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There are 10 ways to get from New York to Maine by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly New York La Guardia to Bangor  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Bangor (BGR) LGA - BGR

$124 - $521

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Bus Megabus  •  7 h 38 min

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

$46 - $75

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Fly Newark to Bangor  •  3 h 11 min

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

$156 - $728

Train to New York JFK, fly to Portland  •  3 h 38 min

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

$105 - $414

Fly New York La Guardia to Portland  •  3 h 47 min

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

$96 - $423

Fly Newark to Portland  •  3 h 38 min

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

$128 - $420

Bus  •  6 h 37 min

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

$60 - $78

Train, bus  •  7 h 1 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 / ...

$154 - $383

Train  •  7 h 54 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

$163 - $415

Drive  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Drive from New York to Portland 318.2 miles

$30 - $45

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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 fly which costs $150 - $750 and takes 3 h 11 min.

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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 Portland Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 37 min.

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

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The best way to get from New York to Maine without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 37 min and costs $60 - $80.

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It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to get from New York to Maine, including transfers.

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New York to Maine 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 to Maine is to fly which takes 3 h 13 min and costs $120 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $80 and takes 6 h 37 min, you could also train, which costs $160 - $420 and takes 7 h 54 min.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Bangor Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 29 min.

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New York 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 York to Maine.
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  • Distance: 432.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 13 min

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

Delta flies from New York to Bangor 3 times a day. Alternatively, Concord Coach Lines operates a bus from New York to Portland twice daily. Tickets cost $55 - $75 and the journey takes 6 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Bangor
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bangor
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Train operators
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 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
$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
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
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

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Maine is 318 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 33 min to drive from New York to Maine.

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Delta offers flights from New York La Guardia 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 York to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs $17.

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