DOWNEAST TRANSPORTATION INC.
PO Box 914, Ellsworth, 667-5796
The midday fare is $1.00 per day within one town, $3 within neighboring towns, and $6 for longer Hancock county rides. The round-trip fare is the same as the one-way fare, provided you complete your trip in one day. Rides to Bangor cost $9 from Bar Harbor, $8 from Trenton, and $7 from Ellsworth. Exact change requested.
Bar Harbor to Ellsworth Commuter buses operate Monday through Friday except holidays. First bus departs 8:15 a.m. from the Village Green. $6
Ellsworth to Bar Harbor Commuter buses operate Monday through Friday except holidays. First bus departs 6:10 a.m. from Jackson Laboratory in Ellsworth. $6
Ellsworth to Blue Hill Service operates Monday through Friday (September-June) except holidays. First bus departs 7:20 a.m. *TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED DUE TO PANDEMIC
Bar Harbor-Ellsworth-Bangor Service operates Mondays through Friday. First bus departs 8:15 a.m. $9 round-trip from Bar Harbor, $7 round-trip from Ellsworth departing at 9:05 a.m.
Blue Hill-Stonington-Ellsworth Service Fridays, includes towns of Deer Isle, Sedgwick, Brooklin. First bus departs 7:20 a.m. While in Stonington, take a ride on the Isle au Haut mail boat.
Bucksport Shuttle Service operates Wednesdays. First bus departs 9:30 a.m. $1 all-day fare.
Ellsworth Shuttle Service operates Mondays except holidays. First bus departs 8:30 a.m. $1 all-day fare.
Bar Harbor Shuttle Service operates Tuesdays. First bus departs 8:30 a.m. $1 all-day fare.
From June 23 through Columbus Day, the Island Explorer features ten bus routes linking hotels, inns and campgrounds with destinations in Acadia National Park and neighboring village centers. A.M. travel is fare-free to hiking trails, carriage roads, island beaches and in-town shops and restaurants.
Bicycle Express The Bicycle Express operates every half-hour between the Bar Harbor Village Green and Acadia National Park’s carriage road system at Eagle Lake. This service is available from 9:15 a.m. until 5 p.m. from June 23 through Sept. 30. *TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED DUE TO PANDEMIC
Detailed schedules and fares are available by calling 667-5796 or online at www.exploreacadia.com and www.downeasttrans.org.