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There are 9 ways to get from Rochester to Portland by plane, 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.

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Fly Rochester to Portland  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Portland (PWM) ROC - PWM

$142 - $704

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Bus OurBus  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Syracuse, NY
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Boston, MA
  3. Take the bus from Logan Airport to Portland, ME

$59 - $106

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Fly Rochester to Boston, bus  •  5 h 51 min

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

$144 - $476

Bus to Buffalo, fly to Boston, bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Boston (BOS) BUF - BOS
  3. Take the bus from Logan Airport to Portland, ME

$111 - $393

Fly Rochester to Augusta, bus  •  7 h 53 min

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

$133 - $512

Bus Greyhound USA  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Boston, Ma 255 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME Northbound / ...

$60 - $146

Train, bus  •  12 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak Station to Boston South Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME Boston-Portland-Bates College / ...

$92 - $220

Train  •  13 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Boston North Station to Portland Amtrak Station Downeaster

$101 - $253

Drive  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Rochester to Portland 497 miles

$45 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Rochester to Portland is to drive which costs $45 - $75 and takes 8 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rochester to Portland is to fly and bus which costs $140 - $480 and takes 5 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rochester to Portland. However, there are services departing from Rochester, Ny and arriving at Portland, ME via Boston, MA - South Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 50 min.

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The distance between Rochester and Portland is 373 miles. The road distance is 497 miles.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Portland without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 50 min and costs $60 - $150.

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It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to get from Rochester to Portland, including transfers.

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Rochester to Portland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Rochester, Ny station.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Portland is to fly which takes 6 h 21 min and costs $140 - $750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $150 and takes 12 h 50 min, you could also train, which costs $100 - $260 and takes 13 h 47 min.

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There is no direct flight from Rochester Airport to Portland Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 47 min and has one stopover.

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Rochester to Portland bus services, operated by Concord Coach Lines, arrive at Portland, ME station.

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Map of how to get from Rochester to Portland.
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  • Distance: 373.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 21 min

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

United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Rochester to Portland hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rochester to Portland via Boston, Ma and Boston, MA - South Station in around 12 h 50 min.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Rochester to Portland via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Rochester to Augusta via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Rochester to Augusta via New York JFK, Boston
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Rochester to Augusta via Baltimore, Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Rochester to Augusta via Reagan Washington, Boston
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Rochester to Augusta via Chicago O'Hare, Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Rochester to Augusta via Newark, Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Rochester to Augusta via Detroit, Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Rochester to Augusta via Philadelphia, Boston
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Rochester to Augusta via Washington Dulles, Boston
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Rochester to Portland via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Rochester to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to Portland via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Rochester to Portland via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Rochester to Portland via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Rochester to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Rochester to Augusta via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Rochester to Augusta via Baltimore, Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Rochester to Augusta via Reagan Washington, Boston
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Rochester to Augusta via New York JFK, Boston
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Rochester to Augusta via Chicago O'Hare, Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Rochester to Augusta via Newark, Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Rochester to Augusta via Detroit, Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Rochester to Augusta via Philadelphia, Boston
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Rochester to Augusta via Washington Dulles, Boston
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to Portland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Rochester to Portland via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Rochester to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rochester to Portland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Rochester to Portland via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Rochester to Portland via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Rochester to Portland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $180
Room
$290 - $410
Train from Rochester Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $180
Room
$290 - $410
Train from Boston North Station to Portland Amtrak 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
Bus operators
Concord Coach Lines
Website
concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Logan Airport to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Book at
webstore.concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Augusta, ME to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Book at
webstore.concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Book at
webstore.concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Book at
webstore.concordcoachlines.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Buffalo Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Book at
trailwaysny.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Boston Sth Station, MA to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Book at
ourbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Rochester to Portland is 497 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 26 min to drive from Rochester to Portland.

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JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Rochester Airport to Portland Airport.

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There are 154+ hotels available in Portland. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Rochester Airport is to line 6 bus which takes 19 min and costs $1.

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