There are 10 ways to get from Raleigh to Maine by plane, car, bus or train

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 Portland  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Portland (PWM) RDU - PWM

$113 - $486

Cheapest option

Bus  •  19 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to New York, Ny
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma Ny
  3. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me

$89 - $239

8 alternative options

Fly to Bangor  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Bangor (BGR) RDU - BGR

$204 - $605

Fly to Manchester, drive  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Manchester (MHT) RDU - MHT
  2. Drive from Manchester to Sanford

$148 - $302

Fly to Augusta, bus  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Augusta (AUG) RDU - AUG
  2. Take the bus from Augusta, Me to Lewiston, Me

$128 - $535

Fly to Boston, bus  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Boston (BOS) RDU - BOS
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Wells

$158 - $479

Train, bus via New York Penn Station  •  18 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me

$216 - $597

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional, bus  •  18 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Petersburg Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Petersburg Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me

$164 - $379

Bus Wanda Coach  •  18 h 56 min

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

$104 - $131

Drive  •  14 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Portland 805.9 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to Maine is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 14 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Raleigh to Maine is to fly which costs $110 - $490 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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The distance between Raleigh and Maine is 860 miles. The road distance is 805.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Raleigh to Maine, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Raleigh to Maine. However, there are services departing from Salisbury St at South St and arriving at Congress St + Hampshire St via Raleigh, NC, New York, Boston, Ma and Congress St + Valley St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 56 min.

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The nearest airport to Maine is Bangor (BGR) Airport which is 62.7 miles away. Other nearby airports include Fredericton (YFC) (113.4 miles), Quebec (YQB) (142.8 miles), St John (YSJ) (146.9 miles) and Portland (PWM) (160.2 miles).

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Map of how to get from Raleigh to Maine.
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  • Distance: 860 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and Maine, USA?

Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines and four other airlines fly from Raleigh to South Portland Gardens hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Raleigh to Portland via Nottingham Dr at Buck Jones Rd, Raleigh, NC, New York, NY, New York, Boston, MA, Boston, Ma, Portland, Me, and Congress St + Valley St in around 18 h 56 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Portland via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Portland via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Bangor via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Bangor via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Bangor via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Bangor via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Manchester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Manchester via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Manchester via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Portland via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Manchester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Manchester via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Bangor via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Bangor via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Manchester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Portland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Bangor via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Bangor via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Manchester via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Portland via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Augusta via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Augusta via New York JFK, Boston
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Augusta via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to Petersburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Petersburg Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Business Seat
$180 - $250
Bus operators
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 Augusta, Me to Lewiston, Me
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Boston, Ma to Wells
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Raleigh, NC to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from New York to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com

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