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Trip Summary

There are 5 daily trains from Exeter to Portland. Traveling by train from Exeter to Portland usually takes around one hour and 21 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance58 mi (94 km)
Fastest train1h 21m
Lowest price£7.10
Trains per day5
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Downeaster
Train lines2

What is the price of a train ticket from Exeter to Portland?

In the last month, £7.10 was the average price of a train ticket from Exeter, NH 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 £0.09 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

£11£7£4JunJun

Over the next four weeks, the average daily price of train tickets to Portland from Exeter is expected to remain pretty much the same. As a result, a one-way train trip will cost about £7 regardless of the day you pick to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches

£18£14£11£7£43020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 10 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Portland from Exeter will be about £0.09 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Exeter to Portland?

2 train services operate from Exeter, New Hampshire to Portland, Maine. Amtrak Downeaster usually has more trains scheduled, with 5 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak11h 21m£7.10
Amtrak Downeaster51h 21m£7.10
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    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 Portland every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £7.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Exeter to Portland 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 Portland?

The distance between Exeter and Portland is approximately 58 miles, or 94 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 21 minutes, As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Exeter to Portland are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Wednesday 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 00:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 23:00. 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 Exeter to Portland?

There are 5 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Exeter to Portland.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Portland to Exeter.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Exeter?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Exeter.

Where is the train station in Portland?

Arrival stations

Portland has one train station.

Need a return trip from Portland to Exeter?

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