Compare train tickets from Boston to Portland
Boston-Portland Train Timetable
How much are train tickets from Boston to Portland?
|Fastest Train||2h 25m|
|Trains Per Day||4|
Boston to Portland Route Map
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Boston to Portland right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
What is the price of a train ticket from Boston to Portland?
In the last month, £18.83 was the average price of a train ticket from Boston, MA to Portland, ME. 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 £3.92 more than that for a same-day booking.
How long is the train journey from Boston to Portland?
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Boston to Portland 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 Sunday 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 Boston at 08:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 20:00. 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 Boston to Portland?
There are 4 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Boston to Portland.
Which train should you take from Boston to Portland?
Amtrak Downeaster is the one and only train line which connects Boston, Massachusetts to Portland, Maine. However, there are 4 trains per day to choose from.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak Downeaster||4||2h 28m||£19.15|
Where is the train station in Boston?
There is one train station in Boston:
- North Station
Where is the train station in Portland?
Portland has one train station:
- 100 Thompsons Pt Rd
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