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Here's how to get to and around the state of Maine by bus, train, plane, car and boat.





If you're driving north and east from Massachusetts or New Hampshire, be aware that the Maine Turnpike (I-95) is a toll road.

US 1 or its scenic alternate route, US 1A, parallels the Maine Turnpike all the way from Kittery to Brunswick, and while it's substantially slower, it costs nothing.


Several bus companies, including Greyhound Lines, Concord Coach Lines and Cyr Bus Lines connect Maine cities and towns with Boston MA, Logan Airport, and coastal New Hampshire. More...


Amtrak's Downeaster connects Boston MA with Portland, Freeport and Brunswick ME five times daily. More...


Maine's major airport is the Portland International Jetport, served by several major airlines.

Augusta State Airport serves Maine's capital city and surrounding communities, with flights by Cape Air.

Bangor International Airport serves that city as well as coastal towns to the south such as Rockland, Camden and Bar Harbor.

Knox County Regional Airport near Rockland ME serves the Penobscot Bay region including Camden.

The Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport near Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park is served by Cape Air.


Ferryboats serve Maine's islands, and an international ferry cruises daily between Portland and Bar Harbor, Maine and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada in the warm months. More...

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A Maine windjammer sailing ship is not public transportation, but it's a fine and memorable way to spend some days along the wonderful Maine coast. More...

—by Tom Brosnahan

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