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Trip Summary

There are 4 daily trains from Portland to Old Orchard Beach. Traveling by train from Portland to Old Orchard Beach usually takes around 14 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance12 mi (19 km)
Fastest train0h 14m
Lowest price$3.00
Trains per day4
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Downeaster
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Portland, ME to Old Orchard Beach, ME

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Thomas

September 18, 2021- Vacation

Amtrak Downeaster

Pros: Quick…was fantastic. Tips: Take the train beats driving.

Pros: Quick…was fantastic. Tips: Take the train beats driving.

Price trends for trains from Portland to Old Orchard Beach

Average prices by travel date

$15$10$5SepOct

Prices as travel date approaches

$25$20$15$10$53020100

Which train should you take from Portland to Old Orchard Beach?

Amtrak Downeaster is the one and only train line which connects Portland, Maine to Old Orchard Beach, Maine. However, there are 4 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Downeaster40h 15m$3.00

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Portland to Old Orchard Beach 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.

How long is the train journey from Portland to Old Orchard Beach?

The distance between Portland and Old Orchard Beach is approximately 12 miles, or 19 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 14 minutes, It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Old Orchard Beach.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Portland to Old Orchard Beach are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Thursday 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 Portland at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. 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 Portland to Old Orchard Beach?

There are 4 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Portland to Old Orchard Beach.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Old Orchard Beach to Portland.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Portland?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Portland.

Where is the train station in Old Orchard Beach?

Arrival stations

Old Orchard Beach has one train station.

Need a return trip from Old Orchard Beach to Portland?

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