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There are 4 ways to get from Portland Airport (PDX) to Olympia by plane, 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.

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Fly, bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Seattle (SEA) PDX - SEA
  2. Take the bus from Tacoma Dome Station Zone C to Capitol at 7th [nb]

$83 - $234

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Olympia, Wa 1420 / ...

$22 - $46

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 41 min

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

$36 - $78

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Portland Airport (PDX) to Olympia 114.1 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Portland Airport (PDX) to Olympia is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland Airport (PDX) to Olympia is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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The distance between Portland Airport (PDX) and Olympia is 102 miles. The road distance is 114.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland Airport (PDX) to Olympia without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 54 min and costs $22 - $50.

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It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to get from Portland Airport (PDX) to Olympia, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Portland Airport (PDX) to Olympia is to bus which takes 3 h 54 min and costs $22 - $50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $80 and takes 4 h 41 min.

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The quickest flight from Portland Airport to Seattle Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portland Airport (PDX) to Olympia is 114 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to drive from Portland Airport (PDX) to Olympia.

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

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There are 32+ hotels available in Olympia. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Portland Airport (PDX) to Olympia.
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  • Distance: 101.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 55 min

What companies run services between Portland Airport (PDX), USA and Olympia, WA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Portland Airport (PDX) to Olympia every 4 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Portland Airport (PDX) to Olympia 5 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $70 and the journey takes 1 h 51 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Seattle
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Seattle
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland Union Station to Olympia-Lacey Centennial Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
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 Tacoma, Wa to Olympia, Wa
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Portland, Or to Olympia, Wa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40

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