There are 11 ways to get from Manhattan to Sanford by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  8h 2m

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

$108 - $231

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Bus  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Boston South Buses 2504 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to Wells 3522 / ...

$45 - $62

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Bus via Boston  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to South Station, Boston, MA Peter Pan
  2. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to Wells 3522 / ...

$52 - $72

Train, bus  •  9h 7m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Acela / ...
  2. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to Wells 3522 / ...

$55 - $157

Drive  •  5h 20m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Sanford 293.3 miles

$28 - $45

Fly New York La Guardia to Boston, train, shuttle  •  7h 47m

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

$98 - $414

Fly New York La Guardia to Portland, train, shuttle  •  7h 25m

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

$106 - $310

Train to New York JFK, fly to Portland, train, shuttle  •  7h 41m

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Portland (PWM) JFK - PWM
  3. Take the train from Portland Amtrak Station to Wells Amtrak Station
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Wells Regional Transportation Center to School St. Parking

$178 - $414

Train to Newark, fly to Boston, train, shuttle  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS
  3. Take the train from Woburn Amtrak Station to Wells Amtrak Station
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Wells Regional Transportation Center to School St. Parking

$112 - $447

Train to Newark, fly to Portland, train, shuttle  •  7h 49m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Portland (PWM) EWR - PWM
  3. Take the train from Portland Amtrak Station to Wells Amtrak Station
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Wells Regional Transportation Center to School St. Parking

$185 - $293

Fly New York La Guardia to Manchester, train, shuttle  •  6h 54m

  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 - $677

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Sanford is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Sanford is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5h 20m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Sanford is 247 miles. The road distance is 293.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Sanford without a car is to train which takes 8h 2m and costs $100 - $240.

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It takes approximately 8h 2m to get from Manhattan to Sanford, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Sanford is to train which takes 8h 2m and costs $100 - $240. Alternatively, you can bus via Boston, which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8h 40m.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Sanford is 293 miles. It takes approximately 5h 20m 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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  • Distance: 247.2 miles
  • Duration: 8h 2m

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

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 8h 2m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manhattan to Sanford via South Station, Boston, MA, Boston South Buses, Wells, and Wells Regional Transportation Center in around 8h 40m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Portland
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Portland
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from New York La Guardia to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Newark to Portland
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $300
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from New York La Guardia to Portland via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $480
Flights from New York JFK to Portland
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Portland via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Portland via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $510
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from New York La Guardia to Portland
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $280
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Boston North Station to Wells Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Woburn Amtrak Station to Wells Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Portland Amtrak Station to Wells Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Haverhill Amtrak to Wells Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to South Station, Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
peterpanbus.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 Boston South Buses to Wells
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Shoreline Explorer
Phone
800 965 5762
Website
shorelineexplorer.com
Shuttle from Wells Regional Transportation Center to School St. Parking
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
shorelineexplorer.com

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