How to Plan the Best Trip from New York to Camden, Maine

New York is one of the most populous, busy states in the United States. If you’re a New York resident searching for the perfect place to enjoy peace and quiet, look no further than Camden, Maine. Our charming town on the Maine Coast boasts everything you need for a relaxing getaway! 

Are you ready to start planning your trip from New York to Camden, Maine? Request our Camden Travel Guide for more local insight into the best activities and attractions across Mid-Coast Maine! 

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Tips for Your New York to Camden, Maine, Getaway 

Transportation Methods 

It’s a long distance from New York to Camden, Maine. As a benchmark, it’s nearly 400 miles from New York City to Camden, or a driving distance of seven hours. We recommend planning a road trip from New York to Camden over a three-day holiday weekend, such as Memorial Day, Fourth of July, or Labor Day. Check out the map below to plan your route and any stops along the way!  

Because it’s a fairly long driving distance, most visitors from the Empire State either fly or take a bus from New York to Camden, Maine. It takes about one hour to fly from New York to Camden, while it takes about 10 hours to arrive in Camden via train or bus. Check out a comprehensive list of transportation methods for ticket prices, travel times, and more! 

Other Road Trips to Camden, Maine 

Mid-Coast Maine is a popular vacation destination for many travelers from the Northeast. In addition to New York residents, we also welcome many visitors from Boston. Even better, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont residents can enjoy 10% off our standard room rate with our Northeast Neighbors special. 

What to Do 

How will you fill your time in Mid-Coast Maine? From scenic hikes to live music performances, there’s an activity in Camden, Maine, for everyone’s interests. Here are some of the most popular attractions and activities in our area:  

Where to Stay 


The Camden Maine Stay Inn is the perfect place to stay for travelers who want to enjoy some much-needed rest and relaxation. Our Mid-Coast Maine bed and breakfast offers comfortable guest rooms, first-class amenities, daily breakfast, a park-like garden, and more. With everything you may need on-site, you won’t want for a single thing during your stay – except maybe a couple more nights with us!  

Check our availability to start planning your trip from New York to Camden, Maine!