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Bike Program

Bike onboard

Bikes are now accepted from all Downeaster stations in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts.

Luggage racks that convert to bike racks make it easy to roll standard full-sized bikes on board from any Downeaster station, then secure and store them on the train. Please note: the front wheel must be removed.  A nominal bicycle fee of $3 to $8 applies. 

About the Amtrak Downeaster Bicycle Program:

  • Bicycle space is limited to four per train and advance-reservations are required for the passenger and the bicycle.
    • When booking a ticket on Amtrak.com or via the Amtrak app, an icon with a number of spaces available will display if bike space is available.
    • Proceed 'Add Ons' step to add bikes to a reservation.
    • A bike reservation can be added to an existing reservation by calling 1-800-USA-RAIL.
  • Passengers traveling with bikes are encouraged to arrive at the station at least 15 minutes prior to departure.
    • All panniers and bags attached to your bicycle need to be removed and consolidated before boarding.