There are 8 ways to get from Portland to Manhattan by plane, subway, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to New York La Guardia, subway  •  3 h 27 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 - $422

Cheapest option

Bus Concord Coach Lines  •  7 h 43 min

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

$32 - $76

6 alternative options

Fly to New York JFK, subway  •  3 h 39 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

$104 - $410

Fly to Newark  •  3 h 47 min

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

$126 - $422

Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Me to Boston, Ma 3525 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny 2509 / ...

$38 - $102

Bus, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Me to Boston, Ma 3525 / ...
  2. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express

$140 - $380

Train  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Transportation Center Amtrak to Boston North Station Amtrak Downeaster
  2. Take the train from Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak 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

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

United Airlines flies from Portland to Manhattan 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portland to Manhattan via Boston, Ma in around 6 h 47 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Portland to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Portland to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Portland to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Portland to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Train operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Train from Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland Transportation Center Amtrak to Boston North Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Portland, Me to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Concord Coach Lines
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Portland to Manhattan?

The distance between Portland and Manhattan is 442 km. The road distance is 504 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Portland to Manhattan?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Portland to Manhattan?

The quickest way to get from Portland to Manhattan is to fly and subway which takes 3 h 27 min and costs $95 - $430.

Is there a direct bus between Portland and Manhattan?

No, there is no direct bus from Portland to Manhattan. However, there are services departing from Portland, Me and arriving at New York, Ny via Boston, Ma. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 47 min.

How long does it take to get from Portland to Manhattan?

It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to get from Portland to Manhattan, including transfers.