• Getting Here

    Local Transportation

    The Wells Transportation Center is located at 696 Sanford Road, Route 109, by Exit 19 of the Maine Turnpike.  It accommodates passenger trains, buses, vans, taxis, trolleys and bicycles.  It includes a handicap accessible train platform and a 1,600 square foot building to accommodate ticketing and traveler services

    There are 3 parking lots at the Transportation Center to accommodate travelers who wish to park for more than 24 hours, a Park and Ride lot reserved for carpoolers, and Bus and RV parking.

    The centerpiece for the Transportation Center is the Downeaster passenger train operated by Amtrak.  There are five daily northbound trips to Brunswick, Maine with stops in Old Orchard Beach (seasonal), Saco, Portland and Freeport and five daily southbound trips with stops in Dover, Durham/UNH and Exeter, New Hampshire and Haverhill and Woburn, Massachusetts en route to Boston's North Station.

    Tickets can be obtained on-line at www.amtrakdowneaster.com, by calling Amtrak at 1-800-USA-RAIL, or by using the Amtrak Quick-Trak machine in the Wells Transportation Center.  Quick-Trak also allows one to make reservations and pay for or pick up previously reserved tickets with a credit or debit card.  Reservations and positive identification are required to board the Downeaster train.

    There are a variety of traveler services at the Center including a comfortable lobby and waiting area, restrooms with baby changing stations, vending machines, ATM and information on Wells and the Seacoast Region. 

    The Transportation Center is served by taxi and a trolley (seasonal).  Parking is FREE.  The parking lots and train platforms are well lighted and handicap accessible.  Travel literature and maps are available in the Center.  Many local lodging establishments offer pick-up service if you have reservations with them.  For more information, call the Transportation Center at 207-646-2499 or the Wells Chamber of Commerce at 207-646-2451.

    Whenever you're planning a group trip to Maine, rely on Boston Charter Bus Company for 24/7 private charter bus and minibus rentals in and around the state.  Phone: 617-314-7577 Email: info@bostoncharterbuscompany.com Website: www.bostoncharterbuscompany.com

    Airport Information

    Portland, ME - Portland International Jetport, 1001 Westbrook Road, Portland, ME 04102.  207-774-7301, www.portlandjetport.com

    Boston, MA - Logan International Airport, 600 Control Tower, East Boston, MA 02128.  800-235-6426, www.massport.com

    Manchester, NH - Manchester Airport, One Airport Road, Manchester, NH 03103.  603-422-6088, www.flymanchester.com

    Portsmouth, NH - Pease International Tradeport, 36 Airline Avenue, Portsmouth, NH 03801.  603-433-6088, www.peasedev.org

    EV Charging Stations

    The town of Wells has EV charging "pumps" that are available to the public 24/7 at the following locations. See Map.

    Wells Town Hall - 208 Sanford Road, Route 109, 207-646-5113

    Wells Public Library - 1434 Post Road, Route 1, 207-646-8181

    Wells Harbor Park - 362 Harbor Road

    Wells Recreation Park - 412 Branch Road, Route 109

    Wells Reserve at Laudholm - 55 Skinner Mill Road

    Wells Shopping Corner - 1517 Post Road, Route 1 (Tesla Superchargers)

    Haven by the Sea - 59 Church Street