There are 6 ways to get from Burlington to Portland by bus, car or plane

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Bus via Montpelier  •  7h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Downtown Transit Center Burlington to Montpelier Park & Ride
  2. Take the bus from Montpelier Park & Ride to Boston South Buses
  3. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to Portland, ME 54 / ...

$49 - $79

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Bus  •  8h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Burlingt Transit Ctr to Boston South Buses 3536 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to Portland, ME 54 / ...

$49 - $76

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Bus via Hanover  •  9h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Burlingt Transit Ctr to Hanover
  2. Take the bus from Hanover to Boston Logan Int. Airport
  3. Take the bus from Boston / Logan Airport to Portland, ME 54 / ...

$71 - $99

Drive  •  4h 25m

  1. Drive from Burlington to Portland 259.3 miles

$25 - $40

Fly Burlington to Portland  •  6h 37m

  1. Fly from Burlington (BTV) to Portland (PWM) BTV - PWM

$142 - $754

Drive to Saranac Lake, fly to Boston, bus  •  6h 19m

  1. Drive from Burlington to Saranac Lake
  2. Fly from Saranac Lake (SLK) to Boston (BOS) SLK - BOS
  3. Take the bus from Boston / Logan Airport to Portland, ME

$109 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Burlington to Portland is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Burlington to Portland is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Burlington to Portland. However, there are services departing from Downtown Transit Center Burlington and arriving at Portland, ME via Montpelier Park & Ride and Boston South Buses. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 23m.

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The distance between Burlington and Portland is 158 miles. The road distance is 259.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Burlington to Portland without a car is to bus via Montpelier which takes 7h 23m and costs $45 - $80.

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It takes approximately 7h 23m to get from Burlington to Portland, including transfers.

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Burlington to Portland bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Downtown Transit Center Burlington station.

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The best way to get from Burlington to Portland is to bus via Montpelier which takes 7h 23m and costs $45 - $80. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $140 - $800 and takes 6h 37m.

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There is no direct flight from Burlington Airport to Portland Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 53m and has one stopover.

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Burlington to Portland bus services, operated by Concord Coach Lines, arrive at Portland, ME station.

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Map of how to get from Burlington to Portland.
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  • Distance: 158.1 miles
  • Duration: 7h 23m

What companies run services between Burlington, VT, USA and Portland, ME, USA?

You can take a bus from Burlington to Portland via Montpelier Park & Ride and Boston South Buses in around 7h 23m. Alternatively, American Airlines, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Burlington to Portland hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Burlington to Portland via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Burlington to Portland via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Burlington to Portland via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Burlington to Portland via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Burlington to Portland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Burlington to Portland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Burlington to Portland via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Saranac Lake to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Burlington to Portland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Burlington to Portland via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Saranac Lake to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Downtown Transit Center Burlington to Montpelier Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $15
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megabus.com
Bus from Montpelier Park & Ride to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Downtown Transit Center Burlington to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Book at
megabus.com
Concord Coach Lines
Website
concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Boston South Buses to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Boston / Logan Airport to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
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 Burlingt Transit Ctr to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $75
Bus from Burlingt Transit Ctr to Hanover
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
Dartmouth Coach
Website
dartmouthcoach.com
Bus from Hanover to Boston Logan Int. Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
dartmouthcoach.com
Book at
webstore.dartmouthcoach.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Burlington to Portland is 259 miles. It takes approximately 4h 25m to drive from Burlington to Portland.

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JetBlue Airways, Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Burlington Airport to Portland Airport.

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There are 197+ hotels available in Portland. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Burlington to Burlington Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs $2.

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