How to travel from Chicago to Portland, OR

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Travel Information between Chicago and Portland, OR

distanceDistance1750 miles (2822 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $380 (€340) • 4 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, United or Amtrak

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 1750 miles (2822 km) from Chicago to Portland, OR. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Greyhound, United or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Chicago to Portland, OR.

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There are 4 ways to travel from Chicago to Portland, OR including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Portland, OR from Chicago is by taking a ferry, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Portland, OR:

Taking a ferry is about $292 (€261) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $292 (€261) for this trip.

Taking a ferry is about $380 (€340) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $380 (€340) for this trip.

A ferry is generally $163 (€146) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $163 (€146) from Chicago to Portland, OR.

The fastest way to get to Portland, OR from Chicago is by flight with an average travel time of 4 h 20 min.

Other travel options to Portland, OR can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Portland, OR by bus can take on average 46 h 20 min.

In comparison, getting to Portland, OR by ferry can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 45 h 55 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 1750 miles (2822 km) between Chicago and Portland, OR.

The average frequency per day from Chicago to Portland, OR is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 66 flights a day.
  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Portland, OR from Chicago as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Chicago to Portland, OR:

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Chicago to Portland, OR, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Travel with Greyhound to go to Portland, OR by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Greyhound Chicago to Portland, OR tickets on Omio for $292 (€261).
    • United can get you to Portland, OR by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with United from Chicago to Portland, OR for $380 (€340) on Omio.
    • Travel with Amtrak to go to Portland, OR by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Amtrak Chicago to Portland, OR tickets on Omio for $163 (€146).

    Yes, there are direct services available from Chicago to Portland, OR with the following travel companies:

    • You'll find 66 direct flights per day with Alaska Airlines, American Airlines or United.
    • You can travel directly by train with Amtrak with 1 direct train per day.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Portland, OR as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Chicago to Portland, OR.

    Many of our customers who book a trip from Chicago to Portland, OR often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Seattle, WA, Amsterdam or San Francisco, CA. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Chicago and Portland, OR itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Portland, OR and any of these top destinations today!

    When planning your trip from Chicago to Portland, OR, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Bus tickets cost $292 (€261) one way on average.
    • Plane tickets cost on average $380 (€340) one way.
    • Ferry tickets cost on average $1 (€1) one way.
    • Train tickets cost $163 (€146) one way on average.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Chicago to Portland, OR online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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