|Bar Harbor Transportation|
|If you're driving, follow US 1 to Ellsworth, then ME Route 3 south to Bar Harbor.|
Bangor International Airport (BGR), in Bangor ME 52 miles (84 km) northwest of Bar Harbor (map), just over an hour by rental car, handles flights by Allegiant, American, Delta, and United Airlines to/from Chicago, Detroit, New York City (LaGuardia and Newark), Philadelphia, Sanford/Orlando FL, Tampa/St Petersburg FL, and Washington DC (Reagan National).
Bus & Train
Frenchman Bay Ferryboat
The Bar Harbor—Nova Scotia car ferry service was discontinued years ago, but on July12, 2018, the Boston Globe reported that Bay Ferries may be readying a proposal to re-start the Bar Harbor ME-to-Yarmouth NS service using The Cat, which currently operates daily in summer between Portland, Maine and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. The ferry is a delightful way to have a Two-Nation Vacation. More...
Bangor ME: 46 miles (74 km) NW, 1.25 hours
Boston MA: 285 miles (459 km) SW, 6 hours
Ellsworth ME: 20 miles (32 km) NW, 40 minutes
Kittery ME: 211 miles (340 km) SW, 5 hours
Montréal QC: 425 miles (684 km) W, 8 hours
New York City: 500 miles (805 km) SW, 9 hours
Portland ME: 161 miles (260 km) SW, 4 hours
Québec City QC: 275 miles (443 km) N, 6 hours
—by Tom Brosnahan