Maps & Directions
Midway between Portland, the mountains and the midcoast
Bates is located in central Maine, 35 miles from Portland, 140 miles from Boston and 340 miles from New York City.
- Major airlines serve the Portland International Jetport (45 minutes from campus)
- Amtrak links Portland and Boston
- Bus service to Lewiston is provided by Greyhound Bus Lines
Come to Bates by car, bus or plane
You’re welcome on campus anytime, but we recommend that you plan ahead so that you can talk to students, join a tour and meet with an admissions counselor.
Via Portland Jetport
A & S Limo
- Portland, Maine
Maine Limousine Service
Via the bus terminal
- Take a taxi to the Congress Street terminal.
- Take a bus to Lewiston.
- Take a taxi from the Lewiston bus station to campus (23 Campus Ave.) if there is not a campus stop.