From the South
Take 95 North to Maine. Once in Maine, follow 95 North to 295 North. Get off 295 North at Exit 28 (Brunswick). Pick up Route 1 in Brunswick, and follow for about 20 miles to Wiscasset.
From the North
Take 95 South to Augusta, Exit 112. From the Exit, take a left on to 27 East. Follow Route 27 until it intersects with Route 1 in Wiscasset.
US Route 1 in the Wiscasset area runs through Woolwich, Wiscasset, and Edgecomb. It is the major highway through the Midcoast region. During the summer, Route 1 in Wiscasset Village can be congested. Peak summer congestion occurs:
- on Friday afternoon and Saturday morning on Route 1, northbound; and
- on Sunday afternoon (or Monday afternoon if part of a three-day weekend) on Route 1, southbound.
MaineDOT maintains a website that displays current travel conditions on Route 1 in Wiscasset: www.maine.gov/mdot/wtis/map/index.php Many visitors adjust their travel plans to avoid peak congestion by using this website.
Concord Coach Lines operates daily bus service to Wiscasset, with one Southbound bus stopping here in the morning and one Northbound bus stopping in the afternoon. These buses connect with ferry service in Rockland and with other bus and train services in Portland. For the current schedule and bus-stop location, see www.concordcoachlines.com.
Maine Eastern Railroad operates train service to Wiscasset for most of the year. The Wiscasset station is at the Town Landing on scenic Wiscasset Harbor and is close to various points of interest in Wiscasset Village. Their trains travel between Brunswick and Rockland with stops in Bath and Wiscasset. Extra trains operate for area festivals. See www.maineeasternrailroad.com for the current schedule.
By Private Plane
Wiscasset Municipal Airport (KIWI) is a public use airport owned by the town of Wiscasset. It is located South of Wiscasset Village and is close to Route One. Forty aircraft, mostly single engine, are based at the field. Many services are provided by the airport operator, including fueling and maintenance. See www.oceanpointaviation.com for more information.
Twin Village Taxi provides quality service for the Midcoast Region. For more information, visit www.twinvillagetaxi.com.
Several limo and taxi companies service the Wiscasset area, offering transportation to neighboring towns as well as to the Portland airport. These companies can be located using a web browser.