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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from New York to Portland?

Lowest Price£38.21
Fastest Train6h 5m
Trains Per Day13
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from New York 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.

Can you take a train all the way from New York to Portland?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from New York to Portland. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

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

In the last month, £49.21 was the average price of a train ticket from New York, NY to Portland, ME. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 28 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £35.99 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from New York to Portland?

The distance between New York and Portland is approximately 280 miles, or 450 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 9 hours and 35 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 5 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from New York to Portland are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 New York at 02:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 15:00. 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 New York to Portland?

There are 13 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Portland to New York. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from New York to Portland for £11.54.

Which train should you take from New York to Portland?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects New York, New York to Portland, Maine. However, there are 13 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak139h 35m£55.57

Amtrak train tickets from New York to Portland start from £38, and on average cost £56. Daily there are 13 Amtrak schedules to Portland. Amtrak in New York leaves from Penn Station, And in Portland trains arrive at 100 Thompsons Pt Rd, From New York to Portland train travel on Amtrak takes 9 hours and 35 minutes. If you are looking to get to Portland faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 5 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 12 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £64 for a one-way train ticket to Portland.

Where is the train station in New York?

There is one train station in New York:

  • Penn Station

Where is the train station in Portland?

Portland has one train station:

  • 100 Thompsons Pt Rd

Price trends for trains from New York to Portland

Average prices by travel date

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Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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