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Travel to Thomas College

Thomas College is located at 180 West River Road in Waterville, Maine. From Interstate 95 exit 127 (formerly 33), go east on Kennedy Memorial Drive (Route 137). In approximately 1.5 miles, turn right onto West River Road (Route 104 South). Thomas College is 1.5 miles on the left. Please follow our directions vs. your GPS.

Driving time to Waterville, Maine from:

Location Distance
 Ft. Kent, ME  4.5 hours
 Presque Isle, ME  3.5 hours
 Houlton, ME  2.75 hours
 Portland, ME  1.5 hours
 Portsmouth, NH  2.0 hours
 Boston, MA  3.0 hours
 Lebanon, NH  3.5 hours
 Worcester, MA  3.5 hours
 Providence, RI  4.0 hours
 Hartford, CT  4.0 hours
 Burlington, VT  5.0 hours
Albany, NY  5.5 hours

Traveling to Thomas College:

  • By Bus:
    Greyhound offers regular passenger service to Waterville, stopping at J&S Gas Station. More information about Greyhound schedules and fares can be found at

  • By Train:
    The Amtrak Downeaster has service from Boston, MA (North Station) to Portland, Freeport, and Brunswick, ME. For information about The Downeaster schedules and fares, go to *Note: All Amtrak trains arriving from South or West of Boston, arrive at Boston's South Station. The Amtrak train from Boston to points North leave from Boston's North Station. 

  • By Plane:
    The two major airports in Maine are Bangor International (BGR) and Portland International (PWM). For information about Bangor International schedules and fares, go to and for information about Portland International schedules and fares, go to

*With ample notice, a member from the Thomas community can provide a pick up for your visit to Thomas College. Contact Jess Rodrigue at 207-859-1101 with your arrival plans. Note that there are many car rental options as well if you and your family prefer.


Each year, Thomas hosts many campus events for all members of the Campus community. We suggest that if you are planning a visit, to schedule early because local hotels and B&B’s fill up quickly, especially around opening weekend and commencement. We have provided you a few links:

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