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There are 6 ways to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Mount Desert Island by plane, car, bus or train

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Fly to Rockland, drive  •  2h 41m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Rockland (RKD) BOS - RKD
  2. Drive from Rockland to Blue Hill

$146 - $220

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Bus  •  6h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Boston / Logan Airport to Bangor, ME 58 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bangor - Concord Coach to Bar Harbor - Village Green Bangor to Bar Harbor

$40 - $64

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Fly to Bar Harbor  •  3h 18m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Bar Harbor (BHB) BOS - BHB

$104 - $249

Fly to Bangor, bus  •  4h 10m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Bangor (BGR) BOS - BGR
  2. Take the bus from Bangor International Airport to Ellsworth City Hall

$140 - $542

Train, bus  •  9h 35m

  1. Take the train from Boston to Portland
  2. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Bangor, ME 50 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Bangor - Concord Coach to Bar Harbor - Village Green

$58 - $97

Drive  •  5h 5m

  1. Drive from Boston Airport (BOS) to Bar Harbor 280.3 miles

$27 - $40

Boston Airport (BOS) to Mount Desert Island by bus and walk

The journey time between Boston Airport (BOS) and Mount Desert Island is around 7h 57m and covers a distance of around 290 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 57m. Operated by Concord Coach Lines and Downeast Transportation Inc., the Boston Airport (BOS) to Mount Desert Island service departs from Boston / Logan Airport and arrives in Bar Harbor - Village Green. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7h 57m
Fastest journey time:
7h 57m
Journey distance:
290 miles
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
$40
Carbon emissions:
57 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:20
Last service departs at:
07:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Boston Airport (BOS) to Mount Desert Island bus and walk schedules

Boston Airport (BOS) → Mount Desert Island
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Mount Desert Island is 800-232-4636.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Mount Desert Island is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 5h 5m.

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The fastest way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Mount Desert Island is to fly and drive which takes 2h 41m and costs $140 - $220.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston Airport (BOS) to Mount Desert Island. However, there are services departing from Boston / Logan Airport and arriving at Bar Harbor - Village Green via Bangor - Concord Coach. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 34m.

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The distance between Boston Airport (BOS) and Mount Desert Island is 193 miles. The road distance is 280.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Mount Desert Island without a car is to bus which takes 6h 34m and costs $40 - $65.

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It takes approximately 2h 41m to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Mount Desert Island, including transfers.

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Boston Airport (BOS) to Mount Desert Island bus services, operated by Concord Coach Lines, depart from Boston / Logan Airport station.

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The best way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Mount Desert Island is to fly which takes 3h 18m and costs $100 - $250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $65 and takes 6h 34m.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Rockland Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Boston Airport (BOS) to Mount Desert Island bus services, operated by Downeast Transportation Inc., arrive at Bar Harbor - Village Green station.

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Map of how to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Mount Desert Island.
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  • Distance: 192.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 41m

What companies run services between Boston Airport (BOS), USA and Mount Desert Island, ME, USA?

Cape Air flies from Boston Airport (BOS) to Somesville every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston Airport (BOS) to Bar Harbor via Bangor, ME and Bangor - Concord Coach in around 6h 34m.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Rockland
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Flights from Boston to Bar Harbor
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Bangor
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to Portland
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Bus operators
Downeast Transportation Inc.
Phone
(207) 667-5796
Email
info@downeasttrans.org
Website
downeasttrans.org
Bus from Bangor International Airport to Ellsworth City Hall
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$0 - $7
Schedules at
downeasttrans.org
Acadia free shuttles
$0
Down East services
$4 - $7
Bus from Bangor - Concord Coach to Bar Harbor - Village Green
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$0 - $9
Schedules at
downeasttrans.org
Acadia free shuttles
$0
Down East services
$6 - $9
Concord Coach Lines
Website
concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Boston / Logan Airport to Bangor, ME
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Portland, ME to Bangor, ME
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston Airport (BOS) to Mount Desert Island is 280 miles. It takes approximately 5h 5m to drive from Boston Airport (BOS) to Mount Desert Island.

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Cape Air offers flights from Boston Airport to Rockland Airport.

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