There are 5 ways to get from Albany to Maine by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus via Congress St + Valley St  •  6 h 30 min

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

$40 - $95

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Bus  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Boston, Ma 220 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME Boston-Portland-Bates College / ...

$44 - $95

Train  •  8 h 54 min

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

$75 - $175

Drive  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Albany to Portland 272.7 miles

$26 - $40

Fly, bus  •  5 h 38 min

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

$238 - $478

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The cheapest way to get from Albany to Maine is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Albany to Maine is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 39 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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It takes approximately 6 h 30 min to get from Albany to Maine, including transfers.

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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 30 min.

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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 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Albany to Portland via Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak, Back Bay, North Station, Boston North Station Amtrak, Portland Transportation Center Amtrak, and Thompsons Point Rd + 100 Thompsons Point Rd 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
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
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 Amtrak to Portland Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
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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 30 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
Concord Coach Lines
Website
concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Book at
webstore.concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Book at
webstore.concordcoachlines.com

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