There are 10 ways to get from Long Island to Maine by train, plane, bus, car ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train to New York JFK, fly to Portland  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Portland (PWM) JFK - PWM

$110 - $418

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Lake Ronkonkoma to Hillside Av/Springfield Bl 495
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA
  3. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME

$66 - $146

8 alternative options

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Portland  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Woodside
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Portland (PWM) LGA - PWM

$105 - $434

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Bangor  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Woodside
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Bangor (BGR) LGA - BGR

$125 - $524

Train to New York JFK, fly to Bangor  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Bangor (BGR) JFK - BGR

$125 - $438

Train to Newark, fly to Portland  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Portland (PWM) EWR - PWM

$128 - $429

Train, bus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME

$79 - $218

Bus, car ferry, train  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Riverhead County Center to Orient Point Ferry Dock S92
  2. Take the car ferry from Orient Point to New London
  3. Take the train from New London Union Station Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME

$119 - $304

Train  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Boston North Station Amtrak to Portland Transportation Center Amtrak

$104 - $266

Drive  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Long Island to Portland 350.5 miles

$30 - $50

What companies run services between Long Island, NY, USA and Maine, USA?

You can take a train from Long Island to Portland via New York Penn Station, South Station - Inbound, Kendall/MIT - Outbound, Boston North Station Amtrak, and Portland Transportation Center in around 10 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Long Island to Portland via Queens Village, NY, New York, NY, Boston, MA - South Station, and Portland Transportation Center in around 12 h 1 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Portland
Avg. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Portland
Avg. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bangor
Avg. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Bangor
Avg. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Portland
Avg. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Portland
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Portland
Avg. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bangor
Avg. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Ronkonkoma to Jamaica
Avg. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Ronkonkoma to Woodside
Avg. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
Avg. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
mta.info
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Amtrak
Avg. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach
$45 - $160
Business Class
$85 - $200
First Class
$200 - $300
Train from New London Union Station Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak
Avg. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
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Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $220
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston North Station Amtrak to Portland Transportation Center Amtrak
Avg. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Riverhead County Center to Orient Point Ferry Dock
Avg. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA
Avg. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station
Avg. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Ferry operators
Long Island Ferry
Website
longislandferry.com
Car ferry from Orient Point to New London
Avg. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
longislandferry.com
Book at
longislandferry.com
Passenger
$17
Vehicle
$42

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Long Island to Maine?

The distance between Long Island and Maine is 642 km. The road distance is 561 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Long Island to Maine?

The cheapest way to get from Long Island to Maine is to drive which costs $40 and takes 6 h 11 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Long Island to Maine?

The quickest way to get from Long Island to Maine is to train and fly which takes 3 h 58 min and costs $170.

Is there a direct bus between Long Island and Maine?

No, there is no direct bus from Long Island to Maine. However, there are services departing from Lake Ronkonkoma and arriving at Metro Pulse via Queens Village, NY, New York, NY, Boston, MA - South Station and Portland Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 1 min.

How long does it take to get from Long Island to Maine?

It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Long Island to Maine, including transfers.