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Transportation Services in Lubec, Maine

Getting to Lubec

Lubec is about a two-hour drive north of Ellsworth, Maine (on the mainland, just outside Bar Harbor) and one-hour drive south from the Calais, Maine/ St. Stephen, New Brunswick border crossing. If you are coming on Route One, turn east at Whiting onto Route 189. It is a little over 11 miles to Lubec and the Campobello bridge.

The closest large airports to Lubec are in Bangor, Maine and St. John, New Brunswick. Both airports are about a two and a half - hour drive from Lubec. Bar Harbor Airport in Trenton, just outside Ellsworth, has several scheduled flights to and from Boston each day.  Car rental companies are available at the airports and in Ellsworth.

Coming from Canada in the summer, a picturesque trip is to take the (free) Deer Island ferry from St. George (La Tete), cross Deer Island to the Campobello ferry (fee) and then cross the border at the Campobello / Lubec FDR bridge.

West Bus Service goes from Bangor to Ellsworth and up the coast to Calais.The closest stop to Lubec is Whiting, 11 miles from Lubec.  The Penninsula Connecter can be reserved to go from Whiting to Lubec.  See Transportation - Bus for links and phone numbers.