There are 7 ways to get from New York to Mount Desert Island 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 from New York La Guardia, bus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Bangor (BGR) LGA - BGR
  2. Take the bus from Bangor Airport to Ellsworth, Maine

$132 - $529

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Bus  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Bangor, ME
  3. Take the bus from Bangor International Airport to Bar Harbor - Hannaford's Supermarket

$56 - $84

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Fly from Newark, bus  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Bangor (BGR) EWR - BGR
  2. Take the bus from Bangor Airport to Ellsworth, Maine

$164 - $738

Fly from New York JFK, bus  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Bangor (BGR) JFK - BGR
  2. Take the bus from Bangor Airport to Ellsworth, Maine

$134 - $448

Train, bus  •  11 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Bangor, ME
  3. Take the bus from Bangor International Airport to Bar Harbor - Hannaford's Supermarket

$84 - $203

Bus via W 4 St  •  13 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Bangor, ME
  3. Take the bus from Bangor International Airport to Bar Harbor - Village Green

$59 - $120

Drive  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Drive from New York to Bar Harbor 492.5 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Mount Desert Island is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Mount Desert Island is to fly and bus which costs $160 - $750 and takes 6 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Mount Desert Island. However, there are services departing from New York, NY and arriving at Bar Harbor - Hannaford's Supermarket via Boston, MA - South Station and Bangor International Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 25 min.

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The distance between New York and Mount Desert Island is 383 miles. The road distance is 492.5 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Mount Desert Island without a car is to train and bus which takes 11 h 54 min and costs $80 - $210.

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It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to get from New York to Mount Desert Island, including transfers.

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New York to Mount Desert Island bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from New York, NY station.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Bangor Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 26 min.

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Map of how to get from New York to Mount Desert Island.
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  • Distance: 383.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 10 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Mount Desert Island, ME, USA?

You can take a bus from New York to Bar Harbor via Boston, MA, Boston, MA - South Station, Bangor, ME, and Bangor International Airport in around 12 h 25 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 JFK to Bangor
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bangor
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bangor via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Bangor
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Train operators
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
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$45 - $160
Business Class
$85 - $200
First Class
$200 - $300
Bus operators
West Transportation
Phone
1-800-596-2823
Email
info@westbusservice.com
Website
westbusservice.com
Bus from Bangor Airport to Ellsworth, Maine
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $18
Schedules at
westbusservice.com
Downeast Transportation Inc.
Phone
(207) 667-5796
Website
downeasttrans.org
Bus from Bangor International Airport to Bar Harbor - Hannaford's Supermarket
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
downeasttrans.org
Bus from Bangor International Airport to Bar Harbor - Village Green
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
downeasttrans.org
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $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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