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There are 5 ways to get from Columbus to Portland by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Portland  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Portland (PDX) CMH - PDX

$196 - $508

4 alternative options

Fly to Seattle, train  •  11 h

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Seattle (SEA) CMH - SEA
  2. Take the train from Tukwila Amtrak to Portland Union Station

$263 - $521

Bus, train  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Chicago, IL Columbus / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Portland Union Station Empire Builder

$302 - $946

Bus  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Denver, Co 1683 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Portland, Or 1337

$248 - $634

Drive  •  38 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Columbus to Portland 2449.2 miles

$240 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from Columbus to Portland is to drive which costs $240 - $350 and takes 38 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Columbus to Portland is to fly which costs $190 - $550 and takes 8 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Columbus to Portland. However, there are services departing from Columbus, Oh and arriving at Portland, Or via Denver, Co. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 11 h.

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The distance between Columbus and Portland is 2040 miles. The road distance is 2449.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Columbus to Portland without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 days 7 h and costs $300 - $950.

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It takes approximately 8 h 38 min to get from Columbus to Portland, including transfers.

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Columbus to Portland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Columbus, Oh station.

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The best way to get from Columbus to Portland is to fly which takes 8 h 38 min and costs $190 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $240 - $650 and takes 2 days 11 h.

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There is no direct flight from Columbus Airport to Portland Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Columbus to Portland.
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  • Distance: 2040.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 38 min

What companies run services between Columbus, OH, USA and Portland, OR, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Columbus to Portland hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Columbus to Portland via Denver, Co in around 2 days 11 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Columbus to Portland via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Columbus to Portland via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Columbus to Portland via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Columbus to Portland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Columbus to Portland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Columbus to Seattle via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Columbus to Portland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $500
Flights from Columbus to Portland via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $500
Flights from Columbus to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $850
Flights from Columbus to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbus to Portland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $500
Flights from Columbus to Portland via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $500
Flights from Columbus to Portland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $500
Flights from Columbus to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Columbus to Seattle via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbus to Portland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $500
Flights from Columbus to Portland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $500
Flights from Columbus to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Columbus to Portland via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Columbus to Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,000
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Tukwila Amtrak to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Train from Chicago Union Station to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
45 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$490 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,500
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 Columbus, Oh to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
28 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $200
Flexible
$220 - $300
Bus from Denver, Co to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
29 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$250 - $340

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More Questions & Answers

Portland is 3 h behind Columbus. It is currently 1:17 AM in Columbus and 10:17 PM in Portland.

Yes, the driving distance between Columbus to Portland is 2449 miles. It takes approximately 38 h 12 min to drive from Columbus to Portland.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Columbus Airport to Portland Airport.

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Book your Columbus to Portland bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 338+ hotels available in Portland. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Columbus to Columbus Airport is to bus which takes 10 min and costs $3 - $5.

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