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There are 5 ways to get from Boston to Ellsworth by plane, bus, train or car

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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Fly to Bar Harbor  •  2 h 45 min

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

$120 - $334

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Bus  •  6 h 5 min

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

$61 - $77

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Fly to Rockland, bus  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Rockland (RKD) BOS - RKD
  2. Take the bus from Stonington - Burnt Cove Market to Ellsworth City Hall

$96 - $230

Train, bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Boston North Station to Portland Amtrak Station
  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 Ellsworth, Maine

$83 - $132

Drive  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Ellsworth 261.4 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Ellsworth is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Ellsworth is to fly which costs $120 - $340 and takes 2 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to Ellsworth. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA - South Station and arriving at Ellsworth, Maine via Bangor, ME. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

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The distance between Boston and Ellsworth is 202 miles. The road distance is 261.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Ellsworth without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 5 min and costs $60 - $80.

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It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to get from Boston to Ellsworth, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Boston to Ellsworth is to fly which takes 2 h 45 min and costs $120 - $340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $80 and takes 6 h 5 min.

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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 Ellsworth bus services, operated by West Transportation, arrive at Ellsworth, Maine station.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Ellsworth.
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  • Distance: 202 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 45 min

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

Silver Airways and Cape Air fly from Boston to Ellsworth 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Ellsworth via Bangor, ME in around 6 h 5 min.

Airlines
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 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $350
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
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 North Station to Portland Amtrak Station
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
Downeast Transportation Inc.
Phone
(207) 667-5796
Website
downeasttrans.org
Bus from Stonington - Burnt Cove Market to Ellsworth City Hall
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
downeasttrans.org
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
West Transportation
Phone
1-800-596-2823
Email
info@westbusservice.com
Website
westbusservice.com
Bus from Bangor, ME to Ellsworth, Maine
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $18
Schedules at
westbusservice.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Ellsworth is 261 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to drive from Boston to Ellsworth.

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

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There are 80+ hotels available in Ellsworth. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs $2 - $6.

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