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There are 6 ways to get from Boston to Acadia National Park by plane, car, bus or train

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Fly to Rockland, drive  •  4h 21m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Rockland (RKD) BOS - RKD
  2. Drive from Rockland to Acadia National Park

$45 - $196

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Bus  •  7h 22m

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

$40 - $70

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Fly to Bar Harbor, bus  •  4h 27m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Bar Harbor (BHB) BOS - BHB
  2. Take the bus from Bar Harbor - Village Green to Acadia National Park - Bubble Pond

$92 - $248

Fly to Bangor, bus  •  4h 59m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Bangor (BGR) BOS - BGR
  2. Take the bus from Bangor International Airport to Bar Harbor - Village Green

$142 - $517

Train, Amtrak Thruway, drive  •  7h 56m

  1. Take the train from Boston to Brunswick Amtrak Station
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Brunswick, ME to Lincolnville, ME
  3. Drive from Lincolnville, ME to Acadia National Park

Drive  •  5h 10m

  1. Drive from Boston to Acadia National Park 283.9 miles

$27 - $40

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Acadia National Park is 800-232-4636.

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The most affordable way to get from Boston to Acadia National Park is to drive, which costs $27 - $40 and takes 5h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Acadia National Park is to fly and drive which costs $40 - $200 and takes 4h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Acadia National Park. However, there are services departing from Boston South Buses and arriving at Acadia National Park - Bubble Pond via Bangor - Concord Coach and Bar Harbor - Village Green. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 22m.

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The distance between Boston and Acadia National Park is 199 miles. The road distance is 283.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Acadia National Park without a car is to bus which takes 7h 22m and costs $40 - $70.

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It takes approximately 4h 21m to get from Boston to Acadia National Park, including transfers.

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Boston to Acadia National Park bus services, operated by Concord Coach Lines, depart from Boston South Buses station.

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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 to Acadia National Park bus services, operated by Downeast Transportation Inc., arrive at Bar Harbor - Village Green station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Acadia National Park is 284 miles. It takes approximately 5h 10m to drive from Boston to Acadia National Park.

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  • Distance: 198.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 21m

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Acadia National Park, ME, USA?

You can take a bus from Boston to Acadia National Park via Bangor, ME, Bangor - Concord Coach, Bar Harbor - Village Green, and Acadia National Park - Bubble Pond in around 7h 22m.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Rockland
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Boston to Bar Harbor
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Bangor
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $420
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to Brunswick Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$50 - $70
Bus operators
Downeast Transportation Inc.
Phone
(207) 667-5796
Email
info@downeasttrans.org
Website
downeasttrans.org
Bus from Bar Harbor - Village Green to Acadia National Park - Bubble Pond
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$0 - $5
Schedules at
exploreacadia.com
Acadia free shuttles
$0
Down East services
$3 - $5
Bus from Bangor International Airport to Bar Harbor - Village Green
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$0 - $9
Schedules at
downeasttrans.org
Acadia free shuttles
$0
Down East services
$6 - $9
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Brunswick, ME to Lincolnville, ME
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com

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Cape Air offers flights from Boston Airport to Rockland Airport.

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There are 103+ hotels available in Acadia National Park. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 0 min and costs $1 - $13.

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