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Travel Resources

If a visit to Maine is on your itinerary, the next step is getting here! How do you want to travel to Maine? Planes, trains, cars and boats are all options for transportation so check out the resources below to find the very best travel route for planning your trip to Maine.


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City Distance (miles) Distance (km)
*Distances are from Portland, Maine
Augusta 57 92
Bangor 129 208
Bar Harbor 162 261
Bethel 66 106
Boothbay Harbor 56 90
Camden 83 134
Eastport 250 402
Freeport 13 28
Greenville 154 248
Kittery 48 77
Machias 205 330
Old Orchard 17 27
Rangeley 118 190
Houlton 247 397
Caribou 299 481
Fort Kent 313 504
Madawaska 346 557
Presque Isle 286 460
Auburn 35 56
Lewiston 37 59


Auburn-Lewiston Airport
207-786-0631. Served by private and charter aviation.

Augusta State Airport
207-626-2306. Served by Cape Air.

Bangor International Airport
207-992-4600 or toll-free 1-866-359-2264. Carriers include: Allegiant, American, Delta, and United.

Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport
207-667-7329. Served by Cape Air and Silver Airways.

Portland International Jetport
207-772-0690. Served by: American, Cape Air, Delta, Elite, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, Sun County and United.

Presque Isle International Airport
207-764-2550. Served by United.

Knox County Regional Airport
207-594-4131. Served by Cape Air.


Private Charter Aviation Companies

Air New England
603-351-5151. Air New England connects regional business markets and resort destinations in New England with Major Metropolitan Areas in the Northeast U.S. and Canada, many inaccessible by airlines.


Car Rental Agencies

You will find major worldwide car rental agencies at both international airports and major cities, but it is advisable to reserve a car with your travel agent in advance.

1-800-GO-ALAMO or 207-775-0855. Serving Bangor International Airport and Portland International Jetport.

1-800-331-1212 or 207-874-7500. Serving Bangor International Airport, Portland International Jetport, and Northern Maine Regional Airport.

1-800-527-0700. Serving Augusta Airport, Bangor International Airport, Portland International Jetport, Northern Maine Regional Airport, and Knox County Regional Airport.

1-800-261-7331. Serving Augusta Airport, Bangor International Airport, Knox County Regional Airport and Portland International Jetport.

1-800-654-3131. Serving Auburn-Lewiston Airport, Bangor International Airport, Bar Harbor Airport, and Portland International Jetport.

1-800-227-7368 or 207-773-0036. Serving Bangor International Airport and Portland International Jetport.


Bus Services

Concord Coach Lines
800-639-3317. Service to Bangor, Bath, Belfast, Brunswick, Camden, Damariscotta, Lincolnville, Portland, Rockland, Searsport, Waldoboro, and Wiscasset.

Island Explorer
Seasonal service to Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor Airport, Bar Harbor, and Southwest Harbor.

Greyhound Bus Lines
1-800-231-2222 or 214-849-8100. Service to Augusta, Bangor, Bath, Belfast, Bridgewater, Brunswick, Camden, Caribou, Damariscotta, Houlton, Howland, Lewiston, Limestone, Lincolnville, Mars Hill, Medway, Monticello, Oakfield, Old Town, Orono, Portland, Presque Isle, Rockland, Searsport, Sherman, Waldoboro, Waterville, and Wiscasset.

Metro Greater Portland Transit District
207-774-0351. Serving Portland, Westbrook, Falmouth, and the Maine area of South Portland.

Shoreline Explorer
1-800-965-5762. Seasonal trolley and shuttle bus system along the southern Maine coast providing links to private trolley operators in Kennebunkport, Ogunquit, and York. The Shoreline Explorer system goes from York Beach to Ogunquit to Wells to Kennebunk-Kennebunkport and Sanford to Wells.

West Bus Service
800-596-2823. Service to Bangor Airport, Bangor Greyhound Station, Calais, Ellsworth, Machias, and Perry.

Zoom Shuttle Bus
877-THE-ZOOM. Service to Biddeford, Old Orchard Beach, Portland, Saco, Scarborough, and South Portland.


Train Service

Amtrak Downeaster
800-USA-RAIL. Service from Boston's North Station to Wells, Saco, Old Orchard Beach, Portland, Freeport and Brunswick.


Ferry Services

The Cat
1-877-762-7245. Seasonal, high-speed ferry (3.5 hour voyage) linking Bar Harbor, Maine with Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.

Beal & Bunker Mail Boat
207-244-3575. Passenger ferry service between Northeast Harbor and Cranberry Islands.

Casco Bay Lines
207-774-7871, [email protected]. Service from Portland to Peaks Island, Little Diamond Island, Great Diamond Island, Diamond Cove, Long Island, Chebeague Island, and Cliff Island.

Chebeague Transportation
207-846-3700. Passenger ferry service between Cousins Island in Yarmouth and Chebeague Island.

Cranberry Cove Ferry
207-244-5882. Seasonal passenger ferry service between Southwest Harbor/Manset to Cranberry Islands.

East Coast Ferry, Ltd.
506-747-2159. Eastport, Maine to Deer Island, New Brunswick (seasonal).

Hardy Boat Line
1-800-278-3346 or 207-677-2026. Passenger ferry service between New Harbor to Monhegan Island.

Monhegan Boat Line
207-372-8848. Passenger ferry service between Port Clyde and Monhegan Island.

Maine State Ferry Service
800-491-4883. Year-round service.

Rockland to Vinalhaven – 207-863-4421
Rockland to North Haven – 207-867-4441
Rockland to Matinicus Island – 207-596-2202
Lincolnville to Isleboro – 207-789-5611
Bass Harbor to Swans Island – 207-526-4273
Bass Harbor to Frenchboro – 207-244-3254



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