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Travel time from Bar Harbor to Newport

Bar Harbor to Newport airports and flights

How long does it really take to fly from Bar Harbor to Newport? Here's a sample itinerary for a commercial flight plan. If you want to know the total travel time to reach Newport, you need to include time at the airports. Eventually, you'll be able to customize this itinerary to select other nearby airports and choose your preferred airline.

Thursday, 4:04 am:  start in Bar Harbor
drive for about 2 hours
most airlines recommend you get to the airport at least 90 minutes before your flight, so arrive by 7:05 am at the latest

6:10 am:  Bangor International (BGR)
if you need to check luggage, make sure you do it at least 30-60 minutes before departure, or in this case, by 7:35 am

6:40 am:  get your boarding pass and go through TSA security
allow enough time for long security lines during busy travel seasons or holidays, and prepare for the wait time

7:40 am:  arrive at the gate
once you're ready to board, you can get something to eat in the airport or just relax near the gate

8:10 am:  prepare for boarding
check your boarding pass for your group number or listen to the gate agent as they announce boarding, some airlines require you to be in the boarding area 10-15 minutes before departure or risk losing your seat

8:25 am:  board ExpressJet Airlines Inc. flight
you can scroll down to view other airlines that fly this route

8:35 am:  this is your scheduled departure time
but this flight is usually delayed by an average of 35 minutes

9:10 am:  so this is your actual departure time
it takes the plane an average of 32 minutes to taxi to the runway

9:42 am:  wheels up! take-off from BGR
fly for about 2 hours in the air

11:48 am:  Detroit Metro Wayne County (DTW)
Detroit, MI is the same time as Bangor, ME
land at the connecting airport
taxi on the runway for an average of 6 minutes to the gate

11:54 am:  arrive at the connecting airport
make sure you schedule enough time for your layover
there may be a minimum connection time for your flight

1:35 pm:  get to your connection gate
with the average delay, you have about 1 hour, 41 minutes

1:50 pm:  board Delta Air Lines Inc. connecting flight
you can scroll down to view other airlines that fly this route

2:00 pm:  scheduled departure time for connecting flight
but remember flights can be delayed, so take that into account
it takes the plane an average of 17 minutes to taxi to the runway

2:17 pm:  wheels up again! take-off from
fly for about 1.5 hours in the air

3:38 pm (local time):  Theodore Francis Green State (PVD)
Newport is the same time as Bar Harbor
taxi on the runway for an average of 4 minutes to the gate

3:42 pm (local time):  arrive at the gate at PVD
deboard the plane, and claim any baggage
if you're renting a car, check if you need to take a shuttle to car rental agency, otherwise you can ride in a cab, limo, or Uber for about 51 minutes to your destination

4:33 pm (local time):  arrive in Newport

Now finally, let's look at an example flight from BHB to MVY and figure out how long it would take to fly including take-off and landing, and time to taxi on the runway.

So now we can finally get an idea of the total travel time from Bar Harbor to Newport including time spent getting to/from the airports, an estimated wait time of 2 hours at the airport for TSA security lines and waiting at the gate, and the actual flight itself.

Total travel time: 6 hours

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Flying non-stop from Bar Harbor to Newport

How far is Newport from Bar Harbor? Here's the quick answer if you have a private jet and you can fly in the fastest possible straight line.

Flight distance: 255 miles or 410 km

Flight time: 1 hour, 1 minute

Compare this to a whole day of commercial travel with the airports and waiting in line for security, which ends up taking a total of 12 hours, 29 minutes.

Flying private is roughly 12.5x faster, and saves you about 11.5 hours in your total travel time.

Because of the curvature of the Earth, the shortest distance is actually the "great circle" distance, or "as the crow flies" which is calculated using an iterative Vincenty formula.

This is a relatively short flight in a private plane, but you might be planning to book a commercial flight. In that case, your travel time would really need to include how many minutes to get to your local airport, wait for security, board and taxi on the runway, land at the other airport, and get to your destination. The flight itinerary at the top of the page takes into account all these factors to get a more accurate estimate of your actual flight time.

Newport Airports
  1. Theodore Francis Green Memorial State Airport
  2. New Bedford Regional Airport

Best day of the week to fly to Newport

Looking at flights on ExpressJet Airlines Inc. from BGR to DTW, and connecting flights on Delta Air Lines Inc. from DTW to PVD, here's a breakdown of the number of flights available each day:

  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Based on these statistical results, we chose Thursday for the flight itinerary above.

Airlines that fly to Newport

We picked ExpressJet Airlines Inc. for your main flight, and Delta Air Lines Inc. for your connecting flight, but there are other airlines that you should check if you're looking for the cheapest flight, or you need a different schedule. Check the websites of these airlines:

  1. ExpressJet Airlines Inc. (EV)
  2. Delta Air Lines Inc. (DL)
  3. SkyWest Airlines Inc. (OO)

Plan a trip to Newport

Trippy has a ton of information that can help you plan your trip to Newport, Rhode Island. Start by reading the Trippy page on where to stay in Newport. A great place to eat might be Scales & Shells. Trippy members can suggest things to do in Newport like The Breakers. Check out some of the questions people have asked about Newport like What are the best places for low-key sea food/Rawbar? Click the button below to explore Newport in detail.

What about the return flight?

The distance is the same either way if you're flying a straight line. But for a real trip, there can be plenty of differences so go ahead and check the reverse flight itinerary to fly from Newport to Bar Harbor, or go to the main page to calculate other flight times.

You can also compare the travel time if you were to drive instead. Get the full itinerary for a Bar Harbor to Newport road trip. Or if you're more interested in the distance, How far is it from Bar Harbor to Newport?

If you happen to know Bar Harbor, don't forget to help other travelers and answer some questions about Bar Harbor!

At a Glance
without making any stops
flight distance is 255 miles
flight time of 1 hour, 1 minute
44 Bar Harbor travel answers
32 Newport travel answers

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