Interstate 95, the backbone of highway transportation in Maine, serves the Capital area. In addition, many other major highways converge in the Capital helping to make it a true center of commerce and travel.
Portland and Bangor are about an hour’s drive away and Boston is less than a three-hour drive.
Cape Air provides scheduled flight service to Boston and beyond from the Augusta State Airport. Charter air service and flight instruction courses are available from Maine Instrument Flight. Augusta has a variety of trucking firms, which offer freight service to the area. Greyhound buses serve Augusta; Kennebec Explorer provides local public bus transportation and rental cars are available at Hertz Car Rental located at the airport. Concord Coach Lines bus company operates a major transportation hub in Augusta providing direct transport to Boston.