Trains from Exeter to Saco
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There are 5 daily trains from Exeter to Saco. Traveling by train from Exeter to Saco usually takes around 56 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.
|Distance||44 mi (71 km)|
|Fastest train||0h 56m|
|Trains per day||5|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak Downeaster|
What is the price of a train ticket from Exeter to Saco?
In the last month, $13.04 was the average price of a train ticket from Exeter to Saco. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $2.61 more than that for a same-day booking.
Average prices by travel date
Over the next four weeks, the average daily price of train tickets to Saco from Exeter is expected to remain pretty much the same. As a result, a one-way train trip will cost about C$13 regardless of the day you pick to travel.
Monthly average prices
Prices as travel date approaches
Since the average price of train trips from Exeter to Saco remains pretty consistent throughout the year, there’s no need to book your tickets too far in advance. However, we still recommend you purchase your train tickets at least 48 hours ahead of departure time to avoid surprise last-minute surges and the risk of the train selling out.
Which train should you take from Exeter to Saco?
2 train services operate from Exeter to Saco. Amtrak Downeaster usually has more trains scheduled, with 5 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 1 Amtrak trains from Exeter to Saco every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $13.
The Amtrak Downeaster provides passenger rail service in New England along the northeastern seaboard. The line is especially popular in the summer months for coastal getaways, and in the fall to see the incredible foliage along the train route. Choose between Coach Class or Business Class, the latter offering more comfortable seating, complimentary non-alcoholic beverages, and a more flexible ticket cancellation policy. All passengers are treated to free onboard WiFi and access to the cafe car to buy a snack or coffee. The Downeaster runs 5 trips from Exeter to Saco each day, and with ticket prices starting at just $13, this is one of the most affordable trains in the United States.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Exeter to Saco during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the train journey from Exeter to Saco?
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Exeter to Saco are the most crowded on Monday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Exeter at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
Is there a direct train from Exeter to Saco?
Where is the train station in Exeter?
Main departure station: 60 Lincoln St at Railroad Ave
There is one train station in Exeter.
All train stations in Exeter:
60 Lincoln St at Railroad Ave
Where is the train station in Saco?
Main arrival station: 138 Main St - Saco Island
Saco has one train station.
Train stations in Saco:
138 Main St - Saco Island
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