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There are 3 ways to get from Hartford to Portsmouth by bus or car

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma 2554 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portsmouth, NH Boston MA-Dover NH / ...

$32 - $57

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Harford, CT to Boston, MA - South Station
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portsmouth, NH Boston MA-Dover NH / ...

$32 - $47

Drive  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Hartford to Portsmouth 154.3 miles

$15 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Hartford to Portsmouth is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 2 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hartford to Portsmouth is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 2 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hartford to Portsmouth. However, there are services departing from Hartford, Ct and arriving at Islington St. via Boston, MA - South Station and Portsmouth Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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The distance between Hartford and Portsmouth is 134 miles. The road distance is 154.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Hartford to Portsmouth without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 10 min and costs $30 - $60.

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Hartford to Portsmouth, including transfers.

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Hartford to Portsmouth bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Harford, CT station.

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Hartford to Portsmouth bus services, operated by C&J Bus, arrive at Portsmouth, NH station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hartford to Portsmouth is 154 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to drive from Hartford to Portsmouth.

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There are 139+ hotels available in Portsmouth. Prices start at $107 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 134.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 min

What companies run services between Hartford, CT, USA and Portsmouth, NH, USA?

You can take a bus from Hartford to Portsmouth via Boston, Ma, Boston, MA - South Station, Portsmouth, NH, and Portsmouth Transportation Center in around 5 h 10 min.

Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Boston Sth, MA to Portsmouth, NH
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Harford, CT to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
peterpanbus.com

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