Travel options
from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA

You can get from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA on Jan 27 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:20AMUnion Station3h25 11:45AMKing Street Station
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$401One-way
Cheapest
09:50AMPortland, OR6h27 04:17PMSeattle, WA
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$361One-way
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07:25PMUnion Station3h25 10:50PMKing Street Station
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$401One-way
12:00PMUnion Station3h25 03:25PMKing Street Station
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$401One-way
07:35PMPortland International Airport, OR0h55 08:30PMSeattle-Tacoma International Airport, WA
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$2261One-way

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Thu
Jan 27
$40Amtrak
$18Flixbus
$226Alaska Airlines
Fri
Jan 28
$30Amtrak
$15Flixbus
$51Alaska Airlines
Sat
Jan 29
$30Amtrak
$15Flixbus
$51Alaska Airlines

Travel Information between Portland, OR and Seattle, WA

distanceDistance144 miles (233 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$25 - $107
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $25 (€20) • 3 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $107 (€88) • 59 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Alaska Airlines or Amtrak

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 144 miles (233 km) to Seattle, WA from Portland, OR. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 59 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $25 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Alaska Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA.

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FAQs

What are the ways to get from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA?

There are 3 travel options from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA?

The cheapest way to get from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $25 (€20) compared to other travel options to Seattle, WA:

Taking a bus is usually $82 (€68) less than taking a flight to Seattle, WA, which costs on average $107 (€88) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is about $16 (€13) less than taking a train, which costs on average $41 (€34) for this route.

What is the fastest way to travel from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA?

The fastest way from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA is by flight with an average journey time of 59 min.

There are alternative travel options to Seattle, WA that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 3 h 30 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 25 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA?

Seattle, WA is approximately 144 miles (233 km) away from Portland, OR.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA?

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

  • Around 3 trains per day.

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

When traveling to Seattle, WA from Portland, OR, where do I depart from Portland, OR and where do I arrive in Seattle, WA?

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

    Which travel operators can get me to Seattle, WA from Portland, OR?

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

    • Travel with Flixbus to go to Seattle, WA by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Portland, OR to Seattle, WA tickets on Omio for $25 (€20).
    • Alaska Airlines can take you to Seattle, WA by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Alaska Airlines from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA for $107 (€88).
    • Amtrak can take you to Seattle, WA by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Amtrak from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA for $41 (€34).

    What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA?

    Omio customers who travel from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA often also extend their vacation to go to Vancouver, London or Paris. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Seattle, WA and these popular destinations at a great price.

    How far in advance should I buy my Portland, OR to Seattle, WA one way ticket online to get the best deals?

    Before traveling from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A bus ticket costs $25 (€20) one way on average for this route.
    • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $107 (€88) one way on average.
    • A train ticket for this trip is costing $41 (€34) one way on average.

    But we recommend booking Portland, OR to Seattle, WA tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.