Old Orchard Beach travel guide

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With a population of 8.624, Old Orchard Beach is a must-see destination in Maine, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country.

When to visit Old Orchard Beach

Old Orchard Beach in February
Estimated hotel price
$162
1 night at 3-star hotel
Old Orchard Beach in February
Estimated hotel price
$162
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Old Orchard Beach

Plane

When flying to Old Orchard Beach, you’ll arrive at Portland Airport (PWM), which is located 15 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Old Orchard Beach from New Zealand departs from Christchurch and takes around 34h 19m.

Train

Amtrak is the most popular train carrier serving Old Orchard Beach, followed by Acela. The train journey from Old Orchard Beach to Providence takes 0h 42m and costs around $26 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Bridgeport, expect to pay about $36 for a 2h 47m trip. The train station in Old Orchard Beach is called Old Orchard Beach, and is located 0.3 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Old Orchard Beach is to pick up a car hire from Boston, which is about 140 km from Old Orchard Beach. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Thrifty, among others, in Boston.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Old Orchard Beach, including CoachRun, Concord Coach Lines and Bus. From Providence, the bus ride to Old Orchard Beach takes 105 km and will cost you around $36. From New York, the ticket costs about $49 for a journey of 362 km.

Plane

When flying to Old Orchard Beach, you’ll arrive at Portland Airport (PWM), which is located 15 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Old Orchard Beach from New Zealand departs from Christchurch and takes around 34h 19m.

Train

Amtrak is the most popular train carrier serving Old Orchard Beach, followed by Acela. The train journey from Old Orchard Beach to Providence takes 0h 42m and costs around $26 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Bridgeport, expect to pay about $36 for a 2h 47m trip. The train station in Old Orchard Beach is called Old Orchard Beach, and is located 0.3 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Old Orchard Beach is to pick up a car hire from Boston, which is about 140 km from Old Orchard Beach. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Thrifty, among others, in Boston.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Old Orchard Beach, including CoachRun, Concord Coach Lines and Bus. From Providence, the bus ride to Old Orchard Beach takes 105 km and will cost you around $36. From New York, the ticket costs about $49 for a journey of 362 km.

Airports near Old Orchard Beach

Airlines serving Old Orchard Beach

Lufthansa
Good (4,684 reviews)
KLM
Good (839 reviews)
SWISS
Good (962 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,673 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,557 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,236 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (481 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,603 reviews)
Air France
Good (982 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,114 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,990 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,405 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,062 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (228 reviews)
Finnair
Good (840 reviews)
LOT
Good (684 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (933 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (792 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,175 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,804 reviews)
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Where to stay in Old Orchard Beach

Average rates range from around $518 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $629 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Sea Cliff House Motel and Atlantic Breeze Inn.

Where to stay in popular areas of Old Orchard Beach

Most booked hotels in Old Orchard Beach

Canopy by Hilton Portland Waterfront
4 stars
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
$686+
Friendship Oceanfront Suites
2 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
$318+
Portland Harbor Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
$606+
Holiday Inn Portland-By The Bay
3 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
$380+
Sea Cliff House Motel
2 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
$240+
Aloft Portland, Me
3 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
$463+

Hiring a car in Old Orchard Beach

Expect to pay $1.62 per litre in Old Orchard Beach (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $19.39 and $25.86.

Expect to pay $1.62 per litre in Old Orchard Beach (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $19.39 and $25.86.