The cheapest trainsfrom Portland to Boston
Showing times and prices for 2023-03-20
The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Portland to Boston will cost around $30 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $24.
Portland to Boston train information
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The fastest trainsfrom Portland to Boston
Showing times and prices for 2023-03-20
Trips per day20
These direct trains cover the 159km distance in an average of 3h 26m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2h 32m
Train from Portland to Boston
How much cost tickets to Boston?expand_more
Amtrak tickets to Boston costs between $24 and USD 34.00 each seat.
This $24 train leaves at 05:18 from Portland train station at 100 Thompsons Pt Rd.
On the contrary, the train leaving at 03:15 have the most expensive ticket to Boston for about USD 34.00.
During holidays and peak seasons fares are generally higher.
How far apart is Boston from Portland?expand_more
The train traveling average length from Portland to Boston is around 3h 26m.
Getting Amtrak fastest train from Portland, you probably arrive in about 2h 32m in Boston.
Amtrak does not normally guarantee connections of less than 60 minutes.
Usually 90 minutes between arriving long-distance trains and local trains in the Northeast Corridor.
Can I bring my pet on the train?expand_more
Sure! But there are several rules you have to comply with and be aware of, so your beloved pet will be able to come with you.
- Dogs and cats up to 20 pounds
- You need to make a prior reservation. There's a maximum of five pets per train, and they're limited to one pet per customer.
- The trip is limited to 7 (seven) hours of total travel time. Multi-ride tickets aren’t allowed.
- The pet carrier you bring can be hard or soft-sided but has to be leakproof and well ventilated for comfort and safety. Maximum weight: 20 pounds. Maximum size: 19" long x 14" wide x 10.5" high.
- Also, the carrier has to be big enough so the pet is able to sit, lie down and remain entirely inside without touching the sides.
- Is allowed in Coach class, but not in First class, non-Acela Business class, bedroom accommodations, or food service cars.
- It’s mandatory to sign a Pet Release and Indemnification Agreement for each travel segment.
- It must be at least eight weeks old, odorless, harmless, not disruptive, and require no attention during travel.- It’s not permitted to ship it or allow them to travel as checked baggage.
Can you buy an Amtrak ticket onboard the train?expand_more
There are two options for purchasing tickets during the trip, is using cash or credit card.
All tickets purchased onboard include a service fee built into the fare and payment must be in cash. Who chose to purchase using a credit card must call the contact center at 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245) to complete their payment.
But stay aware that is used in limited situations. For example, when you pay for your tickets in advance of travel and your departure station is closed at the time of departure and no other delivery option exists.
How to get ticket refund on Amtrak?expand_more
Note that Amtrak have different policies regarding fare types and changes. Find more information on Amtrak page.
Where are located Portland and Boston train stations?expand_more
For this trip to Boston, you can get on board at 100 Thompsons Pt Rd.
Moreover, get off the train at Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St, North Station.
Most Amtrak stations in major cities, and many other stations across the country, are accessible to passengers with a disability.
Call 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245) to ensure that you have the most up-to-date information regarding the accessibility of the stations on your itinerary.
When is the first and last train departing from Portland on 2023-03-20?expand_more
The first train time to Boston is at 03:15.
The last departure time from Portland is at 18:33.
How easy is to get by train to Boston from Portland?expand_more
On average you find 20 daily Amtrak Portland to Boston schedules.
Usually, there are 140 train departures every week on this route.
Amtrak operates a large fleet to Boston.
It is an average of 20 departures per day and 600 trips every month.
How to get cheap Amtrak train tickets from Portland to Boston?expand_more
Amtrak offer a total of 20 train schedules to Boston.
Compare all available fares that vary according to comfort, ticket promotions, and availability.
Take time and check customers 1643 Amtrak reviews for train services.
Users reviews always best describe the real train trip experience.The company score relates to quality, punctuality, cleanliness, and staff behavior. Ratings and reviews are relevant information when searching and comparing ticket prices for this destination.
Keep in mind that in all train departure times from Portland have different ticket prices based on fare options.
What is shown on the list is the cheapest fare type still available if Saver, Value, Flexible or Premium.
On this trip, tickets are available starting on $24 and this is the lower trip price you can get on 2023-03-20.
Book your train tickets 14 days in advance with Saver Fares for 20% discount.
On searching for Boston cheap tickets it may apply. In many routes across the country this is the best method to get trip discounts.
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Can I get a bus from Portland to Boston instead of a train?expand_more
Click here to check on the bus prices for this trip. Going by bus, sometimes, can be the cheapest way to travel between Portland and Boston.
Which is the best way for train booking?expand_more
- There are many different secure forms of acquiring a ticket. The more comfortable, secure and faster way is to get your eTicket online at Amtrak website. Alternatively, you can book at a Quik-Trak Kiosk or directly at the counter. Amtrak phone number: +1 215-856-7924 Find out more on search and buy cheap train tickets in North America.
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