Getting to the Maine Beaches

Finding your way to The Maine Beaches is easier than you could imagine. You can head north on I-95, or you can travel by plane or train from Boston, and other points. Arriving by boat? Consult with the local harbormaster in your destination community to make advance mooring or slip arrangements during busy times of year.

Regional Map

Here’s a link to our easy-to-read and downloadable regional map. We’ve put it together with key regional travel routes, destinations, beaches, lighthouses, and other local attractions.

Travel by Car*
    • Portsmouth, NH: 30 mi
    • Portland, ME: 27 mi
    • Manchester, NH: 72 mi
    • Boston, MA: 84 mi
    • Providence, RI: 140 mi
    • Hartford, CT: 177 mi
    • Burlington, VT: 234 mi
    • Albany, NY: 245 mi
    • New York, NY: 293 mi
    • Montreal, QC: 327 mi
    • Fredericton, NB: 347 mi
    • Fort Kent, ME: 340 mi
    • Philadelphia, PA: 387 mi
    • Ottawa, ON: 447 mi
  • Baltimore, MD: 478 mi
    *Distances based on travel to Kennebunk, Exit 25
Airport Information

Portland International Jetport (PWM)
1001 Westbrook Road, Portland, ME  |  (207) 774-7301

Biddeford Municipal Airport (B19)
88 Landing St., Biddeford, ME  |  (207) 282-1893

Sanford Seacoast Regional
Airport (SFM)

199 Airport Rd., Sanford, ME
(207) 432-0596 | SanfordMaine.org

Logan International Airport (BOS)
122 Harborside Dr., East Boston, MA
(800) 235-6426 | MassPort.com

Manchester Airport (MHT)
One Airport Rd., Manchester, NH
(603) 624-6539 | FlyManchester.com

Train Information

The Amtrak Downeaster
(800) 872-7245  AmtrakDowneaster.com
Stations in Wells, Saco, and Old Orchard Beach (seasonal)