Northern Maine is a primary access point coming into and out of the United States.

It is in driving distance and a short flight away from major markets in Canada and the United States including Boston, New York, Montreal, Toronto and Quebec City. It borders two Canadian provinces, Quebec and New Brunswick.

Custom Stations throughout Northern Maine make the region a hub for international trade and commerce. It shares 15 customs stations maintained by the U.S. Customs Service. Seven of the stations are open 24 hours a day and include Bridgewater, Fort Fairfield, Fort Kent, Houlton, Limestone, Madawaska, and Van Buren.






Boston, MA

394 miles

634 km

6.5 hrs

Hartford, CT

488 miles

785 km

8 hrs

New York, NY

603 miles

970 km

10 hrs

Philadelphia, PA

697 miles

1,121 km

11.75 hrs





Saint John, NB

172 miles

276 km

3.75 hrs

Moncton, NB

209 miles

336 km

4.5 hrs

Quebec, QC

259 miles

416 km

5 hrs

Halifax, NS

380 miles

611 km

7.5 hrs

Montreal, QC

398 miles

640 km

7.25 hrs