There are 5 ways to get from Portland to Charlottetown by bus, car, bus and ferry, car ferry, train or plane

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Bus, drive, bus and ferry  •  18 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Bangor, ME
  2. Take the bus from Bangor, Maine - Concord Coach to Caribou, Maine
  3. Drive from Caribou, Maine to Edmunston - 100 Grey Rock rd Shell truck stop
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Edmunston - 100 Grey Rock rd Shell truck stop to Charlottetown - 80 Buchanan drive

$234 - $246

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Car ferry, bus, train  •  18 h 41 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
  2. Take the bus from Yarmouth to Halifax
  3. Take the train from Halifax to Amherst
  4. Take the bus from Amherst to Charlottetown

$163 - $310

3 alternative options

Drive  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Charlottetown 530.5 miles

$70 - $110

Fly from Portland  •  11 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PWM) to Charlottetown (YYG) PWM - YYG

$394 - $1,541

Bus to Boston, fly  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Logan Airport
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Charlottetown (YYG) BOS - YYG

$284 - $1,132

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Charlottetown is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 8 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Charlottetown is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 8 h 53 min.

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The distance between Portland and Charlottetown is 393 miles. The road distance is 530.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Charlottetown without a car is to car ferry and bus and train which takes 18 h 41 min and costs $160 - $310.

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It takes approximately 18 h 38 min to get from Portland to Charlottetown, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Portland Airport to Charlottetown Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 39 min and has two stopovers.

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Charlottetown is 1 h ahead of Portland. It is currently 10:45 PM in Portland and 11:45 PM in Charlottetown.

Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Charlottetown is 530 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 53 min to drive from Portland to Charlottetown.

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Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, WestJet and three other airlines offer flights from Portland Airport to Charlottetown Airport.

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There are 94+ hotels available in Charlottetown. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 393.2 miles
  • Duration: 18 h 38 min

What companies run services between Portland, ME, USA and Charlottetown, PE, Canada?

United Airlines, Air Canada and four other airlines fly from Portland to Charlottetown hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Portland to Charlottetown via Newark, Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $3,200
Flights from Portland to Charlottetown via Newark, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,100
Flights from Portland to Charlottetown via Newark, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,400
Flights from Portland to Charlottetown via Newark, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
9 h 51 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $3,300
Flights from Portland to Charlottetown via Newark, Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $3,300
Flights from Portland to Charlottetown via Philadelphia, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,400
Flights from Portland to Charlottetown via New York La Guardia, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $3,200
Flights from Portland to Charlottetown via New York La Guardia, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $3,300
Flights from Portland to Charlottetown via Baltimore, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 54 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $3,400
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $2,200
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,300
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Halifax
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $2,100
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,200
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Ottawa, Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,200
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $2,200
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $2,400
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Toronto, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,300
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Ottawa, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $2,400
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,300
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $2,400
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Ottawa, Halifax
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $2,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Charlottetown via New York La Guardia, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from Portland to Charlottetown via New York JFK, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from Portland to Charlottetown via Detroit, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11 h 29 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to Charlottetown via Chicago O'Hare, Montreal
Ave. Duration
9 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,800
Flights from Portland to Charlottetown via Washington Dulles, Montreal
Ave. Duration
12 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,400
Flights from Portland to Charlottetown via New York La Guardia, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $3,200
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $2,200
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Portland to Charlottetown via New York La Guardia, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from Boston to Charlottetown via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Halifax to Amherst
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
Economy Plus
$70 - $100
Business
$65 - $95
Business Plus/Sleeper
$120 - $170
Bus operators
Cyr Bus Line
Website
johntcyrandsons.com
Bus from Bangor, Maine - Concord Coach to Caribou, Maine
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
johntcyrandsons.com
Autobus Les Sillons
Phone
+1(418) 986 3886
Email
info@autobuslessillons.com
Bus and ferry from Edmunston - 100 Grey Rock rd Shell truck stop to Charlottetown - 80 Buchanan drive
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$173
Schedules at
autobuslessillons.com
Amero Shuttle
Website
ameroshuttle.tripod.com
Bus from Yarmouth to Halifax
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
ameroshuttle.tripod.com
Ferry operators
Northumberland Ferries
Phone
+1 877-762-7245
Website
ferries.ca
Car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Schedules at
ferries.ca
Book at
ferries.ca
Adult Off-Peak
$80
Adult Peak (July1 - Sept14)
$107
Vehicle Off-Peak
$149
Vehicle Peak (July1 - Sept14)
$199

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