Head north on Interstate 95 from Boston. In Maine I-95 becomes the Maine Turnpike. You can also exit to I-295 north; I-295 and I-95 merge together south of Augusta. Stay on the Maine Turnpike to Exit 113 in Augusta (about 2 hours from the border of New Hampshire). Take Route 3 east to Belfast (48 miles).

If you take I-295 Northbound, it will be closed June 16, 2009 through the end of August. you will be routed onto the new I-295 Southbound via a temporary crossover at Topsham. Another crossover will connect you back to the northbound lanes in Gardiner


Drive south on Interstate 95 from Canada, take Exit 45, heading East on I-395 in Bangor. Take the first exit ramp right onto the Route 202 bypass to Hampden. At the end of the bypass turn left onto Route 9, and at the light turn right onto Route 1A South. Route 1A ends at coastal US Route 1 in Stockton Springs. Traveling south will lead you through Searsport, Belfast, Northport, and Lincolnville Beach.


Major airlines fly into Portland International Jetport (100 miles south) and Bangor International Airport (37 miles north). Daily commercial air service is also available to Knox County Airport. There is limousine service from Portland and Bangor airports, and car rentals are available at all three airports.

The Belfast Municipal Airport provides charters nationwide and into Canada. Helicopter service is also available.


Augusta 48
Bangor 34
Bar Harbor 58
Portland 100
Boston 189
New York 375
Kittery 138
Camden 18


Bus Lines
Concord Trailways

Bay Taxi.

Belfast: The Bay And Beyond

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Where to eat, play, stay and just hang out. A great resource for finding out what’s happening and what’s special about visiting and living in Waldo County. It’s all here in the 2017 Belfast The Bay and Beyond magazine—the official publication of the Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce—complete with a new 360° section that breaks down the area by North, South, West and City Center

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Harbor Walk Map and Information

Everyone can find something to enjoy while in Belfast. Use our map of Belfast to plan a day about town, or find a specific place using our business locater. One of Belfast's newest features is the picturesque Belfast Harbor Walk, which allows visitors to stroll, bike, or jog with a gorgeous view of the downtown coast.