Cruise Ship Passengers & Visitors
Cruise Ship passengers and visitors can travel throughout Greater Portland and travel to Freeport and Brunswick on METRO BREEZ.
Use METRO to connect to Amtrak / Downeaster train service, Casco Bay Ferry and other regional transit options.
Cruise ship passengers and other visitors to the Greater Portland Region this fall can take METRO Route #8 from the Casco Bay Ferry Terminal, Portland Ocean Terminal and Ocean Gateway to travel to:
- Arts District
- Downtown Portland
- Old Portland
- West End
- And back to the waterfront
The nearest bus stop to Ocean Gateway is at the corner of India and Commercial Street, which serves METRO Routes 1, 7, 9A/9B, and BREEZ. There is also a bus stop at the Casco Bay Lines Ferry Terminal (Route 8 - Peninsula Circulator)
Route Number 8
View the schedule, map and additional information (PDF) for Route #8.
Route Number 5
Service from downtown Portland the the Maine Mall.
View the schedule, map and additional information for Route #5.
Express Service between Portland, Yarmouth, Freeport, and Brunswick.
View the schedule, map and additional information.
Fare & Passes
Local fare is $2 one way; $1 reduced fare*
Express fare is $4 one way; $2 reduced fare*
*Reduced fare - Seniors (65+), Veterans, Youth (6-18), Medicare Card Holders
The METRO PULSE is the downtown hub off Congress Street, across from the Library.
The METRO BREEZ offers regular round trips to Freeport from Monday through Saturday.
METRO BREEZ bus stops in Portland are located along Congress Street. The closest stop to Ocean Gateway is at the Corner of India / Congress.
LL Bean Flagship Store
Travel to the LL Bean Flagship Store and Village of Freeport shops. For a return trip, the bus stop is located in front of LL Bean / Coffee by Design.
- Regular One-Way Express Fare: $4
- Reduced Fare: $2.00
(Seniors (65+), Persons with Disabilities, Youth (6-18), Veterans (with ID)
- Cash Accepted (exact change) OR Download the UMO Mobility App/DiriGo Pass