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There are 9 ways to get from Portland to Manhattan by plane, subway, bus, train or car

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Fly Portland to New York JFK, subway  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PWM) to New York JFK (JFK) PWM - JFK
  2. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to 5 Av/53 St

$102 - $399

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Logan Airport Southbound
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal Boston

$49 - $79

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Fly Portland to New York La Guardia, subway  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PWM) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PWM - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to Lexington Av/63 St

$96 - $416

Fly Portland to Newark  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PWM) to Newark (EWR) PWM - EWR

$126 - $418

Bus to Boston, fly to New York La Guardia  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Logan Airport
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA

$83 - $280

Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, ME to New York, NY Maine

$55 - $75

Bus, train  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Logan Airport Southbound
  2. Take the train from Boston Back Bay Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...

$154 - $381

Train  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Transportation Center to Boston North Station Downeaster
  2. Take the train from Boston Back Bay Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...

$158 - $415

Drive  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Manhattan 314.9 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Manhattan is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Manhattan is to fly and subway which costs $100 - $400 and takes 3 h 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Portland, ME and arriving at New York, NY. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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The distance between Portland and Manhattan is 276 miles. The road distance is 314.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Manhattan without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 45 min and costs $55 - $75.

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It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Portland to Manhattan, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Portland to Manhattan is to fly which takes 3 h 34 min and costs $120 - $420. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $75 and takes 5 h 45 min, you could also train, which costs $150 - $420 and takes 7 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Portland Airport to New York JFK Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 13 min.

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Portland to Manhattan bus services, operated by Concord Coach Lines, arrive at New York, NY station.

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Map of how to get from Portland to Manhattan.
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  • Distance: 276.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 14 min

What companies run services between Portland, ME, USA and Manhattan, NY, USA?

United Airlines flies from Portland to Manhattan every 4 hours. Alternatively, Concord Coach Lines operates a bus from Portland to Manhattan twice daily. Tickets cost $55 - $75 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Portland to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Portland to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Portland to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Train operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Amtrak Acela Express

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston Back Bay Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland Transportation Center to Boston North Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Manhattan is 315 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to drive from Portland to Manhattan.

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Delta and JetBlue Airways offer flights from Portland Airport to New York JFK Airport.

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There are 1800+ hotels available in Manhattan. Prices start at $114 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Portland to Portland Airport is to line 5 bus which takes 16 min and costs .

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