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GETTING TO ACADIA: CAR-FREE TRAVEL GUIDE

Seven Ways to Arrive in Bar Harbor Without a Car
There are several ways to reach the Acadia region without a car. Choose an itinerary that matches your travel style. We'll provide you with inside tips on how to make smooth and easy connections.

PLAN 1: Fly to Bar Harbor
PLAN 2: Fly to Bangor
PLAN 3: Fly to Boston
PLAN 4: Amtrak to Boston
PLAN 5: Amtrak to Portland
PLAN 6: Bus from Boston
PLAN 7: Stopover in Portland

PLAN 8: Nova Scotia Ferry

Bay Ferries has announced plans to resume international ferry service between Bar Harbor and Nova Scotia in 2019. We will add more information as it becomes available. Check with Bay Ferries for updates.


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