How to travel from Boston to Portland

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from Boston to Portland

You can get from Boston to Portland by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Boston to Portland on May 23 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Portland from Boston

distanceDistance98 miles (158 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $229
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $9 (€8) • 2 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $9 (€8) • 2 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, gojet airlines or Amtrak

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 98 miles (158 km) from Boston to Portland. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $9 (€8). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, gojet airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Boston to Portland.

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There are 3 travel options from Boston to Portland: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Boston to Portland is by taking a bus with an average price of $9 (€8).

This is compared to other travel options to Portland:

A bus is $220 (€197) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Boston to Portland costing on average $229 (€205).

Taking a bus is usually $16 (€14) less than taking a train to Portland, which costs on average $25 (€22) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Portland from Boston is by bus with an average travel time of 2 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Portland can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 3 h 21 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 2 h 30 min.

The distance from Boston to Portland is approximately 98 miles (158 km).

The average frequency per day from Boston to Portland is:

  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Portland from Boston as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Boston to Portland:

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Boston to Portland:

    • You can go to Portland from Boston by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $9 (€8) with Flixbus from Boston to Portland on Omio.
    • You can travel by plane between Boston and Portland with gojet airlines, and you can find gojet airlines Boston to Portland tickets for $229 (€205) on Omio.
    • You can take a train from Boston to Portland with Amtrak. Cheap tickets can be found for $25 (€22) with Amtrak from Boston to Portland.
    Your trip from Boston to Portland doesn't have to end in Portland. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like New York City, Amsterdam or London. If you’d like to add New York City, Amsterdam or London to your Boston to Portland tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Portland today!

    Before traveling from Boston to Portland, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A bus ticket costs $9 (€8) one way on average for this route.
    • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $229 (€205) one way on average.
    • A train ticket costs $25 (€22) one way on average for this trip.

    But we recommend booking Boston to Portland tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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