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from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA

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

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Travel Information to Seattle, WA from Portland, OR

distanceDistance144 miles (233 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$27 - $52
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $27 (€22) • 3 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $52 (€41) • 47 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, Alaska Airlines or Amtrak

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 144 miles (233 km) between Portland, OR and Seattle, WA. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 47 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $27 (€22). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Greyhound, Alaska Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA.

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How do I reach Seattle, WA from Portland, OR?

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

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

The cheapest way to get from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $27 (€22) compared to other travel options to Seattle, WA:

Taking a bus is usually $24 (€20) less than taking a flight to Seattle, WA, which costs on average $52 (€41) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is usually $3 (€3) less than taking a train to Seattle, WA, which costs on average $30 (€24) for the same trip.

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

The fastest way to get to Seattle, WA from Portland, OR is by flight with an average travel time of 47 min.

Other travel options to Seattle, WA can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 3 h 5 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Seattle, WA by train can take on average 3 h 30 min.

What is the distance between Portland, OR and Seattle, WA?

The distance from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA is approximately 144 miles (233 km).

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:

  • 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route 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 when traveling from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA:

    Which travel companies can take me from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA?

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

    • You can travel by bus from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA with Greyhound, and you can find Greyhound Portland, OR to Seattle, WA tickets for $27 (€22) on Omio.
    • You can travel from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA by flight with Alaska Airlines. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $52 (€41) with Alaska Airlines from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA.
    • You can go to Seattle, WA from Portland, OR by train with Amtrak. You'll see cheap train tickets for $30 (€24) with Amtrak from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA on Omio.
    What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA?
    Your trip from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA doesn't have to end in Seattle, WA. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Vancouver, London or Paris. If you’d like to add Vancouver, London or Paris to your Portland, OR to Seattle, WA tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Seattle, WA today!
    How early should I buy tickets between Portland, OR and Seattle, WA online for the best deals?

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

    • Bus tickets cost $27 (€22) one way on average.
    • Plane tickets cost on average $52 (€41) one way.
    • Train tickets are costing $30 (€24) one way on average.

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

    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Seattle, WA
    Seattle-Tacoma Lake Union
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