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

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Fly Charlotte to Bangor  •  4h 52m

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

$146 - $606

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Bus  •  22h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte - 3301-400 Freedom Dr. to New York - 45 Allen St
  2. Take the bus from New York to Boston South Buses
  3. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to Portland, ME 48 / ...

$83 - $105

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Fly Charlotte to Portland  •  4h 31m

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

$124 - $396

Fly Raleigh/Durham to Portland  •  6h 46m

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

$145 - $440

Train, bus  •  22h 32m

  1. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
  2. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston South Station
  3. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to Portland, ME 48 / ...

$137 - $281

Bus, train  •  26h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte to New York
  2. Take the bus from Broadway/73rd to Killington, VT
  3. Take the bus from Killington, VT to Andover, MA
  4. Take the train from Haverhill Amtrak to Portland

$337 - $442

Drive  •  16h 12m

  1. Drive from Charlotte to Portland 935.3 miles

$90 - $140

North Carolina → Maine
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The cheapest way to get from North Carolina to Maine is to bus which costs $80 - $110 and takes 22h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from North Carolina to Maine is to fly which costs $120 - $400 and takes 4h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from North Carolina to Maine. However, there are services departing from 4th St & Poplar St and arriving at Congress St + Center St via Charlotte - 3301-400 Freedom Dr., New York, Boston South Buses and Portland Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 21m.

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The distance between North Carolina and Maine is 878 miles. The road distance is 935.3 miles.

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The best way to get from North Carolina to Maine without a car is to bus which takes 22h 21m and costs $80 - $110.

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It takes approximately 4h 52m to get from North Carolina to Maine, including transfers.

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North Carolina to Maine bus services, operated by Coach Run, depart from Charlotte - 3301-400 Freedom Dr. station.

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The best way to get from North Carolina to Maine is to fly which takes 4h 52m and costs $140 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 - $110 and takes 22h 21m.

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The quickest flight from Charlotte Airport to Bangor Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 34m.

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

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Map of how to get from North Carolina to Maine.
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  • Distance: 878.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 52m

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

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Charlotte to Bangor every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charlotte to Portland via Ashley Rd & Freedom Dr, Charlotte - 3301-400 Freedom Dr., New York - 45 Allen St, New York, Boston South Buses, Portland, ME, and Portland Transportation Center in around 22h 21m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Bangor
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Charlotte to Bangor via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Charlotte to Bangor via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Charlotte to Bangor via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Charlotte to Portland
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Charlotte to Portland via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Charlotte to Portland via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Portland via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Portland via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Portland via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Portland via Miami
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charlotte to Bangor via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Portland via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Flights from Charlotte to Portland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Portland via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Portland via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Portland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Portland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charlotte to Bangor via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Bangor via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Portland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Portland via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Portland via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Portland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Portland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Charlotte to Portland via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Portland via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
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 Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Premium
$280 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Seat
$160 - $230
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Haverhill Amtrak to Portland
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
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 Moynihan Train Hall to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Bus operators
Coach Run
Website
coachrun.com
Bus from Charlotte - 3301-400 Freedom Dr. to New York - 45 Allen St
Ave. Duration
12h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Book at
gotobus.com
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
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
Bus from South Station to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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 to New York
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $95
Flexible
$100 - $150
OVR Ride LLC
Phone
+1 347-559-1787
Email
info@ovrride.com
Website
ovrride.com
Bus from Broadway/73rd to Killington, VT
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
ovrride.com
New England Snow Bus
Website
newenglandsnowbus.com
Bus from Killington, VT to Andover, MA
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Schedules at
newenglandsnowbus.com
Bus return
$50
Bus and Lift return
$89

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Yes, the driving distance between North Carolina to Maine is 935 miles. It takes approximately 16h 12m 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 five+ 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 25 min and costs $3.

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