Directions

By Car

To reach Brunswick

From the south: Take the Maine Turnpike to Exit 52 (formerly Exit 9; 295 to Coastal Route 1). Continue on 295 to Exit 28 Route 1 North: Coastal Route, Brunswick/Bath).

From the north via the Maine Turnpike: Take Exit 14, then I-295 to Exit 28 Route 1 North.

To reach the main campus and admissions

From I-295, take Route 1 North/Pleasant Street. Proceed to the third traffic light. Go straight ("To 201/123/24/Maine Street"). Continue straight for approximately 1/2 mile to the second traffic light. Turn right on Maine Street. Continue on Maine Street for approximately 1/2 mile. The Bowdoin campus begins at the intersection of Maine Street and Bath Road, near a large UCC Church.

  • Maine Limousine Service The largest limousine service in the area. Registered, permitted, and insured with all area Airports.

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By Bus

  • Greyhound/Vermont Transit from Brunswick:
    Offers daily trips to and from Brunswick, Maine. Schedules and rates are available from the office at 206 Maine Street, Brunswick (1-800-537-3330). Buses stop at the 7-11 store on the corner of Maine and Elm streets, two blocks from campus. Limited service may be available from Bowdoin College. Call 1-800-231-2222 for more information.
  • Concord Coach Lines from Bath and Brunswick:
    When classes are in session, Concord Coach Lines makes a stop at Bowdoin College on Sills Road, by Druckenmiller Hall. Concord Coach Lines tickets may be purchased at the Mobil Mart/Puffin Stop (101 Bath Road, Route 24). You may also get on the bus at the College and purchase your ticket en route.

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By Plane

The Portland International Jetport which is served by most major airlines. Please visit the Portland International Jetport web site for a list of airlines serving Portland and lists of cities with daily direct flights.

Mermaid Transportation Co., Inc. provides daily service to and from the Portland Jetport and Boston's Logan Airport.

Coastal Transportation provides limited door-to-door bus service and a shuttle bus service operates in between Bath-Brunswick-Topsham.

Rental cars are available at the airport (Avis, Budget, Hertz and National), and in Brunswick (Enterprise) and other regional locations.

Private airports in Bowdoinham and Wiscasset offer charter flights and service to small, commuterplanes.

Map from PWM - Portland Jetport


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By Train

Rail service to Portland Maine via Boston is provided by the Downeaster Amtrak Train. Rail service to Boston is currently available through AMTRAK.


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Shuttle Services

  • Mermaid Transportation Co., Inc. provides daily service to and from the Portland Jetport and Boston's Logan Airport.
  • Mid-Coast Limo provides service to the Portland Jetport. For more information and reservations call 1-800-937-2424 or 207-236-2424.

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