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Saco - Dover Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

You can pick from 4 daily train trips between Saco and Dover. The average train journey from Saco to Dover takes 37 minutes, though some trains might be a few minutes slower or faster.

Distance30 mi (48 km)
Fastest train0h 37m
Lowest price$8.00
Trains per day4
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Downeaster
Train lines1

What is the price of a train ticket from Saco to Dover?

In the last 30 days, the average cost of a train ticket from Saco to Dover was $14.40. This is a fantastic deal for train travel. You have the best chances of scoring the cheapest ticket to Dover if you book your train tickets at least 5 days in advance. Waiting to purchase until the day of your trip could end up costing you an extra $0.57.

Monthly avg. prices

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You can find the lowest prices on this route during May. This time of year offers the best deals on train tickets from Saco to Dover, with the average price at just $6. Train tickets on this route are most expensive in February, when the average price goes up to $12. You can still score cheap deals below this average price, though, especially if you plan ahead and book your ticket in advance.

Which train should you take from Saco to Dover?

Amtrak Downeaster is the one and only train line which connects Saco to Dover. However, there are 4 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Downeaster40h 37m$14.85
  • 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 Dover each day, and with ticket prices starting at just $8, this is one of the most affordable trains in the United States.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Saco and Dover is approximately 30 miles, or 48 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 37 minutes, It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Dover.

Trains departing from Saco to Dover 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 Friday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

The earliest train departs Saco at 5:00am 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.

There are 4 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Saco to Dover.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Dover to Saco.

City Information

Dover

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As the 4th-largest city in New Hampshire, Dover is rich in cultural heritage and abundant in lovely attractions! One of the top attractions in the city is the Children's Museum of New Hampshire, where children will actually enjoy learning their history! Another museum worth exploring is the Woodman Institute Museum, which showcases local history and culture. If you simply wish to stroll around a scenic park, check out the Raymond & Simone Savage Wildlife Preserve, which boasts remarkable wildlife.

Dover offers a wide variety of dining experiences, with options for every palate. For incredible dishes that are available at very affordable prices, check out Christopher's Third Street Grille. If you wish to try Italian food with a twist, Patty B's, a local favorite, is the best choice around.

Amtrak trains and C&J buses offer service directly into Dover. The nearest airports are Portsmouth International Airport and Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.

Station Information

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 Dover?

Main arrival station: 33 Chestnut St

The Dover Transportation Center at 33 Chestnut St is a stop on Amtrak's Downeaster route between Brunswick, Maine, and Boston. Local transit buses also stop at this station, so you can easily travel within Dover after arriving by train. The train station has spacious parking and disabled access. The Dover Transportation Center leases out the first floor to Bubby's Bagel & Deli, which opens daily. The station has plenty of seats for passengers waiting for the train, and the small building is clean and well-maintained.

All train stations in Dover:

  • 33 Chestnut St

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