There are 11 ways to get from New York to Sanford by train, bus, car, plane, subway or taxi

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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Train, bus  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Wells 3520 / ...

$183 - $430

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Wells 3520 / ...

$75 - $122

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Train  •  7 h 2 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 Wells Amtrak Downeaster

$200 - $457

Bus C&J Bus  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Dover, NH NYC-Ogunquit ME

$233 - $298

Drive  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Drive from New York to Sanford 300.1 miles

$29 - $45

Fly Newark to Manchester, drive  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Manchester (MHT) EWR - MHT
  2. Drive from Manchester to Sanford

$123 - $578

Fly Newark to Boston, bus  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Wells

$128 - $395

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Portland, bus, taxi  •  5 h 18 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
  3. Take the bus from Portland, Me to Wells
  4. Take a taxi from Wells to Sanford

$145 - $496

Fly New York La Guardia to Manchester, drive  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Manchester (MHT) LGA - MHT
  2. Drive from Manchester to Sanford

$106 - $409

Train to Newark, fly to Portland, bus, taxi  •  5 h 16 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
  3. Take the bus from Portland, Me to Wells
  4. Take a taxi from Wells to Sanford

$177 - $495

Train to New York JFK, fly to Portland, bus, taxi  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Portland (PWM) JFK - PWM
  3. Take the bus from Portland, Me to Wells
  4. Take a taxi from Wells to Sanford

$152 - $485

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Sanford is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Sanford is to fly and drive which costs $120 - $600 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The distance between New York and Sanford is 251 miles. The road distance is 300.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Sanford without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 14 min and costs $180 - $430.

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It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to get from New York to Sanford, including transfers.

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The best way to get from New York to Sanford is to bus which takes 6 h 45 min and costs $75 - $130. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $200 - $460 and takes 7 h 2 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Sanford is 300 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to drive from New York to Sanford.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 97+ hotels available in Sanford. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York to Sanford.
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  • Distance: 251.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 14 min

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

You can take a bus from New York to Sanford via Boston, MA, Boston, Ma, and Wells in around 6 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from New York to Sanford via Boston Back Bay Station, Back Bay, North Station, Boston North Station, and Wells Amtrak in around 7 h 2 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Newark to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
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
$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 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 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 to Wells Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
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
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
Bus operators
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 Wells
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Portland, Me to Wells
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Other operators
Taxi from Wells to Sanford
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55

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