Worth the Trip
And Getting Here Is Easier Than You Think


Direct Route

  • I-95 to Bangor: take exit 182A onto I-395 (approx. 45 miles from Bar Harbor)
  • Follow I-395 to Route 1A and continue south (becomes Route 3 in Ellsworth)
  • Follow Route 3 to Bar Harbor


Scenic Route

  • Follow I-95 to Augusta
  • Take exit 113 to Route 3
  • Continue on Route 3 all the way to Bar Harbor (approx. 115 miles)


Bus Routes

In season, Greyhound and Concord Coach Lines offer daily service from Boston, Portland and Bangor.
(800) 231-2222
(800) 639-3317


into Bangor

Approximately 50 miles from Bar Harbor, this airport is serviced by several major airlines.
Allegiant — 702-505-8888
Continental — 800-523-3273
Delta — 800-221-1212
Northwest — 800-225-2525
USAir — 800-428-4322


into Bar Harbor

Just 12 miles from Bar Harbor, this airport provides daily service to and from Boston serviced by Cape Air.
(207) 667-7121
(866) 227-3247


The CAT Ferry

Adventure is only 3.5 hours away.
When a journey from Maine to Nova Scotia calls, the open ocean answers. The CAT isn’t only the fastest way to travel between Bar Harbor and Yarmouth. It’s also a wonderful sightseeing opportunity and ocean adventure.

The high-speed CAT ferry travels between Bar Harbor, Maine and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia in just 3.5 hours. RVs, pickups, SUVs, cars, tour buses, motorcycles, and bicycles are welcome aboard The CAT—as well as walk on passengers and four-legged friends.

Jumpstart your maritime vacation by taking your hands off the wheel and your foot off the pedal. Sit back and enjoy fabulous onboard amenities and entertainment. With awe-inspiring coastal views on both sides, it’s a fantastic way to see the natural beauty of Maine, Nova Scotia, and the Atlantic Ocean.

Speed, convenience, and fun are just the beginning—are you ready for a seafaring adventure?

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