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There are 3 ways to get from Saint John to Maine by car or bus

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Drive, bus  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Saint John to Perry, ME
  2. Take the bus from Perry, ME to Bangor, ME
  3. Take the bus from Bangor, ME to Portland, ME

$66 - $89

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Bus  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Saint John, NB to Fredericton, NB
  2. Take the bus from Fredericton, NB to Woodstock, NB
  3. Take the bus from Houlton, Maine to Bangor, Maine - Concord Coach
  4. Take the bus from Bangor, ME to Portland, ME

$87 - $122

Drive  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Saint John to Portland 298.3 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Saint John to Maine is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 5 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saint John to Maine is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 5 h 19 min.

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The distance between Saint John and Maine is 223 km. The road distance is 477.3 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 40 min to get from Saint John to Maine, including transfers.

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Maine is 1 h behind Saint John. It is currently 1:50 PM in Saint John and 12:50 PM in Maine.

Yes, the driving distance between Saint John to Maine is 477 km. It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to drive from Saint John to Maine.

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There are six+ hotels available in Maine. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Saint John to Maine.
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  • Distance: 139.3 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 40 min

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

You can take a bus from Saint John to Portland via Fredericton, NB, Woodstock, NB, Houlton, Maine, Bangor, ME, and Portland Transportation Center in around 10 h 42 min.

Bus operators
West Transportation
Phone
1-800-596-2823
Email
info@westbusservice.com
Website
westbusservice.com
Bus from Perry, ME to Bangor, ME
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $28
Schedules at
westbusservice.com
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
Bus from Bangor, ME to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Saint John, NB to Fredericton, NB
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Book at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Fredericton, NB to Woodstock, NB
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Book at
maritimebus.com
Cyr Bus Line
Website
johntcyrandsons.com
Bus from Houlton, Maine to Bangor, Maine - Concord Coach
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $29
Schedules at
johntcyrandsons.com

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