Housing & Transportation

Directions

Colby College, located in Waterville, Maine, is is 78 miles northeast of Portland and 180 miles from Boston.
Mileage from Eastern Cities
Portland – 78 miles
Boston – 180 miles
Hartford – 270 miles
New York – 390 miles
Philadelphia – 490 miles
Washington – 630 miles

Driving Information

Take Interstate 95 to Exit 127 Waterville/Oakland. Turn toward Waterville (east) on Kennedy Memorial Drive (Rt. 137). Turn left at the first light (Washington St), just before Super Shoes and the Hampton Inn. Follow Washington St. for about a mile, entering Colby College campus, passing a pond on the right. You will see MOR signs for registration at the Cotter Union building.

Air Connections

Waterville’s LaFleur Airport offers landing for private and charter planes and freight services. Portland Jetport, a 75-minute drive south, and Bangor International Airport, about an hour north, offer commercial air service from most major airlines, with connections from many major cities. Augusta State Airport, 25 minutes south, offers commuter air service. Car rentals are available at the Portland, Bangor, and Augusta airports.

Bus Information

Concord Trailways provides daily service from Logan Airport, Boston’s South Station, and Portland to Colby’s athletic center. Additional buses go to and from Augusta. For schedules call 800-639-3317 or visit www.concordcoachlines.com.

Vermont Transit/Greyhound provides daily service to Boston and beyond. The Waterville terminal is located at the Xpress Stop Service Station at 320 Kennedy Memorial Drive, about two miles from campus. Call 207-680-2540 for more information.

Rental Cars

From Portland Airport: Ground Transportation 

In Waterville: Enterprise Car Rental is located on Kennedy Memorial Drive

207-877-6601

Limousine Service

There is limousine and shuttle service from the Portland Jetport to Colby.
Northeast Limo, Waterville, 207-660-3362
Moonlight Limousine, Sidney, 207-547-4184
Maine Limousine Service, S. Portland, 800-646-0068

 


Direct inquiries about Colby and Housing to:
Special Programs
4730 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, ME 04901-8847
Telephone: (207) 859-4730
Fax: (207) 859-4734
Email Teresa Van Deventer at tdevent@colby.edu


Off-Campus Accommodations

The Waterville area provides a wide range of accommodations.
View list of accommodations.


NEED A RIDE TO COLBY COLLEGE FROM THE AIRPORT?

Ride ShareClick on the Ride Share Icon to open our message board for travel.  Only Students with paid tuition may enter and coordinate rentals and ride shares.

To request a password, send an email to info@maineorthopaedic.com.


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