There are 9 ways to get from Chico to Portland by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus to Sacramento, fly  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Chico, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
  2. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Portland (PDX) SMF - PDX

$133 - $302

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Bus  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Chico, Ca to Portland, Or 1446 / ...

$50 - $130

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Bus, bus to San Francisco, fly  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Chico, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
  3. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Portland (PDX) SFO - PDX

$99 - $292

Train, train to Oakland, fly  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Chico Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
  3. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Portland (PDX) OAK - PDX

$137 - $434

Bus, bus to Medford, fly  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Chico, Ca to Redding, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Redding, Ca to Medford, Or
  3. Fly from Medford (MFR) to Portland (PDX) MFR - PDX

$129 - $475

Train, train to San Jose, fly  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Chico Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Santa Clara Amtrak
  3. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Portland (PDX) SJC - PDX

$123 - $399

Bus, bus to Reno, fly  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Chico, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Truckee, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Truckee Depot - Arrive to Reno Tahoe International Airport
  4. Fly from Reno (RNO) to Portland (PDX) RNO - PDX

$173 - $406

Train  •  13 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Chico Amtrak to Portland Union Station Coast Starlight

$80 - $230

Drive  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Chico to Portland 496.1 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Chico to Portland is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chico to Portland is to bus and fly which costs $130 - $310 and takes 6 h 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chico, Ca and arriving at Portland, Or. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chico Amtrak and arriving at Portland Union Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 45 min.

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The distance between Chico and Portland is 405 miles. The road distance is 496.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Chico to Portland without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 40 min and costs $50 - $130.

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It takes approximately 6 h 46 min to get from Chico to Portland, including transfers.

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Chico to Portland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Chico, Ca station.

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

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The best way to get from Chico to Portland is to bus which takes 11 h 40 min and costs $50 - $130. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $80 - $230 and takes 13 h 45 min.

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  • Distance: 405 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 46 min

What companies run services between Chico, CA, USA and Portland, OR, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Chico to Portland every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $50 - $130 and the journey takes 11 h 40 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Chico to Portland once daily. Tickets cost $80 - $230 and the journey takes 13 h 45 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Sacramento to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Oakland to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from San Jose to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Reno to Portland via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Flights from Reno to Portland via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Sacramento to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from San Francisco to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Oakland to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Oakland to Portland via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Medford to Portland
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Flights from San Jose to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Reno to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Reno to Portland via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Reno to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $220
Train operators
Amtrak

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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chico Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Santa Clara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Chico Amtrak to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $480
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chico, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Chico, Ca to Redding, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
Bus from Redding, Ca to Medford, Or
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Truckee, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Chico, Ca to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$95 - $130
North Lake Tahoe Express
Phone
+1 866.216.5222
Website
northlaketahoeexpress.com
Bus from Truckee Depot - Arrive to Reno Tahoe International Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
northlaketahoeexpress.com

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The quickest flight from Sacramento Airport to Portland Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Chico to Portland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Portland, Or station.

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Chico to Portland train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Portland Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chico to Portland is 496 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 41 min to drive from Chico to Portland.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Sacramento Airport to Portland Airport.

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Book your Chico to Portland bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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