There are 6 ways to get from Portland to Berkeley by plane, subway, 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 to Oakland, BART  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Oakland (OAK) PDX - OAK
  2. Take the BART from Coliseum to Downtown Berkeley

$82 - $314

Cheapest option

Fly to San Francisco, BART  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to San Francisco (SFO) PDX - SFO
  2. Take the BART from 12th St. Oakland City Center to Downtown Berkeley

$72 - $226

4 alternative options

Fly to San Jose, train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to San Jose (SJC) PDX - SJC
  2. Take the train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Berkeley Amtrak

$88 - $314

Bus  •  14 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Sacramento, Ca 1431
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca 8309 / ...

$75 - $184

Train  •  17 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station Amtrak to Emeryville Amtrak Coast Starlight

$100 - $290

Drive  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Berkeley 631 miles

$60 - $90

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Portland to Berkeley is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 10 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Berkeley is to fly and BART which costs $80 - $320 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The distance between Portland and Berkeley is 532 miles. The road distance is 631 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Portland to Berkeley, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Portland Union Station Amtrak station and arriving at Emeryville Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 h 45 min.

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

You can take a bus from Portland to Berkeley via Sacramento, Ca, Oakland, Ca, and 19th St. Oakland in around 14 h 41 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Portland to Berkeley once daily. Tickets cost $100 - $290 and the journey takes 17 h 45 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Portland to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Portland to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Portland to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Portland to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Portland to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum to Downtown Berkeley
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from 12th St. Oakland City Center to Downtown Berkeley
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Berkeley Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $190
Train from Portland Union Station Amtrak to Emeryville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 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
$410 - $600
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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 Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35

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