There are 4 ways to get from Portland to Crater Lake National Park by train, taxi, car, plane or bus

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

Train, taxi  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station Amtrak to Chemult Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take a taxi from Chemult Amtrak to Crater Lake National Park

$167 - $265

Cheapest option

Fly to Medford, bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Medford (MFR) PDX - MFR
  2. Take the bus from Medford Airport to Running Y Ranch
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Running Y Ranch to Crater Lake, OR

$124 - $444

2 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Crater Lake National Park 250.1 miles

$24 - $40

Fly to Redmond, bus, taxi  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Redmond (RDM) PDX - RDM
  2. Take the bus from Redmond Airport to Chemult Amtrak Station
  3. Take a taxi from Chemult Amtrak Station to Crater Lake National Park

$238 - $442

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Crater Lake National Park is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 5 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Crater Lake National Park is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 5 h 18 min.

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The distance between Portland and Crater Lake National Park is 183 miles. The road distance is 250.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 40 min to get from Portland to Crater Lake National Park, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Portland, OR, USA and Crater Lake National Park, OR, USA?

There is no direct connection from Portland to Crater Lake National Park. However, you can take the train to Chemult Amtrak then take the taxi to Crater Lake National Park. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Crater Lake National Park.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Redmond
Ave. Duration
39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Portland to Medford
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $420
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 Chemult Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$220 - $300
Bus operators
High Desert Point
Phone
+1 541-382-4193
Website
oregon-point.com
Bus from Redmond Airport to Chemult Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
oregon-point.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Oregon Intercity Transit
Phone
+1 888-846-4183
Website
oregon-point.com
Bus from Medford Airport to Running Y Ranch
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
oregon-point.com
South West Point
Website
southwest-point.com
Bus from Medford Airport to Running Y Ranch
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
southwest-point.com
Amtrak Thruway
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Running Y Ranch to Crater Lake, OR
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chemult Amtrak to Crater Lake National Park
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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