There are 6 ways to get from Albany to Maine by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Boston, Ma 220 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me 3522 / ...

$39 - $92

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Train, bus  •  8 h

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Boston South Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me 3522 / ...

$16 - $40

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Bus via Logan Airport  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Boston, Ma 220 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Logan Airport to Portland, ME Northbound

$47 - $97

Train  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Boston North Station to Portland Transportation Center Downeaster

$74 - $172

Drive  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Albany to Portland 272.7 miles

$26 - $40

Fly, bus  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Boston (BOS) ALB - BOS
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Wells

$200 - $424

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Albany to Maine. However, there are services departing from Albany, Ny and arriving at Congress St + Hampshire St via Boston, Ma and Congress St + Valley St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 29 min.

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The distance between Albany and Maine is 323 miles. The road distance is 272.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Albany to Maine without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to get from Albany to Maine, including transfers.

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Albany to Maine bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Albany, Ny station.

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The best way to get from Albany to Maine is to bus which takes 6 h 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 8 h 54 min.

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The quickest flight from Albany Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 3 min.

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Albany to Maine bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Portland, Me station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albany to Maine is 273 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to drive from Albany to Maine.

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Cape Air offers flights from Albany Airport to Boston Airport.

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  • Distance: 323.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 29 min

What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and Maine, USA?

You can take a bus from Albany to Portland via Boston, Ma, Portland, Me, and Congress St + Valley St in around 6 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Albany to Portland via Boston Back Bay Station, Back Bay, North Station, Boston North Station, and Portland Transportation Center in around 8 h 54 min.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Albany to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Boston North Station to Portland Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
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 Albany, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Boston, Ma to Wells
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
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