Travel Resources

Please refer to the following resource list when planning your trip to Maine.

Information Updated 2016


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City Distance (miles) Distance (km)
*Distances are from Portland, Maine
Augusta 57 92
Bangor 129 208
Bar Harbor 162 261
Bethel 66 106
Boothbay Harbor 56 90
Camden 83 134
Eastport 250 402
Freeport 13 28
Greenville 154 248
Kittery 48 77
Machias 205 330
Old Orchard 17 27
Rangeley 118 190
Houlton 247 397
Caribou 299 481
Fort Kent 313 504
Madawaska 346 557
Presque Isle 286 460
Auburn 35 56
Lewiston 37 59


Augusta Airport
207-626-2306. Served by USAirways Express.

Bangor International Airport
207-992-4600 or toll-free 1-866-359-2264. Served by 5 major airlines to 6 major hubs. Carriers include: Allegiant Air, American, Continental, Delta, Northwest, and USAirways.

Bar Harbor Airport
207-667-7329. Served by USAirways Express.

Portland International Jetport
207-772-0690. Served by AirTran, Continental Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue, Northwest, United Express, and USAirways.

Northern Maine Regional Airport
207-764-2550. Served by USAirways Express.

Knox County Regional Airport
207-594-4131. Served by USAirways Express.


Car Rental Agencies

You will find major worldwide car rental agencies at both international airports and major cities, but it is advisable to reserve a car with your travel agent in advance.

1-800-GO-ALAMO or 207-775-0855. Serving Bangor International Airport and Portland International Jetport.

1-800-331-1212 or 207-874-7500. Serving Bangor International Airport, Portland International Jetport, and Northern Maine Regional Airport.

1-800-527-0700. Serving Augusta Airport, Bangor International Airport, Portland International Jetport, Northern Maine Regional Airport, and Knox County Regional Airport.

1-800-261-7331. Serving Augusta Airport, Bangor International Airport, Knox County Regional Airport and Portland International Jetport.

1-800-654-3131. Serving Bangor International Airport, Bar Harbor Airport, and Portland International Jetport.

1-800-227-7368 or 207-773-0036. Serving Bangor International Airport and Portland International Jetport.


Bus Services

Concord Trailways
800-639-3317. Service to Bangor, Bath, Belfast, Brunswick, Camden, Damariscotta, Lincolnville, Portland, Rockland, Searsport, Waldoboro, and Wiscasset.

Cyr Bus Lines
1-800-244-2335. Service to Bangor, Caribou, Houlton, Howland, Limestone, Mars Hill, Medway, Oakfield, Old Town, Orono, and Sherman.

Island Explorer
Seasonal service to Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor Airport, Bar Harbor, and Southwest Harbor.

Greyhound Bus Lines
1-800-231-2222 or 214-849-8100. Service to Augusta, Bangor, Bath, Belfast, Bridgewater, Brunswick, Camden, Caribou, Damariscotta, Houlton, Howland, Lewiston, Limestone, Lincolnville, Mars Hill, Medway, Monticello, Oakfield, Old Town, Orono, Portland, Presque Isle, Rockland, Searsport, Sherman, Waldoboro, Waterville, and Wiscasset.

Metro Greater Portland Transit District
207-774-0351. Serving Portland, Westbrook, Falmouth, and the Maine area of South Portland.

Shoreline Explorer
1-800-965-5762. Seasonal trolley and shuttle bus system along the southern Maine coast providing links to private trolley operators in Kennebunkport, Ogunquit, and York. The Shoreline Explorer system goes from York Beach to Ogunquit to Wells to Kennebunk-Kennebunkport and Sanford to Wells.

West Bus Service
800-596-2823. Service to Bangor Airport, Bangor Greyhound Station, Calais, Ellsworth, Machias, and Perry.

Zoom Shuttle Bus
877-THE-ZOOM. Service to Biddeford, Old Orchard Beach, Portland, Saco, Scarborough, and South Portland.


Train Service

Amtrak Downeaster
800-USA-RAIL. Service from Boston’s North Station to Wells, Saco, Old Orchard Beach, Portland, Freeport and Brunswick.


Ferry Services

Beal & Bunker Mail Boat
207-244-3575. Passenger ferry service between Northeast Harbor and Cranberry Islands.

Casco Bay Lines
207-774-7871, Service from Portland to Peaks Island, Little Diamond Island, Great Diamond Island, Diamond Cove, Long Island, Chebeague Island, and Cliff Island.

Chebeague Transportation
207-846-3700. Passenger ferry service between Cousins Island in Yarmouth and Chebeague Island.

Cranberry Cove Ferry
207-244-5882. Seasonal passenger ferry service between Southwest Harbor/Manset to Cranberry Islands.

East Coast Ferry, Ltd.
506-747-2159. Eastport, Maine to Deer Island, New Brunswick (seasonal).

Hardy Boat Line
1-800-278-3346 or 207-677-2026. Passenger ferry service between New Harbor to Monhegan Island.

Monhegan Boat Line
207-372-8848. Passenger ferry service between Port Clyde and Monhegan Island.

Maine State Ferry Service
800-491-4883. Year-round service.

Rockland to Vinalhaven – 207-863-4421
Rockland to North Haven – 207-867-4441
Rockland to Matinicus Island – 207-596-2202
Lincolnville to Isleboro – 207-789-5611
Bass Harbor to Swans Island – 207-526-4273
Bass Harbor to Frenchboro – 207-244-3254

Nova Star Cruises
Passenger and motor vehicle ferry service between Maine and Nova Scotia. The ship includes a wide range of amenities including: fine dining, casino, entertainment, theater, art gallery, fitness center, spa, kids’ zone, duty-free shopping, private cabins and more.


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