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Duration 3h 38m
Distance 174 miles
Average price $40
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Portland and Seattle takes 3h 38m and the fastest train takes 3h 30m. The train service runs several times per day from Portland to Seattle. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Portland
  2. Seattle
3h 30m
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$35 - $50

Portland to Seattle train times

Trains run five times a day between Portland and Seattle. The earliest departure is at 08:20 in the morning, and the last departure from Portland is at 15:56 which arrives into Seattle at 19:56. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 3h 38m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Want to know about travelling from Portland to Seattle? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Portland and arriving at Seattle. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 30m.

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The distance between Portland and Seattle is 146 miles. The road distance is 174 miles.

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Portland to Seattle train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Portland station.

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Portland to Seattle train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Seattle station.

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What companies run services between Portland and Seattle?

Amtrak operates a train from Portland to Seattle 5 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 3h 30m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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+1 215-856-7924
Train from Portland to Seattle
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
Coach Seat
$35 - $50
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Seat
$55 - $80

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