There are 4 ways to get from Hillsboro to Salem by tram, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Tram, bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the tram from Hatfield Government Center station to Rose Quarter TC station MAX Blue Line
  2. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Salem, Or 1431 / ...

$16 - $30

Cheapest option

Tram, train, bus  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the tram from Hatfield Government Center station to Beaverton TC station
  2. Take the train from Beaverton TC WES Station to Wilsonville WES Station
  3. Take the bus from SMART Central/Wilsonville WES Station to Salem Transit Center 1x / ...

$6 - $8

2 alternative options

Tram, train  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the tram from Hatfield Government Center station to Library/SW 9th Ave station MAX Blue Line
  2. Take the train from Portland Union Station Amtrak to Salem Amtrak Amtrak Cascades / ...

$30 - $56

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Hillsboro to Salem 53.4 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Hillsboro to Salem is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hillsboro to Salem is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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The distance between Hillsboro and Salem is 40 miles. The road distance is 53.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to get from Hillsboro to Salem, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Hillsboro, OR, USA and Salem, OR, USA?

There is no direct connection from Hillsboro to Salem. However, you can take the tram to Rose Quarter TC station, take the walk to Rose Quarter Transit Center, take the line 4 bus to NW Glisan & 3rd, take the walk to Portland, Or, then take the bus to Salem, Or. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Hillsboro to Salem via Beaverton TC station, Beaverton TC WES Station, Wilsonville WES Station, and SMART Central/Wilsonville WES Station in around 2 h 53 min.

Train operators
Portland TriMet
Phone
+1 503-238-7433
Website
trimet.org
Tram from Hatfield Government Center station to Rose Quarter TC station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
trimet.org
Tram from Hatfield Government Center station to Beaverton TC station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
trimet.org
Train from Beaverton TC WES Station to Wilsonville WES Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
trimet.org
Tram from Hatfield Government Center station to Library/SW 9th Ave station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
trimet.org
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Portland, Or to Salem, Or
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $25
Oregon Intercity Transit
Phone
+1 888-846-4183
Website
oregon-point.com
Bus from Portland Amtrak Station to Salem Amtrak Station Bus Platform
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
oregon-point.com
SMART
Phone
+1 503-682-7790
Website
ridesmart.com
Bus from SMART Central/Wilsonville WES Station to Salem Transit Center
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0 - $3
Schedules at
ridesmart.com
Cherriots
Website
cherriots.org
Bus from Wilsonville Station to Downtown Transit Center - Bay R
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cherriots.org

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