The Amtrak Downeaster will take you from Brunswick, Maine to Boston. This route is managed by Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority. If you want to avoid traffic, this is the train service for you.
This train travels from Brunswick, Maine to Boston via Freeport, Portland, Old Orchard Beach, Saco, Wells, Dover, Durham, Exeter, Haverhill and Woburn.
On the Downeaster you can purchase tickets in these categories:
The Downeaster will take you from the Brunswick, Maine to Boston. You will encounter beautiful historic colonial cities offering beautiful beaches as well as a thriving arts and entertainment scene, world class shopping and some of the best seafood in the world.
The major and notable stations on the Amtrak Downeaster are Brunswick, Freeport, Portland, Old Orchard Beach, Saco, Wells, Dover, Durham, Exeter, Haverhill, Woburn and Boston.
On the Amtrak Downeaster you travel through Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts.
The Downeaster has terminus stations of Brusnwick on one end and Boston on the other. Boston North Station is located near Downtown Boston. You will want to arrive a bit early to tour the station. The Brunswick, Maine station is located at the Brunswick Visitors Center. It has a just a few services. You will find restrooms but you will not be able to check baggage at this station.
Brunswick Station is located in the Brunswick Visitors Center. It sits between downtown and the Bowdoin College campus. It is the gateway to Maine’s beautiful Mid-Coast Region. This station also services local and regional buses.
North Station – Boston
North Station in Boston is home to the Downeaster. There is no checked baggage service at North Station.
The Courtyard by Marriott North Station is a good choice that is close to the station.
Tickets for Amtrak can be booked at Amtrak.com or by using their app on your phone. Reservations can also be made by calling 1-800-USA-RAIL.