Getting Here - Directions to the Bethel / Sunday River Area

Getting to Bethel / Sunday River - Snowshoe CoupleBethel is easily accessible from all major eastern cities, as well as from several northeastern international airports. Our physical address is 16 Parkway Road, Bethel ME, 04217.

By Car

Most guests arrive in the Bethel / Sunday River area iby car. From the greater Boston area, take Interstate 95 north to the Maine Turnpike, at mile 63, take Exit 63, Gray, Maine. Then follow Route 26 north for approximately 50 miles. Bethel is located at the intersection of Route 26 and Route 2, which is the major northern New England east / west highway corridor.

By Commercial Airline

  • PWM Portland International Jetport - Portland, ME (1-1/2 hour drive)
  • MHT Manchester-Boston Regional Airport - Manchester, NH (3 hour drive)
  • BOS Boston Logan International Airport - Boston, MA (3-1/2 hour drive)

Public Transportation

Public transportation around Bethel is available in the winter only. The Mountain Explorer provides free shuttle service between the village of Bethel and Sunday River resort.

By Private Plane

The Bethel Regional Airport has a 3,818 foot long, 75 foot wide paved runway, where Visual Flight Rules apply. This facility is open year-round and offers tie-downs, engine heater plug-ins, hangar storage, and self-serve fuel system. A brand-new terminal building was recently constructed with a meeting room, toilets, pilots' lounge, WIFI, vending machines and 24/7 surveillance cameras.  For info, visit the Bethel Regional Airport's website