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There are 7 ways to get from Oakland to Portland by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Oakland  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Portland (PDX) OAK - PDX

$82 - $313

Cheapest option

Fly from San Francisco  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Portland (PDX) SFO - PDX

$70 - $223

5 alternative options

Train to San Jose, fly  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Santa Clara Amtrak
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Portland (PDX) SJC - PDX

$88 - $311

Train to Sacramento, fly  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Sacramento Amtrak
  2. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Portland (PDX) SMF - PDX

$147 - $297

Bus  •  16 h

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Sacramento, Ca 8320 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Portland, Or 1420 / ...

$75 - $182

Train  •  17 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Portland Union Station Coast Starlight

$100 - $290

Drive  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Oakland to Portland 634.6 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Oakland to Portland is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 10 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oakland to Portland is to fly which costs $80 - $320 and takes 3 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oakland to Portland. However, there are services departing from Oakland, Ca and arriving at Portland, Or via Sacramento, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Oakland Jack London Square Station station and arriving at Portland Union Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 h 53 min.

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The distance between Oakland and Portland is 537 miles. The road distance is 634.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Oakland to Portland without a car is to bus which takes 16 h and costs $70 - $190.

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It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Oakland to Portland, including transfers.

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

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Oakland to Portland train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Oakland Jack London Square Station.

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The best way to get from Oakland to Portland is to fly which takes 3 h 35 min and costs $80 - $320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $190 and takes 16 h, you could also train, which costs $100 - $290 and takes 17 h 53 min.

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Map of how to get from Oakland to Portland.
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  • Distance: 536.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

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

Southwest Airlines and Alaska Airlines, Inc. fly from Oakland to Portland every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oakland to Portland via Sacramento, Ca in around 16 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from San Jose to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Sacramento to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Oakland to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Oakland to Portland via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from San Francisco to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from San Jose to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Sacramento to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from San Francisco to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $650
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 Oakland Jack London Square Station to Santa Clara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$420 - $600
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $150

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The quickest flight from Oakland Airport to Portland Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Oakland to Portland is 635 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 43 min to drive from Oakland to Portland.

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

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

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There are 325+ hotels available in Portland. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Oakland to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 44 min and costs $7 - $10.

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