Old Orchard Beach travel guide

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You're Going to Love Old Orchard Beach

With a population of 8,624, Old Orchard Beach is a must-see destination in Maine, United States. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 2 days in order to fully appreciate everything Old Orchard Beach has to offer.

When to visit Old Orchard Beach

Old Orchard Beach in March
Estimated hotel price
C$ 167
1 night at 3-star hotel
Old Orchard Beach in March
Estimated hotel price
C$ 167
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Old Orchard Beach


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 Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 4h 11m.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Old Orchard Beach. The train journey from Old Orchard Beach to Boston takes 2h 30m and costs around C$ 32 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from New York, expect to pay about C$ 141 for a 10h 20m trip. The train station in Old Orchard Beach is called Old Orchard Beach, and is located 0.3 km from the city centre.


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


Concord Coach Lines operates bus routes to Old Orchard Beach.

Airports near Old Orchard Beach

Airlines serving Old Orchard Beach

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air Canada
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Where to stay in Old Orchard Beach

Average rates range from around C$ 394 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 422 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Atlantic Birches Inn and Sea Cliff House Motel.

Where to stay in popular areas of Old Orchard Beach

Most booked hotels in Old Orchard Beach

Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland, Maine
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
C$ 356+
Portland Harbor Hotel
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
C$ 392+
Sea Cliff House Motel
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
C$ 187+
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Portland
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
C$ 289+
Holiday Inn Portland-By The Bay
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
C$ 295+
Abellona Inn & Suites
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
C$ 268+

Renting a car in Old Orchard Beach

Expect to pay C$ 1.36 per litre in Old Orchard Beach (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 16.23 and C$ 21.64. Full-size (RAM Rebel or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Old Orchard Beach, while also 49% cheaper than other types, on average.