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There are 11 ways to get from New Jersey to Maine by plane, train, subway, 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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Fly Newark to Bangor  •  3 h 4 min

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

$139 - $713

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Bus Boltbus  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark Penn Station to Boston, MA Phil
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME Northbound / ...

$34 - $78

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Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Bangor  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 9th Street
  2. Take the subway from W 4 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Bangor (BGR) LGA - BGR

$127 - $524

Fly Newark to Portland  •  3 h 29 min

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

$110 - $402

Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Portland  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 9th Street
  2. Take the subway from W 4 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Portland (PWM) LGA - PWM

$98 - $423

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Portland  •  4 h 12 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

$107 - $414

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Portland  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Portland (PWM) PHL - PWM

$209 - $487

Train, bus  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Boston South Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME Boston-Portland-Bates College / ...

$157 - $390

Train  •  8 h 26 min

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

$166 - $422

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station Ny / ...
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME Boston-Portland-Bates College / ...

$46 - $111

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 $130 - $750 and takes 3 h 4 min.

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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 - South Station and Congress St + Valley St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 48 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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The best way to get from New Jersey to Maine without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 34 min and costs $150 - $390.

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It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from New Jersey to Maine, including transfers.

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New Jersey to Maine bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Maine is to fly which takes 3 h 4 min and costs $130 - $750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $80 and takes 7 h 48 min, you could also train, which costs $160 - $430 and takes 8 h 26 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Bangor Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 36 min.

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

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Map of how to get from New Jersey to Maine.
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  • Distance: 482.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 4 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 - South Station, Portland, ME, and Congress St + Valley St in around 7 h 48 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bangor
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 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 Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Bangor
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Portland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Train operators
PATH
Phone
+1 800 234-7284
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Journal Square to 9th Street
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
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 Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Boston North Station to Portland Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$130 - $270
First Class Seat
$220 - $350
Train from Newark Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$130 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $350
Bus operators
Concord Coach Lines
Website
concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Book at
webstore.concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Book at
webstore.concordcoachlines.com
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
Bus from Boston Sth Station, MA to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
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
Website
boltbus.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.

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
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between New Jersey to Maine is 326 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to drive from New Jersey to Maine.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Bangor Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Maine. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Newark Airport is to line 62 bus which takes 12 min and costs $1 - $2.

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