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There are 5 ways to get from Portland to Austin by plane, car, bus or train

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Recommended option

Fly to Austin  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Austin (AUS) PDX - AUS

$124 - $346

4 alternative options

Fly to Killeen, drive  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Killeen (GRK) PDX - GRK
  2. Drive from Killeen to Austin

$208 - $812

Bus  •  2 days 5 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 Austin, Tx 895 / ...

$236 - $596

Train  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Austin Amtrak Texas Eagle

$346 - $1,051

Drive  •  35 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Austin 2323.1 miles

$220 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Austin is to fly which costs $120 - $350 and takes 5 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Austin is to fly which costs $120 - $350 and takes 5 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portland to Austin. However, there are services departing from Portland, Or and arriving at Austin, Tx via Denver, Co and Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 5 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Portland station to Austin. However, there are services departing from Portland Union Station and arriving at Austin Amtrak via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 16 h.

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The distance between Portland and Austin is 1718 miles. The road distance is 2323.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Austin without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 5 h and costs $230 - $600.

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It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to get from Portland to Austin, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Portland to Austin is to fly which takes 5 h 56 min and costs $120 - $350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $230 - $600 and takes 2 days 5 h, you could also train, which costs $340 - $1,100 and takes 2 days 16 h.

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Map of how to get from Portland to Austin.
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  • Distance: 1718 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 56 min

What companies run services between Portland, OR, USA and Austin, TX, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Portland to Austin hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portland to Austin via Denver, Co and Dallas, Tx in around 2 days 5 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Portland to Austin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Portland to Austin via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Portland to Killeen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Portland to Killeen via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Portland to Killeen via Los Angeles, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Portland to Killeen via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Portland to Killeen via Seattle, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Portland to Austin via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Portland to Austin via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Portland to Austin via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Portland to Austin via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to Austin via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Portland to Killeen via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Portland to Killeen via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Portland to Killeen via San Francisco, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Austin
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
30 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Business Coach Seat
$320 - $460
Room
$600 - $850
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Austin Amtrak
Ave. Duration
33 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$330 - $480
Business Coach Seat
$400 - $600
Room
$700 - $1,000
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 Portland, Or to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
28 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Bus from Denver, Co to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
19 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $150
Flexible
$160 - $220
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Portland Airport to Austin Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 42 min.

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Portland to Austin bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Austin, Tx station.

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Austin is 2 h ahead of Portland. It is currently 5:43 PM in Portland and 7:43 PM in Austin.

Portland to Austin train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Austin Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Austin is 2323 miles. It takes approximately 35 h 45 min to drive from Portland to Austin.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Portland Airport to Austin Airport.

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Book your Portland to Austin bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 620+ hotels available in Austin. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Portland to Portland Airport is to tram which takes 35 min and costs $3.

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