How to travel from Oakland, CA to Portland, OR

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Travel Information between Oakland, CA and Portland, OR

distanceDistance532 miles (858 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$84 - $182
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $84 (€72) • 16 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $152 (€131) • 1 h 41 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, Alaska Airlines or Amtrak

Travel 532 miles (858 km) by train, bus or flight to Portland, OR from Oakland, CA. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Greyhound, Alaska Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Oakland, CA to Portland, OR.

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from Oakland, CA to Portland, OR

How to get from Oakland, CA to Portland, OR by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
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The best way to travel from Oakland, CA to Portland, OR is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
11:35PM16h30
Oakland, CA
04:05PMPortland, OR
$831One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
11:35PM16h30
Oakland, CA
04:05PMPortland, OR
$831One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
FlixBus
11:35PM16h30
Oakland, CA
04:05PMPortland, OR
$831One-way
0 transfers
Other options
FlixBus
12:35AM16h30
Oakland, CA
05:05PMPortland, OR
$1131One-way
0 transfers

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Find the best trip from Oakland to Portland with Greyhound and Amtrak. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most convenient trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Amtrak is a passenger train service based in the United States. It operates more than 300 trains daily including trains from Oakland to Portland, connecting more than 500 destinations in 46 states and three Canadian provinces. Amtrak offers a variety of train types, including the Acela Express, Northeast Regional, Keystone Service, and the Auto Train. The Acela Express is the fastest train, reaching speeds of up to 150 mph. The Northeast Regional is the most popular, offering frequent service between major cities in the Northeast. The Keystone Service is a regional service connecting Philadelphia and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The Auto Train is a unique service that allows passengers to transport their cars along with them. Amtrak offers a variety of ticket types, including Saver, Value, Flexible, and Business Class. Saver tickets are the most affordable, while Business Class tickets offer the most amenities, such as complimentary meals and access to the Amtrak Metropolitan Lounge. Onboard facilities vary by train type, but all Amtrak trains offer comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, and power outlets. The most popular routes for Amtrak include the Northeast Corridor, which runs between Washington, D. C. And Boston, and the Pacific Surfliner, which runs between San Diego and San Luis Obispo, California. Other popular routes include the Capitol Corridor, which runs between San Jose and Sacramento, California, and the Empire Builder, which runs between Chicago and Seattle.

      FAQs: Travel from Oakland, CA to Portland, OR

      FAQs: Travel to Portland, OR easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Oakland, CA to Portland, OR.
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      There are 3 travel options to Portland, OR from Oakland, CA. You can take a train, bus or flight.

      The cheapest way to go to Portland, OR from Oakland, CA is by taking a bus, which costs on average $84 (€72).

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

      A bus is $68 (€58) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $152 (€131) from Oakland, CA to Portland, OR.

      A bus is $98 (€85) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Oakland, CA to Portland, OR costing on average $182 (€157).

      The fastest way from Oakland, CA to Portland, OR is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 41 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Portland, OR that take longer:

      Getting to Portland, OR by bus takes 16 h 30 min on average.

      Train takes on average 18 h 19 min.

      Portland, OR is approximately 532 miles (858 km) away from Oakland, CA.

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

      • 2 buses per day.
      • 1 train per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Oakland, CA and Portland, OR as scheduled services by train, bus or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Oakland, CA to Portland, OR:

        Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Oakland, CA to Portland, OR:

        • You can take a bus from Oakland, CA to Portland, OR with Greyhound or FlixBus. Cheap tickets can be found for $84 (€72) with FlixBus from Oakland, CA to Portland, OR.
        • You can travel to Portland, OR from Oakland, CA by flight with Alaska Airlines or Spirit Airlines. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $152 (€131) with Alaska Airlines from Oakland, CA to Portland, OR.
        • You can travel by train between Oakland, CA and Portland, OR with Amtrak, and you can find Amtrak Oakland, CA to Portland, OR tickets for $182 (€157) on Omio.

        Yes, there are direct routes from Oakland, CA to Portland, OR with the following travel companies:

        • You'll find 1 direct train a day to Portland, OR with Amtrak.

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

        Your trip from Oakland, CA to Portland, OR doesn't have to end in Portland, OR. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Seattle, WA, Eugene, OR, Salem, OR, Pasco, WA or Tacoma, WA. If you’d like to add Seattle, WA, Eugene, OR, Salem, OR, Pasco, WA or Tacoma, WA to your Oakland, CA to Portland, OR tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Portland, OR today!
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