There are 6 ways to get from Providence to Acadia National Park by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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

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Train, bus  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Bangor, ME
  3. Take the bus from Bangor International Airport to Bar Harbor - Hannaford's Supermarket

$42 - $210

5 alternative options

Train, bus via Portland, ME  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Boston North Station Amtrak to Portland Transportation Center Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Bangor, ME
  4. Take the bus from Bangor, ME - Concord Coach to Ellsworth, Maine

$133 - $349

Drive  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Acadia National Park 333.5 miles

$30 - $50

Train to Boston, fly to Rockland, drive  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Rockland (RKD) BOS - RKD
  3. Drive from Rockland to Acadia National Park

$108 - $388

Train to Boston, fly to Bar Harbor, bus  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Bar Harbor (BHB) BOS - BHB
  3. Take the bus from Bar Harbor - Village Green to Acadia National Park - Bubble Pond

Fly Providence to Bangor, shuttle  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Bangor (BGR) PVD - BGR
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Bangor to Bar Harbor

$264 - $1,154

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Providence to Acadia National Park is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Acadia National Park is to train and fly and drive which costs $100 - $390 and takes 5 h 45 min.

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The distance between Providence and Acadia National Park is 238 miles. The road distance is 333.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 9 h 57 min to get from Providence to Acadia National Park, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Acadia National Park, ME, USA?

There is no direct connection from Providence to Acadia National Park. However, you can take the train to Boston South Station Amtrak, take the walk to Boston, MA - South Station, take the bus to Bangor, ME, take the walk to Bangor International Airport, take the bus to Bar Harbor - Hannaford's Supermarket, take the walk to Bar Harbor - Village Green, take the bus to Acadia National Park - Bubble Pond, then take the walk to Acadia National Park. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Providence to Acadia National Park via Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak, Back Bay, North Station, Boston North Station Amtrak, Portland Transportation Center Amtrak, Portland, ME, Bangor, ME, Bangor, ME - Concord Coach, and Ellsworth, ME in around 10 h 15 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Providence to Bangor via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Providence to Bangor via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Providence to Bangor via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Providence to Bangor via Reagan Washington, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
8 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Rockland
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Flights from Boston to Bar Harbor
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Bangor via Newark
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Providence to Bangor via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Boston to Bar Harbor
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
MBTA
Website
mbta.com
Train from Providence to South Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
mbta.com
Train from Providence to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
mbta.com
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston North Station Amtrak to Portland Transportation Center 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
Downeast Transportation Inc.
Phone
(207) 667-5796
Website
downeasttrans.org
Bus from Bangor International Airport to Bar Harbor - Hannaford's Supermarket
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
downeasttrans.org
Bus from Bar Harbor - Village Green to Acadia National Park - Bubble Pond
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
exploreacadia.com
West Transportation
Phone
1-800-596-2823
Email
info@westbusservice.com
Website
westbusservice.com
Bus from Bangor, ME - Concord Coach to Ellsworth, Maine
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Schedules at
westbusservice.com
Bar Harbor-Bangor Shuttle
Website
barharborbangorshuttle.com
Shuttle from Bangor to Bar Harbor
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
barharborshuttle.net

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