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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Philadelphia to Portland?

Lowest Price$53.00
Fastest Train7h 35m
Trains Per Day12
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Philadelphia to Portland right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Can you take a train all the way from Philadelphia to Portland?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Philadelphia to Portland. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

What is the price of a train ticket from Philadelphia to Portland?

In the last month, $71.93 was the average price of a train ticket from Philadelphia, PA to Portland, ME. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 23 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $116.97 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Philadelphia to Portland?

The distance between Philadelphia and Portland is approximately 360 miles, or 579 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 12 hours and 36 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 35 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Philadelphia to Portland are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Sunday 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 Philadelphia at 6:00am 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 Philadelphia to Portland?

There are 12 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Portland to Philadelphia. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Philadelphia to Portland for $78.00.

Which train should you take from Philadelphia to Portland?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Portland, Maine. However, there are 12 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak1212h 36m$92.07

Where is the train station in Philadelphia?

There are two stations in Philadelphia where you can board the train to Portland:

  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St
  • N Phil - 2900 N Broad St

Where is the train station in Portland?

Portland has one train station:

  • 100 Thompsons Pt Rd

Price trends for trains from Philadelphia to Portland

Average prices by travel date

$105$70$35OctNov

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$200$160$120$80$403020100

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