There are 10 ways to get from Albany to Portland by bus, train, car or plane

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

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Bus  •  6 h 5 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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Bus via Congress St + Elm St  •  6 h 39 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 / ...

$43 - $92

Train, bus  •  7 h 36 min

  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 / ...

$58 - $139

Train  •  8 h 34 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 Albany to Portland  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Portland (PWM) ALB - PWM

$152 - $752

Fly Albany to Boston, bus  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Boston (BOS) ALB - BOS
  2. Take the bus from Logan Airport to Portland, ME

$202 - $410

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Portland  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Portland (PWM) LGA - PWM

$130 - $500

Train to Newark, fly to Portland  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Portland (PWM) EWR - PWM

$161 - $498

Train to New York JFK, fly to Portland  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Portland (PWM) JFK - PWM

$137 - $487

Questions & Answers

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Albany to Portland. However, there are services departing from Albany, Ny and arriving at Portland, Me via Boston, Ma. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

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The distance between Albany and Portland is 191 miles. The road distance is 272.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Albany to Portland without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 5 min and costs $35 - $95.

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It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to get from Albany to Portland, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Albany to Portland is to bus which takes 6 h 5 min and costs $35 - $95. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $70 - $180 and takes 8 h 34 min, you could also fly, which costs $150 - $750 and takes 6 h 56 min.

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There is no direct flight from Albany Airport to Portland Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 57 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Albany to Portland.
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  • Distance: 190.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 5 min

What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and Portland, ME, USA?

You can take a bus from Albany to Portland via Boston, Ma in around 6 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Albany to Portland via Boston Back Bay Station, Back Bay, North Station, and Boston North Station in around 8 h 34 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Portland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Albany to Portland via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Albany to Portland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Newark to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albany to Portland via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Albany to Portland via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Albany to Portland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Albany to Portland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albany to Portland via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Albany to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Flights from New York JFK to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
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
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
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
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
Economy Plus
$70 - $100
Business
$65 - $95
Business Plus/Sleeper
$120 - $170
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 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
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
Bus from Logan Airport to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Book at
webstore.concordcoachlines.com

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