Cheap Portland to Bostontrain tickets


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How to find cheap train tickets from Portland to Boston?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Portland to Boston 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 Portland to Boston was $24.00. 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 Portland to Boston? How far is Portland to Boston?

The distance between Portland and Boston is 98.71 miles or 158.82 km. A train trip from Portland to Boston typically takes 3 hours, If you are looking to get to Boston faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Downeaster. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 2 hours and 25 minutes to get from Portland to Boston.

A train getaway to Boston clocks in at less than 4 hours, station to station. If you plan ahead and get an early start, a day trip could be possible depending on the schedules for that day, but you will be limited on the time you can spend in Boston before you have to hop on the train back to Portland. Ideally, you should plan for at least a two-day trip to Boston. It would be perfect for a weekend getaway.

On Sunday trains from Portland to Boston 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 Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Downeaster has the most connections between Portland to Boston

Typically there are 5 schedules to compare for your trip to Boston. One train carrier operates regular service on the Portland to Boston route. Amtrak Downeaster offers the most scheduled departures between Portland to Boston, usually offering 5 trips per day. 5 train trips per day are direct connections to Boston, 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 Portland to Boston, which start at $1.00.

One train carrier connects Portland to Boston

Amtrak Downeaster

Amtrak Downeaster train tickets from Portland to Boston start from $24.00, and on average cost $24.48. Daily there are 5 Amtrak Downeaster schedules to Boston. Amtrak Downeaster in Portland leaves from 100 Thompsons Pt Rd, And in Boston trains arrive at North Station,

From Portland to Boston train travel on Amtrak Downeaster takes 2 hours and 31 minutes. If you are looking to get to Boston 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 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $24.67 for a one-way train ticket to Boston.

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