There are 8 ways to get from San Diego 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 Bangor  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Bangor (BGR) SAN - BGR

$374 - $1,304

Cheapest option

Fly to Augusta, bus  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Augusta (AUG) SAN - AUG
  2. Take the bus from Augusta, Me to Lewiston, Me

$158 - $534

6 alternative options

Fly to Portland  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Portland (PWM) SAN - PWM

$272 - $952

Fly to Manchester, drive  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Manchester (MHT) SAN - MHT
  2. Drive from Manchester to Sanford

$168 - $292

Fly to Boston, bus  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Boston (BOS) SAN - BOS
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Wells

$208 - $798

Train, bus  •  2 days 23 h

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Fullerton Transportation Center
  2. Take the train from Fullerton Transportation Center to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Boston South Station
  4. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me

$446 - $1,345

Bus  •  3 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Newark, Nj
  3. Take the bus from Newark Penn Station to Boston, MA
  4. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me

$301 - $768

Drive  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Drive from San Diego to Portland 3146.5 miles

$300 - $450

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Maine is to fly and drive which costs $160 - $300 and takes 9 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Maine is to fly which costs $270 - $950 and takes 9 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Maine. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Congress St + Hampshire St via San Bernardino, Ca, Newark Penn Station, Boston, Ma and Congress St + Valley St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 4 h.

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The distance between San Diego and Maine is 2707 miles. The road distance is 3146.5 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Maine without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 23 h and costs $440 - $1,400.

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It takes approximately 9 h 59 min to get from San Diego to Maine, including transfers.

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San Diego to Maine bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Diego, Ca station.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Maine is to fly which takes 9 h 59 min and costs $370 - $1,300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $300 - $800 and takes 3 days 4 h.

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There is no direct flight from San Diego Airport to Bangor Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 43 min and has one stopover.

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San Diego to Maine bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Portland, Me station.

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Maine is 3 h ahead of San Diego. It is currently 3:43 AM in San Diego and 6:43 AM in Maine.

Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Maine is 3146 miles. It takes approximately 2 days 2 h to drive from San Diego to Maine.

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Maine.
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  • Distance: 2707 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 59 min

What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Maine, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from San Diego to Bangor hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to Portland via San Bernardino, Ca, Newark, Nj, Newark Penn Station, Boston, MA, Boston, Ma, Portland, Me, and Congress St + Valley St in around 3 days 4 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Portland via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Portland via Austin, Baltimore
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Manchester via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $430
Flights from San Diego to Manchester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $430
Flights from San Diego to Manchester via St. Louis, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $430
Flights from San Diego to Manchester via Phoenix, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $430
Flights from San Diego to Boston via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,900
Flights from San Diego to Boston via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,900
Flights from San Diego to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,900
Flights from San Diego to Boston via Nashville
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,900
Flights from San Diego to Boston via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Bangor via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from San Diego to Bangor via Newark
Ave. Duration
10 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from San Diego to Bangor via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from San Diego to Bangor via Denver, Newark
Ave. Duration
10 h 52 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from San Diego to Portland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Portland via Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Portland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Manchester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from San Diego to Manchester via Newark
Ave. Duration
9 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from San Diego to Boston via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Bangor via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Bangor via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11 h 4 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Bangor via Phoenix, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
10 h 34 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from San Diego to Bangor via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from San Diego to Portland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from San Diego to Portland via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Portland via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from San Diego to Manchester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from San Diego to Manchester via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from San Diego to Boston via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from San Diego to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Diego to Portland via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Augusta via Boston
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Augusta via Denver, Boston
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Augusta via Newark, Boston
Ave. Duration
10 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Augusta via Los Angeles, Boston
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Augusta via Las Vegas, Boston
Ave. Duration
11 h 9 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from San Diego to Augusta via Phoenix, Boston
Ave. Duration
11 h 59 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Flights from San Diego to Boston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Bangor via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from San Diego to Portland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Portland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
11 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Manchester via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Flights from San Diego to Manchester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from San Diego to Augusta via Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from San Diego to Augusta via Denver, Boston
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Augusta via Newark, Boston
Ave. Duration
10 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Augusta via Los Angeles, Boston
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Augusta via Las Vegas, Boston
Ave. Duration
11 h 9 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from San Diego to Augusta via Phoenix, Boston
Ave. Duration
11 h 59 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Diego to Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from San Diego to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from San Diego to Boston via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Fullerton Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Train from Fullerton Transportation Center to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
42 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Train from Chicago Union Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
21 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
Bus operators
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.

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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 San Diego, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Newark, Nj
Ave. Duration
2 days 16 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$250 - $420
Flexible
$500 - $650
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Newark Penn Station to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
boltbus.com

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