STOPOVER IN PORTLAND
Spend the night in Portland.
If you arrive in Boston too late for a direct bus ride to Bangor, you may want to consider an overnight stopover in Portland. Overnight accommodations in Portland are considerably less expensive than in Boston. Concord Coach offers express service from Boston South Station to Portland throughout the day.
Travel from Portland to Bangor.
To reach Bangor, take Concord Coach from the Portland Transportation Center. To make connections with Downeast Transportation in Bangor (Monday through Friday), catch the Concord Coach bus that departs Portland at 10:00 a.m.
Travel from Bangor to Bar Harbor.
Downeast Transportation departs the Bangor bus terminal for Bar Harbor year-round Monday through Friday at 1:30 p.m. This bus does not operate on weekends or on Monday holidays.
The connections shown below were in effect on May 3, 2023. Check with Concord Coach for an updated schedule.
|BOSTON South Station||8:00 a||3:25 p|
|PORTLAND Bus & Rail Station||10:00 a||1:30 p|
|BANGOR Concord Terminal||12:10 p||11:00 a|
|BANGOR Concord Terminal||1:30 p||10:15 a|
|BAR HARBOR Malvern Belmont||3:10 p||8:20 a|
You can also try the Bar Harbor Shuttle. This is a private company that provides van service between Bangor transportation terminals and Bar Harbor.
Taxis are available at the Bangor bus terminal and rental cars are available at the nearby Bangor Airport.