There are 8 ways to get from Boston to Calais by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Bangor, ME Boston-Portland-Bangor / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bangor, ME to Calais, ME East Bound

$72 - $89

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Train, bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Boston North Station to Portland Transportation Center
  2. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Augusta, ME
  3. Take the bus from Augusta, ME to Bangor, ME
  4. Take the bus from Bangor, ME to Calais, ME

$94 - $144

Drive  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Calais 331.4 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Bar Harbor, bus  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Bar Harbor (BHB) BOS - BHB
  2. Take the bus from Hancock, ME to Calais, ME

$155 - $382

Fly to Fredericton, drive  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Fredericton (YFC) BOS - YFC
  2. Drive from Fredericton to Calais

$173 - $517

Fly to St John, drive  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to St John (YSJ) BOS - YSJ
  2. Drive from St John to Calais

$212 - $776

Fly to Rockland, bus  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Rockland (RKD) BOS - RKD
  2. Take the bus from Rockland, ME to Bangor, ME
  3. Take the bus from Bangor, ME to Calais, ME

$142 - $287

Fly to Augusta, bus  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Augusta (AUG) BOS - AUG
  2. Take the bus from Augusta, ME to Bangor, ME
  3. Take the bus from Bangor, ME to Calais, ME

$124 - $224

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to Calais. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA - South Station and arriving at Calais, ME via Bangor, ME. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h.

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The distance between Boston and Calais is 273 miles. The road distance is 331.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Calais without a car is to bus which takes 9 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h to get from Boston to Calais, including transfers.

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Boston to Calais bus services, operated by Concord Coach Lines, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Bar Harbor Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Boston to Calais bus services, operated by West Transportation, arrive at Calais, ME station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Calais is 331 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to drive from Boston to Calais.

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Silver Airways and Cape Air offer flights from Boston Airport to Bar Harbor Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Calais. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Calais.
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  • Distance: 273.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Calais, ME, USA?

You can take a bus from Boston to Calais via Bangor, ME in around 9 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Fredericton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Fredericton via Halifax
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Fredericton via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Fredericton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Fredericton via Ottawa, Montreal
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Fredericton via Toronto, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Fredericton via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Fredericton via Ottawa, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Fredericton via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to St John via Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to St John via Halifax
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to St John via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to St John via Ottawa, Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to St John via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to St John via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to St John via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to St John via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to St John via Ottawa, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Bar Harbor
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Boston to Rockland
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Flights from Boston to Augusta
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Boston to Bar Harbor
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Boston to Fredericton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Boston to St John via Billy Bishop Toronto City, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
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 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
Concord Coach Lines
Website
concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Bangor, ME
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Book at
webstore.concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Portland, ME to Augusta, ME
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Book at
webstore.concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Augusta, ME to Bangor, ME
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Book at
webstore.concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Rockland, ME to Bangor, ME
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Book at
webstore.concordcoachlines.com
West Transportation
Phone
1-800-596-2823
Email
info@westbusservice.com
Website
westbusservice.com
Bus from Bangor, ME to Calais, ME
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $30
Schedules at
westbusservice.com
Bus from Hancock, ME to Calais, ME
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
westbusservice.com

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