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

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Fly from Portland  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PWM) to Nashville (BNA) PWM - BNA

$174 - $395

Cheapest option

Bus to Boston, fly  •  6 h 50 min

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

$100 - $452

6 alternative options

Bus to Augusta, fly  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Augusta, ME
  2. Fly from Augusta (AUG) to Nashville (BNA) AUG - BNA

$157 - $596

Bus  •  23 h 2 min

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

$121 - $213

Bus via Boston, MA  •  24 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Me to Boston, Ma
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York
  3. Take the bus from New York, NY to Nashville, TN

$103 - $197

Train, bus  •  29 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Amtrak Station to Boston North Station
  2. Take the train from Boston Back Bay Station to Roanoke Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Roanoke, Va to Nashville, Tn

$200 - $452

Bus Wanda Coach  •  32 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Me to Boston, Ma
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York
  3. Take the bus from New York, NY to Nashville Nyc

$123 - $147

Drive  •  20 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Nashville 1208.5 miles

$110 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Nashville is to bus which costs $120 - $150 and takes 32 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Nashville is to fly which costs $170 - $400 and takes 6 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portland to Nashville. However, there are services departing from Portland, Me and arriving at Music City Central 4Th - Bay 15 via Boston, MA, New York, NY and Bell Station Inbound. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 55 min.

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The distance between Portland and Nashville is 1021 miles. The road distance is 1208.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Nashville without a car is to bus which takes 23 h 2 min and costs $120 - $220.

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It takes approximately 6 h 33 min to get from Portland to Nashville, including transfers.

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Portland to Nashville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Portland, Me station.

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The best way to get from Portland to Nashville is to fly which takes 6 h 33 min and costs $170 - $400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $220 and takes 23 h 2 min.

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There is no direct flight from Portland Airport to Nashville Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Portland to Nashville bus services, operated by NYTN Bus, arrive at Nashville, TN station.

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Map of how to get from Portland to Nashville.
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  • Distance: 1020.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 33 min

What companies run services between Portland, ME, USA and Nashville, TN, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Portland to Nashville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portland to Nashville via New York, NY, Grand Central - 42 St, Canal St, New York, NY, Nashville, TN, and Bell Station Inbound in around 23 h 2 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Portland to Nashville via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $2,000
Flights from Boston to Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Boston to Nashville via Columbus
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Boston to Nashville via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Augusta to Nashville via Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Augusta to Nashville via Boston, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Augusta to Nashville via Boston, Columbus
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to Nashville via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Portland to Nashville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Nashville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Portland to Nashville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Portland to Nashville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Portland to Nashville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Portland to Nashville via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from Augusta to Nashville via Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $950
Flights from Augusta to Nashville via Boston
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland Amtrak Station 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
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston Back Bay Station to Roanoke Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 34 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $260
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Business Seat
$200 - $260
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
$23 - $35
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Book at
webstore.concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Portland, ME to Augusta, ME
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $21
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
$55 - $75
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Book at
webstore.concordcoachlines.com
NYTN Bus
Website
nytnbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Nashville, TN
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
nytnbus.com
Book at
search.gotobus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Roanoke, Va to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to New York
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Nashville
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
wandacoach.com

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Nashville is 1 h behind Portland. It is currently 7:22 PM in Portland and 6:22 PM in Nashville.

Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Nashville is 1209 miles. It takes approximately 20 h 20 min to drive from Portland to Nashville.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Portland Airport to Nashville Airport.

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There are 608+ hotels available in Nashville. Prices start at $75 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 $1 - $3.

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