There are 5 ways to get from Portland to Saint John by bus, car or plane

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

Bus, drive  •  8 h 14 min

$61 - $75

4 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 13 min

  1. 708 / ...
  2. 501

$80 - $112

Drive  •  5 h 19 min

  1. 297.9 miles

$35 - $60

Bus, fly to St John  •  7 h 54 min

  1. BOS - YSJ

$246 - $810

Bus, fly to Bar Harbor, drive  •  9 h 44 min

  1. BOS - BHB

$177 - $401

What companies run services between Portland, ME, USA and Saint John, NB, Canada?

You can take a bus from Portland to Saint John via Bangor, ME, Bangor, Maine - Concord Coach, Houlton, Maine, Woodstock, NB, and Oromocto, NB in around 10 h 13 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to St John via Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to St John via Halifax
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to St John via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to St John via Ottawa, Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to St John via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to St John via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to St John via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Peninsula Airways
Website
penair.com
Flights from Boston to Bar Harbor
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Bar Harbor
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Boston to St John via Toronto Island, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Bus operators
West Transportation
Phone
1-800-596-2823
Email
info@westbusservice.com
Website
westbusservice.com
Bus from Bangor, ME - Concord Coach to Perry, ME
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
westbusservice.com
Bus from Ellsworth, Maine to Perry, ME
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
westbusservice.com
Cyr Bus Line
Website
johntcyrandsons.com
Bus from Bangor, Maine - Concord Coach to Houlton, Maine
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $29
Schedules at
johntcyrandsons.com
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Woodstock, NB to Oromocto, NB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Book at
maritimebus.betterez.com
Bus from Oromocto, NB to Saint John, NB
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Book at
maritimebus.betterez.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Portland and Saint John is 377 km. The road distance is 477 km.

The cheapest way to get from Portland to Saint John is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 5 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Portland to Saint John is to drive which takes 5 h 19 min and costs $35 - $60.

It takes approximately 8 h 14 min to get from Portland to Saint John, including transfers.