Downeaster Route Atlas
between Boston, Massachusetts
and Portland, Maine
Train Numbers 680 (southbound) and 681 (northbound)
Once on board..... click "next" (toward Boston) or "previous" (toward Portland) to take the virtual rail journey at your leisure.
Click on at any time to go to the "Route Overview Page" where you may again jump to any station along the route.
Each "station stop" includes a photo of the station, a local street map, local transportation options, and links to many more items of local interest. Between the station pages there are detailed station to station maps and links to all of the counties that you pass through along the way.
Enjoy the Ride!
This short round trip is a great way for first time train travelers to slow down and enjoy the great scenery of northeastern Massachusetts, southeast New Hampshire and touch the Atlantic Ocean in Maine.
The rail travel distance between Portland, Maine and Boston, Massachusetts on the Downeaster Route is about 115 miles. The rail travel time is about 2-1/2 hours.