Getting to Bar Harbor

Driving to Bar Harbor, Maine: Bar Harbor is easily accessible by car. From Boston (268 miles) - follow Interstate I-95 through to Bangor (exit 182A - 395), then pick up Route 1A to Ellsworth, and follow Route 3 to Bar Harbor. Another route would be to take I-95 to Augusta, take Route 3 to Belfast over to Route 1 to Ellsworth, then back to Route 3 into Bar Harbor. Local taxi service is available from all airports, ferries, bus stations and cruise ships.
 
By Boat: Since Bar Harbor is an island and a popular place for both sailing and powerboating, there are many suitable moorings. You should check with the Harbormaster's Office at 207-288-5571.
 
By Air: Bar Harbor is serviced by a local airport, the Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport, located just 12 miles from the village, and by Bangor International Airport only 50 miles away.
 
By Cruise Ship: A wonderful way to visit Bar Harbor is on one of the over 70 beautiful cruise ships that arrive in Bar Harbor each year.