Region: Greater Portland and Casco Bay, Maine Beaches
Service Area: Boston, Old Orchard Beach, Portland Area, Wells Area
Phone: 1-800-USA-RAIL - Train info | 207-780-1000 - Office
Amtrak’s sleek, new passenger train serving Northern New England, provides four round trips daily between the Portland Transportation Center and Boston's North Station, with eight stops in between:
On board you can relax and watch the beautiful New England scenery outside your window, while enjoying sandwiches, snacks and drinks available from the Cafe Car. The trip between Boston and Portland takes approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes. Downeaster stops have inter-modal transportation facilities so you can easily continue on to Bar Harbor, Acadia, Kennebunkport, Freeport, and scores of other Maine destinations. The Portland Transportation Center also serves as the main terminal for Concord Trailways.