Maps & Directions

Midway between Portland, the mountains and the midcoast

Getting here

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

Google Maps & Directions

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.

In any case, be sure to check out our class schedule and events calendar for upcoming campus events and student activities.

Via Portland Jetport

A & S Limo

Crown Limousine & Towne Car Service

Maine Limousine Service

Mermaid Transportation

Via the bus terminal

Greyhound Lines

  • 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.
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