The Downeaster platform is located at the Portland Transportation Center open to passengers from 4:15am to 10:30pm daily with access to the Amtrak self-service ticketing kiosk, visitor information, restrooms, and other passenger services. Amtrak ticket agents are on duty Saturday to Thursday from 7:30am to 5:00pm and Fridays 7:30am to 7:00pm.
Parking is $5.50 per day and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Parking for Downeaster passengers is available in the lot across the street from the Portland Transportation Center (on the right of Thompson's Point Road).
*PLEASE NOTE: During Maine School Vacation week the parking lot fills quickly. Please allow extra time in the event you need to find an alternative parking location.*
100 Thompson's Point Road
Portland, ME 04102
Walk to Thompson's Point businesses and event venues located approximately half a mile from the Portland Transportation Center. Click here to download a printable map of Thompson's Point.
Trails start only few hundred feet from the Portland Transportation Center providing access to scenic walking trails along the Fore River. Click here for maps and more information.
The Portland Transportation Center is served by two METRO Bus Routes.
METRO Bus Route 1 provides service to destinations throughout the city including the waterfront, Arts District, Hadlock Field and the Old Port.
The METRO Breez provides daily express bus service between the Portland Transportation Center, Yarmouth, Freeport, and the Brunswick Visitor Center.
Concord Coach Lines provides service to Auburn, Coastal Maine, Augusta, Bangor, and Orono.
Taxis are typically available on site.