There are 7 ways to get from Burlington to Portland by bus, car, plane or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Burlingt Transit Ctr to Boston, Ma 3542 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me 3522 / ...

$43 - $104

6 alternative options

Bus via Dartmouth College/Hanover Inn  •  10 h 17 min

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

$66 - $104

Drive  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Burlington to Portland 259.3 miles

$25 - $40

Fly Burlington to Portland  •  6 h 4 min

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

$152 - $768

Car ferry to Plattsburgh, fly to Boston, bus  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Burlington, VT to Port Kent, NY
  2. Fly from Plattsburgh (PBG) to Boston (BOS) PBG - BOS
  3. Take the bus from Logan Airport to Portland, ME

$93 - $200

Bus to Lebanon, fly to Boston, bus  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Burlingt Transit Ctr to White River Jct, Vt
  2. Fly from Lebanon (LEB) to Boston (BOS) LEB - BOS
  3. Take the bus from Logan Airport to Portland, ME

$112 - $265

Car ferry, drive to Saranac Lake, fly to Boston, bus  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Burlington, VT to Port Kent, NY
  2. Drive from Port Kent, NY to Saranac Lake
  3. Fly from Saranac Lake (SLK) to Boston (BOS) SLK - BOS
  4. Take the bus from Logan Airport to Portland, ME

$92 - $176

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

You can take a bus from Burlington to Portland via Boston, Ma in around 7 h 35 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Burlington to Portland hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Burlington to Portland via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Burlington to Portland via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Burlington to Portland via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Burlington to Portland via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Lebanon to Boston
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Flights from Saranac Lake to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Burlington to Portland via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Burlington to Portland via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Burlington to Portland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Lebanon to Boston
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Flights from Saranac Lake to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $240
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Burlington to Portland via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Peninsula Airways
Website
penair.com
Flights from Plattsburgh to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Burlingt Transit Ctr to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Burlingt Transit Ctr to Hanover
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Burlingt Transit Ctr to White River Jct, Vt
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
Concord Coach Lines
Dartmouth Coach
Website
dartmouthcoach.com
Bus from Dartmouth College/Hanover Inn to Boston Logan Int. Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
dartmouthcoach.com
Ferry operators
Lake Champlain Ferries
Website
ferries.com
Car ferry from Burlington, VT to Port Kent, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
ferries.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Burlington and Portland is 253 km. The road distance is 415 km.

The cheapest way to get from Burlington to Portland is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Burlington to Portland is to drive which takes 4 h 21 min and costs $25 - $40.

No, there is no direct bus from Burlington to Portland. However, there are services departing from Burlingt Transit Ctr and arriving at Portland, Me via Boston, Ma. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 35 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 35 min to get from Burlington to Portland, including transfers.