There are 11 ways to get from New York to Maine by subway, plane, train, 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.

Recommended option

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Bangor  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Bangor (BGR) LGA - BGR

$117 - $512

Cheapest option

Bus Concord Coach Lines  •  6 h 37 min

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

$34 - $78

9 alternative options

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Portland  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Portland (PWM) LGA - PWM

$96 - $423

Train to New York JFK, fly to Bangor  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Bangor (BGR) JFK - BGR

$118 - $433

Train to New York JFK, fly to Portland  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Portland (PWM) JFK - PWM

$102 - $414

Train to Newark, fly to Bangor  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Bangor (BGR) EWR - BGR

$149 - $721

Train to Newark, fly to Portland  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Portland (PWM) EWR - PWM

$128 - $422

Train, bus  •  7 h 4 min

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

$146 - $383

Bus Lucky Star Bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from New York to Boston, MA New York
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me 3522 / ...

$42 - $68

Train  •  7 h 52 min

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

$163 - $415

Drive  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Drive from New York to Portland 318.2 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Maine is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Maine is to train and fly which costs $120 - $430 and takes 3 h 42 min.

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The distance between New York and Maine is 433 miles. The road distance is 318.2 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from New York to Maine, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Maine. However, there are services departing from New York, NY and arriving at Congress St + Hampshire St via Thompsons Point Rd + 100 Thompsons Point Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 37 min.

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What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Maine, USA?

Concord Coach Lines operates a bus from New York to Portland twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 6 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from New York to Portland via Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak, Back Bay, North Station, Boston North Station Amtrak, Portland Transportation Center Amtrak, and Thompsons Point Rd + 100 Thompsons Point Rd in around 7 h 52 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bangor
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 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 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 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 23 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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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 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
Concord Coach Lines
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
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from New York to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com

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