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Santa waves on train platform

Santa will travel along with Amtrak Downeaster Train 691 and Train 696 on Saturday, December 2nd and Sunday, December 3rd! These Downeaster trains will be decked out in holiday style to welcome our special guest and create magical holiday moments for our riders.

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Concertgoers cheer in crowd

Take the train to the Garden for some incredible performances! The Amtrak Downeaster has added later departure times for concert-nights. Train 689/ 699 will depart Boston at 11:25pm to make your night even better!

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Kid smiles while riding train

Trips on the train are fun and affordable. Kids (age 2-12) ride half-price every day and free on Sunday when accompanied by a full-fare paying adult. 

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Reasons to Ride

The Amtrak Downeaster is your car-free connection from Brunswick, Maine to Boston, Massachusetts and beyond. Make the most of every moment. Sit back, relax and enjoy the scenery of northern New England. Whether you’re on a daytime adventure, business trip or just going to the game, there are so many reasons to take the train.

Spacious Seating

Free Wi-Fi

Downeaster Café

Pet Friendly

Freedom

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Small dog sits in mesh dog carrier ready to board train

Bring along your furry travel buddy! Small dogs and cats are welcome on the Downeaster. Reservations needed. 

Downeaster train travels through wetlands on sunny day

Sit back, relax and let us make all the travel arrangements for you! From an overnight to a weekend away, we have the perfect package for you.

Young family smiles and enjoys food and drink on café car.

The Downeaster Café is located on every train and has snacks, light meals, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages available for purchase. 

Man in business suit smiles and looks at tablet.

Enjoy more legroom and reclining leather seats with an upgrade to our business class car for an additional $10!

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