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There are 9 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Portland by plane, bus, train 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 New York JFK to Portland  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Portland (PWM) JFK - PWM

$97 - $396

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  8 h 51 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 Northbound / ...

$45 - $113

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Fly New York JFK to Boston, bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS
  2. Take the bus from Logan Airport to Portland, ME

$81 - $314

Fly New York La Guardia to Portland  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Portland (PWM) LGA - PWM

$108 - $430

AirTrain, train, train to Newark, fly to Portland  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  4. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Portland (PWM) EWR - PWM

$136 - $434

Train, bus  •  8 h 3 min

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

$78 - $211

Train  •  8 h 56 min

  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 Portland Amtrak Station Downeaster

$162 - $424

Bus  •  9 h 6 min

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

$60 - $88

Drive  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Portland 318 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Portland is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Portland is to fly which costs $95 - $400 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) station to Portland. However, there are services departing from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station and arriving at Portland, ME via Queens Blvd/ 78 Av and New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 6 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Portland is 277 miles. The road distance is 318 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Portland without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 3 min and costs $75 - $220.

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It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Portland, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Portland bus services, operated by Concord Coach Lines, depart from New York, NY station.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Portland is to fly which takes 2 h 34 min and costs $95 - $400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $120 and takes 8 h 51 min, you could also train, which costs $160 - $430 and takes 8 h 56 min.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Portland Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 17 min.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Portland bus services, operated by Concord Coach Lines, arrive at Portland, ME station.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Portland.
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  • Distance: 277.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 34 min

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Portland, ME, USA?

JetBlue Airways and Delta fly from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Portland 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Portland via Howard Beach, NY, Howard Beach - JFK Airport, 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, and Boston, MA - South Station in around 8 h 51 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from New York La Guardia to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Train operators
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 South Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$45 - $160
Business Class
$85 - $200
First Class
$200 - $300
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
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 Portland Amtrak Station
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
Bus operators
Concord Coach Lines
Website
concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Logan Airport to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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
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
Bus from New York, NY to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
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
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
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 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
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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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Portland is 318 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Portland.

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Delta and JetBlue Airways offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Portland Airport.

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There are 157+ hotels available in Portland. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to New York La Guardia Airport is to shuttle which takes 34 min and costs $17.

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