Portsmouth is on the New Hampshire Seacoast, roughly one hour north of Boston, an hour east of Manchester, N.H., and an hour south of Portland, Maine. All three of these towns have general airports, so attendees can choose whichever is easier or cheaper for them to fly into.
Logan International Airport, Boston 55 minutes
Manchester (NH) Airport 50 minutes
Portland (ME) International Jetport - 50 minutes
From the south: Take I-95 to Portsmouth, Exit 7. Turn east (right). Drive 1 mile.
From the north: Take I-95 to Portsmouth, Exit 7. Turn east (left). Drive 1 mile.
From the east: Swim across the Atlantic ocean until you hit the Piscataqua River, which separates Maine and New Hampshire. Continue swimming upstream for approx. 3 miles until you come to Portsmouth.
Seacoast Airport Service, Luxury chauffeured service based in Portsmouth serving Logan, Manchester and Portland Jetport. Offering door to door service in late model Lincoln Town cars. Local and long distance 24 hours/7 days. Toll-free, 1(866) 431-1580
Coastal Transportation Services. A full-service chauffeured transportation company offering limousines, executive sedans, vans and luxury mini-coaches. (800) 992-0518
Southwick Airport Shuttle. Serves Logan and Manchester airports. Pickup and drop-off. (888) 942-5044
Luxury Limousine. Serves Logan, Manchester and Portland airports. Pickup and drop-off. (800) 214-5172
Mermaid Transportation Co. Serves Portland, Manchester and Logan. Portsmouth stop is at the Portsmouth Traffic Circle (Howard Johnson’s). (800) 696-2463.
Budget Rent-A-Car, 2 Mirona Road, Portsmouth, (603) 431-1986
Enterprise Rent-A-Car. 445 Route 1 Bypass, Portsmouth, (603) 433-1177
C & J Trailways. Serves Logan airport and Boston’s South Station. Portsmouth terminal is at Pease International Tradeport — adjacent to Route 33 and near Interstate 95, Exit 3A (about 3 miles from downtown Portsmouth). Also stops in Durham and Newburyport, Mass. Visitors will need taxi or other transportation to and from terminal. (800) 258-7111.
The Downeaster. Four round-trips a day from Dover, Durham, Exeter to Portland, Maine, and Boston. Get to the Exeter or Dover station by rental car, taxi or the COAST bus system. 603-743-5777. Train stations are not near the airports, but shuttles and cabs to them are easily found.
COAST Trolley and Bus Information. Bus transportation between various points in Portsmouth and Pease Air Terminal, Transportation Center, Fox Run Mall, Marshall’s Mall. (603) 427-5091.