The Amtrak Downeaster currently operates four daily round trips between Brunswick, ME and Boston, MA serving 10 communities along the way. Trains are cleaned and sanitized daily, face masks are required, and ridership is limited to 50% capacity so passengers can safely and comfortably social distance. Learn more about the steps we are taking to protect the health and safety of our passengers and crews.
The Amtrak Downeaster is your car-free connection from Brunswick, ME to Boston, MA and beyond. Most station locations are owned, operated and staffed by local communities and are conveniently located just steps away from local attractions. Station facilities and amenities vary by location, but all have fully accessible train platforms and are cleaned and sanitized regularly.
The Downeaster Café is located on every train and has snacks, light meals, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages available for purchase. View our menu and learn more about the safety precautions and protocols we’ve implemented for everyone’s safety.
Carry your bicycle on the Amtrak Downeaster from any station for a nominal fee. Space is limited and reservations are required.
Enjoy more legroom and reclining leather seats with an upgrade to our business class car for an additional $5 - $10!
Bring along your furry travel buddy! Small dogs and cats are welcome on the Downeaster. Reservations needed.