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There are 5 ways to get from Portland to Glace Bay by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus to Boston, fly  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Boston / Logan Airport
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Sydney (YQY) BOS - YQY

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Fly from Portland  •  9h 36m

  1. Fly from Portland (PWM) to Sydney (YQY) PWM - YQY

Bus, train  •  47h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Boston / Logan Airport 51 / ...
  2. Take the train from Boston to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to St-Lambert Amtrak Station
  4. Take the train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax
  5. Take the bus from Halifax to Sydney, NS

Train, bus  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the train from Portland to Boston
  2. Take the train from Boston to NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station
  3. Take the train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to St-Lambert Amtrak Station
  4. Take the train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax
  5. Take the bus from Halifax to North Sydney, NS

Drive  •  12h 26m

  1. Drive from Portland to Glace Bay 1199.1 km

Portland (PWM) to Sydney (YQY) flights

The flight time between Portland (PWM) and Sydney (YQY) is around 10h 46m and covers a distance of around 855 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 7m. Services are operated by United Airlines, Air Canada, Delta and others. Typically 139 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

139 Weekly Planes
10h 46m Average Duration
$361 Cheapest Price
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United States → Canada
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International entry into Canada from United States

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United States
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Conditions of entry into Canada from United States

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers are required to submit their travel plan and proof of vaccination using ArriveCAN app prior to arrival
  • Unvaccinated Canadian citizens and residents are permitted to to enter Canada but must self-quarantine for 14 days
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Canada

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Considerations leaving from United States

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Canada from United States.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Glace Bay is 1-833-784-4397.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Glace Bay is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Glace Bay is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1-833-784-4397.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United States from Canada.

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Last updated: 4 Aug 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Government of Canada.

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The cost-effective way to get from Portland to Glace Bay is to drive, which costs $170 - $250 and takes 12h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Glace Bay is to bus and fly which costs $220 - $650 and takes 8h 34m.

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The distance between Portland and Glace Bay is 858 km. The road distance is 1199.1 km.

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The best way to get from Portland to Glace Bay without a car is to bus and train which takes 47h 17m and costs $320 - $750.

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It takes approximately 8h 34m to get from Portland to Glace Bay, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Boston Airport to Sydney Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 35m and has one stopover.

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Glace Bay is 1h ahead of Portland. It is currently 9:15 PM in Portland and 10:15 PM in Glace Bay.

Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Glace Bay is 1199 km. It takes approximately 12h 26m to drive from Portland to Glace Bay.

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WestJet, Delta and Air Canada offer flights from Boston Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 10+ hotels available in Glace Bay. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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Map of how to get from Portland to Glace Bay.
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  • Distance: 858 km
  • Duration: 8h 34m

What companies run services between Portland, ME, USA and Glace Bay, NS, Canada?

United Airlines, Air Canada and five other airlines fly from Portland to Glace Bay hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Sydney via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Boston to Sydney via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Sydney via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Sydney via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Portland to Sydney via Newark, Montreal
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Portland to Sydney via Newark, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from Portland to Sydney via Washington Dulles, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from Portland to Sydney via Reagan Washington, Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Flights from Portland to Sydney via Philadelphia, Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Boston to Sydney via New York La Guardia, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Portland to Sydney via New York La Guardia, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 2m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Premium
$260 - $370
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$75 - $120
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to St-Lambert Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Premium
$270 - $380
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Seat
$85 - $130
Train from Portland to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$250 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$55 - $85
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to St-Lambert Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
10h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Premium
$300 - $420
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Seat
$120 - $180
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Saint-Lambert to Halifax
Ave. Duration
21h 26m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$160 - $200
Business
$240 - $360
Economy
$210 - $260
EconomyPlus
$420 - $600
Amtrak Acela

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$45 - $170
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$85 - $300
Business Seat - Adult
$95 - $330
First Class - Child 2-12
$130 - $260
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$250 - $460
First Class - Adult
$270 - $500
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$26 - $85
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $160
Business Class Seat
$90 - $220
Bus operators
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Email
info@maritimebus.com
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Halifax to Sydney, NS
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Book at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Halifax to North Sydney, NS
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Book at
maritimebus.com

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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 $2 - $4.

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