There are 11 ways to get from Long Island to Maine by bus, car ferry, train, car or plane

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, car ferry, train  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Smith Lane to Riverhead County Center S58
  2. Take the bus from Riverhead County Center to Orient Point Ferry Dock S92
  3. Take the car ferry from Orient Point to New London
  4. Take the train from New London Union Station Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak
  5. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me

$116 - $310

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  11 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Smith Lane to Riverhead County Center S58
  2. Take the bus from Riverhead County Center to Orient Point Ferry Dock S92
  3. Take the car ferry from Orient Point to New London
  4. Take the bus from New London, Ct to Boston, Ma
  5. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me

$54 - $135

9 alternative options

Train, bus  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Central Islip to Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me

$74 - $220

Train  •  11 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Boston North Station Amtrak to Portland Transportation Center Amtrak

$104 - $269

Bus  •  11 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Tanger to 3 Av & E 39 St North Fork
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Portland, ME New York

$56 - $108

Drive  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Centereach to Portland 348.5 miles

$30 - $50

Bus, train to New York JFK, fly to Bangor  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Roy Drive to Suffolk Avenue
  2. Take the train from Central Islip to Jamaica
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Bangor (BGR) JFK - BGR

$124 - $441

Train to New York JFK, fly to Portland  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Central Islip to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Portland (PWM) JFK - PWM

$108 - $422

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Bangor  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Central Islip to Woodside
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Bangor (BGR) LGA - BGR

$125 - $525

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Portland  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Central Islip to Woodside
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Portland (PWM) LGA - PWM

$104 - $436

Train to Newark, fly to Portland  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Central Islip to Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Portland (PWM) EWR - PWM

$139 - $440

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Long Island to Maine is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Long Island to Maine is to train and fly which costs $100 - $430 and takes 4 h 57 min.

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The distance between Long Island and Maine is 401 miles. The road distance is 348.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 10 h 14 min to get from Long Island to Maine, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Long Island to Maine. However, there are services departing from Smith Lane and arriving at Congress St + Hampshire St via Tanger, New York, NY and Thompsons Point Rd + 100 Thompsons Point Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 59 min.

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What companies run services between Long Island, NY, USA and Maine, USA?

You can take a train from Centereach to Portland via Ronkonkoma LIRR, Ronkonkoma, Penn Station, New York Penn Station, Boston South Station Amtrak, South Station, Kendall/MIT, Boston North Station Amtrak, Portland Transportation Center Amtrak, and Thompsons Point Rd + 100 Thompsons Point Rd in around 11 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Centereach to Portland via Tanger Mall Drive, Tanger, 3 Av & E 39 St, New York, NY, Portland, ME, and Thompsons Point Rd + 100 Thompsons Point Rd in around 11 h 59 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Bangor
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bangor
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bangor
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New London Union Station Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $220
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$45 - $160
Business Class
$85 - $200
First Class
$200 - $300
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Central Islip to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Central Islip to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Central Islip to Woodside
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
mta.info
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston North Station Amtrak to Portland Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Smith Lane to Riverhead County Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Bus from Riverhead County Center to Orient Point Ferry Dock
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Bus from Roy Drive to Suffolk Avenue
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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 New London, Ct to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Concord Coach Lines
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Ferry operators
Long Island Ferry
Website
longislandferry.com
Car ferry from Orient Point to New London
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
longislandferry.com
Book at
longislandferry.com
Passenger
$17
Vehicle
$42

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