Getting Here & Around

(Scroll down for maps -- google map and village.)

BY CAR:
Most people arrive in Bethel in their vehicles... and it is easy to do that! From the greater Boston area, take Interstate 95 north to the Maine Turnpike, at mile 63, take Exit 63, Gray, Maine. Then follow Route 26 north for approx. 50 miles. Bethel is located at the intersection of Route 26 and Route 2, which is the major northern New England east/west highway corridor.

BY COMMERCIAL AIR:
For those needing to arrive by commercial airplane, the most convenient airports are:
Portland International Jetport (PWM) (1-1/2 hours)
Manchester, New Hampshire Airport (MHT) (3 hours)
Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) (3-1/2 hours)

BY RENTAL CAR OR SHUTTLE:
You'll find the major car rental agencies at the above airports (click the links).
or
call Northeast Charter & Tour (888-593-6328)

or Stagecoach Shuttle Service (207-357-5783) for door-to-door transportation services.

Once you are here, there is only limited transportation service.  (Free winter shuttle and local group shuttle service by reservation with Stagecoach Shuttle Service.)

BY YOUR OWN PLANE:
The Bethel Regional Airport has a 3,818 foot long, 75 foot wide paved runway, where Visual Flight Rules apply. This facility is open year-round and offers tie-downs, engine heater plug-ins, hangar storage, and self-serve fuel system. New in 2014 -- brand-new terminal building with a meeting room, toilets, pilots' lounge, WIFI, vending machines, 24/7 surveillance cameras, etc.!  For info, see bethelregionalairport.com, call 207.512.5552 (Airport Info Line), or email airport@bethelmaine.org.


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Bethel Village Map 2012:

Site photography by M. Dirk MacKnight and others