at $323.00.

City Information

Portland

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Portland is the largest city in Oregon and accordingly one of the state's best vacation destinations. Also known as the City of Roses, this city along the Willamette River wows visitors with its diverse street food, quirky counterculture, and sprawling bookstores such as the world-famous Powell's Books.

Portland is the 5th best city in the United States for outdoor activities, thanks in part to open-air grounds like the expansive Forest Park. Gardens are also excellent outdoor date locales for couples on a romantic getaway: stop and smell the roses at either the International Rose Test Garden or the Portland Japanese Garden.

Once you've gotten hungry from a long day wandering outside, nearly every block downtown has a plethora of food trucks waiting to tickle your taste buds. Or, kick back at one of the many breweries in the #3 best city for craft beer in the United States. Unique locations like McMenamin's brewpubs in renovated cinemas or historic hotels do their part to "keep Portland weird."

As the biggest city in Oregon, Portland is a hub for travel throughout the Pacific Northwest. Amtrak train service and various bus services operate primarily out of Union Station, conveniently-located downtown, and nearby Portland International Airport makes it easy to travel to Portland from near and far.

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. Or hop on a ferry to Ellis Island to meet the Statue of Liberty up-close and personal.

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. If you are ever looking to get out of town, NYC is centrally connected throughout the state and region, you can easily hop on a train to Albany to go explore upstate New York.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Portland?

Main departure station: 7411 NW Station Way

Most buses depart from the main station in Portland.

All bus stations in Portland:

  • 7411 NW Station Way

Where does the bus arrive in New York?

New York Midtown (31st St & 8th Ave) Bus stop - NYCGOB2-0

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Main arrival station: 300-310 W 31 St (SW Corner of 31st & 8th Ave)

Buses arrive in New York at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in New York:

  • 300-310 W 31 St (SW Corner of 31st & 8th Ave)

  • Chinatown - 28 Allen St (eastside b/w Hester and Canal St)

  • GW Bridge Bus Station

  • Port Authority - 301 W 41st St

  • 7-11 - Jd Foods

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