Airports in Maine

Portland International Jetport

Portland International Jetport is located four miles (6km) from central Portland.

Portland International Jetport (PWM)

Overview

The Greater Portland Transit District METRO provides bus service throughout the region. Route 5 connects the airport to downtown Portland, where transfers can be made to Amtrak, Greyhound, and other long-distance transport options. Taxis and ride-hailing apps are also available.

Location

Portland International Jetport is located four miles (6km) from central Portland.

Getting to the city

The Greater Portland Transit District METRO provides bus service throughout the region. Route 5 connects the airport to downtown Portland, where transfers can be made to Amtrak, Greyhound, and other long-distance transport options. Taxis and ride-hailing apps are also available.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

Car rental

Car rental firms at the airport include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, and National.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available at the airport, with flat rates to most towns in the area. A surcharge is usually added to airport pick-ups.

Facilities

Facilities in the Jetport include a full-service restaurant, ATMs, a Starbucks, an electronics shop, a gift shop, and a visitor information desk. Disabled facilities are good. Several airport hotels are located near the airport.

Parking

Short-term parking is free for the first 30 minutes and $1 per half an hour after that. However, the cost quickly adds up with a $48 daily maximum. Medium to long-term parking is available for a daily rate of $14.

www.portlandjetport.org

Bangor International Airport

The airport is located three miles (5km) from Bangor city centre.

Bangor International Airport (BGR)

Overview

Bangor International Airport is connected to the city by the Community Connector bus service. A single fare costs around $1.50 but most destinations around Bangor will require at least one transfer. Buses stop at the airport about every 40 minutes. Alternatively, some hotels may provide a shuttle service from the airport.

Location

The airport is located three miles (5km) from Bangor city centre.

Getting to the city

Bangor International Airport is connected to the city by the Community Connector bus service. A single fare costs around $1.50 but most destinations around Bangor will require at least one transfer. Buses stop at the airport about every 40 minutes. Alternatively, some hotels may provide a shuttle service from the airport.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4, from the first Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).

Car rental

Car rental companies are available on the first floor of the domestic terminal and include Avis, Budget, Hertz, and Alamo/National.

Airport Taxis

A wide variety of reliable taxis and limos serve Bangor International Airport and the Bangor area, including Uber and Lyft.

Transfer between terminals

The international terminal and the domestic terminal are within walking distance of each other.

Facilities

Airport facilities include lockers, shopping, restaurants, a kids' zone, ATMs, and emergency services. The airport has assistance available for disabled passengers.

Parking

The airport offers 15 minutes free parking. Hourly parking is available at $1 for each half hour and a daily rate of $17. Daily parking (long-term) is available for $1 for the first half hour and $1 for each additional hour thereafter up to $11 per day.

www.flybangor.com

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