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Getting Around Greater Portland

Situated adjacent to Interstate 95, Greater Portland is convenient to get to for travelers coming from any direction. Only two hours from Boston and four from New York City, Portland and it’s surrounding areas are positioned along Maine’s southern coast and jutting into Casco Bay.

No matter what your preferred style of getting around: bike, bus, ferry, or on foot—our city by the sea provides easy access to whatever you are looking for. The city’s Transportation Center is centrally located just five minutes from the airport, area hotels, and Portland’s waterfront.

Transportation Options

Getting Around

Get the low down on getting around Greater Portland, Maine. You’ll find an in-depth look on moving around the region from ferries and cruises to local bus transportation to taking the train to Maine.

ferry with water, Photo Credits: Peter Morneau Photography
Rental Cars

Drivable Destination

Rental Car locations are available at the Portland International Jetport or in Downtown Portland. If you are arriving from the Portland Transportation Center, you can grab public transit or a taxi/uber/lyft on-site.

Driving through forest, Photo Credit: Capshore Photography

Transportation + Parking

Getting Here

Arrivals + Departures

Just a few short hours away from other major hub cities and easily accessible to all major highways. Whether you arrive by train, bus, plane, or car it’s easier than ever to get around is Greater Portland.

Exterior of Airport. Photo Provided by Portland Jetport. Photo Credit: Robert Benson
Electric Vehicles

Charging Stations

The City of Portland wants to make driving an electric vehicle practical and convenient for residents and visitors alike. Check out the installed charging stations at locations across Portland.

Portland Cityscape Drone at Night, Photography by Peter G. Morneau
Transportation 101

Parking Guide

Don’t Stress! Let us help you easily get around the region while you’re in town. With on-street parking, surface lots, and garages across Greater-Portland, Maine, you have plenty of parking to pick from across the region.

Exchange Street Portland, Photo Credits: Serena Folding
Meetings + Events

Group Transportation

Traveling to Maine for a meeting, conference, or event? Before you go somewhere new, it’s essential to get a lay of the land. In Maine, there are plenty of options for getting here and navigating around as a group.

Casco Bay Lines Ferry. Photo Credit: Capshore Photography