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There are 4 ways to get from Olympia to Portland by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  2h

  1. Take the bus from Olympia, Wa to Portland, Or 1429 / ...

$17 - $40

3 alternative options

Train  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the train from Olympia-Lacey Amtrak Station to Portland Union Station Amtrak Cascades / ...

$31 - $73

Drive  •  1h 57m

  1. Drive from Olympia to Portland 114.1 miles

$11 - $17

Bus, fly  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Capitol at Legion [sb] to Tacoma Dome Station Zone G
  2. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Portland (PDX) SEA - PDX

$86 - $238

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The cheapest way to get from Olympia to Portland is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Olympia to Portland is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1h 57m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Olympia, Wa and arriving at Portland, Or. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h.

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The distance between Olympia and Portland is 106 miles. The road distance is 114.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Olympia to Portland without a car is to bus which takes 2h and costs $17 - $40.

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The bus from Olympia, Wa to Portland, Or takes 2h including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Olympia to Portland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Olympia, Wa station.

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The best way to get from Olympia to Portland is to bus which takes 2h and costs $17 - $40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $30 - $75 and takes 3h 35m.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Portland Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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

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Map of how to get from Olympia to Portland.
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  • Distance: 105.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h

What companies run services between Olympia, WA, USA and Portland, OR, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Olympia to Portland every 3 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $40 and the journey takes 2h. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Olympia to Portland 5 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $70 and the journey takes 2h 10m.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Portland
Ave. Duration
51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Portland
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Olympia-Lacey Amtrak Station to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
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 Olympia, Wa to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Olympia, Wa to Tacoma, Wa
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $21

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Yes, the driving distance between Olympia to Portland is 114 miles. It takes approximately 1h 57m to drive from Olympia to Portland.

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Delta and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from Seattle Airport to Portland Airport.

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Book your Olympia to Portland bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 349+ hotels available in Portland. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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