Cheap Boston to Portland  train tickets

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How to find cheap train tickets from Boston to Portland ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Boston to Portland is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Boston to Portland was $23.55. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 10 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $5.00 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Boston to Portland ? How far is Boston to Portland ?

The distance between Boston to Portland is 98.71 miles or 158.82 km. A train trip from Boston to Portland typically takes 2 hours, If you are looking to get to Portland faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 2 hours and 24 minutes to get from Boston to Portland.

Getting to Portland from Boston by train typically takes under three hours. A day trip to Portland from Boston is fairly easy to do with plenty of time to see the sights in Portland and still get back at a reasonable time in the evening.

On Wednesday trains from Boston to Portland are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Downeaster has the most connections between Boston to Portland

Typically there are 5 schedules to compare for your trip to Portland. On the route to Portland 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Downeaster offers the most scheduled departures between Boston to Portland, usually offering 4 trips per day. 5 train trips per day are direct connections to Portland, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Boston to Portland, which start at $1.00.

Boston to Portland is served by 2 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Boston to Portland start from $16.00, and on average cost $23.89. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Portland. Amtrak in Boston leaves from North Station, And in Portland trains arrive at 100 Thompsons Pt Rd,

From Boston to Portland train travel on Amtrak takes 2 hours and 26 minutes. If you are looking to get to Portland faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 0 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Portland on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $24.36 for a one-way weekend reservation from Boston.

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Avg. Time
2h 26m
Avg. Price
$23.89

Amtrak Downeaster

Amtrak Downeaster train tickets from Boston to Portland start from $16.00, and on average cost $25.03. Daily there are 4 Amtrak Downeaster schedules to Portland. Amtrak Downeaster in Boston leaves from North Station, And in Portland trains arrive at 100 Thompsons Pt Rd,

From Boston to Portland train travel on Amtrak Downeaster takes 2 hours and 30 minutes. If you are looking to get to Portland faster, Amtrak Downeaster offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Downeaster offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $24.52 for a one-way train ticket to Portland.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 30m
Avg. Price
$25.03

Plan your next adventure:

There is one train station from which trains depart Boston on their way to Portland. The busiest departure station in Boston serving this route is North Station.
  • North Station
There is one train station where trains arrive in Portland from Boston., The busiest departure station in Boston serving this route is 100 Thompsons Pt Rd.
  • 100 Thompsons Pt Rd