Trains from Saco to Stonington
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There are 3 daily trains from Saco to Stonington. Traveling by train from Saco to Stonington usually takes around 6 hours and 39 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 4 hours and 33 minutes.
|Distance||167 mi (269 km)|
|Fastest train||4h 33m|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
Which train should you take from Saco to Stonington?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Saco to Stonington. However, there are 3 trains per day to choose from.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 3 Amtrak trains from Saco to Stonington every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $75.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Saco to Stonington 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.
Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.
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 Saco to Stonington?
The distance between Saco and Stonington is approximately 167 miles, or 269 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 39 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 33 minutes.
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains departing from Saco to Stonington tend to have the most passengers on Wednesday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Wednesday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Tuesday as the least number of people tend to travel then.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Saco at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 12:00pm. 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 Saco to Stonington?
There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Stonington to Saco.
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Stonington is the epitome of a charming New England coastal town. At the southeast corner of Connecticut, Stonington's gorgeous coastline along the Atlantic includes a scenic harbor, sandy beaches, and lighthouse views. The city of Stonington also includes parts of the Mystic and Old Mystic villages.
Discover the area's maritime history at the Old Lighthouse Museum or the Mystic Seaport Museum. Poke into some of the local shops and boutiques that line the town's quaint downtown. Or, spend the day sunbathing on the white sands of Dubois beach.
The seaside town is bustling with wineries and vineyards where you can enjoy tastings on sprawling, scenic properties. Head slightly inland to hit 'em long and straight on the golf course of the local country club.
If you're heading to the coastal village of Mystic, you'll likely travel through Stonington or its neighboring city, Groton. Although intercity buses do not serve Stonington, the city is one of the stops on Amtrak's Northeast Regional line. This means you can reach your dream seaside escape in Stonington in under four hours from either Boston or New York.
Where is the train station in Saco?
Main departure station: 138 Main St - Saco Island
There is one train station in Saco.
All train stations in Saco:
138 Main St - Saco Island
Where is the train station in Stonington?
Main arrival station: Mystic Train Station
Stonington has one train station.
All train stations in Stonington:
Mystic Train Station
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