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Trip Summary

You can pick from 5 daily train trips between Brunswick and Durham. The average train journey from Brunswick to Durham takes one hour and 55 minutes, though some trains might be a few minutes slower or faster.

Distance72 mi (116 km)
Fastest train1h 55m
Lowest price$12.00
Trains per day5
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Downeaster
Train lines1

What is the price of a train ticket from Brunswick to Durham?

The average price for a train ticket from Brunswick to Durham is $16.49, This is one of the best deals we’ve seen for train fares recently. By booking your trip at least 18 days in advance, you increase your chances of scoring even cheaper tickets. But if you wait until the day of your trip to book tickets, expect to pay $0.04 more.

Monthly avg. prices

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Mark your calendar for September if you want to score the cheapest train tickets from Brunswick to Durham. You’ll find the best deals during this time of year, when tickets cost an average of $10. If you're planning a trip from Brunswick to Durham during February, bear in mind that ticket prices are usually higher during this month. Expect to pay about $14 for your train ticket, unless you book well in advance and find an even better deal.

Prices as travel date approaches

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By booking your train trip from Brunswick to Durham on Wanderu at least 18 days ahead of time, you can save about $0.04 on your ticket. Waiting until the last minute means missing out on these savings!

Which train should you take from Brunswick to Durham?

Amtrak Downeaster is the one and only train line which connects Brunswick to Durham. However, there are 5 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Downeaster51h 55m$16.53
  • The Amtrak Downeaster provides passenger rail service in New England along the northeastern seaboard. The line is especially popular in the summer months for coastal getaways, and in the fall to see the incredible foliage along the train route. Choose between Coach Class or Business Class, the latter offering more comfortable seating, complimentary non-alcoholic beverages, and a more flexible ticket cancellation policy. All passengers are treated to free onboard WiFi and access to the cafe car to buy a snack or coffee. The Downeaster runs 5 trips from Brunswick to Durham each day, and with ticket prices starting at just $12, this is one of the most affordable trains in the United States.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Brunswick and Durham is approximately 72 miles, or 116 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 55 minutes, As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Brunswick to Durham on Sunday. Tickets for Sunday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Saturday. Saturday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

The earliest train departs Brunswick at 4:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

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

You can also take a train for your return trip from Durham to Brunswick.

City Information

Brunswick

Brunswick, ME, US - BRK-0

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Brunswick is a college town in Maine, with different arts and cultural resources by Bowdoin College, like the Museum of Art, theater, and concert hall. The city is also known for its historical sites, including the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum, and Pejepscot History Center. If you want some fresh air, Brunswick has outdoor sites for those who enjoy hiking, biking, and nature, like the Bradbury Mountain State Park and Androscoggin Swinging Bridge.

Brunswick is a picturesque village that does not offer a usual entertainment scene but still has a thriving arts culture with different restaurants, museums, state parks, theaters, galleries, and outdoor areas for adventures. There are also unique local retail stores and an upcoming craft beer scene. The downtown area has different restaurants, shopping, bars, and parks, for nightlife and fun during the day.

Brunswick has bus and train services from Concord Coach Lines and Amtrak. The Brunswick Link also provides public transit in the city through bus lines, and the Brunswick Station offers train lines provided by Amtrak Downeaster.

Durham

Durham is a city on the Oyster River in New Hampshire. It was initially known as the Parish of Oyster River, but was later renamed after the historic city of Durham, England. The area has over 800 acres of parkland, which you can enjoy via hiking and biking trails. The town has excellent restaurants and bars, particularly in the area surrounding the University of New Hampshire. New England is also popular for golf, and you'll find multiple courses just a short distance from the city. Take a trip to the New England coast at Wallis Sands or go kayaking on the Oyster River.

The quickest way to get to Durham by air is via the nearby Portsmouth Peas Airport. The UNH station is also the city's main transport stop for Amtrak Downeaster trains which run throughout the day, from which you can reach cities like Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, and Washington.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Brunswick?

Main departure station: Brunswick Visitors Center

There is one train station in Brunswick.

All train stations in Brunswick:

  • Brunswick Visitors Center

Where is the train station in Durham?

Main arrival station: UNH Durham Transit Ctr - 3 Depot Rd

Durham has one train station.

All train stations in Durham:

  • UNH Durham Transit Ctr - 3 Depot Rd

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