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How to get to Portland by train

Routes199
Trips per day707
train lines2
Stations1
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What train companies travel to Portland, Maine?

Located in Maine, Portland is accessible by train from 199 other cities. You can choose from 707 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Portland on Wanderu. Amtrak usually has the most trains on any given day.

Looking for other ways to get there? Ferry tickets to Portland are also available Bus trips to Portland are yet another option.

Train companies serving Portland

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak19810h 24m$108.89
Amtrak Downeaster111h 18m$12.36

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a train ticket to Portland?

$3.00 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to Portland, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Portland. In the last month, trains from Freeport to Portland had the lowest average price at $3.00. In general, these cities tend to have the cheapest trains to Portland:

Where is the train station in Portland, ME?

The main train station in Portland is 100 Thompsons Pt Rd. As the busiest station, it has the most train arrivals, although some trains may make other stops in and around Portland. 100 Thompsons Pt Rd is located 1.9 miles from the city center of Portland.

Which train service has the best service to Portland?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Portland by train with Amtrak Downeaster giving them a 4.9 rating out of 5. Travelers also mentioned that Amtrak Downeaster had the most comfortable train service to Portland taking into account the seats and amenities that Amtrak Downeaster offers. They rate Amtrak Downeaster a 4.6 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard. If you are looking to arrive to Portland punctually travelers suggest that Amtrak has the best on time performance on their train schedules to Portland, rating them a 5 based on their on time arrivals.

What is the closest airport to Portland, ME?

The closest airport to Portland is Portland Intl Jetport Airport (PWM), it is located 2.9 miles from the city center of Portland.

Is Portland a popular train travel destination?

Portland ranks number 7 among most popular train destinations in the region. It also ranks number 205 in United States. Portland has the most train connections in the region. There are 55 train schedules arriving in Portland each day.

What is the population of Portland?

The population of Portland is 66881. Portland ranks number 3 in terms of population in Maine and number 298 in all of United States.

What type of traveler does Portland attract?

Solo travelers choose to travel by train to Portland for its affordable fares and because of the safe and convenient experience that they note in their reviews.

What train station is located closest to the city center of Portland?

The closest train station to the city center of Portland is 100 Thompsons Pt Rd, located just 1.9 miles away. Select 100 Thompsons Pt Rd as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Portland. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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