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There are 4 ways to get from Lowell to Maine by train, bus 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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Train  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Woburn Anderson Transportation Center to Portland Transportation Center Downeaster

$34 - $73

Cheapest option

Line 352 bus, bus  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the line 352 bus from Chestnut Ave @ Cambridge St to State St @ Washington Mall - State St Sta 352
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME Northbound / ...

$19 - $48

2 alternative options

Line 41 bus, line 01 bus, train, line 1 bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the line 41 bus from Robert B. Kennedy Transfer Center, Lowell to Buckley Transportation Center, Lawrence 41
  2. Take the line 01 bus from Buckley Transportation Center, Lawrence to Washington Square Transit Center, Haverhill 01
  3. Take the train from Haverhill Amtrak to Portland Transportation Center
  4. Take the line 1 bus from Portland Transportation Center to Congress St + Hampshire St 1

Drive  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Lowell to Portland 99.1 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Lowell to Maine is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lowell to Maine is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lowell to Maine. However, there are services departing from Kennedy Center and arriving at Congress St + Hampshire St via Chestnut Ave @ Cambridge St, Boston, MA - South Station and Congress St + Valley St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 48 min.

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The distance between Lowell and Maine is 246 miles. The road distance is 99.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Lowell to Maine without a car is to train which takes 3 h 52 min and costs $30 - $75.

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It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to get from Lowell to Maine, including transfers.

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Lowell to Maine bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Chestnut Ave @ Cambridge St station.

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The best way to get from Lowell to Maine is to train which takes 3 h 52 min and costs $30 - $75. Alternatively, you can line 352 bus and bus, which costs $19 - $50 and takes 5 h 48 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lowell to Maine is 99 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to drive from Lowell to Maine.

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Map of how to get from Lowell to Maine.
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  • Distance: 246.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 52 min

What companies run services between Lowell, MA, USA and Maine, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Lowell to Portland 5 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lowell to Portland via Chestnut Street Burlington, Chestnut Ave @ Cambridge St, State St @ Washington Mall - State St Sta, Boston, MA - South Station, Portland, ME, and Congress St + Valley St in around 5 h 48 min.

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 Woburn Anderson Transportation Center to Portland Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Haverhill Amtrak to Portland Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Merrimack Valley Transit
Phone
+1 978-469-6878
Website
mvrta.com
Bus from Robert B. Kennedy Transfer Center, Lowell to Buckley Transportation Center, Lawrence
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
mvrta.com
Bus from Buckley Transportation Center, Lawrence to Washington Square Transit Center, Haverhill
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
mvrta.com
Greater Portland Metro Bus
Website
gpmetro.org
Bus from Portland Transportation Center to Congress St + Hampshire St
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
gpmetro.org
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Chestnut Ave @ Cambridge St to State St @ Washington Mall - State St Sta
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
MBTA
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40

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