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There are 4 ways to get from Portland to Bar Harbor by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 10 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 - Hannaford's Supermarket

$36 - $43

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Drive  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Bar Harbor 175.3 miles

$17 - $25

Bus, fly to Bar Harbor  •  6 h 5 min

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

$118 - $330

Bus, fly to Rockland, drive  •  6 h 21 min

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

$116 - $253

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Bar Harbor is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Bar Harbor is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portland to Bar Harbor. However, there are services departing from Portland, ME and arriving at Bar Harbor - Hannaford's Supermarket via Bangor International Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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The distance between Portland and Bar Harbor is 115 miles. The road distance is 175.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Bar Harbor without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 10 min and costs $35 - $45.

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Portland to Bar Harbor, including transfers.

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Portland to Bar Harbor bus services, operated by Concord Coach Lines, depart from Portland, ME station.

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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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Portland to Bar Harbor bus services, operated by Downeast Transportation Inc., arrive at Bar Harbor - Hannaford's Supermarket station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Bar Harbor is 175 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to drive from Portland to Bar Harbor.

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  • Distance: 114.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 min

What companies run services between Portland, ME, USA and Bar Harbor, ME, USA?

You can take a bus from Portland to Bar Harbor via Bangor, ME and Bangor International Airport in around 5 h 10 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
Flights from Boston to Rockland
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $350
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Portland, ME to Bangor, ME
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Downeast Transportation Inc.
Phone
(207) 667-5796
Website
downeasttrans.org
Bus from Bangor International Airport to Bar Harbor - Hannaford's Supermarket
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
downeasttrans.org

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

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There are 81+ hotels available in Bar Harbor. Prices start at $125 USD per night.

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