There are 9 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 Portland to New York JFK, subway  •  3 h 13 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 - $411

Cheapest option

Bus Concord Coach Lines  •  7 h 8 min

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

$32 - $78

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Fly Portland to New York La Guardia, subway  •  3 h 20 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 - $423

Fly Portland to Newark  •  3 h 34 min

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

$126 - $423

Bus to Boston, fly to New York La Guardia  •  4 h 58 min

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

$80 - $278

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Me to Boston, Ma 3525 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal Boston

$38 - $77

Bus, train  •  7 h 6 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 / ...

$95 - $200

Train  •  7 h 36 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

Questions & Answers

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 - $420 and takes 3 h 13 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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It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to get from Portland to Manhattan, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portland to Manhattan. However, there are services departing from Portland, Me and arriving at New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal via Boston, MA - South Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 40 min.

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

United Airlines flies from Portland to Manhattan every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portland to Manhattan via Boston, Ma and Boston, MA - South Station in around 6 h 40 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Portland to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 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 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Portland to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Portland to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Train operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$75 - $160
Business Class
$110 - $200
First Class
$291
Train from Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Amtrak
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Contact Details
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
Concord Coach Lines
Website
concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Portland, ME to Logan Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Book at
webstore.concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Portland, ME to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Book at
webstore.concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Portland, ME to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Book at
webstore.concordcoachlines.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
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
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
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com

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