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There are 6 ways to get from Portland to Anticosti Island by bus, night bus, car ferry, car or plane

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Bus, night bus, car ferry  •  43h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Boston South Buses 53 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Boston South Buses to Montreal, Pq
  3. Take the bus from Montreal to Sainte-Foy
  4. Take the bus from Québec to Rimouski
  5. Take the car ferry from Rimouski, QC to Port-Menier

$319 - $436

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  24h 18m

  1. Drive from Portland to Havre-Saint-Pierre, QC
  2. Take the car ferry from Havre-Saint-Pierre, QC to Port-Menier Blanc-Sablon

$225 - $307

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Bus, car ferry  •  46h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Boston South Buses 53 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to Montreal, Pq
  3. Take the bus from Montreal, QC to Forestville, QC
  4. Take the car ferry from Forestville, QC to Rimouski, QC
  5. Take the car ferry from Rimouski, QC to Port-Menier

$340 - $479

Bus to Boston, fly, bus, car ferry  •  18h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Boston / Logan Airport
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Sept-Iles (YZV) BOS - YZV
  3. Take the bus from Moisie to Havre-St-Pierre
  4. Take the car ferry from Havre-Saint-Pierre, QC to Port-Menier

$363 - $701

Fly from Portland, bus, car ferry  •  19h 43m

  1. Fly from Portland (PWM) to Sept-Iles (YZV) PWM - YZV
  2. Take the bus from Moisie to Havre-St-Pierre
  3. Take the car ferry from Havre-Saint-Pierre, QC to Port-Menier

$486 - $1,034

Bus to Augusta, fly, bus, car ferry  •  22h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Augusta, ME
  2. Fly from Augusta (AUG) to Sept-Iles (YZV) AUG - YZV
  3. Take the bus from Moisie to Havre-St-Pierre
  4. Take the car ferry from Havre-Saint-Pierre, QC to Port-Menier

$396 - $735

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Anticosti Island is to drive and car ferry which costs $170 - $240 and takes 24h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Anticosti Island is to bus and fly and car ferry which costs $280 - $550 and takes 18h 51m.

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The distance between Portland and Anticosti Island is 819 km.

The best way to get from Portland to Anticosti Island without a car is to bus and night bus and car ferry which takes 43h 46m and costs $240 - $340.

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It takes approximately 43h 46m to get from Portland to Anticosti Island, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Boston Airport to Sept-Iles Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 7m and has one stopover.

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Air Canada offers flights from Boston Airport to Sept-Iles Airport.

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The best way to get from Portland to Portland Airport is to line 5 bus which takes 17 min and costs $1 - $3.

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Map of how to get from Portland to Anticosti Island.
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  • Distance: 819.2 km
  • Duration: 43h 46m

What companies run services between Portland, ME, USA and Anticosti Island, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Portland to Anticosti Island. However, you can take the bus to Boston South Buses, take the walk to Boston South Buses, take the night bus to Montreal, Pq, take the walk to Montreal, take the bus to Sainte-Foy, take the walk to Québec, take the bus to Rimouski, take the walk to Rimouski, QC, then take the car ferry to Port-Menier. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Portland to Anticosti Island via Boston South Buses, Montreal, QC, Forestville, QC, Forestville, QC, and Rimouski, QC in around 46h 58m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Sept-Iles via Montreal
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $480
Flights from Boston to Sept-Iles via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Boston to Sept-Iles via Halifax, Montreal
Ave. Duration
11h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Portland to Sept-Iles via Newark, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Flights from Portland to Sept-Iles via Baltimore, Montreal
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Flights from Portland to Sept-Iles via Reagan Washington, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,000
Flights from Portland to Sept-Iles via New York La Guardia, Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h 47m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Portland to Sept-Iles via Philadelphia, Montreal
Ave. Duration
10h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $900
Flights from Augusta to Sept-Iles via Boston, Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Augusta to Sept-Iles via Boston, New York La Guardia, Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Augusta to Sept-Iles via Boston, Baltimore, Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $700
Flights from Augusta to Sept-Iles via Boston, Reagan Washington, Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Augusta to Sept-Iles via Boston, Halifax, Montreal
Ave. Duration
13h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Augusta to Sept-Iles via Boston, Ottawa, Montreal
Ave. Duration
13h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Augusta to Sept-Iles via Boston, Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
13h 47m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
PAL Airlines
Website
palaerospace.com
Flights from Portland to Sept-Iles via Newark, Quebec
Ave. Duration
10h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,700
Flights from Portland to Sept-Iles via Philadelphia, Quebec
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,100
Bus operators
Concord Coach Lines
Website
concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Portland, ME to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Portland, ME to Boston / Logan Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Portland, ME to Augusta, ME
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.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 Portland, ME to South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Bus from Portland, ME to Augusta, ME
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
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
Night bus from Boston South Buses to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $120
Intercar
Phone
+1 800-806-2167
Email
info@intercar.ca
Website
intercar.qc.ca
Bus from Montreal to Sainte-Foy
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
intercar.ca
Bus from Montreal, QC to Forestville, QC
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Book at
intercar.ca
Bus from Moisie to Havre-St-Pierre
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Book at
intercar.ca
Ferry operators
Desgagnes
Phone
+1 418 723-8787
Website
relaisnordik.com
Car ferry from Rimouski, QC to Port-Menier
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Schedules at
relaisnordik.com
Car ferry from Havre-Saint-Pierre, QC to Port-Menier
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Schedules at
relaisnordik.com
Traverse Rimouski-Forestville
Phone
+1-418-725-2725
Email
infocnm@traversier.com
Website
ssl.pqm.net
Car ferry from Forestville, QC to Rimouski, QC
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
ssl.pqm.net
Passenger
$26
Motorcycle
$64
Vehicle
$80

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