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There are 4 ways to get from Portland to Acadia National Park by bus, car or plane

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Amtrak Thruway, drive  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Portland, ME to Rockland, ME 8263 / ...
  2. Drive from Rockland, ME to Acadia National Park

$28 - $39

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Bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Bangor, ME Boston-Portland-Bangor / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bangor International Airport to Bar Harbor - Harbor Hill

$48 - $58

Drive  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Acadia National Park 177.8 miles

$17 - $26

Bus, fly  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Logan Airport
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Bar Harbor (BHB) BOS - BHB

$153 - $375

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Acadia National Park is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Acadia National Park is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 18 min.

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The distance between Portland and Acadia National Park is 111 miles. The road distance is 177.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Acadia National Park without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 14 min and costs $45 - $60.

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Portland to Acadia National Park, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Bar Harbor Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Acadia National Park is 178 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to drive from Portland to Acadia National Park.

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Silver Airways and Cape Air offer flights from Boston Airport to Bar Harbor Airport.

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There are 78+ hotels available in Acadia National Park. Prices start at $129 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Portland to Acadia National Park.
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  • Distance: 111.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 22 min

What companies run services between Portland, ME, USA and Acadia National Park, ME, USA?

You can take a bus from Portland to Acadia National Park via Bangor, ME, Bangor International Airport, and Bar Harbor - Harbor Hill in around 5 h 14 min.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Bar Harbor
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Boston to Bar Harbor
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Bus 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
Bus from Portland, ME to Rockland, ME
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Portland, ME to Bangor, ME
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Concord Coach Lines
Website
concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Portland, ME to Rockland, ME
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Book at
webstore.concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Portland, ME to Bangor, ME
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Book at
webstore.concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Portland, ME to Logan Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Book at
webstore.concordcoachlines.com
Downeast Transportation Inc.
Phone
(207) 667-5796
Website
downeasttrans.org
Bus from Bangor International Airport to Bar Harbor - Harbor Hill
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
downeasttrans.org

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