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Trip Summary

There are 5 daily trains from Exeter to Saco. Traveling by train from Exeter to Saco usually takes around 56 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance44 mi (71 km)
Fastest train0h 56m
Lowest price$10.00
Trains per day5
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Downeaster
Train lines2

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

In the last month, $10.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Exeter, NH to Saco, ME. 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 $1.87 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

$15$10$5SepOct

Over the next four weeks, the average daily price of train tickets to Saco from Exeter is expected to remain pretty much the same. As a result, a one-way train trip will cost about $10 regardless of the day you pick to travel.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Exeter to Saco by train will cost you about the same regardless of the time of year for which you plan your trip. In general, train ticket prices for that route don’t fluctuate much throughout the year, so expect to pay around $10 whenever you decide to board the train to Saco.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Since the average price of train trips from Exeter to Saco 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 Exeter to Saco?

2 train services operate from Exeter, New Hampshire to Saco, Maine. Amtrak Downeaster usually has more trains scheduled, with 5 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak10h 57m$10.00
Amtrak Downeaster50h 56m$10.06
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    Amtrak

    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 Exeter to Saco every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $10.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Exeter to Saco 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.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

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 Exeter to Saco?

The distance between Exeter and Saco is approximately 44 miles, or 71 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 56 minutes, It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Saco.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Exeter to Saco are the most crowded on Friday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Exeter at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. 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 Exeter to Saco?

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

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

Station Information

Where is the train station in Exeter?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Exeter.

Where is the train station in Saco?

Arrival stations

Saco has one train station.

Need a return trip from Saco to Exeter?

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