Housing & Transportation
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
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.
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.
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.
From Portland Airport: Ground Transportation
In Waterville: Enterprise Car Rental is located on Kennedy Memorial Drive
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:
Maine Orthopaedic Review, LLC
126 Western Avenue #1021
Augusta, ME 04330
MOTELS/HOTELS IN WATERVILLE
All locations are within 5-10 minutes of the campus.
Best Western Plus, 375 Main Street, Waterville (207) 873-0111, 800-785-0111 (accepts pets)
The Hampton Inn, 425 Kennedy Memorial Drive, Waterville, (207) 473-0400, 800-426-7866
Fireside Inn and Suites, 356 Main Street, Waterville (207) 873-3335
Holiday Inn and Express Suites, 332 Main Street, Waterville (Holiday Inn offers MOR participants a discount)
(207) 873-2777 **newly renovated and closest to campus. Mention MOR for reduced rate