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There are 3 ways to get from Portland to Glacier National Park by plane, taxi, train or car

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Fly, taxi  •  4h 7m

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Kalispell (FCA) PDX - FCA
  2. Take a taxi from Kalispell to Glacier National Park

$168 - $742

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Train  •  14h 55m

  1. Take the train from Portland to West Glacier Amtrak Empire Builder

$118 - $161

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Drive  •  11h 54m

  1. Drive from Portland to Glacier National Park 644.6 miles

$60 - $95

Portland → Glacier National Park
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The cost-effective way to get from Portland to Glacier National Park is to drive, which costs $60 - $95 and takes 11h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Glacier National Park is to fly and taxi which costs $160 - $750 and takes 4h 7m.

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The distance between Portland and Glacier National Park is 473 miles. The road distance is 644.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Glacier National Park without a car is to train which takes 14h 55m and costs $110 - $170.

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It takes approximately 4h 7m to get from Portland to Glacier National Park, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Portland Airport to Kalispell Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Glacier National Park is 1h ahead of Portland. It is currently 11:48 AM in Portland and 12:48 PM in Glacier National Park.

Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Glacier National Park is 645 miles. It takes approximately 11h 54m to drive from Portland to Glacier National Park.

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Delta and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from Portland Airport to Kalispell Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Glacier National Park. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Portland to Glacier National Park.
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  • Distance: 473.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 7m

What companies run services between Portland, OR, USA and Glacier National Park, MT, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Portland to West Glacier Amtrak twice daily. Tickets cost $70 - $110 and the journey takes 14h 26m.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Kalispell
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Portland to Kalispell via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Kalispell via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $600
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 to West Glacier Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Premium
$270 - $380
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Seat
$150 - $210
Other operators
Taxi from Kalispell to Glacier National Park
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Glacier Taxi
Phone
+1 406-250-3603
Website
glaciertaxi.com

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