Trains from Saco to Freeport
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There are 5 daily trains from Saco to Freeport. Traveling by train from Saco to Freeport usually takes around 59 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 55 minutes.
|Distance||30 mi (48 km)|
|Fastest train||0h 55m|
|Trains per day||5|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak Downeaster|
What is the price of a train ticket from Saco to Freeport?
In the last month, $5.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Saco to Freeport. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $1.00 more than that for a same-day booking.
Average prices by travel date
Over the next four weeks, the average daily price of train tickets to Freeport from Saco is expected to remain pretty much the same. As a result, a one-way train trip will cost about $5 regardless of the day you pick to travel.
Monthly average prices
Prices as travel date approaches
Since the average price of train trips from Saco to Freeport remains pretty consistent throughout the year, there’s no need to book your tickets too far in advance. However, we still recommend you purchase your train tickets at least 48 hours ahead of departure time to avoid surprise last-minute surges and the risk of the train selling out.
Which train should you take from Saco to Freeport?
2 train services operate from Saco to Freeport. Amtrak Downeaster usually has more trains scheduled, with 4 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
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 1 Amtrak trains from Saco to Freeport every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $5.
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 4 trips from Saco to Freeport each day, and with ticket prices starting at just $5, this is one of the most affordable trains in the United States.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Saco to Freeport 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 Freeport?
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains departing from Saco to Freeport tend to have the most passengers on Sunday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Sunday. 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 Thursday 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 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. 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 Freeport?
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 Freeport?
Main arrival station: 23 Depot Rd
Freeport has one train station.
All train stations in Freeport:
23 Depot Rd
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