The Amtrak Downeaster will operate ONLY trains 692, 693, 696, 697* on Christmas (Thursday, December 25, 2014). *The 697 train will operate to Freeport & Brunswick on Christmas Day.
DE Station Tabs
The Brunswick Station/ Visitor Center is located downtown within walking distance of shops, restaurants, hotels and the Bowdoin College Campus.
The gateway to Maine's beautiful Midcoast region, Brunswick is the perfect home base for day trips to the nearby towns of Bath, Boothbay, Camden, Freeport, Harpswell, or Rockland.
Long term parking (2 hours or longer) is free and available on a first-come, first-served basis. It is located at 86 Union Street and the mouth of Station Avenue, just steps from the train platform.
Quik-Trak Ticketing Hours
6:30am - 7:00am Daily
9:30am - 6:00pm Daily
8:00pm - 8:20pm Daily
A historic and picturesque town, Brunswick mixes New England charm with a thriving arts and entertainment scene. Visitors can enjoy over fifty ethnically-diverse restaurants, distinctive retail shops, a year-round Farmers Market, and cultural offerings at the Town's many theaters, galleries, museums, and special events.
For help planning your itinerary, call the Brunswick Downtown Association at (207) 729-4439, visit Brunswick Downtown Association or check out Brunswick's area attractions below.
ARTS IN BRUNSWICK
Taxis are available by calling Brunswick Taxi at (207) 729-3688.
Enterprise Car rentals are available at the Brunswick station by calling (207) 725-1344.
The Brunswick Explorer provides public transit service throughout Brunswick. Call (207) 721-9600 or visit brunswickexplorer.org for schedules and fares.
Bike rentals are available in Brunswick for just $25 per day. Call the Chain Store at (207) 725-1100 to reserve a bike.
The Explore Maine website provides information and links to all of the public transit options in the state.
MAINE EASTERN RAILROAD
Trips We Love
Experience more Maine—ride the Amtrak Downeaster to Brunswick! You'll travel in comfort and style and arrive just one block from downtown Brunswick.
No cars are required to enjoy all the outdoor activities, distinctive shops, antique stores, and thriving arts scene with multiple galleries, museums, and theaters. Stroll through Brunswick's quaint downtown, which features handsome mansions in Federal, Greek revival, and Italianate styles.
Starting June 4, 2014, enjoy a visit to the theater with a Downeaster Maine State Music Theater Package! Ride in comfort to enjoy quality shows all summer long. Don’t miss out on our Rail, Land & Sail Spectacular with the Maine Eastern Railroad with a 5-day, 4-night ride from Brunswick to Rockland/Camden to Portland. Visit Downeaster Packages for more info.
Visit the Brunswick Farmers Market or enjoy a walking tour of the city. Delve into the rich history of Brunswick's many influential former residents including Joshua Chamberlain, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Harriet Beecher Stowe, who wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin while her husband, Calvin Stowe, taught at Bowdoin College.
For those with more culinary interests, with nearly 60 restaurants to choose from, Brunswick has become a premier destination for uniquely diverse dining. Within walking distance of the Brunswick station is an eclectic mix of coffee houses, gelaterias, wine bars, taverns, sandwich shops and restaurants offering a tasty array of choices that will please every mood and palate.
However you choose to spend your getaway, Brunswick offers a wide variety of summer activities and events to relax and unwind.
Brunswick's fomer resident, Joshua Chamberlain, is honored with a statue at the entrance of Bowdoin College.