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Fly into Boston or Manchester?

We would prefer to fly into Portland, but the flights are quite expensive. It appears flights into Boston and Manchester are pretty similiar in price. It also looks like driving times are pretty similar. Any suggestions? Thanks

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1. Re: Fly into Boston or Manchester?

If you can get comparable flight schedules and costs, driving from Manchester is much easier (less stressful) than driving from Boston.... Less traffic congestion, less complex traffic pattern changes, etc. And while projected driving times are listed as being similar, we find that, from our experiences, Manchester is generally at least 20-30 minutes closer than Logan Airport in Boston.

All other things being equal, I'd go through Manchester.

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thanks so much.

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Manchester is small airport, just one terminal, so getting in & out is much easier compared to Boston Logan.

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4. Re: Fly into Boston or Manchester?

I've flown in to Boston, but only so we can have a couple days in MA to take in the history before driving up to Bar Harbor. I've not had any trouble getting in our out of the Boston airport, but if you're not spending time in that area, I'd go through Manchester.

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