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Getting Here

Campobello Island is located in the East coast’s Bay of Fundy region, and accessed through Maine or Atlantic Canada.


By Land

The Park is located on Campobello Island, New Brunswick (Canada), and is connected to the mainland United States by the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Bridge at Lubec, Maine.

DISTANCE FROMHOURSMILESKM
Montreal, PQ10.0461744
Truro, NS8.0346558
St. John, NB2.5134216
Fredericton, NB2.5138223
St. Andrews, NB1.580129
Bangor, ME2.5116187
St. Stephen, NB1.06097
Boston, MA8.0314506
Bar Harbor, ME2.5110177
By Ferry

During the summer season, access to Campobello Island is also available by car ferry from L'Etete, New Brunswick (via Deer Island), St. Andrews, New Brunswick, and Eastport, Maine (via Deer Island).

L'Etete, NB (no toll) > Deer Island > Campobello


St. Andrews, NB > Campobello


Eastport, ME > Deer Island > Campobello

Driving Directions


From Boston, Massachusetts

  • Take I-95 north to Bangor, Maine.
  • Drive east from Bangor on U.S. Route 1A to Ellsworth.
  • From Ellsworth take Route 1 to Whiting Village.
  • In Whiting, take Route 189 east to Lubec.
  • In Lubec, cross the FDR Memorial Bridge to Campobello Island.
  • Pass through Canadian Customs.
  • Drive approx. 1.5 miles north on Highway 774.

From Saint John, New Brunswick

  • Take Highway 1 west to St. Stephen.
  • Cross the international border to Calais, Maine.
  • Drive south from Calais along U.S. Route 1 to Whiting Village.
  • In Whiting, take Route 189 east to the FDR Memorial Bridge.
  • In Lubec, cross FDR Memorial Bridge to Campobello Island.
  • Pass through Canadian Customs.
  • Drive approx. 1.5 miles north on Highway 774.

If it is 5:00pm in Maine,
it is 6:00pm in New Brunswick.

Changing Time Zones
The Roosevelt Campobello International Park is in the Province of New Brunswick, Canada. New Brunswick, including Campobello, is in the Atlantic Time Zone, one hour ahead of the Eastern Time Zone. Consequently, when you travel from Lubec, Maine to Campobello, New Brunswick you should set your watch ahead one hour.

Crossing the Border

When entering Canada, it is necessary to cross through Canadian Customs. On returning to the United States, you must pass through U.S. Customs. In 2002, border waits at the Lubec/Campobello crossing were a maximum of about fifteen minutes.

Canada has specific requirements for who can and cannot enter Canada and the type of identification they require. For More Information visit the Canada Border Services Agency website.

Starting June 1, 2009, U.S. citizens returning home from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean or Bermuda, by land or sea, are required to present one of the following travel documents: U.S. Passport, U.S. Passport Card, Enhanced Driver’s License (EDL) or Trusted Traveler Program Cards. For more information visit the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative website .
Customs Links