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There are 7 ways to get from Portland to Edmonton by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Portland to Edmonton  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Edmonton (YEG) PDX - YEG

$144 - $322

6 alternative options

Train to Seattle, fly to Edmonton  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Tukwila Amtrak
  2. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Edmonton (YEG) SEA - YEG

$214 - $492

Fly Portland to Calgary, bus  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Calgary (YYC) PDX - YYC
  2. Take the bus from Calgary International Airport to Edmonton - Downtown Office

$188 - $338

Bus  •  26 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, OR to Vancouver, BC
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Banff, AB
  3. Take the bus from Banff, AB to Calgary International Airport, AB
  4. Take the bus from Calgary International Airport to Edmonton - Downtown Office

$214 - $351

Train  •  35 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak Cascades
  2. Take the train from Vancouver to Edmonton VIA Rail

$200 - $402

Bus, train  •  37 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Vancouver, Bc 1420 / ...
  2. Take the train from Vancouver to Edmonton VIA Rail

$179 - $341

Drive  •  17 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Edmonton 979.4 miles

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Edmonton is to drive which costs $130 - $190 and takes 17 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Edmonton is to fly which costs $140 - $330 and takes 7 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portland to Edmonton. However, there are services departing from Portland, OR and arriving at Edmonton - Downtown Office via Vancouver, BC, Banff, AB and Calgary International Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 45 min.

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The distance between Portland and Edmonton is 694 miles. The road distance is 979.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Edmonton without a car is to bus which takes 26 h 45 min and costs $210 - $360.

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It takes approximately 7 h 53 min to get from Portland to Edmonton, including transfers.

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Portland to Edmonton bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Portland, OR station.

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The best way to get from Portland to Edmonton is to fly which takes 7 h 53 min and costs $140 - $330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $210 - $360 and takes 26 h 45 min, you could also train, which costs $200 - $410 and takes 35 h 57 min.

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There is no direct flight from Portland Airport to Edmonton Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Portland to Edmonton bus services, operated by Red Arrow, arrive at Edmonton - Downtown Office station.

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Map of how to get from Portland to Edmonton.
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  • Distance: 694.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 53 min

What companies run services between Portland, OR, USA and Edmonton, AB, Canada?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta and four other airlines fly from Portland to Edmonton hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portland to Edmonton via Vancouver, BC, Banff, AB, Banff, AB, and Calgary International Airport in around 26 h 45 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Portland to Edmonton via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Portland to Edmonton via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Portland to Edmonton via Vancouver, Kelowna
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Edmonton via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Portland to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Flights from Portland to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Portland to Edmonton via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Edmonton via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from Portland to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Edmonton via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Portland to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Edmonton via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Edmonton via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from Portland to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to Edmonton via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Portland to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $460
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 Tukwila Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Train from Portland Union Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Vancouver to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
26 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $240
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$110 - $130
Economy
$130 - $190
EconomyPlus
$170 - $240
Business
$240 - $340
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Portland, OR to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
boltbus.com
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
Brewster Express
Phone
1-866-606-6700
Website
banffjaspercollection.com
Bus from Banff, AB to Calgary International Airport, AB
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Book at
bookings.banffjaspercollection.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Portland, Or to Vancouver, Bc
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85

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More Questions & Answers

Edmonton is 1 h ahead of Portland. It is currently 6:57 AM in Portland and 7:57 AM in Edmonton.

Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Edmonton is 979 miles. It takes approximately 17 h 48 min to drive from Portland to Edmonton.

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American Airlines, Delta, WestJet and three other airlines offer flights from Portland Airport to Edmonton Airport.

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There are 203+ hotels available in Edmonton. Prices start at $65 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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