Reasons to Ride

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Travel in Comfort

Onboard the Amtrak Downeaster enjoy comfortable reclining seats with lots of legroom, oversized windows to enjoy the scenic views, free wi-fi, and personal outlets at every seat. Each passenger car has ample luggage space and is equipped with a lavatory. The Downeaster Cafe is open on all trains where you can purchase snacks and beverages to consume at a cafe table or at your seat.   

spacious seating

Spacious Seating

free wi-fi

Free Wi-Fi

downeaster cafe

Downeaster Café







Downeaster value fares are economical, ranging from $3 - $30 one-way. There are a variety of deals and discounts, including 50% for seniors and kids. Multi-ride travel passes for frequent riders and students make it even more affordable to ride. Upgrade to business class and enjoy extra-spacious seating for an additional $5 - $10 one-way.


deals and discounts

Deals & Discounts

multi ride passes

Multi-ride Passes


 All Downeaster trains and stations are fully accessible, with ample luggage space on board.  You can even bring your small pet or bike.* When the train arrives, the conductor will direct you to a seat and you’ll be on your way! Enjoy friendly service in a safe and touch-free environment.  Book travel, check train capacity, and modify reservations from the safety of a mobile device.



free wi-fi

Free Wi-Fi

personal outlets

Personal Outlets

room for luggage

Room for Luggage

wheel chair accessible

Wheelchair Accessible

* "Advance reservations are required."

Experience Maine

Visit Vacationland with family any time of the year. Explore the fall foliage in Brunswick, see the magic of Freeport during the holidays, take a springtime stroll along the waterfront in Portland and step right onto the sandy summer beaches of Old Orchard. Make memories in Maine with the Amtrak Downeaster.

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