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Wells - Brunswick Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

You can pick from 5 daily train trips between Wells and Brunswick. The average train journey from Wells to Brunswick takes one hour and 31 minutes, but some Amtrak train trips are as short as one hour and 27 minutes.

Distance51 mi (82 km)
Fastest train1h 27m
Lowest price$11.00
Trains per day5
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Downeaster
Train lines2

What is the price of a train ticket from Wells to Brunswick?

In the last month, the average price of a train ticket from Wells to Brunswick was $12.10. This is basically as cheap as train fares can get. Good news! You can find the cheapest tickets if you book your trip at least 7 days prior to the travel date. You’ll likely pay around $0.10 more if you wait to book until the last minute.

Monthly average prices

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You can find the lowest prices on this route during June. This time of year offers the best deals on train tickets from Wells to Brunswick, with the average price at just $7. Train tickets on this route are most expensive in February, when the average price goes up to $10. 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 Wells to Brunswick?

2 train services operate from Wells to Brunswick. Amtrak Downeaster usually has more trains scheduled, with 4 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak11h 27m$13.00
Amtrak Downeaster41h 32m$12.05
  • 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 Wells to Brunswick every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $13.

  • 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 Wells to Brunswick each day, and with ticket prices starting at just $11, this is one of the most affordable trains in the United States.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Wells and Brunswick is approximately 51 miles, or 82 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 31 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 27 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

Friday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Wells to Brunswick. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Friday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Wednesday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

The earliest train departs Wells 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.

There are 5 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Wells to Brunswick.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Brunswick to Wells.

City Information

Brunswick

Brunswick, ME, US - BRK-0

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Brunswick is a college town in Maine, with different arts and cultural resources by Bowdoin College, like the Museum of Art, theater, and concert hall. The city is also known for its historical sites, including the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum, and Pejepscot History Center. If you want some fresh air, Brunswick has outdoor sites for those who enjoy hiking, biking, and nature, like the Bradbury Mountain State Park and Androscoggin Swinging Bridge.

Brunswick is a picturesque village that does not offer a usual entertainment scene but still has a thriving arts culture with different restaurants, museums, state parks, theaters, galleries, and outdoor areas for adventures. There are also unique local retail stores and an upcoming craft beer scene. The downtown area has different restaurants, shopping, bars, and parks, for nightlife and fun during the day.

Brunswick has bus and train services from Concord Coach Lines and Amtrak. The Brunswick Link also provides public transit in the city through bus lines, and the Brunswick Station offers train lines provided by Amtrak Downeaster.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Wells?

Main departure station: Transit Station - 696 Sanford Rd

There is one train station in Wells.

All train stations in Wells:

  • Transit Station - 696 Sanford Rd

Where is the train station in Brunswick?

Main arrival station: Brunswick Visitors Center

Brunswick has one train station.

All train stations in Brunswick:

  • Brunswick Visitors Center

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