There are 4 ways to get from Portland to Boulder 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.

Recommended option

Fly, bus  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Denver (DEN) PDX - DEN
  2. Take the bus from Denver Airport Station Gate 8 to Downtown Boulder Station

$86 - $272

3 alternative options

Bus  •  30 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Denver, Co 1318 / ...

$130 - $321

Train  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Denver Union Station Amtrak California Zephyr

$255 - $750

Drive  •  19 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Boulder 1255.4 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Portland to Boulder is to fly and bus which costs $85 - $280 and takes 5 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Boulder is to fly and bus which costs $85 - $280 and takes 5 h 37 min.

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The distance between Portland and Boulder is 964 miles. The road distance is 1255.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Portland to Boulder, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portland to Boulder. However, there are services departing from Portland, Or and arriving at 28th St & College Ave via 18th St & California St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 11 min.

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What companies run services between Portland, OR, USA and Boulder, CO, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Portland to Boulder hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $320 and the journey takes 28 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Portland to Boulder via Sacramento Amtrak, Denver Union Station Amtrak, and Union Station Gate B17 in around 2 days 0 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Portland to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Portland to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Denver via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland Union Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Room
$380 - $550
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Denver Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
30 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$290 - $420
Business Coach Seat
$350 - $490
Room
$650 - $900
Bus operators
Regional Transportation District
Website
rtd-denver.com
Bus from Denver Airport Station Gate 8 to Downtown Boulder Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
rtd-denver.com
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 Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
28 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320

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