There are 11 ways to get from New Jersey to Maine by train, subway, plane, 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, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Bangor  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
  2. Take the subway from 34 St - Herald Sq to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Bangor (BGR) LGA - BGR

$120 - $515

Cheapest option

Bus Boltbus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark Penn Station to Boston, MA Phil
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me 3522 / ...

$35 - $81

9 alternative options

Fly Newark to Bangor  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Bangor (BGR) EWR - BGR

$132 - $704

Fly Newark to Portland  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Portland (PWM) EWR - PWM

$111 - $405

Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Portland  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
  2. Take the subway from 34 St - Herald Sq to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Portland (PWM) LGA - PWM

$99 - $426

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Bangor  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Bangor (BGR) JFK - BGR

$121 - $436

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Portland  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Portland (PWM) JFK - PWM

$105 - $417

Train, bus  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me 3522 / ...

$150 - $393

Train  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Boston North Station Amtrak to Portland Transportation Center Amtrak Downeaster

$167 - $425

Bus Concord Coach Lines  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Portland, ME New York

$44 - $97

Drive  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Portland 326.1 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Maine is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Maine is to fly which costs $110 - $410 and takes 3 h 35 min.

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The distance between New Jersey and Maine is 482 miles. The road distance is 326.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from New Jersey to Maine, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Jersey station to Maine. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Congress St + Hampshire St via Boston, Ma and Congress St + Valley St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 35 min.

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Bangor Airport.

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Map of how to get from New Jersey to Maine.
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  • Distance: 482.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 29 min

What companies run services between New Jersey, USA and Maine, USA?

United Airlines flies from Elizabeth to Bangor twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newark to Portland via Boston, MA, Boston, Ma, Portland, Me, and Congress St + Valley St in around 7 h 35 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bangor
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 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
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
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Bangor
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 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 24 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
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$130 - $270
First Class Seat
$220 - $350
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$130 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $350
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 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
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Concord Coach Lines
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Newark Penn Station to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
boltbus.com

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