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Portland to Albany bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$1.00
Shortest Duration1h 0m
Trips per day9
bus carriers2
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Kim2.0
May 23, 2019Visiting friends
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I was rerouted due to original reservation being late
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All forms of transportation have wifi just in case something like this happens again. I had no wifi

How to book cheap Portland to Albany bus tickets?

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Portland to Albany is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Portland to Albany were $12.35. By booking 0 days out, tickets are on average $0.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Portland to Albany?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Portland to Albany by bus is usually around 3:00 PM on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Around 7:00 PM on Friday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

Amtrak Thruway from Portland to Albany has the most daily schedules

On average there are 9 scheduled bus trips per day. Amtrak Thruway has the most regularly scheduled departures from Portland to Albany, with an average of 5 trips per day and 119 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Portland to Albany. Of the 9 trips there are 9 trips that are direct connections to Albany.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Portland to Albany starts at $16.00.

2 carriers offer Portland to Albany bus trips

BoltBus

Book BoltBus from Portland to Albany from $1.00. There are 3 trips per day offered by BoltBus from Portland to Albany and you can expect on average to pay $6.89 for a BoltBus ticket to Albany. In Portland, BoltBus departs to Albany from NW Everett St btwn NW Broadway and NW 8th, In Albany, BoltBus arrives at 112 SW 10th Ave,

An average trip on BoltBus from Portland to Albany takes 1 hours and 20 minutes, while the fastest available BoltBus trip will get you to Albany in 1 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, BoltBus offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $7.02 for a weekend trip to Albany.

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Extra legroom
Games
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 20m
Avg. Price
$6.89

Amtrak Thruway

Book Amtrak Thruway from Portland to Albany from $16.00. There are 5 trips per day offered by Amtrak Thruway from Portland to Albany and you can expect on average to pay $18.29 for a Amtrak Thruway ticket to Albany. In Portland, Amtrak Thruway departs to Albany from Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave, In Albany, Amtrak Thruway arrives at 110 10th Ave SW,

An average trip on Amtrak Thruway from Portland to Albany takes 2 hours and 5 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Thruway trip will get you to Albany in 1 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Thruway offers 6 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $18.29 for a weekend trip to Albany.

Restroom
Loyalty rewards
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 5m
Avg. Price
$18.29

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from Portland. Most bus trips to Albany will depart from Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave, NW Everett St btwn NW Broadway and NW 8th.
  • Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave
  • NW Everett St btwn NW Broadway and NW 8th
Bus trips arrive in Albany at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. 110 10th Ave SW, 112 SW 10th Ave are the main bus stations in Albany for trips arriving from Portland.
  • 110 10th Ave SW
  • 112 SW 10th Ave