There are 7 ways to get from North Carolina to Maine by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Charlotte to Bangor  •  4h 37m

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Bangor (BGR) CLT - BGR

$114 - $554

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Fly Raleigh/Durham to Portland  •  5h 8m

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Portland (PWM) RDU - PWM

$50 - $319

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Fly Charlotte to Portland  •  4h 38m

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Portland (PWM) CLT - PWM

$103 - $445

Train, bus  •  20h 47m

  1. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
  3. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to Portland, ME 54 / ...

$128 - $270

Bus  •  21h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, Nc to New York, Ny
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Boston South Buses
  3. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to Portland, ME 54 / ...

$119 - $168

Bus via Ashley Rd & Freedom Dr  •  21h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, NC to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York to Boston South Buses
  3. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to Portland, ME 54 / ...

$98 - $130

Drive  •  16h 11m

  1. Drive from Charlotte to Portland 939.1 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from North Carolina to Maine is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 16h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from North Carolina to Maine is to fly which costs $110 - $600 and takes 4h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from North Carolina to Maine. However, there are services departing from Charlotte, Nc and arriving at Congress St + Hampshire St via New York, Ny, Boston South Buses and Portland Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 38m.

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The distance between North Carolina and Maine is 878 miles. The road distance is 939.1 miles.

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The best way to get from North Carolina to Maine without a car is to train and bus which takes 20h 47m and costs $120 - $270.

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It takes approximately 4h 37m to get from North Carolina to Maine, including transfers.

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North Carolina to Maine bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Charlotte, Nc station.

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The best way to get from North Carolina to Maine is to fly which takes 4h 37m and costs $110 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $170 and takes 21h 38m.

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The quickest flight from Charlotte Airport to Bangor Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 28m.

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What companies run services between North Carolina, USA and Maine, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Charlotte to Bangor hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charlotte to Portland via New York, Ny, Boston South Buses, Portland, ME, and Portland Transportation Center in around 21h 38m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Bangor
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Charlotte to Bangor via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Charlotte to Bangor via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Charlotte to Portland
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Charlotte to Portland via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Charlotte to Portland via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Charlotte to Portland via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Portland via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Portland via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Portland via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Charlotte to Portland via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Portland via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charlotte to Bangor via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Bangor via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Portland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charlotte to Bangor via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Charlotte to Portland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Charlotte to Portland via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Portland via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Portland
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlotte Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Premium
$260 - $370
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Seat
$140 - $200
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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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
5h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Charlotte, Nc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $150
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Charlotte, NC to New York
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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GoTo Bus
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from New York to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com

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North Carolina to Maine bus services, operated by Concord Coach Lines, arrive at Portland, ME station.

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Yes, the driving distance between North Carolina to Maine is 939 miles. It takes approximately 16h 11m to drive from North Carolina to Maine.

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Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Charlotte 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 North Carolina to Charlotte Airport is to line 5 bus which takes 24 min and costs $3.

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