There are 6 ways to get from Portland to Atlanta by plane, train, bus 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

Fly  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Atlanta (ATL) PDX - ATL

$166 - $376

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Chicago Union Station Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb

$340 - $911

Train, bus via Atlanta, Ga  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Chicago Union Station Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Atlanta, Ga 1151 / ...

$348 - $1,003

Bus  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Denver, Co
  2. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Atlanta, Ga

$282 - $716

Train, bus via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal  •  3 days 5 h

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  3. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Birmingham Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Atlanta, Ga

$473 - $1,393

Drive  •  41 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Atlanta 2609.5 miles

$250 - $370

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Portland to Atlanta is to fly which costs $160 - $380 and takes 6 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Atlanta is to fly which costs $160 - $380 and takes 6 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portland to Atlanta. However, there are services departing from Portland, Or and arriving at Atlanta, Ga via Denver, Co and Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 17 h.

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The distance between Portland and Atlanta is 2181 miles. The road distance is 2609.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Atlanta without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 12 h and costs $340 - $950.

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It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from Portland to Atlanta, including transfers.

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Portland to Atlanta bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Portland, Or station.

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The best way to get from Portland to Atlanta is to fly which takes 6 h 31 min and costs $160 - $380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $280 - $750 and takes 2 days 17 h.

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Map of how to get from Portland to Atlanta.
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  • Distance: 2181.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 31 min

What companies run services between Portland, OR, USA and Atlanta, GA, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Portland to Atlanta hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portland to Atlanta via Denver, Co and Dallas, Tx in around 2 days 17 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Portland to Atlanta via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Portland to Atlanta via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Portland to Atlanta via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to Atlanta via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Portland to Atlanta via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Portland to Atlanta via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
45 h 10 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
Train from Chicago Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
19 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Birmingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Bus operators
Megabus
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 Chicago Amtrak, Il to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180
Bus from Portland, Or to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
28 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Bus from Denver, Co to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Bus from Birmingham, Al to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50

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