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There are 9 ways to get from Manhattan to Sanford by bus, train, car, plane, subway or shuttle

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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Bus  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Dover, NH NYC-Ogunquit ME

$233 - $291

Cheapest option

Fly New York La Guardia to Boston, train  •  7h 29m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS
  2. Take the train from Boston North Station to Wells Amtrak Station

$93 - $315

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Train  •  7h 55m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Boston North Station to Wells Amtrak Station Downeaster

$194 - $461

Drive  •  5h 17m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Sanford 295.8 miles

$29 - $45

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Portland, bus, shuttle  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Portland (PWM) LGA - PWM
  3. Take the bus from Portland, Me to Wells
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Wells Regional Transportation Center to School St. Parking

$108 - $446

Fly Newark to Portland, bus, shuttle  •  7h 9m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Portland (PWM) EWR - PWM
  2. Take the bus from Portland, Me to Wells
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Wells Regional Transportation Center to School St. Parking

$140 - $443

Subway to New York JFK, fly to Portland, bus, shuttle  •  7h 21m

  1. Take the subway from 5 Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Portland (PWM) JFK - PWM
  3. Take the bus from Portland, Me to Wells
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Wells Regional Transportation Center to School St. Parking

$116 - $434

Fly Newark to Manchester, train, shuttle  •  7h 3m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Manchester (MHT) EWR - MHT
  2. Take the train from Haverhill Amtrak to Wells Amtrak Station
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Wells Regional Transportation Center to School St. Parking

$333 - $859

Fly New York La Guardia to Manchester, train, shuttle  •  6h 55m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Manchester (MHT) LGA - MHT
  2. Take the train from Haverhill Amtrak to Wells Amtrak Station
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Wells Regional Transportation Center to School St. Parking

$316 - $692

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Sanford is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Sanford is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5h 17m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Sanford is 247 miles. The road distance is 295.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Sanford without a car is to bus which takes 6h 5m and costs $230 - $300.

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It takes approximately 6h 5m to get from Manhattan to Sanford, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Sanford is to bus which takes 6h 5m and costs $230 - $300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $190 - $470 and takes 7h 55m.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Sanford is 296 miles. It takes approximately 5h 17m to drive from Manhattan to Sanford.

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JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 95+ hotels available in Sanford. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Sanford.
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  • Distance: 247.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 5m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Sanford, ME, USA?

C&J Bus operates a bus from Manhattan to Sanford twice daily. Tickets cost $70 - $95 and the journey takes 5h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Manhattan to Sanford via 34 St - Penn Station, New York Penn Station, Boston Back Bay Station, Back Bay, North Station, Boston North Station, and Wells Amtrak Station in around 7h 55m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from New York La Guardia to Portland
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Portland
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York La Guardia to Portland
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Portland
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Newark to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from New York JFK to Portland
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston North Station to Wells Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Haverhill Amtrak to Wells Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
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 Portland, Me to Wells
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Shoreline Explorer
Phone
800 965 5762
Website
shorelineexplorer.com
Shuttle from Wells Regional Transportation Center to School St. Parking
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
shorelineexplorer.com

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs $17.

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