Cheap train tickets from Saco to Portland, ME


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How much are train tickets from Saco to Portland, ME?

Lowest Price$5.00
Fastest0h 19m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Saco to Portland, ME?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Saco to Portland 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 Saco to Portland was $5.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 4 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $3.00 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 ride from Saco to Portland, ME?

The distance between Saco and Portland is approximately 14.54 miles, or 23.39 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around and 23 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is and 19 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Saco to Portland?

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

What train companies travel from Saco to Portland?

Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to Portland. One train carrier operates regular service on the Saco to Portland route. Amtrak Downeaster offers the most scheduled departures between Saco to Portland, usually offering 4 trips per day. 4 train trips per day are direct connections to Portland, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

One train company connects Saco to Portland

Amtrak Downeaster

Amtrak Downeaster train tickets from Saco to Portland start from $5.00, and on average cost $6.53. Daily there are 4 Amtrak Downeaster schedules to Portland. Amtrak Downeaster in Saco leaves from 138 Main St - Saco Island, And in Portland trains arrive at 100 Thompsons Pt Rd,

From Saco to Portland train travel on Amtrak Downeaster takes 0 hours and 24 minutes. If you are looking to get to Portland faster, Amtrak Downeaster offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 19 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Downeaster offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $6.93 for a one-way train ticket to Portland.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Saco on their way to Portland:
  • 138 Main St - Saco Island
There is one train station where trains from Saco arrive in Portland:
  • 100 Thompsons Pt Rd