Transportation Links:

Acadia All American Road

Bicycle Coalition
of Maine

Blackwoods Scenic

Maine Department
of Transportation

National Scenic Byways

Office of Tourism
Scenic Byways

Schoodic National
Scenic Byway

Sunrise Trail


Planning for

STAR Center / Tiger II


Rural Planning Guide

Hancock County
Planning Commission

Transit Services in Hancock County

New! Healthy Acadia's Brochure for Transportation in Hancock and Washington Counties

Hancock and Washington County Transit Services (Work in progress)

Downeast Transportation, Inc. (DTI)Downeast Transit Bus
P.O. Box 914
Ellsworth, Maine 04605
(207) 667-5796
Email: paul@exploreacadia.com

DTI operates regularly scheduled fixed route public bus service in Hancock County. Areas served include Ellsworth, all of Mount Desert Island, the Blue Hill peninsula including Brooklin, Sedgwick, Deer Isle and Stonington, the northern Hancock County town of Otis, the coastal towns of Hancock, Sullivan, Gouldsboro and Winter Harbor in eastern Hancock County, and the Town of Bucksport in western Hancock County.

Island ExplorerThe Island Explorer features eight bus routes linking hotels, inns, and campgrounds with destinations in Acadia National Park and neighboring village centers.

Washington-Hancock Community Agency (WHCA)WHCA Bus

Corner of Main & Maple Streets
P.O. Box 280
Milbridge, Maine 04658-0280
(207) 546-7544
1-888-805-5552 (toll free)
Email: whca@nemaine.com

WHCA provides a range of transportation services in both Hancock and Washington Counties. WHCA directly provides social service transportation for all towns in Hancock and Washington Counties on a demand response basis. Transportation is provided through a combination of accessible vehicles with professional drivers and volunteers who provide rides in their own vehicles. Reimbursement is available for those who can provide their own ride. Arrangements can be made through WHCA to obtain transportation on other transit systems.

West Bus ServiceWest's Transportation
P.O. Box 82
Milbridge, Maine 04658
(207) 546-2823
(800) 596-2823
Email: westbus@midmaine.com

Click for Coastal Connection Route MapWest's Transportation provides fixed-route and demand response public transportation service to communities within Washington county and eastern portions of Hancock County. Seven-day a week intercity service is provided between Calais and Bangor (named Coastal Connection) with stops in Washington and Hancock Counties along the way.